Ms. Torres was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Odem to Santiago and Eugenia (Garcia) Nino. She was retired from NAS Chase Field as a gallery manager. She was a Catholic and a member of St. James Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Uvaldo Nino and David Nino.
Survivors include her husband, Rosario Cruz of Beeville; a son, Robert (Isabel) Garza Jr. of Beeville; two daughters, Jo Ann (James) Mitchell of Maryland and Jo Ethel Joyce of Corpus Christi; five brothers, Ernest Nino of Colorado, Juan Nino of Snyder, Santiago Nino of Sinton, and Sam Nino and Dan Nino, both of Rockport; five sisters, Hope Nino of Jayton, Olivia Nino of Austin, Aurora Nino of Ohio, Noeo Nino of Louisiana and Evita Pantle of Dallas; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Friday, July 18, at Treviño Funeral Home from 2 to 9 p.m. with a rosary recited there at 7 o’clock that evening.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at St. James Catholic Church, with Father Balaswamy Pasala officiating. Interment followed at Memorial Cemetery in Odem.
Pallbearers were Raul Aguirre, Simeon Garza, Jesus Cruz, Ross Garcia, Fidencio Guerrero III and Oscar Hernandez.
Treviño Funeral Home