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Nicholas Rafael Sosa

July 21, 1984 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 39) 39 Years Old

Nicholas Sosa Obituary

Nicholas R. Sosa, 39, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Fruitland Community Center. Online condolences may be left at  The Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Muscatine is caring for Nicholas’ arrangements and his family. 

Nicholas Rafael Sosa was born on July 21, 1984, in San Antonio, Texas the son of Abel Sosa and Grace Vesterfelt.  He was a graduate of Eldora High School.  Nicholas built grain bins for an occupation and was a member of the Jesus Mission where he was very active.  He was an avid Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan, enjoyed traveling, shopping, gaming, riding motorcycles and the holidays, buying the biggest turkey he could find, but most of all, Nicholas loved to spend time with his family and friend, especially his children.

Nicholas will be deeply missed by his fiancé, Billie Musgrove of Muscatine; mother, Grace Cozad of Muscatine; father, Abel Sosa of Saginaw, Texas; step-father, Guadalupe Vela of Muscatine; children, Gabriel Jacobs of Caroll, Iowa, Kaleb Sosa of Muscatine, Lillian Sosa of Muscatine, Hannah Venteicher of Caroll, Iowa, Julie Venteicher of Caroll, Iowa and Loralyn Sosa of Muscatine; two grandchildren, Adrian Jacobs and Antonio Venteicher; step-children, Dayton Truesdale, Ayden Walker; siblings, Joseph (Janette) Vesterfelt of Caroll, Iowa, Claudia (Chad) Brislawn of Muscatine, Eric (Rachel) Vela of Muscatine and Jennifer (David) Marlenee of Indianola, Iowa; ½ sister, Olivia Sosa of Texas; ½ brothers, Abel (Brianna) Sosa of Saginaw, Texas and Alex Paul Sosa of Honolulu, Hawaii and many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.

Nicholas was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
December 30, 2023

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fruitland Community Center


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