Joseph Angel Torres, 87, a resident of Lansing since 1978, passed from this life on Thursday, March 15th at the Unversity of Chicago Hospital. Joe is the beloved husband of Mary Rose nee Hernandez and the loving father of Mary Rose (Thomas) Rubenacker and Lisa (Joe) Anderson. He is the cherished grandfather of Hope, Bennett, Charlotte, Chloe, Christian and the late Anton and the dear brother of Consuelo, Antonio, late Carmen, late Trinidad, late Jose, Guadalupe, Soledad and the late Manuel.
Joe is a veteran of the US Army and a former employee of the Ford Motor Company for 35 years and the Krueger Funeral Home from 1995 to 2001. He was an active member of St. John Catholic Church of Glenwood and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 20th, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. The funeral mass will be held Wednesday, March 21st, at 10:00 am at St. John Catholic Church, 301 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Glenwood. Interment St. Benedict Cemetery, Crestwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to St. John Catholic Church Building Fund.