Juan O. DeLeon, age 76, of Temperance, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Mercy St. Vincent's Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. He was born on May 26, 1942 in Big Wells, Texas to Alberto and Dolores (Ortiz) DeLeon. Juan enjoyed tinkering in his garage, the hoods on the cars were always up! And while working in his garage he loved listening to Mexican music. He also enjoyed working in his yard, particularly landscaping. Juan was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Lambertville, Michigan where he was involved with the Building Committee at the church.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 19 years, Veronica DeLeon; sister, Amanda (Jesus) Maldonado and brother, Mario (Inez) DeLeon; step-son, Matthew (Andrea) Potter; grandchildren, Alex, Marcus, Simon, Ezekiel and Ethni; many endearing nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Albert DeLeon, Guadalupe DeLeon and Ramon DeLeon.
The family will gather for a Memorial Service for Juan on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2843 Sterns Rd., Lambertville, Michigan 48144.
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