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Alma Mattie Brovold Sorenson 1884-1984


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/23/2012 at 20:47:40

Alma Sorenson
Gruver-Services for Alma Sorenson, 99, will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the United Presbyterian Church in Gruver with the Rev. Neal Armstrong officiating. Interment will be in East Side Cemetery at Estherville. She died Tuesday, April 3, 1984 at the Good Samaritan Center.

Friends may call at the Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville after 3 pm. Thursday.

Alma Brovold was born Nov. 4, 1884 at Dokka, Norway, the daughter of Hans and Allette Brovold. She came to the United States with her parent at the age of one year. The family settled at Livermore where she received her education. On Aug. 26, 1903, she was united in marriage with Soren Sorenson at Livermore, they lived at Hardy and later moved to Gruver where she has worked for the Gruver School. The past 11 years she has lived at the Good Samaritan Center in Estherville. She was a member of the Gruver Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include three grandchildren: John Sorenson, Colorado Springs, Colo., James Sorenson, Centerville, Va. And Mrs. William (Janice) Rosenow, Bergton, Va.; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Sorenson was preceded in death by her husband who died in 1961; two sons; parents; four sisters and one brother. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 5, 1984)


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