MARTINUS F. SORENSEN, age 74, Retired USAF

Written by Brust Funeral Home on July 21st, 2017

Sorensen, MartinAmerican_Flag_1_x1000Martinus F. Sorensen, USAF Retired, age 74, of Lombard, died July 20 at his home.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 24 from 4 to 8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.  Funeral Service will be Tuesday with Mr. Sorensen Lying-In-State from 9:00 AM to the time of Service at 9:30 AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 South Lincoln, Lombard.  Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Illinois.

Mr. Sorensen is survived by his wife, Linda, nee Alden; his daughters, Martina (Gary) Lydon of Roselle and Krista Sorensen of North Carolina; his step-son, William Buehler, Jr. of Utah; four grandchildren, Kyle Martin Lydon, Ryan and Donovan McCullough of North Carolina, and Emmalee Suzzane Buehler of Utah; his brother, Peter (Nancy) of Naperville; his sisters, Gerda Schauer of Florida, Ardis (Michael) Cicchella of Michigan, and the late Dagny; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Sorensen had retired from the U.S. Air Force serving during Desert Storm and had also served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.

Mr. Sorensen had retired from the Lithographers Union Local #458 and had worked at Fort Dearborn Lithography.

He was formerly on the Board of Directors of the Camp Duncan YMCA.

Mr. Sorensen enjoyed woodworking and was a “fix-it” type person.

He loved his dog, Kip.

In Lieu of flowers, Memorials to YMCA Camp Duncan, 32405 N. US Highway 12, Ingleside, Illinois 60041, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, Illinois 60148, or Shorewood Cocker Rescue, Inc. at www.cockerrescue.net. would be appreciated.

 

 

 

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