Gregorio Torres, 60, of Syracuse Kansas passed away on June 10, 2020. He was born on November 17, 1959 in Guerrero, Mexico. His mother, Matilda Olivas De Torres survives.
He was a farm hand and worked for D and R Construction.
His service will be held Tuesday, June 23, at 7:00 PM at the Betel Casa Del Dios church.. Meal to follow.
Burial will be in Guerrero, Mexico.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to help with costs towards burial in Mexico can contact Daniel or Maria Flores at 353-5879.
J. Fred Miller, beloved son, devoted husband, amazing father, and proud papa, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. SERVICE: Mary Ellen, Jennifer and Kelly invite J.’s friends to join them in a virtual service on Wednesday, July 15 at 10:00 a.m. Please... [More]
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James Gregory Freeman, age 92, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. He was born on October 2, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Lewis Martin Freeman and Beatrice Sarah DeRohan. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and moved to Chicago, Illinois for most of... [More]
Jonathan Rosales 2004-2020 Valley Memorial-Holly, CO Graveside services for Holly, Colorado resident Jonathan Rosales will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at the Holly Cemetery. Public visitation will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 4:00... [More]
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