Mrs. Torrez was born in Beeville on Oct. 31, 1926, to Castulo “Gus” and Lily (Govella) Garza. She married Eddie Torrez in Sinton on April 26, 1948, and was a homemaker and a member of St. James Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Torrez; her parents, Castulo “Gus” and Lily (Govella) Garza; and a great-grandson.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Rose (Balde) Segovia of Kerrville and Lily Rose Torrez of San Antonio; a sister, Gloria Moreno of Beeville; a brother, Gus (Paula) Garza Jr. of Houston; three grandchildren, Eric Arrisola of Beeville and Eddie Bernal and Erica Rose Torrez, both of San Antonio; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Angelus Funeral Home. A rosary was recited there at 7 o’clock that evening.
The funeral service was celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church with Father Eddie Garcia officiating. Burial followed at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers were Eric Arrisola, Eddie Bernal, Ellie Segovia, Gary Moreno, Balde Segovia and Genaro Arrisola.
Honorary pallbearers were Adam Moreno, Riley Vega, Gus Garza Jr., Andres Alvarado, Jimmy Martinez, Robert Torres and George Torres.
Angelus Funeral Home