Stayton – Richard John
Sukacz, 58, of Stayton, passed away September 2, 2011 surrounded
by family. He was born November 27, 1952, in Oakland, CA. The son
of the late Alma and Edward Sukacz. He was the oldest of two other
siblings. Rich grew up and attended school in Concord, CA.
Graduating from Concord High School in 1970. It was there , where
he met Cathy Grenier, his wife of 38 years.
25 years as a firefighter with both Riverview and the Contra Costa
Fire Districts, before retiring in 2005. He did volunteer work as
both a board member and head coach for the Concord Cobras football
team, as well as an assistant coach for the Concord high JV
football team. Rich moved to Stayton in 2005 where he continued to
coach football for the Stayton Grizzlies.
survived by his wife: Cathy of Stayton; sons and daughters-in-law:
Michael and Marilee Sukacz of Stayton, and Ronnie and Joanna
Sukacz of Silverton; five grandchildren; sisters: Donna DeLaRosa
of Otis and Deanna Sukacz of Yuma, AZ.; and many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews.
A small, quiet memorial
service will be held at Rich and Cathy’s house in Stayton on
Friday, September 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.