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Apolinar Mendoza Torres

July 3, 1954 — May 14, 2023

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Apolinar Torres, a beloved husband,
father, grandfather, and a dedicated servant to his country. Apolinar left this world on May 14th,
2023, leaving behind a legacy that will forever be cherished by his family and friends.

Apolinar was born on July 3rd, 1954, in a small town that he would forever hold dear in his
heart. From an early age, he exhibited a deep sense of patriotism and a desire to serve his
nation. This led him to join the Army, where he dedicated himself to defending the values and
principles he held dear.

During his military career, Apolinar served in the signal corps, contributing his expertise to the
vital task of maintaining communication networks. His dedication and commitment were
recognized, and he rose through the ranks, earning the respect and admiration of his
colleagues. Apolinar's service took him to various corners of the globe, allowing him to
experience different cultures and forge lasting friendships along the way.

After many years of selfless service, Apolinar retired from the Army, having left an indelible
mark on the lives of those he served with. His dedication to duty and his unwavering loyalty
made a lasting impact on all who had the privilege of knowing him.

While his military service was a significant part of his life, Apolinar found his greatest joy in the
love and companionship of his family. He was a devoted husband to his beloved wife, Edyne,
whose unwavering support sustained him throughout his life. Together, they created a loving
home filled with warmth, laughter, and cherished memories.

Apolinar was a loving father to his two sons, Jason and Paul. He instilled in them the same
values of honor, integrity, and loyalty that he upheld throughout his life. He took great pride in
witnessing their achievements and supported them wholeheartedly in their endeavors.

As a doting grandfather, Apolinar found immense joy in the presence of his grandchildren,
James, Grace, Jason, and Julia. He adored them and cherished every moment spent with them,
imparting wisdom and creating cherished memories that will forever be treasured.

Apolinar Torres will be remembered as a man of honor, courage, and unwavering dedication.
His love for his family, his country, and his zest for life serves as an inspiration to all who knew
him. Although he may have left this earthly plane, his memory will forever live on in the hearts of
those whose lives he touched.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Puente and Sons Funeral Chapels - South to celebrate the life of Apolinar Torres and honor his remarkable legacy.

Apolinar, you will be dearly missed, but your spirit will forever guide us. May you rest in eternal
peace.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 27, 2023

9:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Puente & Sons Funeral Chapels - South

3520 S. Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204

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Graveside

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209

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