Kurt Michael Torrez, 36, of Olathe, KS passed away August 1, 2017. Celebration of Life will be 6:00 pm Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, KS 66083, 913-592-2244. Visitation from 4-6:00 pm before the service. Inurnment 2:00 pm Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Spring Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kurt Torrez Memorial Fund to go towards his children’s education fund. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Kurt was born February 16, 1981 in Paola, KS to David Leon and Donna Kay (Williams) Torrez. He grew up in Spring Hill, graduating from high school in 1999. In the 17 years that Kurt worked at restaurants in the KC area, he worked his way up from a server to District Manager. He then was an owner of SMK, a remodeling business for two years. Kurt married Julie Agne on March 26, 2011 at Mill Dale Farms. He was a member of Grace Community Church of the Nazarene. Kurt was active in high school; he was involved in wrestling and the debate club. He loved traveling to the mountains and snowboarding; he lived in Colorado for one year. Kurt didn’t know a stranger; he was a mentor for friends and strangers alike, whether he was at work or at home. Kurt was a loving husband and an amazing father; everything he did was for the betterment of his kids. He never missed an opportunity to tell them how much he loved them. He will be missed by family and friends.
Kurt is survived by his wife and children: Leonix Michael and Olivia Rose all of the home; parents, David and Donna Torrez of Spring Hill, KS; brothers: Domingo Lee Torrez of Bucyrus, KS and Shawn David Torrez of Gladstone, MO and many nieces and nephews.