August 17, 1957 - October 26, 2021
Thomas Marsh Cieslinski was born August 17th, 1957, to James and Maxine Cieslinski. Tom grew up in Southwest Portland and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1976. Tom married Karlyn Finnell in 1980. They had three boys: Clayton, Colton, and Brenton Cieslinski. In 1995, Tom married Kathy Miller. They had a daughter, Kacie Cieslinski. Tom ate, slept, and breathed everything outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Tom was infallible with a duck call at a young age. Tom started his career in 1975 at CZF in the warehouse and retired in 2011 as executive Vice President. Tom loved to travel. He loved Hawaii. Tom, his brothers Cork and Jim and their father traveled to Alaska and Canada numerous times on salmon fishing excursions as well as many trips to the Oregon coast. He loved camping on the John Day River with his dad and brothers, hunting quail, chuckers, pheasants, and fishing for steelhead for dinner, served with lots of laughter and stories. Tom loved elk hunting with his son Clayton and brother Jim. Tom loved horses and relaxing at Black Butte Ranch. Tom loved the change of the seasons, fall being his favorite. He had an exceptional eye for color. Thomas Marsh Cieslinski passed on October 26, 2021 at his home in Scappoose, Oregon, after a 14-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. Tom maintained his strong will and spirited nature every step of the way. Tom leaves behind his three sons, Clayton, Colton and Brenton Cieslinski; daughter, Kacie Cieslinski; brother, Cork Cieslinski; and a large family of grandchildren, nieces and nephews who continue to celebrate his legacy with wit and humor. Tom was predeceased by his mother, Maxine Cieslinski; father, James Cieslinski; and brother, Jim Cieslinski. There are no funeral services for Tom, but you can sign our online guestbook at www.columbiafh.com.
Thomas Marsh Cieslinski was born August 17th, 1957, to James and Maxine Cieslinski. Tom grew up in Southwest Portland and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1976. Tom married Karlyn Finnell in 1980. They had three boys: Clayton,... View Obituary & Service Information
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