Enrique Torres Arreola, 74, of Newton, died Sunday (Feb. 10, 2013) at the Harry Hynes Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1938, in Santo Tomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of Gabriel Torres and Ines Arreola. Enrique married Ramona Avitia in 1960 in Nicolas, Bravo, Chihuahua, Mexico. They had lived in Newton for several years.
Survivors include his wife, Ramona of the home in Newton; sons, Javier Torres, Joel Torres, Noe Torres, all of Newton, Carlos Torres of Wichita, Elier Torres and Gerardo Torres, both of Newton; daughters, Socorro Lujan of Valley Center and Ines Bencomo of Newton; brothers, Pascual Torres of Winslow, Ariz., Gabriel Torres of Mexico, Ruperto Torres of Imperial, Neb., and Roberto Torres of Demming, N.M.; sisters, Carolina Torres and Ofelia Torres, both of Mexico; 25 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Enrique was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Elvis, Uriel and Jose Louis Torres; and sister, Yolanda Torres.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary was Feb. 12, 2013, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial was Feb. 13, 2013, at the church.
Condolences may be left at www.broadwaycolonialfh.com.
Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.