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Lydia C. Torrez

Lydia C. Torrez

Dec. 29, 1942 - Jun. 18, 2024

Date of Service: Jun. 28, 2024

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TWIN FALLS – Lydia Castillo Torrez, an 81-year-old resident of Twin Falls, formerly of Declo, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at Cenoma House, in Twin Falls, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Lydia was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother, whose compassion and love was a guiding light in our lives. Born December 29, 1942, her amazing life story began, she was married October 3, 1961, to Juan Francisco Torrez Jr., with whom she shared a love story to rival the ages and tales written by our greatest writers and poets.

She was preceded in death by her husband; both parents; and elder brother. She is survived by her children, Eugenio (Sheila), Ida (Erasmo), Eva, and Susana (Ricardo); two sisters; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Lydia spent her life educating her family as well as children in Burley, at Burley Jr. High. She is remembered as a woman whose uniqueness and love can only be matched by her relentless ability to bring such pure joy and happiness to all who knew her.

The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, located at 802 F St., in Rupert, with the Rev. Father Camilo Garcia as celebrant. The interment will follow at Gem Memorial Gardens in Burley.

Family and friends will be received from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, located at 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley.

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From Jona Madrill:
My deepest condolences to all the family, prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time. My memories with Lydia were all about her children and grandchildren. She so proudly spoke of each one individually but most of all her only son Gino but she love you all so dearly and was so proud she will definitely be missed May She Rest In Peace
From Nadine Villasenor:
Sorry for your loss Suzie, I'll be keeping you and your family in my prayers. She was a great wonderful lady full of love every time I seen her. She will be missed. Sending my dear condolences to the Torrez family.
From Jenny Rinehart :
What a beautiful tribute to a sweet lady. I'm so sorry for your loss Suzie and family. May she rest in paradise.
From Solita Torres:
Condolences to my dear friend Eva and her family. Prayers the Lord brings you all strength to get through this and know that your Mother is in Heaven. Love you all.
From Shirley West & Family:
Sending Love and Prayers for the loss of your mother
From LeAnn Jorgensen Tinney:
Oh Eva, so sorry! She must have been wonderful to raise a daughter like you. Sending HUGGZ, my friend.
From Ricardo and Maria Villasenor :
Our sincere condolences to the family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all
From Selma Romero :
My sincere condolences to your family. She was such so beautiful and kind.
From Felipe Gonzalez :
Sorry for your loss. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers.
From Yolanda Garcia :
Dear Lydia, I enjoyed working with you at school, we would have our chats and you would always look well dressed and presentable. You kept yourself busy so you wouldn’t be thinking a lot of your husband whom you missed so much. Now you can see him again. To the family Torres my love and prayers are with you. Yolanda Garcia
From Christine Osterhout :
Ida, be assured that she was welcomed to heaven! Lydia was always so kind. I am sorry for your loss.
From Ron and Linda Turner:
Condolences for your family. We loved Lydia so much. Best tamales ever!!
From Orlando Villarreal:
Our sincere condolences to the Torrez family, friends and loved ones from Nora and Orlando Villarreal and family.

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