Walt Torrens Passed Away

Walter Louis Torrens

1940 – 2022

Walter Louis Torrens obituary, 1940-2022, Tiburon, CA

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October 2022


Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery and Mortuary – San Rafael

2500 Fifth Avenue

San Rafael, CA



Oct. 6, 2022

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery and Mortuary – San Rafael

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Walter Louis Torrens passed away on September 27th, 2022. Born on June 11th, 1940 in San Francisco, California, Walt spent much of his time as a boy with family in Sonoma. He attended Everett Junior High and George Washington High School (SF), then enlisted in the military after graduation. After leaving the military, he studied at College of Marin, graduating with an Associates Degree in 1975. Simultaneously, he began his long career with Sunset Scavenger Company, eventually becoming a partner before his retirement.Walt was an athlete. His two special sports were football and golf. As a young man he played football, then attended 49er games regularly before retiring to watching it on TV. After giving up football Walt became an avid golfer, taking many trips with his friends until his failing health caused him to retire.Walt married the first love of his life, Lillian Louise Torrens (Lil) in 1963. They eventually settled in Tiburon in 1975, where Walt lived until his death. Sadly, the couple lost their only child, Theresa, when she was born prematurely and passed after 4 days. Lil passed early at the age of 52 on 12/17/1995, and Walt soldiered on until meeting the other love of his life, Leila Rodrigues. She passed on 9/26/2009. Walt had a large extended group of people who became family through years of friendship.Walt filled his later years with many organizations. He joined SIRS in 2000 and served in many capacities, eventually becoming Big SIR. He wrote the club newsletter and ran the poker club. He was also active in Native Sons and Club Italia, continuing to serve many roles, including president of both clubs, and State Officer of Native Sons. Walt was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, brother, and sister. He will be deeply missed by those who loved him. A Rosary will be held on Thursday, October 6th from 2-5pm at Mt. Tamalpais Mortuary, 2500 Fifth Ave, San Rafael.A funeral service is scheduled for Friday, October 7th at 1pm at St. Francis Solano Catholic Church, 469 3rd Street West, Sonoma, Ca.There will be a celebration of life on October 30th.

Published by Marin Independent Journal from Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, 2022.

2 thoughts on “Walt Torrens Passed Away

  1. Thanks, Kris. Another one of us bites the dust. RIP, Walt.

    On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 2:44 PM George Washington High School San Francisco


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