Peg Mullen

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: author and former Iowa farm wife who hounded the U.S. military to find the truth about her son's death in Vietnam, and who wrote the 1995 book Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir after her son Michael died at age 25 when a U.S. artillery shell fell short and killed him on Feb. 18, 1970 near the South Vietnamese village of Tu Chanh.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 11, 1917

 

Died: October 2, 2009

 

Location: La Porte City, Iowa