RIP Manuel de la Torre

de la Torre, Manuel Passed away peacefully with his loving daughter Lynn at his side on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 94 years. WWII veteran and longtime resident of Fox Point. Beloved husband for 54 years of the late Joan (nee Boretti) de la Torre. Loving father of Lynn de la Torre. Proud and loving grandfather of Ryan Gill (Karie Anderson), Jamie Gill, Carrie Gill and Stephanie Junker; great-grandfather of Bryanna, Caleb and Addison. Dear brother of the late Luis (Margaret) de la Torre. Godfather of Peter Starke and special friend of Anne Balderson. Further survived by a nephew, niece, other relatives and many dear friends. Manuel was the Golf Pro at Milwaukee Country Club for 45 years and the emeritus professional up until this past year. He had a true gift with having the ability to teach the game of golf to anyone who was willing to take on the challenge of the game. He has left an indelible mark in the world of golf, but his true legacy was his ability to connect with people and the relationships he created and fostered throughout his life. A celebration of Manuel’s life will take place on Sunday, May 15, at 3:00 PM, at Milwaukee Country Club, 8000 N. Range Line Road, River Hills, 53217, (guests may begin arriving at 2:30), the celebration will continue as family greets friends following the service until 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Manuel’s name may be made to Evans Scholars Foundation, 1 Briar Road, Golf, IL 60029 or Milwaukee Country Club Scholarship Foundation at Milwaukee Country Club. – See more at:

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