Obituary: Claudia Torres |

Obituary: Claudia Torres

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, April 3 for Claudia J. Torres, who died March 27, 2001, at Barton Memorial Hospital. She was 11.

Claudia was born May 15, 1989, at South Lake Tahoe and had been a resident all her life. She had attended Bijou Elementary School and was a sixth-grade student at South Tahoe Middle School. Claudia will be remembered as a sweet, loving and caring girl. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her mother and step-father, Maria Defensa Lemus and David Lemus; father, Angel Torres; and brothers, Adrian Torres and Dorian Torres, all of South Lake Tahoe; aunts, Gloria Diaz, Leticia Diaz, Rosa Diaz, and Dolores Torres and family; and uncles, Martin Diaz, Jesus Diaz and Victor Diaz.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 3 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, followed by interment at Happy Homestead Cemetery.

A Claudia Torres Memorial Fund has been established at Bank of the West, 2161 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Donations will help the family with medical and funeral expenses. Donations may be mailed or delivered to Bank of the West.

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