Douglas Lester Sorenson1917 ~ 2012Douglas Lester Sorenson left peacefully on November 9, 2012 after a full and wonderful 95 yrs. He was born on March 28, 1917 in Malmo Sweden to Gustav and Esther Sorenson. 3 yrs later his family immigrated to America by way of Ellis Island. He proudly served in the Navy on the battleship Mississippi and retired as Chief Petty Officer from the Navy and Coast Guard. He married Veronica Palmer in 1944, later divorced. He married Bonnie Crom in 1974 until her passing just one year ago. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by everyone who knew him. In his later years he loved to read with his bow wow companion Kayla by his side. He will forever be missed by his children Ric (Sharon) Sorenson, Dixie (Rex) Barratt, Judy (Rick) Greene and Bill (Dora) Houston, as well as 19 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife Bonnie and brothers Oscar, Nephi, Hugo and George and sister June.A special thanks to Nurse Kim (Lighthouse) for her wonderful care of our dad. To honor a life well lived a memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday November 18, 2012 at Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 So. 2200 W. Riverton. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com