Juan P. Leyja
LEIPSIC – Juan P. Leyja, 73, of Leipsic, passed away at 2:51 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023, at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born December 20, 1949, in McAllan, TX to the late Monseratth and Raquel (Perez) Leyja. On January 11, 1972, he married Rosita Villaneda she survives in Leipsic.
Juan is also survived by three children: Leticia Leyja of Findlay, Rosemary Leyja of Deshler, and Juan Leyja Jr. of Leipsic; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; siblings: Jose Luis Leyja, Jose Martin Leyja, Maria Isabel (Charles) Honorable, Raquel (Ron Walter) Leyja, Maria Loudres (Armondo) Villarreal, Imelda Leyja, Frances Leyja, Leonor Leyja, Lorraine (George) Cavazos; and a sister-in-law: Maria Adela Leyja.
He is preceded in death by two brothers, Jesus Leyja and Leon Monseratth Leyja.
Juan retired from General Motors, Defiance in 2004. He was a member of the Local UAW, and a social member of the Leipsic VFW. Juan loved shooting pool and was in a pool league. He made his rounds all around Northwest Ohio. He enjoyed playing his lottery games and spending time with his grandkids.
Funeral service will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2023, at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Leipsic with Deacon Ben Valdez officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. A visitation will be held on Friday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.