GROVELAND – Robert E. Sorensen, 78, of Groveland, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at his home.
He was born on October 11, 1942 in Woodstock, Ill., to Ejner and Wilhemina (Hoch) Sorensen.
Surviving are one daughter, Michelle Sorensen of Eureka, Ill.; one son, David (Christine) Sorensen of Congerville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren, Drake, NaKaela (Jeff), Mattea (Taylor), Emmanual, Emya, Alex, Blake, Abby, Zach (Jamie), Christian (Alyson), Hannah, Gracelyn and Isabella; 6 great-grandchildren, Alayah, Journi, McKenna, Skyline, Lillian and Charlotte; and one brother, Wayne (Marlene) Sorensen of Canyon Lake, CA.
Robert received a Bachelor’s degree from Carthage College on a trumpet scholarship and a Master’s degree from Bradley University. He was a principal at District 150. After retiring, he went back to work for several years in the Creve Coeur school district as a teacher and mentor.
More than anything, Robert enjoyed fishing with his family on Lake Namakagon every summer.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.