Sept. 5, 1915 – Jan. 5, 2015

A Mass will be celebrated Jan. 16 for Lorenza De La Torre, who died Monday at age 99.

Mrs. De La Torre was a native of San Juan De Los Lagos, Jalisco, Mexico. She had lived in Tracy the past three years.

Survivors include eight children, Mario De La Torre of Tracy, Olsa De La Torre of Escondido, Eulalia De La Torre of Tracy, Abel De La Torre of Mexico, Juan De La Torre of Gilroy, Gloria De La Torre of Tracy, Raul De La Torre of Mexico and Carlos De La Torre of Fremont; 39 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 37 years, Manuel De La Torre; and a son, Ismael De La Torre.

The Jan. 16 Mass will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. Visitation will be observed from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., with a rosary at 7 p.m. An online guest book can be found at

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