Obituary: Joseph "Sonny" Nicholas Mucha

Funeral services for 14-year Carson City resident Joseph Nicholas Mucha, 61, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

Mr. Mucha died March 7, 2003 at home. He was born Feb. 24, 1942 in Warren, Ohio to Joseph M. and LaVern Barbara Mucha.

He attended Santa Clara High School in Santa Clara, Calif., and worked as a blacksmith for Western Forge and Flange in Santa Clara.

He married Barbara J. Wheeler Oct. 3, 1959 in Santa Clara.

He was preceded in death by his father and a niece Anita Lynn Brely.

Among his survivors are his wife of Carson City; daughters Susan of Carson City, Sandy Gillmor and Sherri L. Peek both of Los Gatos, Calif.; Son Joseph Jr. of Carson City; mother LaVern; brother Kenneth Mucha of Irvine, Calif.; sisters Vernie Scheil and Dolly Barnwell of Carson City; 11 grandchildren and eight nephews and nieces.

Burial will be at Lone Mountain Cemetery in Carson City.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.


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