Minnehaha Mandskor
Sioux Falls, SD

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Jerry Muchow

Jerry Muchow joined the Mandskor in 1992.  He father Willis Muchow had been a member of the top tenor section for years, receiving his diamond pin for Sangerfest attendance and he wanted Jerry to come sing with him.  Along with his contribution to the baritone section, Jerry has long served at librarian for the chorus.

A Sioux Falls native, Jerry attended country school through 8th grade and Washington High School for 4 years.  His was the last class to attend 4 years at Washington before the school switched to being a 10-12 institution. 

Jerry is retired after 45 years with John Morrell Meatpackers.  His wife Karen is retired from her work as an elementary school teacher.  Their grown children (Jerry has 6 and Karen has 3) and 8 grandchildren complete the family.   

Hobbies include golfing, traveling, working in the yard and contract painting.  The Muchows spend 5 months a year in Mesa, AZ, but are always glad to get back to their home in Garretson,  South Dakota and the Mandskor activities.