Mark Edward Torres

Mark was born on November 6, 1968. He passed away suddenly in his sleep and went to be with the Lord our God on Friday, January 21, 2005, at age 36. Mark was a 1987 graduate of Reedley High School where he was an accomplished athlete, lettering in football, wrestling, and pole vaulting. He was an avid outdoorsman and photographer. After many years of dedicated service, he retired from Fresno Unified School District. Mark was currently a member of the Laborer's Union Power Plant in Malaga. Mark is survived by his wife Lynn; daughters Victoria and Cheyenne of Fresno, and Erica and Alexandra of Sanger; and stepchildren, Robert, Amber, and Brandon O'Brien of Fresno. He is also survived by his parents, Carolina Velasquez of Sanger and Alberto Torres of Fresno; his grandmothers, Amalia Torres of Sanger, and Dahalia Montes of Reedley; his siblings, Michael and Marie Torres, Lisa and Fred Huerta, and Joey "Robert" and Patty Santellano; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Bethel Community Church in Sanger on Thursday, January 27, 2005, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., with a Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. A Church Service will be held at Bethel Community Church in Sanger on Friday, January 28, 2005, at 1:00 p.m., followed by interment at Sanger Cemetery. WALLIN'S FUNERAL HOMESanger, CA 875-6555
Published by Fresno Bee on Jan. 25, 2005.
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I saw Mark's obituary in the Parlier Post today and was deeply saddened. My sister and I knew Mark for many years and used to ride to Reedley College with him. He had the best smile; it could cheer up even the grumpiest person. I don't remember ever seeing him in a bad mood. I will miss him alot.
Jennifer Gonzalez
February 2, 2005
To The Parents,AlbertTorres and Carolina Velasquez,and Grandparents,Sister Lisa,Brothers Michael and Joey,and Aunts and Uncles and the rest of the Family. I want to express my deepest sympthy.I was sadden by the sudden death of Mark,he was a very special person. He always treated me with respect and kindness. I know I will miss him a lot. But he is in a far better place. He is gone but not forgotten. He will forever be in our prayers. I am proud that Joey and Patty,Gabriela and Lily are part of The Family. With Love and Respect Joeys Mom, Irene Colmenero
Irene Colmenero
January 26, 2005
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