IRON MOUNTAIN – Lorraine Helen Sorensen, 83, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Iron County Medical Care Facility in Crystal Falls.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1930, in Marinette, Wis., daughter of the late Paul and Ethel (Johnson) Langer. She attended Lady of Lourdes High School, graduating in 1949. After going on to college she married Don Sorensen on Dec. 6, 1952, in Lake Elsinore, Calif., and they spent more than 61 wonderful years together.
Lorraine worked as a bookkeeper for many years for both Dickinson County Memorial Hospital and HCR ManorCare Nursing Home. She was a resident of this area since 1960. In her free time she enjoyed golfing, dancing, playing cards, dominos and traveling. Her true love in life was spending time with her family, visiting and playing cards.
She is survived by her loving husband, Don Sorensen of Iron Mountain; her children, Greg (Lori) Sorensen of Iron Mountain, Richard Sorensen (Darcy) of Randville, Jeffrey Sorensen of Lady Lake, Fla., Barbara (Robert) Peterson of Stephenson and Jayne (Albin) Sharka of Green Bay, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sisters, Margaret Christainsen and Paula Englund, both of Menominee.
Lorraine was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 4, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.
The funeral service will follow Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Fr. Raymond Valerio will officiate.
Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.
In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in her memory.
Condolences to the family of Lorraine H. Sorensen may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.