David ‘Dave’ Matuizek: Oct. 6, 1959 – Aug. 20, 2019



David “Dave” Charles Matuizek, age 59, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

Dave was born Oct. 6, 1959 in Jacksonville, Fla. He was the son of the late Charles “Ken” Matuizek and Dorothy “Dotty” Matuizek of Oak Harbor, Wash.

Dave grew up on Whidbey Island. He played Little League baseball and had a stint in football in high school. After graduating from Oak Harbor High School, he left to pursue his career as an electrician. Dave’s electrical career spanned over 40 years, during which he brought two amazing children into this world.

Dave has worked all over the U.S., from Hawaii to Florida, and he rapidly rose through the ranks. Dave spent most of his career in Seattle area as a superintendent through IBEW Local 46. He had an impressive multimillion-dollar project list that includes hospitals, stadiums, shopping malls, high-end residential and military installations. Dave was highly respected by all in the electrical community and has mentored an army of electricians through his career. He finished his career working as a consultant in Las Vegas.

Dave enjoyed football, baseball, classic cars, animals and warm weather. Hanging out by the pool, barbecuing and spending time with friends and family were some of his favorite things.

Dave is survived by two children, his daughter, Jessica Barak with husband Blake, of Pearland, Texas, and son, Morgan Matuizek, of Seattle, Wash.; his granddaughter, Vivienne Barak; sisters, Debora Matuizek, with Kim, of Olympia, Wash., and Donna Matuizek, of Burien, Wash.; and brother, Darrell Matuizek, with wife Lisa, of Clinton, Wash.

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