Greg Sorensen, 62, CambridgePublished 10:49am Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Greg Sorensen, 62, of Cambridge, died Dec. 10, 2012, at home from cancer.
Gregory Dean Sorensen was born Dec. 2, 1950, in Albert Lea, to Herbert and Dorothy (VanPelt) Sorensen. He was raised and attended school in Albert Lea. Greg then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict. On Nov. 16, 1985, he married Jacqueline Jones and they resided in West St. Paul. In 1993 they moved to Isanti and in 2003 to Cambridge. Greg spent much of the last few years in Florida where he was active in the American Legion. In his younger years he was very involved in hockey and was a “mites” coach. Greg also played hockey while in the Army. He also enjoyed boating and going deer hunting with his boys. Greg’s greatest hobby was motorcycling.
Greg is survived by his wife, Jacki of Cambridge; two sons, Shawn Sorensen and his fiancée Tavi Taylor of Isanti, Christopher Sorensen of Cambridge; mother, Dorothy Sorensen of South St. Paul; one brother, Robert (Mary) Sorensen of South St. Paul; two grandchildren, Brody and Brooke; and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Sorensen.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Strike Funeral Home, Cambridge Chapel with the Rev. Del Schnaidt officiating. A memorial visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, also at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. The funeral home can be reached at 763-689-2070 or at its website: www.strikefuneral.com.