He died Jan. 21 at Doctors Medical Center of Modesto after a brief illness.
Born Aug. 13, 1966, Mr. Patzer lived in Tracy 45 years and moved to Modesto four months ago. He worked 15 years as a house painter and was a member of Fresh Start Ministries of Modesto.
Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Patzer of Sonora; twin sons, Zachary Patzer and Jacob Patzer, both of Stockton; his father, John Richard Patzer of Manteca; a sister, Kimberly Juarez of Lodi; and three nieces.
His mother, Earline Patzer, preceded him in death in 2007.
Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. that same day in the chapel at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave.
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