Juan R. Ledezma, age 63, of Ripon, WI passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at his home.

Juan R. Ledezma

Juan was born on June 26, 1957 in Palmira, Mexico, the son of Juan and Maria Luisa Ledezma. He was a happy man and always had a positive attitude towards life. Juan worked as a waiter/bartender in his early years and moved to Wisconsin to work with the warehouse industry. He was an adventurer that lived life to the fullest. He married at a young age leaving behind his two daughters and one son. Juan also left behind three amazing granddaughters, one grandson, and another granddaughter to be born the day after his death.

As the years progressed he found a woman that soon became his partner in life, Norma L. Acevedo. He also left behind two step-daughters and many amazing step-grandchildren. He loved music, cooking, football and Marine Corps gear. The most important thing to Juan was his family. He had a special love for Norma, his children, grandchildren, and step-grandchildren.

Juan is survived by his partner, Norma Acevedo of Ripon, WI; two daughters, Adriana (José) Gamez of Corpus Christi, TX and Roxana (Roberto) Rodriguez of Beaufort, SC; a son, Juan Antonio (Amber) Ledezma of Fredericksburg, TX; five grandchildren, Natalie Nicole Gamez of Corpus Christi, TX, Genesis Ali Rodriguez of Beaufort, SC, Savanna Danielle Gamez and Emmanuel Josiah Gamez both of Corpus Christi, TX, and Galilea Ruth Ledezma of Fredericksburg, TX; step-daughters, Norma (Juan) Sanchez of Ripon, WI and Sonia (Juan Nava) Cedillo of Fond du Lac, WI; and eight step-grandchildren, Mireya Hernandez and Mercedez Hernandez of Ripon, WI, Julio Arauza, Sonia Arauza, Nathan Preciado, Andrea Fernandez, Nancy Diaz and Angel Cedillo, all of Fond du Lac, WI; eight siblings, Regina Ledezma, Maria del Socorro Ledezma, Maria Luisa Ledezma, Cynthia Ledezma, Manuel Hernandez, Lydia Hernandez, Matilde Hernandez, and Ruben Hernandez; as well as many nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Maria Luisa Ledezma.

“Dear Father;

Life gave me so little time with you, I had so many chances to be around you and I let them go thinking I had so much time. Life without you will never be the same, but I know you are with God and the suffering has stopped. Dad, until we meet again I will remember you with so much love and I can't wait to see you again someday.

I love you.”

Per Juan's wishes there will be no funeral services.

Please visit www.butzinmarchant.com to send online condolences.

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