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Salvador Patlan Prieto of Lorain, Ohio, passed away February 22, 2022, at the age of 96. He was a longtime resident of the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. Salvador, a first-generation Mexican American, was born in Maxwell, Texas on September 13, 1925.
He entered the Army in 1944 at the age of 18 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He was a Private with Company B, 65th Armored Infantry Battalion in Camp Campbell, Kentucky. After his service, Salvador worked for the American Shipbuilding Company in Lorain as a welder until his retirement.
Salvador was an active member of the Sacred Heart Chapel and Mexican American Citizen Club in Lorain as well as a member of the Amvets in Sandusky.
Salvador loved wrenching on vehicles, playing the guitar, singing, and playing Canasta with his family.
Salvador is survived by his children, Sal (Pamela) Prieto, Rita (James) Pysarchyk, Marie Prieto, Sandy (Florian) Paul, Susan Prieto, and Michael Prieto; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Mary) Prieto; sisters, Lupe Martinez and Pauline Garcia.
He is preceded in death by his former wife, Helen (Delestathis) Prieto; son, Robert Prieto; parents, Romulo and Asuncion (nee Patlan) Prieto; brothers, Alfonso and Theodore Prieto; sisters, Jessie Razo and Linda Delgado.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. Rev. William Thaden will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
We fondly remember Uncle Sal's jokes! Rest in Peace.
Our condolences to the family!!! We are sending our love and prayers to you!
Victor Razo and Alexine Razo von Gleich
Alex and Victor Feb 27 2022 2:03 PM
Rest In Peace, Uncle Sal. My condolences to the family.
From the Texas Prieto folks.
Cathy Prieto-Smith Feb 25 2022 4:59 PM
Rest In Peace Uncle Sal, from your family in Arizona Tina Glen and Gabby Cioca and Irene Prieto
Tina Cioca Feb 24 2022 9:06 PM
I'm so sorry to hear of Uncle Sal's passing. I have many memories of him from his frequent visits to my grandmother. May he rest in peace. I'm sending all of my love and condolences to the family. <3
AUDREY SNIEZEK Feb 24 2022 12:33 PM
Mike, My condolences for the loss of your Father. May He rest in peace
Joe Gaydosh Feb 23 2022 8:19 PM
Marie, so sorry to hear of Uncle Sal's passing, he will be missed by many. We have many fond memories as kids on East 30th. Rest in peace Uncle Sal.
Al & Phyllis Prieto, Lubbock, TX
Al Prieto Jr Feb 23 2022 9:51 AM
Rest In peace, Uncle Sal. With love, Joe and April Delgado.
Joe Delgado Feb 22 2022 8:00 PM