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Gerald "Jerry" Dean Torell

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Wednesday, May 31, 1933
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 11:00
White's Azle Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at White's Azle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ash Creek Baptist Church Building Fund,300 South Stewart, Azle, TX 76020.
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Gerald "Jerry" Dean TorellGerald "Jerry" Dean Torell

Jerry was born to Henry Valentine and Hilda Asbield Torell in Minneapolis, Minn. May 31, 1933. He was a member of the Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle, a long time member of the Honey Do Good Sam Travel Club. Jerry was also a longtime member of the Fort Worth Auto Auction Association, longtime business owner of D. C. Auto Sales II and a longtime member of the United States Air Force. Jerry joined the Air Force in 1954 and retired March 1, 1975 after 21 years of service. He served one tour in Vietnam. Jerry had a compassion for his pets, and buying and selling of used cars, loved to travel by pulling his fifth wheel all over the United States, his most popular spot was Red River, New Mexico. He loved to tell jokes and was an avid collector of everything. Jerry's trade mark was the wearing of his many jumpsuits and sporting a ball cap. He will be deeply missed by family and friends and his pets.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard; sister, Marjorie; and step-son, Robert. The Torell family would like to thank the dedicated healthcare providers who showed him compassion and dignity his last week.

Survivors: wife of 47 years, Gloria Pat Torell; sons, Luke Torell (Inge), Tom Torell, David Torell (Robbie); and stepson, Thomas E. Stewart (Mitscuo); brother, Bruce Torell(Mary Ellen); sister, Virginia Costello; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, many friends; and Gerald's Pets.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 16

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Mansfield Varsity Invitational, Glen Gardens, 8:00 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Crowley at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Mineral Wells JH at Aledo MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Mineral Wells JH, MWHS Ram Stadium;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Everman;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

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