Carolina Torres (nee Rodriguez), 66, of Crystal Lake, formerly of Carpentersville, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin.
She was born May 27, 1946, in Chicago to the late Jose and Elvira (nee Leal) Rodriguez.
Carolina retired from General Mills in St. Charles after working there for 14 years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing on her iPad, shopping at Goodwill, and going to garage sales.
Survivors include her children, Albert (Janeen) Torres, Lizette “Lisa” (David) Rios, and Mark (Jennifer) Torres all of Crystal Lake; grandchildren, Albert “Albie” (fiancée Kelly Hornagold), Caitlyn, and Michael Torres, Timothy Kaucich, Brittany York, Lizette (fiancé Anthony Palermo), David, Steven, and Marcus Rios, and Nicholas, Brenden, and Cameron Torres; siblings, Alice (Rene) Varela of Chicago, Elvira (Santos) Echevarria of Florida, Carmen (Israel) Feliciano of Hammond, IN, Celia (Jose) Rodriguez of Chicago, Lydia (Michael) Rodriguez of Wisconsin, Jose “Joey” (Nelly) Rodriguez of Addison, IN, Jessie (Maria Navarro) Rodriguez of North Lake, and Rufino Rodriguez of Wisconsin; and brother-in-law, Edwin Toro of Puerto Rico.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Minerva Toro and Jose Rodriguez, Jr.
The visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Route 176, Crystal Lake.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the funeral home. The burial will follow at Dundee Township Cemetery.