OBITUARY

Bonnie Lee Torres

August 27, 1955March 6, 2019

Bonnie L. Torres, 63, of Rockford, IL, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 6, 2019 at OSF Saint Anthony’s surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with cancer. She was born August 27, 1955 in Elmhurst, IL, the daughter of James and Nola (Kramer) Parrish. Bonnie married her high school sweetheart, Ector “Ed” Torres on March 11, 1972 in Bensonville, IL. Bonnie loved hawks and eagles. When she saw one, she knew God was watching over her. Bonnie was a ski mom with the Ski Broncs for many years. Most of all, Bonnie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. She will truly be missed. Bonnie is loved and missed by her husband of 46 years, Ed; daughters, Tracy (Brad) Shields, and Lisa (Jason) Smith; grandchildren, Boden, Ryan, Madison, Malayna, and Mazie; her mother, Nola Parrish; siblings, Jim Parrish and Judy McElvogue. She was preceded in death by her father, James and her dog, Farrah. A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115. Private graveside services will take place. Memorials may be made to the family or the OSF Cancer Center.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Visitation Sunday, March 10, 2019
REMEMBERING

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Wayne Jones

March 22, 2019

Ed,Tracy, Lisa & family. Your Wife and Mother was such a wonderful and positive woman. We all knew the day would come when Bonnie would finally close her eyes,  find peace, and ascend to heaven. I can only imagine the struggles you all helped her through the many years to hang on to life so she could continue to enjoy your wonderful family. The love for each other was so obvious and that love will last forever within your family as it has in mine.  GOD Bless

Jessica Graefe

March 8, 2019

I have known Bonnie all of my life. She used to watch me when I was young and supported me during all of my and my families’ SkiBronc years. She was an amazing woman who never let cancer keep her down. Our thoughts and prayers are with her amazing family.

Terri Hutchison

March 8, 2019

I worked with Bonnie at JCPenney. She was a hard worker and a great lady to have known. Rip Bonnie!

Tanya Thompson

March 8, 2019

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with family and friends. Bonnie was one of the nicest people I’ve met. God speed and may the lord hold you all close in this time of sorrow. May she fly with the eagles and hawks she loved so much. I remember she told me they were her signs from god.

Tanya and Evan

John LaManna

March 8, 2019

Dolores and I are so saddened by your loss. You guys are in our prayers. Love you!

Ronny & Lori Davis

March 8, 2019

So very sorry, we have a lot of great memories of fun spent with family and friends.
RIP Bonnie 😢💙🧡💜🦅

Karen Gregory

March 7, 2019

Ed, Tracy & Lisa - I'm sending hugs and love. Bonnie was one of the sweetest ladies I've ever known. I've got so many treasured memories of her. I'll keep you in my prayers. Love you, Karen

Heike and Matt Pehler

March 7, 2019

Dear Eddy , girls and family.
Please accept our deepest heartfelt condolences. Be sure she will not be forgotten. We love you all.
Sincerely
Your friends
Heike and Matt Pehler

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