Friday, August 27, 2010

John Alfred Muffett "Muff" Obituary

John Alfred Muffett (Muff), 68, passed away peacefully August 11, 2010, surrounded by family members at his home in Vallejo, California.

He was born in Mackay, Idaho June 26, 1942, to James Wallace Muffett and Wanda Rose McCoy. He was born less than a block from where his mother still resides. He went to school in Pioche, Nevada, Challis and Mackay, Idaho graduating in 1960 from Mackay High school. He was briefly married to Sharon McIntosh. In 1966, John moved to California from Idaho where he met and married Trudy Wolters. He worked for Singer Sewing Machines and later Syar Industries as a member of the Teamsters for many years. He retired after 33 years and pursued his passion for collecting various items, and he and Trudy maintained a booth for many years at the Vallejo flea market.
John was preceded in death by his father James Wallace Muffett on April 14, 1997.
He is mourned by Trudy, his wife of 40 years; mother Wanda Muffett of Mackay; son John David Muffett (Daina) of Ammon, Idaho; step-daughter Linda Wolters of Vallejo,; brothers James H. Muffett (Sharon) of Mackay and Hank Muffett (Conrad Kostelecky) of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; sisters Susan Muffett Standefer (John) of Orchards, Washington and Joan Muffett of Kimberly, Idaho. He is also survived by three granddaughters, one great-grandson, numerous nieces and nephews and a large extended family. John was loved by many, and will always be remembered for his sense of humor and his generous nature.
John’s wishes were to be interred in Mackay at the Mt McCaleb cemetery. A memorial service will be held at the American Legion Hall, Mackay, Idaho on Saturday, September 4, at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Kaiser Vallejo Hospice, 975 Sereno Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589.

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