Mr. Wen Hsiang Tan, 92, died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital.Mr. Tan, a naturalized US citizen, was a native of Yungsing, a town in Kiangsi, a southeastern province of China. His father, the Honorable Representative Chi Lan Tan, served as a member of the National Assembly of the Republic of China from Kiangsi. As a young man, Mr. Tan studied civil engineering. He completed his studies in Taiwan and began his career as a civil engineer, rebuilding after World War II and creating new infrastructure. Mr. Tan later came to America and earned a Masters degree in civil engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He held professional engineering licenses in several states including Connecticut, Virginia, New York, and Louisiana. Over the years, Mr. Tan designed a wide range of structures including bridges, highways, factories, power plants, office towers, and also the overpass to the Pecanland Mall in Monroe. In the late 1990s, he retired as Chief Engineer of then Ford Bacon & Davis Inc. of Monroe.Survivors include Sherry, his wife of over 50 years; his son George Tan and daughter-in-law Leslie O. Tan of Brooklyn, NY; his daughter Julie Tan of New York City; his son Alexander Tan of West Monroe, LA; and his younger sister Dr. Elisa Lee, Ph.D. of Norman, OK.Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. A private graveside ceremony will follow.