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Bernard Torres

OGLLALA, NEB. – Bernard Torres, 54, made his journey to the Spirit World on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Ogllala Community Hospital in Ogllala, Neb.

Bernard was born November 2, 1960 in Ogallala, Neb. to Bivien and Elsie (Moves Camp) Torres.

Bernard attended Ogallala High School before going to work for the railroad, where he worked for nearly 20 years, mostly as a foreman. On July 17, 1986, Bernard married Barb Berry, and their union was blessed with 3 children, Ashley, Katherine and Brandon.

Bernard was large in stature and had a personality to match. He worked hard in his life and expected hard work from those around him. He was proud of the time he spent working on the railroad, and he really enjoyed the brief time that he had with both his father and brother working on his line gang. He was a man who was rooted in his family and loved his heritage. Bernard also enjoyed the time he got to spend breaking and riding horses over the years.

Bernard is survived by his wife, Barb of Ogallala; daughters, Ashley and Katherine Torres, both of Ogallala; son, Brandon Torres of Sidney; 2 grandchildren, Isabelle Rodriguez and Onorio Rivas-Torres; his siblings, Elizabeth Torres, Lorenzo Torres, Orlando J. Torres, Jessica B. Adams and Vivien G. Torres, all of Ogallala; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bivien and Elsie Torres; brother, Mario Torres; infant brother, Gerald Torres; along with several aunts and uncles.

A one night wake service started on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Eagle Nest CAP Office in Wanblee. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Eagle Nest CAP Office in Wanblee. Burial was at the Moves Camp Family Cemetery near Wanblee.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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