Daniel P. Lechner passed away peacefully on Friday morning, March 23, 2018.
Dan was born on April 18, 1945 to Plumer Hollister “Jay” and Genevieve “Gen” Burke Lechner in New Rochelle, New York.
He was a United States Army veteran. He met and married Carol Denise Peterson in Alice, Texas; then the couple lived in Houston, in Florida, and came back to our area and settled in Mathis, Texas.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and his poker games with friends and family.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Beth Pereira, and a brother, Bob Lechner.
He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Denise Lechner of Mathis; his son, Christopher (Nikki) Wilson and his son-in-law, Charlie Pereira; his granddaughters, Sidney Wilson and Jessica Boyd; his grandson, Cody Boyd; and his brothers, Ronnie (Char) Lechner, Donnie (JoAnn) Lechner, and Jim (Robyn) Lechner; also his much-loved sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Dan’s family would like to thank Angel Bright Hospice for their kindness, their compassion, and their exceptional dedication to his health and happiness.
Arrangements are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 East Main Street, Alice, Texas 78332.
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