OBITUARY

Ismael Torres

November 13, 1938April 27, 2021
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Ismael Torres passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, April 27, 2021, at the age of 82 at his home in Dallas surrounded by all who loved him.

Ismael was born on November 13, 1938, in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico where he spent his early childhood. Later, Mr. Torres traveled across Mexico, endeavoring in the development of Mexico’s electrical infrastructure before settling down in Monterrey, N.L where he met his wife Yolanda. In Monterrey, he was a pioneer of his community, gained the respect of many, and discovered his favorite hobby: politics. Later in his years, he established a family business where he practiced as a skilled cobbler. Ismael truly lived life to the fullest through the simple pleasures; dancing, taking long walks, and spending time with his great-grandkids. He is survived by his wife Yolanda; Sons Ismael and Javier; Daughters Alma, Silvia, and Leticia; and numerous grandkids and great-grandkids.

Family, friends, and others whose lives Ismael touched are invited to a visitation and celebration of Ismael's life on Friday, April 30, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Ted Dickey Funeral Home, located at 2128 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074.

Ismael Torres falleció pacíficamente la mañana del martes 27 de abril de 2021, a la edad de 82 años en su casa de Dallas rodeado de todos los que lo amaban. Ismael nació el 13 de noviembre de 1938 en Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, México, donde pasó su infancia. Más tarde, el Sr. Torres viajó por todo México esforzándose en el desarrollo de la infraestructura eléctrica de México antes de establecerse en Monterrey, N.L, donde conoció a su esposa Yolanda. En Monterrey, fue un pionero de su comunidad, se ganó el respeto de muchos y descubrió su pasatiempo favorito, la política. Al pasar de los años, estableció un negocio familiar donde ejerció como zapatero hábil. Ismael realmente vivió la vida al máximo a través de los placeres simples; bailando, caminar a largas distancias y pasando tiempo con sus bisnietos. Le sobreviven su esposa Yolanda; Hijos Ismael y Javier; Hijas Alma, Silvia y Leticia; y numerosos nietos y bisnietos. Familiares, amigos y otras personas cuyas vidas Ismael tocó están invitados a la visita y celebración de la vida de Ismael el viernes 30 de Abril del 2021, de 4p.m a 7p.m. en la funeraria Ted Dickey, ubicada en 2128 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074.

Ted Dickey Funeral Home in Plano, Texas has charge of arrangements.

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