John Pahota(1961 - 2014)

John S. Pahota

April 12, 1961 - April 3, 2014

John Pahota passed away on Thursday, April 3rd. He was born in Saginaw MI on April 12, 1961. After graduating from St. Marys Cathedral High School he joined the Navy. He worked and retired from the Dept. of Justice in 2011. Besides his parents Stanley Pahota of Saginaw and Joann Ostrander of Saginaw MI he leaves his wife , Jeannette of Keizer one son, Anthony Pahota, one step-daughter Sandy Ragudo of Tacoma WA, 2 grandchildren Gabriel Pahota of Keizer and Kelani Ragudo of Tacoma. One brother Steve(Melanie) Pahota of Sacramento CA and one sister Nancy(Sul) Haroon of Saginaw MI. One uncle, Jerry (Jan) Pietrzak of Saginaw MI and one Aunt, Pat (John) Bukowski of Bay City, MI. Many nieces and nephews and cousins. And many special friends.

John was a member of Elks Club in Keizer OR. He enjoyed hunting and camping.

A Mass will be celebrated at St. Edwards Catholic Church on Saturday April 5th. at 12:30. Family will be present one hour before service.Memorial donations may be made to St. Edwards Catholic Church Building Fund or . Arrangements entrusted to Keizer Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services. Online Condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Keizer Funeral Chapel
4365 River Road North Keizer, OR 97303
(503) 393-7037

Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 5, 2014