US Army

Richard John Gucinski

February 2, 1933 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Richard Gucinski Obituary

Richard John Gucinski, age 90, of Solon Springs, WI, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023 at The Waterview Shores in Two Harbors, MN.  He was born on February 2, 1933 in Superior, WI, the son of Leo and Josphine (Pufall) Gucinski.  He was united in marriage to Alice Peterson on May 25, 1957 in Superior, WI. 

As a soldier in the United States Army, Richard proudly served his country in the Korean War.  He had a rewarding career as a Carman with the Burlington Northern Railroad.  He loved the Northwoods and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Richard also enjoyed painting.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed. 

He is survived by his beloved wife, Alice Gucinski of Solon Springs, WI; his children, Debbie (Steve) Pison, Diana Misunas and Jon Gucinski all of Solon Springs, WI; his grandchildren, Jason Hammond, Jennifer Smith, David Pison and Kayla Saari; his great-grandchildren, Damian Hammond, Alex Stulen, Gretchen Hammond, Abergail Smith, Jessi Saari, Alyson Saari and Tyler Saari; his great-great grandchildren, Summer Stulen and Grayson Hammond; and his sister, Carol Smith of Superior, WI.

In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by his sister, Marie Warn, and his son-in-law, Lenny Misunas. 

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Solon Springs, where visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of Mass.  Interment with military honors will follow at St. Pius Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Pius Catholic Church Solon Springs
11651 S US Hwy 53
Solon Springs, WI 54873

Memorial Mass
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Pius Catholic Church Solon Springs
11651 S US Hwy 53
Solon Springs, WI 54873

Committal
Tuesday
December 12, 2023

12:00 PM
St. Pius Catholic Cemetery (Solon Springs)

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