ARLEEN D. SORENSEN

FAIRFAX – Arleen D. Sorensen, 90, of Fairfax, died Monday April 28, 2014 in her home. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel where a visitation will be held on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. A graveside service will held at 2:30 p.m. at Summit Hill Cemetery in Pocahontas, Iowa. The Rev. Carroll Brown will officiate.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Jim) Thacker of Fairfax, Iowa, her grandchildren; Kelly (Mark Junkmann) Edwards of New Virginia, Iowa, Kimberly Brewer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Kathy (John) Craft of Maple Valley, Washington, her great grandchildren; Brittany, Bailey, Taylor, Lyndsee, Cody and Caden. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gerald L. Sorensen, a brother, Everette Johnson and a sister, Fern Pike and her great grandson Nathanial Brewer.

Arleen was born March 18, 1924 in Pocohontas, Iowa, the daughter of Oscar and Jessie (Trupe) Johnson. She married Gerald L. Sorensen there on October 6, 1940. Arleen was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and a dedicated Iowa Hawkeye Fan.