Manuelito Joseph Patton
GySgt. Manuelito Joseph Patton was killed by a red light runner on October 17, 2008. “Mano” loved to ride motorcycles and fix old cars. A Marine preparing to depart for his second tour of duty in Iraq. A man of 34, excited to start a family, adored children, pets and held strong to his family values. His mother, Diane Fleischmann’s only son and child. She will forever more have the yearning of his phone calls to let her know that he’s OK while on tour and when home, walking through the door once more asking “what’s for dinner?”
Howard Fleischmann, Step-father since Mano was six years old – prepared him for life, the common love of motorcycles and the man that he had become … a Proud Marine and Son!