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Sonia G. "Sunny" Mehler
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1939
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 2009
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Sonia (Sunny) G. Mehler Oct. 22, 1939-Aug. 29, 2009 Sonia (Sunny) Mehler passed away peacefully at her home in San Jose on Saturday, August 29, 2009. Sunny was born in Birmingham, Alabama and lived in Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama while her husband was in the Air Force, then with IBM, prior to moving to San Jose in 1968. She received a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the University of Alabama. She was a facilitator of transactional analysis groups, an employee of the Santa Clara County Office of Education Department of Special Education, on the aquatics staff at Timpany Center, and a facilitator of women's groups. She served briefly on the San Jose Commission of Fine Arts. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Mehler: her daughter and son-in law, Joni and Mike Taylor of Reno; her son Richard Mehler and his partner Jason Kelly of San Francisco; her son and daughter-in law, Steven and Kristine Mehler, and her grandsons Daniel and Zachary Mehler of Reno; her sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Ron Hoffman of Los Angeles; her brother-in law, Stephan Mehler and his wife Teresa Crater of Lafayette, CO; and sister-in-love, Layne Hackett of Los Gatos. Sunny's wisdom, generosity of spirit, forthrightness, and loving heart touched dozens of women and men in the bay area. She was supported during her five and one-half years of being challenged by pancreatic cancer by hundreds of people internationally. Donations to PanCan are appreciated. Please, no flowers. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 1, at 2:30 P.M. at Oak Hill Funeral Home's Chapel of the Oaks. Interment will follow at the Beth David Memorial Garden. SINAI MEMORIAL CHAPEL 408-297-3636.

Published in San Jose Mercury News on September 1, 2009.
 
 
Burial:
Beth David Memorial Garden
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Travelingal
Record added: Aug 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57684500
Sonia G. Sunny Mehler
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God bless...rest in peace.
- Travelingal
 Added: Aug. 25, 2010
 
 
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