Louis Chester Mucha, age 88, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Essentia Health in Fargo. Louis was one of two children born to Louis and Pearl (Young) Mucha at Albert Lea, Minnesota.
He was born Nov. 18, 1930 and attended schools in Albert Lea and later in Freeborn, MN, where he graduated from High School. He served in the United States Air Force, Air Materiel Command, from 1950 through 1954. Upon discharge from the service, he went to work in the Special Services Department of Northern Pacific R.R., Mpls., MN.
On March 16, 1955 he married Sally L. Sickenger. On October 19, 1978 he married Barbara L. Schneider and they eventually transferred to Fargo, ND in August of 1984. Louis retired from the BNSF R.R. on August 1, 1991.
Louis is survived by 4 children, Steven L. (Becky) Mucha, Mrs. Susan L. (Tom) McCaffrey and Mrs. Sandra J. (Bill) Salchenberg, all of Salem, Oregon, and Mrs. Anna M. (Curt) Hunt of Princeton, MN; 6 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; and brother, Donald Charles Mucha.
There will be a funeral Mass at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior. Burial at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.