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Leon W. Muka

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Leon W. Muka

DIXON – Leon William Muka, 87, of Dixon, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was a stationary engineer for the Chicago Board of Education and Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Schaumburg, before his retirement.

Leon was born April 17, 1926, in Chicago, the son of Ladislav and Anna Muka.  

Survivors include one son, Scott (Jody) Muka of Kalamazoo, Mich.; one daughter, Gayle (Craig) Voelker of Geneva; seven grandchildren, Tony (Alison) Muka, Jennifer (Phil) Austin, Kimberly (Beau) Powers, Kara (Brandon) Jones, Lindsey (Josh) Barlow, Jordan (Lindsey Knapp) Byhring, and Jason Byhring; seven great-grandchildren, Kayleigh and Abigail Jones, Caiden, Ellyssa, and Cole Austin, and Evan and Logan Muka; and one sister-in-law, June Muka.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister and brother-in-law, Lil and Harold Carlson; and one brother, John Muka.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bohemian National Cemetery Chapel, 5255 N. Pulaski, Road, Chicago. Burial will be at Bohemian National Heritage Memorial Cemetery, next to Leon’s parents. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

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