Floyd Mitchell Earl Torres
Age 73, beloved and devoted husband, dad, and papa, was embraced by the Lord, Saturday, October 18, 2014, while surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on September 15, 1941. Floyd served his country in the United States Marine Crop during the Viet Nam war. He was a member of the American Legion Post #13, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Purple Heart, and the Disabled American Veterans. Floyd retired after 22 years of service from the Albuquerque Fire Department. Floyd enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, gardening; and especially spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Larzo and Petra Torres; his brother, John Torres; sister, Pearl Garcia; son-in-law, Major Jeff Ausborn; and nephew/Godson, Daniel Baldonado. Floyd is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Dora Torres; his wonderful daughters, Julie Dee Torres, Suzanna Ausborn, and Denise Lucero and husband Jose; his precious grandchildren, Mitchell Maloy and wife Nicole, Summer Maloy, and Alexander Lucero. Also surviving are is siblings, June Gonzales, Dorothy LaMondy and husband Walter, Mabel Gutierrez, George Torres and wife Carol, Mary Padilla and husband Leroy, Pauline Shannon and husband John; sister-in-law, Mela Torres; special in-laws, Norbert and Patsy Baldonado, Rita Chavez, LeeRoy and Theresa Lucero; numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Floyd will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those whose hearts he touched.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services - Alameda Mortuary, 9420 Fourth St., NW. Floyd will be escorted Thursday by the Albuquerque Fire Department to Prince of Peace Catholic Church for a Rosary which will be recited Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 12500 Carmel Ave., NE, followed by the Mass of Resurrection at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:15 p.m. Honored escort to heaven, is Daniel Baldonado. Pallbearers will be Ray Baldonado, Jose Lucero, George Torres, Jr., Michael Gonzales, Mitchell Maloy and LeeRoy Lucero, Jr.
Floyd's care is entrusted to:
Daniels Family Funeral Services
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114