Obit: Sorenson, Al (1898 - 1946)
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----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 02/08/1946

--Sorenson, Al (3 Sept. 1898 - Feb. 1946)

Former Spencer Resident Dies At Park Ridge, Ill.

Al Sorenson, 47, former resident of Spencer for many years, died at Park Ridge, Ill. Sunday morning at 11 o’clock, according to report. The Sorensons had moved in 1941 to Park Ridge where Mr. Sorenson was employed by Douglas Aircraft. On Feb. 1, he fell ?? feet when a scaffold broke and fractured his back, pelvis and ribs. The body will arrive in Spencer this Thursday, and then to Loyal for funeral services this Thursday afternoon and burial will be made in the Loyal cemetery. The deceased is survived by his wife, Estelle and two sons, Allen and Harold, two brothers, John of Unity, and Arthur, stationed with the U.S. Navy in the East; two sisters, Mrs. Edwin Haslow of Loyal and Mrs. Arthur Lucht of Spokeville.

Mr. Sorenson received his education in the Spencer schools and for some time was employed by Chas. Haslow.

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-----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 02/15/1946

Funeral Services For Albert Sorenson Feb. 7

Funeral rites were conducted last Thursday afternoon at the Loyal theater In Loyal for Albert Sorenson, aged 47, of Park Ridge, Ill., who died Sunday, Feb. 3 at St. Frances hospital in Evanston, Ill., the result of a fall on Friday, Feb. 1. Burial was made in the Loyal cemetery. On Wednesday of last week another funeral service was conducted at Des Plaines, Illinois.

Mr. Sorenson, son of the late Andrew and Marie Sorenson, was born at Spencer, Sept. 3, 1898. He worked for Charles Haslow of Spencer for about eight years in his youth and then moved to Unity. After about four or five years at Unity he moved to Phillips to operate a theater several years. From Phillips he went to Greenwood and then to Loyal, where he operated a filling station several years. In 1941 he went to Park Ridge to enter the employ of Douglas Aircraft. While working there Feb. 1 a scaffold broke and he fell 40 feet, fracturing his back, his pelvis and ribs.

In November, 1922, he was married at Marshfield to Estella Jones who taught school at Unity. She survives with two sons, Allen, 17 and Harold, both at home. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Edwin Haslow of Loyal and Mrs. Arthur Lucht of Spencer, and two brothers, John Sorenson of Unity, and Lt. Arthur Sorenson of Camp Perry, Williamsburg, Va.



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