Juan T. Reyes, of Sheboygan, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. He was 56 years old.
Juan was born February 12, 1961 in Fort Myers, FL, the son of Joaquin and Carolina (nee Torres) Reyes. He grew up in Florida, before moving to Wisconsin with his family.
Juan entered the workforce at the age of 16 as a steeple jack. He continued working in the construction field where he gained vast knowledge in carpentry and masonry. He also was active in the family restaurant, Lonestar (later known as Tejanos) where he greeted many people. He loved the outdoors and nature, who enjoyed fishing, ice fishing, hiking and being waterside. His hobbies included gardening and landscaping. Juan was very personable and well known, and loved by many. He had a big heart, and was always willing to lend a helping hand.
Juan is survived by his children: Juan (fiancé Jennifer Krueger) Coronado of Sheboygan, Pauline "Gerardo" Garcia of Chicago, IL, Jessica Reyes of Sheboygan and Tia Reyes of Sheboygan. He is further survived by his mother Carol of Sheboygan, 4 grandchildren: Alexander, Al, Niko and Monique; siblings: Sylvia Villarreal of Sheboygan, Rachel (Roy) Ramos of Sheboygan, Johnnie (Wendy) Branham of TN and Johnny Reyes of Hartford; nieces and nephews: Jose, Isaac, Shanna, Eric, Jesse, Brittany, Christian, Dominic, Aleena, Elijah, Hailey, Iris and Sarah, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends.
He is preceded in death by his father Joaquin Reyes Jr., grandson Jordin Jerome Reyes-Coronado, and his grandparents: Augustin & Guadalupe Torres and Joaquin Sr & Carlota Reyes.
A private family memorial service was held to celebrate Juan's life.