Our beloved mother and grandmother Norma June Sorensen, was reunited with her sweetheart on February 27, 1998, who passed away six years ago on the same date. She was surrounded by her six children who she referred to as the jewels in her crown.
Norma was born June 16, 1923 Pocatello Idaho, to Vernal Haston and Lucy Jane Hansen Wardle. Married Leslie Richard Sorensen on September 22, 1941 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was an accomplished pianist and a talented seamstress, but above all else, enjoyed spending time with her family. She gave a lifetime of service to the LDS Church, and was a support to her husband in his callings. Norma had tremendous faith and was a beautiful example of enduring to the end. She especially showed great patience during her last six years of ill health and while waiting to be reunited with the love of her life.Survived by children, Linda Rae Sorensen, Midvale; Leslie Ann Sorensen, Midvale; Sheila Kay (Michael) Carson, Mt. Airy, Maryland; Jane Ellen Solomon, Sandy; Nedra Gay Sorensen, Sandy; Vern R. (Kris) Sorensen, Morrison, Colorado; grandchildren, Raeonna Sorensen; Jennifer Chamberlain, Benjamin Carson (missionary in Cebu Philippines), Joseph Carson (missionary in the Dominican Republic); Jennifer Jensen, Holly Frank, Joy, Tad and Kyle Solomon; Daniel, Lisa, Matthew and Jacob Sorensen; two great-grandchildren; brothers, V. Dennis (Mary) Wardle, Orem; Jack L. (Estelle) Wardle, Orem. Preceded in death by husband, grandson David Sorensen and son-in-law, Todd B. Solomon.
Funeral services will be held, Monday, March 2, 1998, 12 noon at the Union Fort 5th Ward, 6770 South 500 East. Friends may call at the Cannon Mortuary, 2460 E. Bengal Blvd. (7600 South) Sunday, March 1, 1998 from 6-8 p.m. and the day of the service at the church from 11-11:45 a.m. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Gandolfi and Dr. Boorman for their tender care.
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