Manuel J. Torres, 79, passed away on October 18, 2018. He was born November 25, 1938 to the union of Emilio and Maria Torres who both precede him in death, along with his siblings and grandson Derek Martinez. Manuel retired from Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, he loved to eat, cook, fish, garden and camp. Above all he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He leaves behind to cherish his memory wife of 57 years, Charlotte V Torres; children, Tina (Dan) Martinez, Lynn (Dennis) Berumen, Manuel Torres Jr, Lisa (Steve) Clough and Brenda Torres; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and 1 on the way and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss him. Funeral Mass, Tuesday 10:00 a.m at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Internment St. Vrain Cemetery.