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Anthony (Pickles) J. Torrence

April 12, 1927 — January 24, 2011

Anthony "Pickles" J. Torrence, age 83, of De Soto, Missouri, passed away of

January 24, 2011, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born on April 12, 1927, in

Herculaneum, Missouri. Anthony and his wife Pearl were married on January 15,

1949. Anthony was retired military, Korean war veteran, lifetime member of De

Soto Elks, Member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, De Soto, Missouri, was a

4th degree Knight, member of De Soto Knights of Columbus, and Cardinal Glennon


He is survived by,

Wife-Pearl Torrence (nee Krodinger) of De Soto, Missouri
Brother-Oscar "Tiny" (Betty) Torrence of Herculaneum, Missouri
Brother-George (Patricia) Stumpf of Ballwin, Missouri
Brother-in-law-George R. "Junior" (Rose) Krodinger, of De Soto, Missouri
Friend-Skip (Carol) Newbury of De Soto, Missouri

Also survived by 15, nieces, 7, nephews, and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by,

Father-Jesse F. Torrence
Mother-Emma Margaret Torrence Stumpf (nee Bequette)
Sister-Freda Leonard
Sister-Virginia Vanetta
Brother-Henry Torrence
Sister-in-law-Vivian Vivrett
One Nephew

Visitation- Thursday, January 27, 2011, from 4 to 8PM at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home Inc. Hillsboro, Missouri.

Funeral Mass-Friday, January 28, 2011, at 11am at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, De Soto, Missouri.

Interment-Jefferson Barracks, National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Memorials to-St. Rose Adopt an Angel, would be appreciated by the family.
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