Stanley "John" SorensenJanuary 4, 1928 ~ December 17, 2016 (age 88)
Peacefully at Hannah Walker Place, Owen Sound in his 89th year. John was born in Red Deer, AB son of Stanley and Muriel (Malott) Sorensen. Beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Schell-2011). Loving father of Susan Sorensen (Robert Blonding) of Canwood, SK, David (Carol) Sorensen of Grande Prairie AB, Kate Cullinane of Clearwater, BC and Andrew Sorensen (Kelly Lougheed) of Chatsworth. Dear friend of Karen Scott (Tom Mankowski) of Grande Prairie, AB. Dear grandfather of Joshua Sorensen, Jessica (Ryan) Magnusson, Megan (Adam) Slager & great-granddaughter Abigail Jean Slager, Tom (Morgane) Cullinane, Resa Cullinane (Kieran Werstiuk), Colin Sorensen (Shayla Engberg), and Patrick Sorensen. Also remembering John are his sisters Freda Cutting, Isabelle (Greig) Tyrell, Georgene (Ted) Blow, and in-laws Robert John Ballantyne, Elsie (Harold) Scriver, Emily Cain (Ed Miles) and many nieces, nephews and friends.He was predeceased by sisters Gladys DeMontmorency, Shirley Carswell and Phyllis Ballantyne; brothers-in-law George DeMontmorency, Barry Butson, Edwin Schell, Donald Cain, Bob Carswell, Jerry Cutting, 2 infant brothers and his son-in-law Mike Cullinane. John was a kind, honest man with a deep commitment to family, church and community. He married Jean in 1954 and together raised four children, nurturing and supporting their endeavours. He worked for the Royal Bank for 37 years in 12 different communities. John retired from RBC but continued to work as an investment and retirement planner for many years. John became involved in each community, sharing his strong sense of equality and compassion in his business and in volunteer work. He served on church committees for 50 years as well as many community boards. Please join the family at Georgian Shores United Church, Owen Sound, on Thursday, December 22nd for visitation at 1:00 pm with service to follow at 2:00 pm.
Memorial donations to the Georgian Shores United Church would be appreciated by the family.
Georgian Shores United Church
997 4th Ave East, Owen Sound ON N4K2N9