John Peter Boutquin
John Peter Boutquin
  • February 23, 1936 - December 13, 2017
  • Plano, Texas

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John Peter Boutquin, age 81, of Plano, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was born on February 23, 1936, in Brussells, Belguim, to the late Dieudonne and Renee (Baudon) Boutquin.

John earned his Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Technique Superieure De l'Etat in Brussels, Belguim. He retired from EDS (now known as Hewlett Packard), where he worked as an engineer for 25 years. John enjoyed soccer, and coached young boys for a few years. He enjoyed photography and music. John had a wonderful sense of humor and a generous heart. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his sister, Francine Burkhard. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Helene P. (Froyen) Boutquin; son, Pierre Boutquin of Toronto, Canada; and sister, Nicole Legros of Brussels, Belgium.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11am in Ted Dickey West Funeral Home. Those wishing to send condolences or sign the online guestbook may visit