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Ramona Jacques Torres


04/13/1915 - 10/30/2015 Obituary
Ramona Jacques Torres Obituary
Our Tia, Ramona "Mona" Jacques Torres, was born 04/13/1915 and passed away10/30/2015. Tia Mona was one of seven siblings born to Benigno and Simona Torres. Tia Mona lived a tough life early on, working alongside her family of migrant farm workers and traveling from state to state. The siblings stayed together into adulthood and prospered by combining their resources.
Through hard work, ingenuity, well planned investments and a deep faith in God, the family gained a respected place in whatever community they settled in. Tia Mona and her family lived in several places including Baja California, Arizona and Bakersfield. Tia Ramona never married or had children of her own, however, she had numerous nieces and nephews who were a part of her long life.
Tia Mona quietly left this earth surrounded by family members to continue on her spiritual journey.
Tia Mona was preceded in death by her sisters Demecia "Demy" Torres, Narcisa "Nancy" Olvera and her brothers Eutimio "Tim" Torres and Primitivo "Primo" Torres. Tia Mona is survived by her sister Irene "Nene" Torres and her brother Richard "Richie" Torres. Tia Mona, you will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all your family and especially by your sister, Irene.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles St.) from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (601 E. California Ave.) at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Historic Union Cemetery. For additional information please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 10, 2015
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