Daniel V. Torrez, 52, died May 18, 2013 at BSA Health System, Amarillo. He was born on June 7, 1960 at Dodge City, the son of Pascual Joe and Martina (Veloz) Torrez.
Daniel grew up in Dodge City and attended Dodge City Schools. He moved to Guymon, Oklahoma in 1984 and went to work for Guymon Paint and Body. Daniel later worked for Seaboard in Guymon. On July 2, 1992 he married Theresa Jaramillo at Guymon, Oklahoma.
He was a member of the St. Peters Catholic Church of Guymon.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Theresa Torrez of Guymon, Oklahoma; son, Michael Martinez of Pueblo, Colorado; his mother, Martina Torrez of Dodge City; six brothers, Mike Torrez and wife Brenda, Raphael Torrez, Felix Torrez and wife Marie, Jerry Torrez and wife Gretchen all of Dodge City, Luiz Torrez of Ashland; and Patrick Amaro and wife Sue of Ford; two sisters, Celia Enriquez and husband Fred, and Maria Flores and Richard both of Dodge City; father and mother-in-law, Gilbert & Cindy Martinez; brother-in-law, Greg Martinez and wife Heather of Omaha, Nebraska; sister-in-law, Andrea Mertes and husband Chris of Liberal; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Pascual Torrez and his dog and best friend, Rusty.
Vigil Service will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Ted Skalsky presiding. Visitation will be at Swaim Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.