Alfredo Torres Sr.

Nov. 12, 1916 - Feb. 3, 2007

Alfredo Torres Sr., 90, of Randolph, passed through to eternal life at Beaver Dam Community Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, surrounded by his loving family.

Alfredo was born Nov. 12, 1916, in Mexico, the son of Nicolas and Concepcion (nee Rodrequez) Torres. At age 5, he immigrated to America, and on March 16, 1936, he was united in marriage to Nicolasa Castillo in Texas. Alfredo was a hard worker, traveling with his family for his seasonal employment between Texas and Wisconsin, finally settling in the Randolph area in 1956. Locally, he was employed with the Grande Cheese Co., Crescio Mint Farm and Slinger Onion Farm. Alfredo was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, with a big heart. His family was the most significant part of his life and he was so grateful for the blessing of many years and the time he had with them.

Alfredo is survived by his wife of 71 years, Nicolasa; seven children, Connie (Alex) Ward of Milwaukee, Lydia (Rod) Morris of Pardeeville, Mary (Ruben) Reyes of Waukesha, Emma (Tony Jay) Bos of Waupun, Felix (Jackie) Torres of Waukesha, Alfredo (Patty) Torres Jr. of Beaver Dam and Sandi (Gary) Schroeder of Waukesha; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and many special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Juanita Lemus, on Feb. 4, 2005; a son in infancy; two grandsons, Felix A. Reyes and Jeffery Hodgkins; his parents; and 11 siblings.

Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at Randolph Community Funeral Home, 208 S. High St., Randolph. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Annunciation Catholic Parish, 305 W. Green St., Fox Lake, with the Rev. Michael L. Wild officiating. Entombment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery and Mausoleum in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Annunciation Catholic Parish.

Randolph Community Funeral Home, (920) 326-5131, is serving the family.