Obit: Sorenson, John S. (1887 - 1918)
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/26/1918
Sorenson, John S. (25 APR 1887 - 14 APR 1918)
John Sigward Sorenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Sorenson, was born April 25, 1887, on the home farm in the town of Longwood, Clark County, Wis. His death occurred Sunday evening, April 14, 1918, at the age of 30 years, 11 months and 20 days.
He graduated from the Short Course in Agriculture at the State University at Madison in March 1912. He continued his education at the Chicago Veterinary College, from which he graduated April 11, 1916.
Dr. Sorenson practiced as Veterinarian during the summer of 1916 at Mayville, N.D., but came back to Wisconsin and took up practice at Fond du Lac, where he was until Sept. 1917, when he came home on account of his heath.
He was an honorable and respected man, and was conscientious in the profession he chose as his life work, as was shown by the beautiful floral tribute sent by the Wis. Veterinary Medical Association. He was well liked by all who knew him.
The funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and the body was laid to rest in the Longwood Cemetery, Rev. Kleppe of Greenwood, Clark County officiating.
Those from away who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Erickson of Larsen, Wis., Mrs. O. A. Anderson of Stevens Point, Mrs. Adolph Hanson of Chicago, and dr. and Mrs. W. F. Kuester of Menominee.
Dr. Sorenson leaves to mourn his loss his parents, two brothers, Carl W. and Henry Sorenson, and five sisters, Mrs. Louis Jackson, Mrs. Rudolph Erickson, Mrs. Melvin Erickson, Jennie and Hilda Sorenson and also a large circle of relatives and friends.
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