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SORENSON, Calvin E. (1918-1991)


Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society
Date: 9/26/2022 at 18:17:43

Calvin E. Sorenson

Services for Calvin E. Sorenson, 72, Crystal Lake, who died Thursday, Sept. 19, 1991 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt were held Monday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake with Rev. Ted Stowers officiating.

Music was provided by organist, Mabel Rensink, who accompanied a duet, Donald and Clare Snyder. Ushers were Dr. A.R. Cullen and Dale Haugland.

Honorary casket bearers were Glen S. Wilson Jr., Donald Snyder, Paul Fitzgerald, John K. Hanson, Paul D. Hanson, Lowell Overson and Ronald Hansen.

Active bearers were Roland Schubert, Brian Sorenson, Larry Sorenson, Terry Sorenson, Robert Shultz and Ron Sweers.

Burial was at the Crystal Township Cemetery, Crystal Lake, with Ewing Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Calvin Eugene Sorenson, the son of Edmund P. and Emilie J. Mortenson Sorenson, was born October 9, 1918 on his parents farm near Britt. He attended the Crystal Lake Schools and graduated in 1937.

February 14, 1942, he married Genevieve M. Azerski of Forest City at Algona. The couple farmed until Calvin entered the Army Air Force in 1942. He received his discharge in 1946 and continued farming.

He was an active member of the Woden-Crystal Lake School Board, Hancock County Fair Board, Crystal Twp. Trustee, Farmer's Co-op Elevator of Woden and Hutchins, Federal Land Bank of Omaha, Director of Manufacturer's Bank and Trust of Forest City and Crystal Lake. He served as a Hancock County Supervisor for 12 years from 1978 to 1990. In 1975 the couple moved to Crystal Lake where they have since resided.

Calvin was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake, serving on various committees.

He is survived by his wife. Genevieve Sorenson of Crystal Lake; one daughter, Mary Sorenson of Crystal Lake and her fiance, Doug Reisetter; two sons, James Sorenson and his wife, Dianne, and Keith Sorenson and his wife Barb, both of Britt; six grand children; his stepmother, Mildred Sorenson of Crystal Lake; 10 brothers and sisters. Ruth Schubert and her husband, Herb of Garner. Harlan Sorenson and his wife, Jerry of Crystal Lake, Kenneth Sorenson and his wife, Lenora of Crystal Lake, Russell Sorenson and his wife, Marjorie of Britt, Morris Sorenson and his wife, Wilma of Winthrop, ME, Lois Otis of Forest City, Doryce Hanna and her husband, Bruce of Woden, Dorothy Brown and her husband, Gary of Corwith, Paulette Dahl and her husband, Ron of Woden, and Beth Barnum and her husband, Ed of Blaine, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one grandson, Jeff.

source: Leader & Signal, Garner, Iowa, 25 Sep 1991, page 6, column 1


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