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Elma Adela Romero Torres, 93, a lifetime resident of Sierra County, entered into eternal rest with our Lord Jesus Christ on Friday Jan. 20th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Adan Torres and her brothers - Alphonso, Arthur and Moses.

Elma was born on October 13, 1923 in Chloride, NM to her parents VJ and Luciana Romero. She later married Adan L. Torres and moved to their family ranch in Monticello, NM.  Mrs. Torres is survived by her daughter, Cecilia T. Clark, of Silver City, NM; her grandson, Adam Clark (Terri Layton), of Monticello, NM; and her two great-grandchildren - Dustin Clark and Tiora Clark, both of Sierra County, NM. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She loved reading, sewing, crocheting and doing various arts and crafts. Elma was a dedicated homemaker and devout catholic. She really loved family and would keep track of everyone's birthdays including her brothers' families.

A Prayer Vigil will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church led by Deacon Jim Winder.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at the San Ignacio Catholic Church in Monticello, NM.  Rite of Committal will follow in the Monticello Cemetery.


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  • Monday, January 23, 2017
    The staff of Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. will keep you and your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to assist you in your time of need.
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  • Monday, January 23, 2017
    Cecilia and family, The people we love live on in our hearts. It takes a long time to get used to the loss of someone we love. But it is important to remember that when people die, they leave something very special behind, they leave us memories of many things they said and did, and as long as we have those memories, the people we love will live on in our hearts and minds.
    ~ Elfego & Irene Sedillo   Moreno Valley, CA