Elena D. Torres entered eternal rest on January 14, 2009 at Edinburg Regional Medical Center at the age of 74. She was born on February 13, 1934 to Maximiliano and Maltide Olivarez in La Blanca, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents Maximiliano and Maltide Olivarez. She is survived by her ex husband, Daniel D. Torres; children, Daniel (Sophia) Torres Jr., Margarita (Leo III) Torres Schmitt, Betty Jane+ (Fermin) De la Luz, San Juanita (Jose) Limon, Anthony Torres, Carlos

Jose (Rosa) Torres, Jose Miguel (Elva) Torres, Armando (Meridith) Torres; sister, Bertha Lopez; brother, Placido Olivarez; twenty one grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Visitations were held on Monday January 19 with a rosary at Gonzalez Family Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Tuesday January 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr, Texas. Funeral arrangements and services are being directed by the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home, LLC of Edinburg.