Obituary for Jesus "Jesse" Torrez
Jesus Santos Torrez (Jesse), 93 years of age, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church. Jesse was born July 28, 1924 in Del Rio, Texas to Julio and Eloisa (Santos) Torrez. He married Santa Anita Sanchez on September 5, 1953 in Brady, Texas. Jesse worked at Ricks Home Furnishings for over 30 years until his retirement. Jesse was lovingly known by his family as 'Buck' and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. His hobby was collecting antiques, especially toy cars. He liked the Dallas Cowboys and enjoyed country and western music. Jesse is survived by three daughters, Ramona Rodriguez of San Angelo, Rebecca Fekri of Brady and Yvonne Federico and husband Matthew of San Antonio; sisters Lydia Torrez and Angelita Torrez of Brady and Naomi Alvarez from Dallas; six grandchildren David Fekri and wife Jeannie, Nick Federico, Jake Federico, Anton Federico, Veronica Fay and husband Andre and Manuel Rodriguez; seven great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife Santa Anita Torrez. Visitation will be held at Heritage Funeral Home on Monday, October 9 from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am, October 10 with Reverend Phil Steinbach officiating. Interment following at Rest Haven Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Nick, Jake and Anton Federico, Daniel Sandoval, David and Brian Fekri. Memorials contributions in memory of Jesse Torrez may be made to Sunset Center, 214 West Lockhart St., Brady, Texas 76825.