04/12/2014 - Candido Raymond Torres, Jr.
Mass of Christian Burial for Candido Raymond Torres, Jr. age 67,of Hot Springs, South Dakota will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. James Catholic Church in Edgemont, South Dakota with Father Kerry Prendiville officiating.
Burial will be at the Edgemont Cemetery.
A one night wake service will be Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM at St. James Catholic Church in Edgemont, South Dakota.
A memorial has been established in Candido’s name, donations may be sent care of McColleys Chapels P.O. Box 812, Hot Springs, SD 57747.
Candido will be remembered as a very special son and brother to his family. He always had a warm smile and a friendly “hello” to all who came in contact with him. He loved to sing old songs he learned as a child from his mother, Dolores, and was quite a jokester. Candido thrived in his work and responsibilities at the Black Hills Special Services Workshop in Hot Springs, where he worked for many years. His family wishes to express their thanks and gratitude to all the staff at Black Hills Special Services Cooperative for providing an environment where he could partake and practice new skills. The family also wishes to thank the caregivers at the Minnekahta House who provide a loving and safe home for Candido for so many years.
Sisters: Maria Riley of Lawrence, KS; Evangeline (Robert) McClaren of Custer, SD; Eleanor Ribondy of Northglenn, CO; and Magdalena Atkinson of Glenwood Springs, CO.
Brothers: Jose B. Torres of Rockford, IL; Gonzalo (Marilyn) Torres of Rapid City, SD; Javier (Arvella) Torres of Lead, SD.
Nieces and Nephews: Numerous.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father Dolores and Candido Torres, Sr.; brother, Theodore Torres; sister, Beatrice Consuelo Torres; nephew, Tracy Torres; and great nephew Christopher Capps.
McColley’s Chapel of the Hills in Hot Springs is in charge of arrangements.
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