Presiliano R. Lerma, Sr., age 80, of Delta, passed away Friday evening, October 31, 2014, in his home. He had worked for Chrysler Motor Company for 26 years.
Presiliano was born in Blunzer, Texas on September 13, 1934, the son of Juan and Juanita (Rosales) Lerma. On January 19, 1953 he married Maria Avilia in Phoenix, Arizona, and she survives. He was a member of the Templo Cristiano Assembly of God Church in Archbold.
Surviving besides his wife, Maria, are children, George (Oralia) Lerma of Wauseon, Rosa Lerma of Bryan, Presiliano Lerma, Jr. of Delta, Alberto Lerma of Delta, Frances Lerma of Delta, and Angie (Chad) Stewart of Sylvania. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brandy (Josh) Woerner, Presiliano, III, Molly D. Lerma and Jerry Zavala; great-granddaughter, Annabell Irwin; and brothers and sisters, and Roberto Lerma, Socorro Lerma of Alma, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Antonio Lerma, Sr., Guadalupe Lerma, and Fred Lerma, and two granddaughters, Mary G. Lerma and Alyana K. Lerma.
Visitation for Presiliano will be held from 2:00 P.M. unitl 8:00 P.M. on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Grisier Funeral Home in Delta. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the Templo Cristiano Assembly of God Church in Archbold, with Pastor Misael Rodriguez, officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Delta. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Templo Cristiano Assembly of God Church in Archbold. Grisier Funeral Home in Delta has been entrusted with arrangements.