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Rosella M. Van Erem Sorenson
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1916
Death: Sep. 10, 2005

Rosella M. Sorenson, age 88, of Howard, died Saturday, September 10, 2005, at a local hospital surrounded by her family. She was born November 30, 1916, in the town of Pittsfield, to Andrew and Estelle (Vanderperren) Van Erem.

On November 26, 1936, she married Milton Sorenson at St. Sebatian Catholic Church in Isaar. They were married for 45 years. Mr. and Mrs. Sorenson farmed in Howard since 1945. Mrs. Sorenson was a longtime member of St. John the Baptist Parish.

Rosella had a great love of gardening, enjoyed ceramics and was a wonderful cook.

Rosella is survived by her three children and their spouses, Jerry and Pat Sorenson, Howard, Karen and Tom Meetz, Ashwaubenon, and Keith and Linda Sorenson, Hiawatha, Iowa; 10 grandchildren and their spouses, Scott (Sheri) Sorenson, Stuart (Kim) Sorenson, Shane Sorenson, Steven (Sheri) Sorenson, Brian (Dottie) Meetz, Brad (Jenny) Meetz, Chrystal (Rich) Zank, Tressa (Brian) Wilson, Keith Sorenson II and Brent Sorenson; 24 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Van Erem.

Rosella was preceded in death by her husband, Milton, in 1982; a granddaughter, Leah Wara; a great-grandchild, Dakota Dale Sorenson; four brothers, Austin "Butch"? Van Erem, Alphonse Van Erem, Louis Van Erem and Jacob Van Erem; three sisters, Lucille Shumaker, Elizabeth Tonnon and Isabelle Eageson.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may also call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church with the Rev. John Bergstadt officiating. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Van Erem (1863 - 1942)
  Constance Estelle Vanderperren Van Erem (1873 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Milton Sorenson (1913 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Van Erem (1894 - 1895)*
  William Van Erem (1895 - 1895)*
  Alphonse Joseph Van Erem (1896 - 1982)*
  Desere' Bernard Van Erem (1898 - 1902)*
  Mitchell John Van Erem (1901 - 1901)*
  Isabella Cynthia Van Erem Eagleson (1903 - 1964)*
  Elizabeth Van Erem Tonnon (1905 - 1993)*
  Jacob W. Van Erem (1908 - 1981)*
  Austin Van Erem (1911 - 1998)*
  Lucille Rose Van Erem Shumaker (1911 - 2005)*
  Louis E. Van Erem (1912 - 1998)*
  Mary Louise Van Erem (1915 - 1915)*
  Rosella M. Van Erem Sorenson (1916 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nicolet Memorial Gardens
Green Bay
Brown County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum
 
Maintained by: Janell Shumaker Keuler
Originally Created by: El Memorializer
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61510515
Rosella M. <i>Van Erem</i> Sorenson
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Rosella M. <i>Van Erem</i> Sorenson
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 Added: Nov. 12, 2010
 
 
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