Isabel Arguijo Torrez Jr.

September 10, 1926 - July 23, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Isabel Arguijo Torrez Jr., age 91 of Irving, Texas passed away July 23, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born on September 10, 1926 in Brownwood, Texas to Isabel and Jesusa Torrez. They both preceded him in death along with his sisters, Irene Salazar, Lole Romero and Ofelia Martinez; grandson, Ricky Torrez; and son-in-law Mickey Holland. Isabel married the love of his life, Maria Rodriguez on July 5, 1952 in Lubbock, Texas. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army where he served during WWII. He was a hard working man that worked three jobs when his children were little so Maria could stay home and care for their family. Isabel was an excellent dancer and was always ready to go play bingo or go to the Casino. Most of all, he adored his family and loved when his kids and grandchildren would come over for a big cookout. He will be dearly missed. Isabel is survived by his loving family, wife, Maria Torrez; children, Ernest Torrez (Anita), Ruben Torrez (Maria), Ray Torrez (Linda), Mary Ann Holland, Dory Torrez (Michelle); brothers, Jesse Torrez, Joe Torrez (Hope); 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Chism-Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 25th from 1:00-8:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 26th from 12:00 noon-8:00 p.m., Rosary will be 6:00 p.m., on Thursday. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 27th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 5605 Bernal Drive, Dallas, Texas. With internment following at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving, Texas

Service Information

Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Funeral Mass
Date: July 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 am

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Dia Gonzalez
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Lynn Nichols
Arlington, TX
On behalf of Carepath Hospice - We offer our sincerest condolences to you and your family on your great loss.  God bless you all during this time of grief and sorrow.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.  Respectfully, Lynn Nichols - Bereavement Coordinator, Carepath Healthcare - (Pastoral Care Team) for Family Support.
Bishop Banda
Irving, TX
We Love you grandpa and will miss you very very much you are resting now and you will never be forgotten
-Love Bishop (Great Grandson)
Stephanie McGuire
Irving, TX
Grandpa Torrez, you are missed more than you'll ever know.  I thank you so much for everything you've ever done for me. I will always cherish our conversations and moments I watched you with Genesis. She loves you so much and already asking where you are. I told her you're sleeping and gone with Jesus. The loss of you is very heavy and I still find know how we'll get through but I know you're not suffering anymore.  Your smile is etched in my mind forever.  We love you much.. Rest now...
Cindy Anderson Pullman
Fort Worth, TX
My husband and I are praying peace and comfort for your family at this time. May the arms of God wrap himself around each and everyone of you.
Jessie Torrez Aguilar
Grand Prairie, TX
Tio, you I’ll be missed by all of us. So many memories you left. I know the gates of heaven were wide open when you appeared before our God. I will never forget you for being there for us. Love you Tio, May you rest in you Tio Chavez..
Mary Ann Holland
Irving, TX
Daddy... so ready to come see You, as We start the celebration of Your New Life. You n Mom gave Me and My Family an amazing life. I will forever be in debt for all You've done. You left Me so many memories n I thank You for always making that extra stretch for Me. You were a great Leader for Our Family. May you forever R.I.P... till we see You again, xoxo, Love You, ANA
Bobby & Norma Romero
You will be missed by all of us but never forgotten.
Rest In Peace
Stacy Reyna
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Mark and Lucy Pena
Lubbock, TX
You left a beauty legacy behind, full of love and respect for others. thank you for all the awesome stories you would tell us, and for always welcoming us whenever we visited Irving.  Love you Tio! I miss your wonderful smile already.  To my Tia Mary, you are forever blessed to have such a beautiful family.
Albert Vasquez
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