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Gwen E. Sorensen – Obituary

Name: Gwen E. Sorensen

Age: 72

Born: 03-29-1946

Died: 05-08-2018

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud

Service:
St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Cloud


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Gwen E. Sorensen, age 72 of St. Cloud, formerly of Glenwood. Gwen passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8. 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the Good Shepherd Community in Sauk Rapids. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will take place in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud and after 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Parish prayers will be 6:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home, St. Cloud.
Gwen was born on March 29, 1946 in Glenwood, Minnesota to C. B. “Jim” and Theresa (Glieden) Dick. She was a 1964 graduate of Glenwood High School. Gwen married Henry Sorensen February 14, 1968 in Glenwood. The couple raised their three boys in Montana. Following her divorce, Gwen returned to the Glenwood area. She was employed as a housekeeper for many years prior to being diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy in 2000. Gwen was a devoted member of St. Anthony’s Parish.
Gwen is survived by her sons, Michael (Samantha) of Sauk Rapids, Dale of Great Falls, Montana and James of Staples; three granddaughters, Brittaney, Adelyn and Avery; sisters, Carroll Dick of St. Cloud and Jean Dick and her husband Theodore Collins of St. Paul; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; niece, Stacy Voerding and nephew, Phillip Voerding.
In lieu of flowers, family prefers memorials be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Guestbook for Gwen E. Sorensen


tim tjaden
, friend
May 14, 2018, 8:53 pm
Gwen was my wife's best friend. I lost my wife Bonnie on Jun 17,2017 to cancer. My heart goes out to the family. I want to share a verse with you that has helped me this past year. Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength, they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31. I hope those words will comfort you and make sure you give your spouse; your significant other; or your kids a hug and remember every day is a gift. Tim Tjaden
F.Ward
, Neighbor
May 10, 2018, 9:46 am
"To the family of Mrs. Sorensen I offer my sympathy during this difficult time for you all. May comfort from God (Psalm 94:19), give you strength to cope, and may His promise be your hope, the promise of a resurrection, (Acts 24:15). I pray these passages touch hearts and give you solace as they have me in my times of loss."

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