Richard “Rick” W. Guza


Richard “Rick” William Guza, 61, of Arcadia, passed away while at work, Monday, June 6, 2022.

Richard was born November 19, 1960, in Arcadia to Clarence and Celia (Marsolek) Guza. Rick graduated from Independence High School. He was employed at Reedy Concrete in Galesville. Rick took pleasure in his house, yard and garden. He was an avid deer hunter. Along with Laurie, he was a lover of dogs and cats, in which the couple had many ‘fur babies’. Rick was especially fond of his Pepper, the Supervisor to Pepper Construction, who built Laurie’s dog grooming building alongside their house.

Rick is survived by his son, Robert (Sierra) Guza; grandchildren: Johnathan and Charlotte; sisters: Patricia (Willis) Dahl of Osseo, Charlotte (David) Schank of Arcadia, Betty (Peter) Schlesser of Arcadia; and the love of his life, Laurie Zastrow of Arcadia, and her children: Brandon (Kyrie) Zastrow, Mitchell (Bekka Baures) Zastrow, and Cody (Nikki Filla) Zastrow. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 13, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., at Holy Family Parish. Father Sebastian Kolodziejczyk officiated. Friends and family could call at the church from Noon until the time of services. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at a later date.

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