Celso M. Torres
SFC Celso M. Torres, Ret. U. S. Army, born on Jan. 25, 1926, in Uvalde, Texas, was called to be with the Lord on July 30, 2019, at the age of 93.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Telesforo Torres and Praxedes Mata Torres; wife, Roseanna K. Torres, son, Celso (Trooper) Torres Jr., daughter, Valerie Ann Torres; sisters, Zenona Ibarra, Margarita Moron, Apolonia Rodriguez, Carolina Torres and Carmen Sanchez; and brothers, Valeriano Torres, Telesforo Torres and Leocadio Torres.
He is survived by a sister, Dr. Anita Torres; nephews, Francisco X. Rodriguez (Thelma), Francisco Ibarra, Martin Ibarra, Henry Sanchez, Francisco Sanchez, Federico Castro, and Celso Castro; nieces, Arcelita Aldeen, Carmen Iruegas, Valerie Ponder, Margaret Nixon, Rachel Montes, Guadalupe Purifoy, Fatima Cruz and Dolores Sanchez; also, numerous grand-nieces, grand-nephews and other family members.
The visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Funeraria Del Angel Trevino, 226 Cupples Rd. San Antonio, TX 78237, with a rosary at 7 p.m.
The procession will depart from the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. for a 9:15 a.m. Mass of the Resurrection at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 159 Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228. Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 11 a.m.
The preceding is a paid obituary.