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Clayton Luvern Sorenson

Obituary Information

Service Details


Date: Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Time: 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home - Austin


Date: Monday, April 7th, 2014

Time: 10:30 A.M.

Location: Moscow Lutheran Church, rural Austin

Fairview Cemetery
rural Oakland



Clayton Luvern Sorenson, age 88 of Austin, Minnesota died Thursday morning, April 3, 2014 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. He was born September 25, 1925 to Viggo and Annie (Jensen) Sorenson in Freeborn County, Minnesota. He attended Moscow Elementary School, District 29 through eighth grade and went on to Austin High School. After his marriage to Eva Jeanette Bremseth on June 27, 1945 in Austin, they made their home on a farm in Moscow Township where Clayton loved working in the field, milking cows and raising Holstein steers. He “danced his shoes off” with Eva and followed Mel’s Polka Stars around the area. He loved playing the accordion. Clayton also enjoyed woodworking and playing cards with friends and family. They traveled to Europe twice. A longtime member of Moscow Lutheran Church, Clayton moved to the Cedars in 2011.

Survivors include six children, Steven (Karen) Sorenson of Hayward, Minnesota; Lee (Mary) Sorenson of Collinsville, Illinois; Linda (James) Nord of Watertown, Minnesota; Brian (Janice) Sorenson of Austin, Minnesota; Annette (Duane) Schuler of Austin, Minnesota; Dean (Susan) Sorenson of Oakland, Minnesota; fourteen grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren, one sister, Barbara Corbin of Irving, Texas; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Eva; a brother, Kenneth and a brother-in-law, Robert.

Funeral services will be held at Moscow Lutheran Church, rural Oakland Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with The Reverend Matt Williams officiating. Visitation is from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and one hour prior to the service at church on Monday. Interment is at Fairview Cemetery, rural Oakland.

Memorials are preferred to Moscow Lutheran Church.

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