Robert L. Sorensen

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  • "Bob was a really great guy. He saved any steam donkeys..."
    - Merv Johnson
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  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
  • "Neil I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing."
    - Christine mellroth
  • - George Smith
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Robert L. Sorensen died peacefully in his home on February 5, 2016 at the age of 100 with his son Neil by his side. Robert is survived by his sons: Robert E (Arlene) of Laurel, Jim (Christine) of Lynden, and Neil of Laurel, daughter in law Linda of Bellevue, wife of son David, deceased; grand children Kevin, Brian, Chad, Jillian, Lindsey, Brett and Ingrid and numerous great grand children. Born and raised in the family home in Laurel, he started farming with his dad using a team of horses, steam engines, and later by tractor. A graduate of Meridian in 1933, he went to UW where he met his wife of 67 years, Lillian (deceased). He later became a truck driver and then the owner of MSM Hauling. He had a passionate love for steam engines and was a big part of Puget Sound Antique Assn. He was a member of Laurel Church for 100 years, where he devoted his life to Christ. He will be greatly missed by his family and everyone that knew him. He was a hardworking man until his late 90's and was mowing the lawn in the summer of 2015, blindly! Memorial service will be held February 20th at 11:00 am at Laurel Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Laurel Church.
Published in Bellingham Herald from Feb. 9 to Feb. 14, 2016
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