|5/10/2017 2:18:00 PM|
Vivian Sorenson, 102, of Westbrook, formerly of Storden, died May 2, 2017, at Peterson Estates in Westbrook.
Funeral services were Friday at Storden Baptist Church in Storden with Pastor David Johnson officiating.
Special music was provided by Bob VanMaasdam, organist; Joyce Madson, pianist; and Morgen Pederson and Elizabeth Johnson, vocalists.
Lisa Buckman shared memories.
Casket bearers were Kent Sorenson, Gary Sorenson, Jeff Agrimson, Tim Agrimson, Steve Agrimson and Scott Schuler.
Honorary bearers were Lisa Buckman, Marni Sorenson Moody, Angela Schuler and Christa Duevel.
Interment as at Storden Baptist Cemetery in rural Storden.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom handled the funeral arrangements.
Vivian Marie Nietert was born Dec. 19, 1914, to Ivan A. and Ella M. (Brellenthin) Nietert in Marshall County, S.D. She moved many times with her parents before attending college in Mitchell, S.D. She transferred to Mankato Commercial College in 1935, then accepted a position with the bank in Storden.
In 1938, Vivian married Willard Sorenson and together they ran the family farm.
Vivian was primarily a homemaker, but worked part-time for many years at the Storden Times. She also was secretary of the Storden Senior Citizens for 15 years.
In addition to her family, she enjoyed bowling, gardening, reading, music and traveling.
Vivian professed her faith in Jesus Christ at an early age and served her church as an officer in Ladies Aid, church clerk, deaconess, by helping publish the bulletin and serving on the missionary and library committees.
She will be remembered as a prayer warrior for her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard; and a son-in-law, Joel Agrimson.
Survivors include her children: Kathleeen Agrimson of Chanhassen, John (Sherry) Sorenson of Storden and Jeri (Don) Schuler of Foley; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.