Guy E. Sorenson Jr.
Guy E. Sorenson Jr. 1936 - 2016 SPRINGFIELD, IL - Guy E. Sorenson, Jr., 80, of Springfield, passed away at Lewis Memorial Christian Village on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at 5:45 p.m. He was born May 12, 1936, in Peoria, Ill., to Guy and Ruth Prescott Sorenson, Sr. Guy married Sally A. Raney on Jan. 8, 1955, and she preceded him in death on June 25, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Christine Sorenson; and daughter-in-law, Debra. Guy is survived by his daughter, Cara Dukes of Springfield; five sons: Wendell E. (Cheryl) Sorenson of Houston, Texas, Daniel V. (Janet) Sorenson of Lake St. Louis, Mo., Jerome M. Sorenson of Danville, Ill., Timothy A. (Michelle) Sorenson, and Christopher E. Sorenson, both of Springfield; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Theresa (Bob) Rhoades of Springfield; brother, Bob (Helen "Mickey") Sorenson of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Sorenson retired from the maintenance department of District 186. He was an avid sports fan who loved the St. Louis, Cardinals, and the Fighting Illini. Memorial Gathering: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield. Memorial Service: 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Dr. R. Richard Tribble, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at New Masonic Cemetery in Potosi, Mo., at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society. Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabFamily.com
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