Manuel A. Torres was born on December 31, 1934, to Noe and Gregorita Torres of Chilili, NM, and went home to be with the Lord on January 7, 2021. He is survived by his eight children, Lynn Montano, Manuel Torres Jr, Rudy Torres and wife Liz, Dickie Torres and Marie, Florence Urioste and husband Tommy, Steve Torres, Michael Torres, Kathy Zamora, 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 46 years, Rebecca Torres, daughter Doris Torres, son-in-law Ruben Montano, brothers Luis, Alfredo, Johnny, and sister Ruth. Manuel retired from the City of Albuquerque after 31 years of service, then enjoyed 36 years of retirement. He enjoyed his time hunting, fishing, playing his guitar, traveling, gardening, and spending time with his family. Manuel will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him and will forever be celebrated for the hard working, kind, and respected man he was.
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