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 Henry “Hank” Sorenson

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Henry “Hank” Sorenson

  • Birth 21 Mar 1955 Williston, Williams County, North Dakota, USA
  • Death 8 May 2013 Minot, Ward County, North Dakota, USA
  • Burial Williston, Williams County, North Dakota, USA
  • Memorial ID 110634383

Henry "Hank" Sorenson, 58, of Minot and formerly of Williston, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Trinity Hospital in Minot on Thursday evening, May 8, 2013, after a three year battle with cancer.

His Funeral Service will be celebrated Tuesday afternoon, May 14, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church in Williston. Rev. Mark Britton will officiate and interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Williston.

Henry Sorenson was born March 21st, 1955 in Williston, ND to Harold and Betty Lou (Dixon) Sorenson. Henry was raised and educated in Williston. He attended NDSU and Moorhead State University where he earned various degrees.

Henry was once married to Donna and together they had three girls, Sarah, Hilary and Emily. From the marriage he also gained two step-kids, Jeremy and Amber, whom he adored. Henry married Jan on June 17, 2003 in Minot. He was blessed with three stepchildren, William, Matthew, and Hannah.

Henry's employment included various jobs with oil companies. He was also employed by Walmart as a department manager. For seventeen years he worked at Menards where he was a department manager of floor and wall coverings. During his time at Menards he met lots of friends and you could always find him with a smile on his face and happy to help.

Henry enjoyed watching and playing sports, outdoor activities, especially fishing. His biggest passions of all were his relationship with God, being active at his church, playing in the worship band, and his family and friends. He enjoyed being with his family, taking drives with his wife and sight-seeing. He loved going to Oak Park with his grand-babies, Baleigh and Mya. Some other things he enjoyed were going to Planet Pizza and bowling with his family, especially his step-daughter, Hannah, and his grandkids.

Survivors include his wife, Jan, of Minot; daughters, Sarah (Phillip) Martinson of Benedict, ND, Hilary (Josh) Sorenson of Minot, and Emily (Ryan) Sorenson of Minot; grandchildren, Baleigh and Mya; stepsons, William and Matthew Primrose of Bellingham, WA, step-daughter, Hanna Eckert of Minot; half-sister, Barb (William) Kortman of Kansas; sisters-in-law, Diane Togstad of Devils Lake and Eileen Hoerauf of Spokane, WA; and his cousin, Bob (Pat) Helle of Vancouver, WA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ruben and Mildred Togstad.

Friends may call at the Everson Funeral Home Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m., and at the church for the hour preceding the funeral.

The Everson Funeral Home of Williston is caring for the family.

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  • Created by: High Plains
  • Added: 16 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110634383
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry “Hank” Sorenson (21 Mar 1955–8 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110634383, citing Riverview Cemetery, Williston, Williams County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by High Plains (contributor 47607357) .