Richard Franck was born on March 13, 1962 in Roseburg, Oregon
to Richard and Juanita (Williamson) Franck. Robinís family
relocated to Glenwood, Oregon near Forest Grove where he
graduated from Forest Grove High School in 1980. Through a
mutual friend, Robin met the love of his life, Cynthia Sevigny.
Their first date Robin took her to the Flying M Ranch and for
Robin it was love at first sight, marrying in 1999. This union
brought Robin the large loving family that he always desired
with lots of children and grandchildren for family time.
living in Forest Grove for several years, they decided to
relocate to Sublimity in 2003 where Cynthia had worked at
Marian Estates and Robin joined her as the landscaping
director. He worked there for 15 years until making a career
change with Ace Hardware, working first at the Stayton store,
followed by Mehama the last three years. He loved working at
the Mehama store and appreciated his co-workers and many
customers that became his friends. Robin was incredibly hard
working and his biggest priority was to always make sure that
he provided for his family.
work, Robin had several hobbies and interests he enjoyed such
as fishing and hunting. He and his son would set up a hunting
camp where they would ride quads and hunt for elk, Robin
always enjoyed a good elk steak. He also was a Master Gardner
and was meticulous about his yard, always perfecting the
landscaping. At times when Robin would grow tomato plants they
would get up to 10 feet in height. But most of all for Robin,
family was most important. Whether it was pool parties, making
cotton candy or snow cones for his grandchildren, hosting a
family BBQ or spending Christmas at the beach with his wife,
Robinís best days were the ones spent with family by his
side. The love he had for his grandchildren was immeasurable
and with his wonderful sense of humor he would jokingly try to
bribe his children for more grandchildren. He loved to laugh,
tease his kids and had a great sense of humor. There was no
doubt that his family was his greatest joy.
March 13, 2019 Robin passed away unexpectedly in Salem, Oregon
at age 57. His loss leaves a huge void to his family,
co-workers and friends.
is survived by his wife, Cynthia; children Jason (Christina),
Heidi (Javier), Wendy, Amie (Suzie) and Michelle (Joe);
grandchildren, Alex, Alexa, Lauren, Cody, Hayley, Breanna,
Logan, Jordan, Matthew, Joey, Richard, Jaden, Nathan, and
Maria; sisters, Delores and Charlotte (Kerry) in addition to
several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his
parents and sister, Judy and son in law, Ronnie.
made it clear to everyone that he did not want a service. He
wanted the people he loved to come together, share memories
and listen to some of his favorite music.
celebration of life will take place at 11am on Sunday, March
24, 2019 at Weddle Funeral Service in Stayton. Many friends
have asked what they do to help, in lieu of flowers the family
suggests contributions be made at his obituary page at
weddle-funeral.com to help with medical and living expenses.
In honor of Robin, love your family as hard as he did, it
would be the best way to honor his memory.