La Jara resident Efren Torres, 79, went home to be with the Lord on November 2, 2020 at the Penrose Medical Center in Colorado Springs. Efren made his grand debut into the world on January 1, 1941 in Capulin, Colorado, the beloved son of Jose N. Torres and Maria Isidora Muniz Torres. Efren worked for many years doing construction. He loved to be around people and made friends everywhere he went. Efren enjoyed going fishing, hunting and always was the first to lend a hand to anyone in need. He loved to tell jokes and visit all of his friends and family. He was definitely the social butterfly of the family and will be dearly missed.
He will live on through his children Joe Torres of Alamosa, CO; Loretta Carabajal of Thornton, CO; Consuelo Torres of Denver, CO: grandchildren Devan, Chloe, Xander, Consuelo, Gracie, Veronica, Demitrius, Esmeralda, Loren, great-grandchildren A-Reyah, Josiah, Ielie, T’Ian, Penelope, Gerald, Ja-vonne, sisters Inez, Carmen, Maria all of Denver, CO; Katie of Monte Vista, CO; brothers Amos Torres of Denver, CO; Waldo Torres of Capulin, CO. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Efren was preceded in death by his parents, his maternal and paternal grandparents, brothers Samuel Torres, Jose “Joe” Torres, sisters Della Martinez, Marina Montoya, Guadalupe Ortega.
Cremation was chosen and services will be held at later date. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.