Wednesday, May 26, 2010

World War II Navy pilot Sorensen is dead at 90

Ronald Sorensen
1920 - 2010

Ron Sorensen was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Feb. 19, 1920, and passed away in Payson, Ariz.on May 25, 2010.

He moved to California with his mother, father, brother and sister at an early age. He attended school in Alhambra and college in Pasadena.

He joined the navy during World War II and was a pilot stationed in the South Atlantic. He retired from Rocketdyne and moved to Payson.

His biggest love has always been his family. His hobbies included rebuilding his 1950 MG and his home built Falco airplane.

He is survived by Virginia, his wife of 54 years, his children Mike and Paula Sorensen, Mark Sorensen and Stacy and Curtis Palace, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services for the family will be at a later date.

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