Dana Rataiczak

December 12, 1961 - August 4, 2021
Dana Rataiczak

Dana Rataiczak, 59, of Quaker City, Ohio, died Wednesday August 4, 2021in his home.

He was born December 12, 1961 in Barnesville, Ohio, a son of the late Henry Curtis and Martha (Metcalf) Rataiczak.

Dana was a Christian by faith and was a Truck Driver for the Iron Workers Union.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Kurt Rataiczak and his nephew, Vic Rataiczak

Dana is survived by his loving wife, Melissa (Taylor) Rataiczak, of Quaker City, Ohio, three children; Casey (Chelsea) Rataiczak of Quaker City, Ohio; Jaime (Mitchell) Rataiczak, of Woodsfield, Ohio; Brayden (Kiana) Rataiczak, of Quaker City, Ohio, three step children; Crystal (Lewis Hill) Carpenter of Woodsfield, Ohio; Ocie (Nate) Woodrum of Woodsfield, Ohio; Eddie (Ashley) Carpenter of Bethesda, Ohio; two siblings, Andy and Lori, 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements made by Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made by going to TMCFunding.com

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  • August 06, 2021
    Nancy Stoehr Burbacher says:
    I am sorry to learn of Dana's passing. His mother and I were childhood friends and cousins, my father was his Great grandmother Nora's brother. My children were classmates of the boys. Sending prayers of comfort during this difficult time.

  • August 06, 2021
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  • August 06, 2021
    Heather & Jim Taylor says:
    I will miss our talks about life and the laughter he brought to any conversation. We love you Melissa. Prayers to you and the entire family.

  • August 06, 2021
    Matthew Woodrum says:
    I just wanted to say thank you for being the greatest grandpa anyone could ask for and for treating all of us like we were your own kids wish we could’ve had more time but I’ll never forget the happiness you brought to my grandma I love you grandpa