Luis A. TorresFebruary 12, 1945 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 72)
Luis A. Torres, 72, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the Lutheran Hospital. He was born on February 12, 1945 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, the son of the late Eugenio and Angelina (Santiago) Torres Sr. On August 12, 1977, he married Olga I. Ramos.
He was a parishioner of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Ft. Wayne and was a 1965 graduate of Central Catholic High School. He served his country in the United States Army, where he was stationed in Germany. Luis worked for Magnavox for 11 years and then for McCoy Bolt Works for over 20 years, retiring in 2013.
Luis is survived by his wife of 40 years, Olga I. Torres of Ft. Wayne; 2 sons, Luis E. (Kimberly) Torres of Indianapolis and Jose David (Sara) Torres of Ft. Drum, NY; a daughter, Marilyn Figueroa of Lorain, OH; a brother, Eugenio Torres, Jr. of Ft. Wayne; 5 sisters, Luz Maria Ortiz, Elisa (Cristobal) Jordan, Juanita (Alberto) Palacios, Edelmira (Onnie) Drewery and Maria Bilger all of Ft. Wayne; 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Juan Torres and 3 sisters, Ana Gonzalez, Carmen Torres, and Antonia Leal.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park, 6301 Fairfield Ave., Ft. Wayne, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 7:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 2929 E Paulding Rd, Fort Wayne, with calling 1 hour prior from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Father Daniel J. Durkin and burial will take place in the Catholic Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites.
Memorials may be made to St. Henry’s Catholic Church.
Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur, IN.