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“Uncle Felix, I remember the day we ran into each other at the Labor Day parade in Trimidad a few years ago. We took a picture that day and I keep it...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Glenna Bullock - Great Falls, MT

“Grandpa, Today I want to sit back, relax, and take time to think about you. To remember everything that made our time together so very special and...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Shantel Brandon Gallegos - Pueblo, CO

“Dad thinking of all the love and memories you have given me. No on could ever take away the many blessing you have given your family. We will...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Julie Torres - Pueblo, CO

“We were so very saddened to hear of Felix's passing..he was a wonderful helpful friend for a very long time..may God comfort you all at this time....Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: liz lucero - Fowler, CO - friend

“To the Felix Torres family:I could not attend the funeral today due to being at an appointment wtih my urologist. Please accept my deepest sympathy...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lawrence Sena - La Animas, CO

“Christella and family, Enjoyed the many years of working with Felix at the VA and I'm offering thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Ann Dove - Lamar, CO - Friend

7 of 13 | Posted by: MANUEL C SISNEROS - CO - FRIEND

“Grandpa we found out today that the baby is going to be a little boy! We are going to honor him by naming him after you. We all love you and miss you...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Shantel, Brandon, Briahna and Savanna

“Grandpa, I miss you soo much but I will never forget all the wonderful memories that we made together. We have always had such a special bond and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Shantel Gallegos - Pueblo

“Felix you were a very dear and wonderful friend, and I will miss you dearly. We shared a very wonderful friendship thru out many years, and enjoyed...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Benny Sena - Albq, NM

“Felix, I know you are dancing and singing in heaven right now. I have known you for the last five years, first as a caregiver but lastly as your...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Krissie Aldeetti - Walsenburg, CO

“Uncle Felix may you rest in peace here on earth but rejoice in the reunion with those that went before you. I know you and my Grandpa are playing...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Rachel & Chris Mayfield - CA

“Mr. Torres lived a long wonderful life. Psalm 90:10 explains "the days of our years are seventy, and because of special mightiness they are eighty"....Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Pierce

Mass of Christian burial for Felix Torres Jr. will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday August 2, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Rosary/Scripture Service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. at Fort Lyon National Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday August 1, 2013, at Horber Funeral Chapel.

Felix Torres Jr. was born to Felix and Maxine (Martinez) Torres on March 30, 1930 in Kim, CO. He went to be with the Lord on July 26, 2013 at the age of 83. Felix was a veteran, serving his country in both the US Army and the US Navy and eventually retiring from the National Guard. He worked for Fort Lyon Veteran's Hospital first as a CNA then later as Carpenter Foreman from which he retired after thirty years. He served on the Las Animas City Council, was a member of a local Mariachi, and was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign War, and the Knights of Columbus.

Felix is survived by his wife, Christella (Cortez) Torres and children, Patricia Torres, Carlos (Maureen) Torres, Julie Torres, Daniel Torres, Valerie (James) Pfingston, and Hope (Donald) Gonzales; grandchildren; Shantel (Brandon), Kayla (German), Matthew, Kristen, James Jr., Cameron and Victoria; three great-grandchildren; Savanna, Briahna, Harlen, and numerous brothers, sisters, nephews, extended family and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.