Thursday, December 4, 2008

Amado (Padron) Torres

Amado (Padron) Torres, 84, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 4, 2008. He was born in Rio Verde, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on Sept 13, 1924, to the late Jose and Paula (nee: Padron) Torres. He has lived in Racine since 1956. He was united in marriage to Maria Laurentina Zuniga in Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico, on Feb. 6, 1944.

He retired from J.I. Case Co. He was a member of Cristo Rey Parish.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Laurentina Torres; sons, Raymundo Torres, Florida, Julio (Clara Rose ) Torres, Racine; daughters, Maria (Ventura) Guzman, Racine, Lucia (Michael) Williams, Texas, Blanca Hull, Texas, Rosalinda (J. Lucas) Torres-Ascencio, Racine, Gloria (Jonathan)Lane, Milwaukee; brother, Angel Torres, Mexico; sister, Socorro Torres, Mexico; grandchildren, Sonia, Enrique, Rene', Eduardo, Amanda, Gabi, Jose, Leti, Jorge, Sergio, Alberto, Tony and Erika; four great-grandchildren, Lilly, Isabelle, Elaina and Xavier. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Selvina Torres, Gregoria Torres; sons, Jesus Torres, Jose D. Torres; and son-in-law, Russell Hull.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Cristo Rey Church, 800 Wisconsin Ave., on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Ricardo Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the Wilson Funeral Home, 1212 Lathrop Ave., on Sunday evening, Dec. 7, 2008, from 5 - 8 p.m. With a Rosary Service at 7 p.m. A visitation will also be held on Monday morning at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

The Torres Family would like to thank the nurses and staff, especially Robin Burmann of Vistas Innovative Hospice Care of Milwaukee and the staff of Wheaton Franciscan Cancer Center of Racine.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine (262) 634-3361

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

im sorry to hear that my uncle died we as families we drifted apart that sad last time that i talk to one of you guys was rosy when jesse died later mom told me that pepe had died too now i find out thrugh the innernet about uncle amado and that sad too you guys are a large family still like us whoever read this understand that mom shes old and everitine i talk to her she tell me awho died and so fort but i only talk to her once a month sometimes she forgets too i hope one day we see each other again ur cus