Patricia Delatorre, age 33, died Thursday evening, December 19,2013, in rural Meade County, Kansas, as a result of an automobile accident.
She was born November 8, 1980, at Los Angelas, California, the daughter of Doroteo and Maria (Rivera) Delatorre. As a young girl she attended and graduated from Birmingham High School, Van Nuys, California. A resident of Plains since 2007, moving from California, she was a certified nurses aide at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Plains. She enjoyed spending time with her children and her family.
She is survived by:
Two daughters, Natalie Portillo of Plains, Kansas
Jackie C. De La Torre of Plains, Kansas
A son, Ramon S. Hernandez of Plains, Kansas
Parents, Doroteo and Maria De La Torre of Plains, Kansas
Two brothers, Hector Gabriel De La Torre of Plains, Kansas
Francisco De La Torre of Plains, Kansas
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Valerie Portillo on December 19, 2013.
Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Liberal, Kansas. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Liberal. Friends may call 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow services in the Plains Cemetery, Plains, Kansas.
The family would welcome memorials to the Delatorre family fund established at the Plains State Bank in care of the funeral home.