Milton LeRoy DeLaPaz

Age 75, passed away December 18, 2021.  He was born December 3, 1946, in Camp Ruby, TX, to Jose and Felisiana DeLaPaz.  First and foremost, Milton loved God.  He attended Maranatha Assembly of God Church since he was a teenager.  He was an autobody technician all of his life, until retirement in 2008.  Milton loved detailing his vehicles.  He also loved football, MSU sports (he hated the U of M Wolverines).  He also loved all kinds of music, dancing with his grandkids, spending time with his family, drinking Bud Light, and driving his hotrods.  He was always the life of the party and always willing to give a helping hand.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Anna DeLaPaz; children: Jose DeLaPaz (Heather Evans), Milton LeRoy Jr. (Roxanne) DeLaPaz, Cynthia DeLaPaz, Irma Tijerina, Anna DeLaPaz, and Feliciana DeLaPaz (Eduardo Alvarez).   His grandchildren include:  Brianna, Dallas, Mercades, Jessica, Lexus, Duran, Andrea, Angelina, Angelica, Victoria, Iyanna, Alejandro, Davion, Valencia, Acacia, Alessandra, and Eduardo. His great-grandchildren include:  Ava, Valentina, Eliana, Marlo, Malachi, Jordyn, Nova, Kateara, Marceline, and Kennedi.  He is also survived by his sister, Irene Ledesma.

Milton was preceded in death by:  his parents, brother and sisters:  Johnny DeLaPaz, Lupe DeLaPaz, Mary Pizana, Ebby Escobar, Josie Limas, sons-in-law:  Christopher Ornelas Tijerina, Lonnie Curtis Gonzales Woods Jr.

The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, December 27, 2021, at Maranatha Bilingual Church, 927 E. North St., Lansing, MI  48906.  His family will receive friends at the church from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Monday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Maranatha Bilingual Church in memory of Milton DeLaPaz.

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Rosalinda Limas
December 24, 2021 at 8:31 am

Fly High Tio I know you’re having a wonderful Heavenly party in Heaven With your family. And with my Mama your sister Josie . I happy that I got to spend time with you , Before you went to be with God You’ll truly be Missed Love you Tio!

Chocolate bermudez
December 24, 2021 at 2:09 pm

You fly high in the sky I hope you are have a good heaven party with all are loved passed ones I love my papa and he called me is chocolate and I miss you so much papa and I miss you calling me your chocolate

Feliciana Delapaz
December 24, 2021 at 12:43 pm

I love you papa I miss you so much already.

Ann Wakefield
December 24, 2021 at 5:07 pm

No more pain God needed you more than people out here I didn’t know you too well but I know my daughter called you Grandpa Papa and I know she had love for you and all of your family may you be at peace and rest peacefully. And may God be with your family.

Corinna garza
December 27, 2021 at 9:42 am

Know you are at rest. Fly high. My prays and love are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.
My granddaughters will miss you dearly. They will have many memories of you and them together.
Rest In Peace papo.

My deepest sympathy


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