Obituaries

Helen Bernice Sorenson 1917 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Services for Helen Bernice Sorensen, 93, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home where the Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m.
Mrs. Sorensen died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at Hickory Point Nursing Center, Oskaloosa.
She was born May 29, 1917, in Peterton, the daughter of Martin and Monica (Churchill) Coughlin. She was united in marriage on Nov. 8, 1941, to Bill H. Sorensen in Tonganoxie. He preceded her in death in January 1994. She worked for Hallmark Cards, Topeka, Russell Stover’s Candy, Bonner Springs, and retired from B&J Thriftway in Tonganoxie. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie. She loved to sew and crochet and entered many of her projects in the Leavenworth County Fair. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Osage City.
Survivors include three daughters, Judy (Dennis) Huffaker, Topeka, Jane and Janice Sorensen, both of Lawrence; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Sacred Heart Church Building Fund care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.