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Marie Christine Sorensen King
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1916
Death: Feb. 20, 2009

Marie Christine King, 92, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Feb. 20, 2009) at Heritage Manor, Dwight, where she was a resident. She was formerly of Joliet.

She was born July 31, 1916, in Gardner to Marius "Mike" and Meta Beyer Sorensen. She married G. Kenneth King on Oct. 12, 1940, at the First Presbyterian Church, Joliet. He died July 11, 1995.

She is survived by two daughters, Jacquelyn (James) Machulis, Dwight, and Barbara "Chavanna" King, Denver, Colo.; a son, Kenneth G. (Deborah) King, Willis, Texas; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Donald (Norma Jean) Mee, Leesburg, Fla.; four grandchildren, Michelle (Brian) Colvard, Houston, Texas, Alex King, Spring, Texas; and Meta Machulis and Nicholas Machulis, Dwight; three step-grandchildren, Jody (Bob) Reddell, Tami Fredricks and Jenny (Brock) Stonich; a great grandchild, Zander King, Spring, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a longtime friend, Joyce (George) Leas, New Lenox.

Along with her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Roy.

She was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Dwight. She worked for retail decorating businesses and was an accomplished artist, having painted numerous paintings displayed in homes in the United States, Sweden and Denmark.

She was a graduate of Joliet Township High School.

In addition to painting, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her. 
 
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 Parents:
  Marius N. Sorensen (1883 - 1973)
  Meta Beyer Sorensen (1886 - 1961)
 
 Sibling:
  Roy Beyer Sorensen (1914 - 1915)*
  Marie Christine Sorensen King (1916 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Dwight
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34082077
 


- Amy
 Added: Feb. 22, 2009
 
 
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