Roderick Lee “Rod” Klucas of Umatilla, Oregon, was born on February 12, 1956 in Watertown, South Dakota. He passed away on January 21, 2023 in Richland, Washington after a long battle with cancer at the age of 66 years. Rod lived in South Dakota and worked at McCains for 27 years and married Robyn Eynon on January 30, 1988. They moved to Oregon in 2008 where they have lived since.
Rod enjoyed anything John Deere, model cars, watching the barges on the River, visiting with neighbors, playing jokes and helping people. He was a friend to everyone and didn’t know a stranger.
He is survived by his wife Robyn, daughters: Chrysta and Stephanie; son: Austin; sister: Sylvia, mother-in-law: Christine Harding and many nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Rod was preceded in death by his parents: Donald and Marie, brothers: Leo and Dale, sister: Hazel, father-in-law: Keith Harding, brother-in-law: Stacy Eynon, niece: Marcia and special daughter-like/friend: Kayla.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon.
Burial will be in South Dakota on May 20, 2023.
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.