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 Frank Luther Sorenson

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Frank Luther Sorenson

  • Birth 4 Apr 1898 Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 19 Nov 1977 Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Block 13, Lot 27, Grave 12
  • Memorial ID 27444231

Frank Luther Sorenson, one of six children of Frank and Hanna Nelson Sorenson, was born on a farm near Nelson, Nebraska, on April 4, 1898.

Frank was baptized at Nelson as an infant and has been a member of the Nelson Methodist Church for the last 30 years. He grew up on the farm and was educated from the Eureka Grade School near Nelson. He was married to Alvena Holthaus on January 14, 1920, at Hastings, Nebraska. To this union 3 children were born.

Most of his life was lived in the Mt. Clare community where he farmed and the last 14 ears, lived in Nelson and Superior.

Frank was preceded in death by two infant daughters, Helen Joan and Carolyn Jean; his parents; three brothers and a sister.

Survivors include his widow, Alvena of Superior; daughter, Mrs. Herbert Ray (Dorothy) of Hebron; sister, Mrs. Bill Shaw of Denver, Colorado; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Frank passed away on November 18, 1977 in Superior, Nebraska, at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 14 days.

Funeral services were held from the Nelson United Methodist Church, Wednesday, November 23. Rev. Clair Kess officiated. Two vocal selections were sang by Vera Kruse, accompanied by Mr. Ivan Schafer. Serving as casketbearers were Henry Malpert, Nels Nelson, Chester Shipman, Ernest Schriever, Hans Christensen and Lester Schleufer. Burial was in the Nelson Cemetery. The Klawitter Funeral Home in Nelson was in charge of the arrangements.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, December 1, 1977; pg. 10 ;; Thank You to Peggy A. (Bargen) Duey, Nelson, Nebraska for this obit.


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  • Maintained by: Mary Childers
  • Originally Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
  • Added: 9 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27444231
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Luther Sorenson (4 Apr 1898–19 Nov 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27444231, citing Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Mary Childers (contributor 47267584) .