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“I am leaving a message from Fred Howe with the deepest sympathies for your loss. Fred and Frank were the best of friends, for years you didn't...Read More »
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“A nombre de Rosa Barretos de Escobedo Mi Más Sentido Pesame para toda su familia, a mi hermana JoseFina en especial y a todos mis sobrinos. UNA...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss, Torres family. Your father was a great man, so funny and joyful almost every time I saw him during my St. Andrew's and Newman...Read More »
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“So sorry Patty and Dave in the loss of your father. Hugs and prayers to the whole family. ”
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Francisco L. Torres, age 83, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, April 8, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Francisco was born February 19, 1934 in Leon, Guanajuato Mexico, the son of Victoriano and Carmen (Luna) Torres. He married Josefina Barretos on February 26, 1960 and was employed by the Burlington Northern Railroad for 34 years retiring on September 30, 1998. He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls.

Survivors include his wife of Rock Falls; two daughters, Josephine (Victor) Montanez of Chicago and Patricia (Gregory) Ohlendorf of Amboy; four sons, Jose` (Loretta) Torres of Orland Park, Francisco (Denise) Torres of Chicago, Salvador (Dawn) Torres of Sterling and David Torres of Chicago Heights; two sisters, Carmen and Maria DeJesus both of Mexico; 18 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and several siblings.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 5 – 7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls with the Rosary being recited at 4:30 PM. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls with Reverend Adalberto Sanchez officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.