Beloved mother and grandma passed away on March 18, 2021 at the age of 74 years surrounded by her loving family. Lois was born on April 4, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Albert and Adelia (Keinath) Daenzer. She was a graduate of Frankenmuth High School, class of 1964. Lois married Richard Torres on September 24, 1977 at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church in Frankenmuth. They were married for 36 years before Richard passed away on March 8, 2014.
Lois retired after working for Saginaw General Hospital for 35 years as a Ward Clerk. She has been a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church for over 35 years and spent much of that time singing in the Adult Choir and helping with the Living Nativity. Lois has gone on three mission trips hosted by MOST Ministries out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, twice to Mexico and once to Nicaragua. For many years she has lent a helping hand to American Legion Post 229 (Blumfield), cooking, setting up for holiday events and parties and placing flags on the graves of Veterans for Memorial Day. Lois was always looking for a new adventure; she loved traveling and taking road trips. Her hobbies included knitting and crochet. She had a love for all things Disney. Lois cherished her kitties, Chip, Minnie and Daisy.
She is survived by her daughter Kimberly and husband Eric Hutchinson and their children Emelia and Micah Hutchinson. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters in law: Ramon Torres, Rafael Torres, Cruz Torres, Esther Harris, Josephine Silva, Maria Hesse, Marta (Juan) Cadena and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will take place at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church (8220 Holland, Saginaw, Michigan). Rev. Mark Loest will officiate. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday at church from 10:00 am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to MOST Ministries (655 Phoenix Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48100) in Lois’s name. Due to the world wide health pandemic, building capacity will be limited, face coverings will be required and social distancing will be encouraged, we appreciate everyone’s efforts to minimize the spread of Covid- 19 in our community.