Orville William Sorflaten

Orville William Sorflaten

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 31 Oct 2002 (aged 96)
Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
Burial Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 19752853 · View Source
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Orville William Sorflaten of Church Hill, Maryland died at the Memorial Hospital, Easton on Thursday, October 31, 2002. He was 96.

Born September 15, 1906 in Adams, MN, he was the son of the late John and Minnie Huseby Sorflaten. He attended Saint Olaf College and the University of Minnesota and later he joined his brother, Alvin, Carroll County, Maryland where he met and married the former Esther Baker on July 30, 1932. He then moved to Queenstown, MD where he worked for Blakeford Farm as a dairyman for 23 years. He then began work for the Queen Anne County Sheriff Dept. and later worked for Callahan Appliance in Centreville. In 1981 they moved near Church Hill, MD. Mr. Sorflaten enjoyed genealogy and working in his yard.

He was preceded in death by his wife on April 13, 1992.

Mr. Sorflaten is survived by five daughters, Joan Sorflaten of Church Hill, MD, Vada Marks of Groveland, FL, Judith Walsh of Centreville, MD, Donna Lou Ward of Alleghany, NY and Esther Lee Moffett of Dover, DE; a sister, Helen Tischer of Chicago, IL; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held at the Fellows, Helfenbein & Newman Funeral Home on Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Burial was in Chesterfield Cemetery, Centreville, MD.

Memorial donations may be made to the Centreville United Methodist Church, 608 Church Hill Road, Centreville, MD 21671 or to the Delaware Division of Libraries, Library for the Blind and Handicapped, 43 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901.



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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 6 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19752853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orville William Sorflaten (15 Sep 1906–31 Oct 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19752853, citing Chesterfield Cemetery, Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .