Gregory Sorensen, age 62, of Cambridge died December 10, 2012 at home. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel with Rev. Del Schnaidt officiating. A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, December 12th from 5:00 – 7:00 PM also at our Cambridge Chapel.
Gregory Dean Sorensen was born December 2, 1950 in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Herbert and Dorothy (VanPelt) Sorensen. He was raised and attended school in Albert Lea. Greg then served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam conflict. On November 16, 1985 he married Jacqueline Jones and they resided in West St. Paul. In 1993 they moved to Isanti and in 2003 to Cambridge. Greg spent much of the last few years in Florida where he was active in the American Legion. In his younger years he was very involved in hockey and was a “mites” coach. Greg also played hockey while in the Army. He also enjoyed boating and going deer hunting with his boys. Greg’s greatest hobby was motorcycling.
Greg is survived by his wife, Jacki of Cambridge; two sons, Shawn Sorensen and his Fiancée Tavi Taylor of Isanti, Christopher Sorensen of Cambridge; mother, Dorothy Sorensen of South St. Paul; one brother, Robert (Mary) Sorensen of South St. Paul; two grandchildren, Brody and Brooke; and by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Sorensen.