Rev. Robert Lynn

Sorensen

Services were held May 24, 2019, in Bellville, Texas, for Reverend Robert Lynn Sorensen, 67, who died peacefully at his home, in Sealy, Texas, on Friday, May 17, 2019.

Robert was born November 16, 1951, in Harlan, Iowa, and grew up in Council Bluffs. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1970, and earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Houston in 1975. In 1980, Robert moved to Dubuque, Iowa, where he attended Wartburg Theological Seminary and earned his Masters degree in 1984. He was ordained at Calvary Lutheran Church of San Angelo.

Preceded in death by his parents, Jack "J.W." and Ruth Sorensen; his oldest sister, Rosalie Outka.

Survived by his wife of 42 years, Joylene Sorensen; daughters, Christie (Andy) Gurka, of Satsuma, Ala., Emily (Ryan) Wagner, of Sealy, and Rev. Katrina (Carl) Walther, of Brenham, Texas; eight grand-children; sister, Patricia (Dennis) Bailey, of Council Bluffs; brother, Jack (Judith) Sorensen, of Des Moines, Iowa; aunt, Mary Ann and Jack Peterson, of Council Bluffs; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

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