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Bertel "Bert" Sorenson
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1879, Denmark
Death: Oct. 28, 1937
Buchanan
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA

BERT SORENSON, BUCHANAN, DIES ENROUTE TO HOME

A heart attack suffered while he was enroute by automobile to his farm home, caused the death of Bertel Sorenson, a resident of Buchanan vicinity since 1902. Mr Sorenson, apparently feeling ill, stopped his car about a half mile from his home. He was found by the roadside by Mrs. Ruby Snitker, who lives nearby. A physician was summoned by Mr Sorenson had passed away.

Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church in Buchanan Sunday afternoon, Rev. Nathan Hass, pastor, officiating. Hundreds of relatives and friends attended the services at which Mrs Helen Dumais, Jamestown, and Hildor Bras, Sterling, sang "Rock of Ages," "Beautiful Garden of Prayer," and "Going Home." Profusions of floral tributes banked the casket.

Interment was in the Buchanan cemetery. Pallbearers were four sons and four sons-in-law, James, Harold, Donald and Ernest Sorenson, Robert McKeen, Leslie Janes, James McManus, and Cecil Crandell.

Deceased was born December 5, 1879, in Haubro, Denmark, and with his mother , two brothers and a sister came to the United States in 1892, being members of a party who were induced to come to Stutsman County by Ove Johnson, early day Buchanan farmer, who had returned to that country on a visit. Miss Esther Gram and Mr Sorenson were married in Jamestown in 1902. In 1904 Mr Sorenson purchased a farm where his family still resides.

Survivors are his wife and eight sons and daughters, Mrs Adele McKeen, James and Ernest, Buchanan, Mrs Gladys Crandell, Tenwik, Mrs Jennie Janes, Harold and Donald Sorenson, Jamestown, Mrs Clara McManus, Pingree. He also leaves a sister, Mrs Anton Nielson, Jamestown, two brothers, John of Buchanan and Thomas, Stettler, Alta, Canada, and a brother and sister in Denmark and 12 grandchildren.

STUTSMAN COUNTY RECORD
Thursday 4 November 1937 p1

*Obituary provided by April Clark* 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Esther Katherine Gram Sorenson (1883 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Adele Sorenson McKeen (1902 - 1967)*
  Clara E Sorenson McManus (1904 - 1997)*
  James Sorenson (1906 - 1991)*
  Gladys S Sorenson Crandell (1907 - 2002)*
  Donald B Sorenson (1912 - 1985)*
  Ernest Sorenson (1913 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Margaret Mary Cemetery
Buchanan
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: BJ Brewer
Record added: Dec 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102301810
Bertel Bert Sorenson
Added by: BJ Brewer
 
Bertel Bert Sorenson
Added by: BJ Brewer
 
Bertel Bert Sorenson
Added by: BJ Brewer
 
 
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- Wendy & John Corcoran
 Added: Feb. 1, 2013
 
 
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