Memorial Service: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
Visitation: Friday in the funeral home from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Racine- Mary Torres, age 79, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on September 29th 2017, after a long battle with kidney failure. Beloved mother, grandmother and friend, she was born on May 21st 1938 in Cassidy, Kansas to Eulogia and Pedro Torres. A mail carrier for 20+ years, Mary enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking. She also enjoyed walking down to her dear friend Shirley’s house to drink coffee and talk. She is preceded in death by her parents Eulogia and Pedro Torres, her brothers Locadio, Michael, Pete Torres, sisters Margaret and Madalena Torres, brother-in-law Bernadino “Nino” Perez and dear friends James (Jim) Johnson, Helen Villapando, Linda Johnson, as well as other dear friends and family. She is survived by her faithful guard dog “Blaze”, her children David (Jill) Torres, Michele Torres and Joe (Tina)Torres. Her grandchildren Justin Torres, Abrianna(Nick) Loomis, Jeremy (Natali) Torres,Storm(Alex) Bocanegra and Braiden Bocanegra. Her great-grandchildren Lestat Loomis, Kylor Loomis, Anika Loomis and Mia Bocanegra. Mary is also survived by her sister Frannie Perez, her best friend Shirley Johnson, brother Raymond Torres and other beloved family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The family would like express their sincere gratitude to doctors and staff at Ascension, Sue and David at DaVita Harborview, the additional staff at DaVita Warwick Dr. and the nursing staff at Grace Hospice.
“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard…” A.A. Milne