Iconic teen star Annette Funicello dies at 70

Annette Funicello died at the age of 70 on Monday. (AP Photo)
Annette Funicello died at the age of 70 on Monday. (AP Photo)

BAKERSFIELD, Ca. (WIAT) – Annette Funicello, the iconic teen star known as the original Mouseketeer on the “The Mickey Mouse Club”, passed away on Monday from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis.

She was 70 years old.

Funicello suffered from Multiple Sclerosis for 25 years.

A photo gallery that takes a look at the pop icon’s life can be viewed here: Remembering Annette Funicello.

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