Recent Stayton Obituaries





Richard “Rich” John Sukacz
November 27, 1952 – September 2, 2011


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.

Rich spent 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.

He is 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.



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