Manuel T. deGuzman

PORTAGE – Manuel T. deGuzman, age 77, of Portage, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2023, surrounded by his loving family, at Shorehaven in Oconomowoc.

Manuel was born on June 15, 1946, in the Philippines, the son of Marcial and Emiliana (Tabamo) deGuzman.  He married Consuelo Chan on October 7, 1973.  Manuel worked for Portage Industries for over 25 years.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Manuel loved to grill.  He was a member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

He is survived by his children, Sonny C. deGuzman and Michelle (Wesley) Rego; two grandchildren, Kai and Liam Rego; two brothers, Jesse (Francine) deGuzman and Tito (Chona) deGuzman; his sister-in-law, Lydia deGuzman; his brother-in-law, Rufino “Junior” Bergonio; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Consuelo, his brother, Marcial deGuzman and his sister, Maria Dionisia Bergonio.                             .  

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Portage, with Fr. Savio Yerasani presiding.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, at the church.

Pflanz Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.