Deja Mataisz Obituary 3-13-23
Deja Wintertree Mataisz, 43, passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Leaburg, OR on March 4, 2023. He was born November 12, 1979 in Takilma, OR to Cheri Moritz and Richard “Tree” Mataisz Sr.
Deja was a pipefitter welder by trade but an entrepreneur at heart. He enjoyed fishing, snowboarding, extreme mountain biking, VW buses, the great outdoors, rockhounding and Kool-Aid. He was a creative, kind-hearted, loving soul who would drop everything to help a friend or family member in need. He was loved by all and will be dearly missed.
Deja is survived by: his 6 children, Kayla, Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, Alexandra & Daniel Mataisz, all of Veneta, OR; his beloved mother, Cheri Moritz, Westfir, OR; his stepfather, Wilfred Coddington Jr, Colorado Springs, CO; sisters, Susan (Todd) Rivers, Raymond, NE, Chea (John) LaTourette, Eugene, OR, Cest’La Moritz, Eugene, OR, Jessica (David) Klarr, Cottage Grove, OR, Robin Mataisz Lindsay, AZ, Lotus Tree Mataisz Clark, Reno, NV; brother, Richard Mataisz, St. Mary, MT; and many nieces and nephews. Deja was preceded in death by his father, Richard Mataisz Sr.
A graveside service will be held March 20, 2023 at 2 pm at Springfield Memorial Gardens, 7305 Main St, Springfield, OR followed by a Celebration of Life at Saginaw Vineyard, 80247 Delight Valley School Rd, Saginaw, OR. Please join us for refreshments and to share your favorite memories of Deja.