Juan Patlan was born May 6, 1945 and passed away March 31, 2013 with his family by his side after a brief illness. Juan was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam era and worked for Frito Lay, Stanley Tools and various other companies as a machine designer. He was an avid soccer fan, player, and coach and formed many close friendships that meant a lot to him. A man of few but well chosen words, Juan was known for his off-the-cuff wit, patience and dedication to family. He will truly be missed by family and friends. Juan was preceded in death by his parents Feliciano and Maria and brother Feliciano, Jr.. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Nancy; his son Jason; his daughter Julie and her husband Alex; and three grandchildren Adriana, Damian, and Mia. Juan will also be missed by his loving sisters Bertha, Lupe and husband Tommy, Yolanda and husband Gilbert, and Maria; his brothers Albert and Mario and his wife Brenda; and many nieces and nephews. Those who choose may make donations in lieu of flowers to www.Support.woundedwarriorproject.org Memorial Service Friday 9:30am at Jeter and Son Chapel. Inurnment follow at DFW Nat'l Cemetery.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 3, 2013