Adella B. Sorensen, 78, Gering

Adella B Sorensen, 78 of Gering, Nebraska passed away Monday, October 22, 2012 at RWMC.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 27 at 10 am at Faith Lutheran Church in Gering with Pastor Richard Neugebauer officiating. Interment will be at West Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, October 26 at Gering Memorial Chapel from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The casket will be closed at the church. A memorial has been established to Faith Lutheran Church. Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Adella was born on August 26, 1934 on a farm near Creighton, SD to Henry and Elizabeth (Drewitz) Denke. She graduated from High School in Wall, SD and attended nursing school and became an LPN. She worked for several years in nursing in SD and NE. In later years, she worked at the Gering Jr. High School for 18 years.
She was united in marriage to Harold Sorensen on March 2, 1968 at St John's Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff.

She was a very active member of her church and liked gardening, canning, baking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren!

She is survived by her husband Harold Sorensen; daughter Wendy (Scott) Streeks of Bayard and their children Brandon and Tayley, and step-daughter Barbara Simmons and her children Jeremy and Nathan.
Brother Dan (Linda)Denke of Aurora, CO; sister Christina (Julius) Eisenbraun of Mitchell, SD and brother-in-law Wesley Dewey of Grand Island, NE.

She was preceded in death by her parents and Sister Alice Dewey.

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