Janice Marie Torrez (Archuleta) (59) was laid to rest on July 19, 2021. She was born in Del Norte, Colorado on May 4, 1962, to Christina Cale (Vigil) and Roy Archuleta.
She loved watching football, drinking coffee with her mom and being with her kids and grandchildren. She loved her job of 40 years as the store manager of Alta Fuels, she served as the Town of Saguache Trustee, and serving the community.
Janice will continue to live through her daughters; Christan Archuleta, Olivia Torrez and Amber (Ethan) Wilson all of Saguache, CO. She is also survived by her husband, Timothy Torrez, grandchildren; Brian Green, Daniel Wilson, Skylar Wilson and Adelena Freek, parents; Christina Cale and Roy (Cindy) Archuleta, siblings; Jim Sanchez Jr., Carol (John) Ortega, Michael (Isabel) Rivera, Dario (Lori) Archuleta,
Steve “Leroy” (Debbie) Archuleta, Christopher Archuleta, Patrick (Miracle) Cale, Keith (Kimberly) Gloven, and
numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews, and great nieces.
She was preceded in death by her Grandpa Pete, Grandma Bennie, Grandpa Joe, Grandma Stella, Uncle Louis, Uncle Ray, Uncle Pete, Uncle Jimmy, Aunt Cecilia, Uncle Walter, Aunt Ruth, Aunt Elizabeth, Aunt Barbara, Sister Ernestine, Nephews Michael “Rippy” Rivera, Johnny Rivera, and other relatives.
The Funeral will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mountain Valley School Football Field, 403 Pitkin Ave, Saguache, CO 81149. Burial ceremonies will be held at 42489 County Road Z-43, Saguache, CO 81149 (located by the Chicago Cemetery) and reception will be at the Community Building to follow.
Arrangements in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.