Rudy Sorsen

Obituary of Rudy Jack Sorsen

Mecosta – Rudy Jack “Red” Sorsen, 68, of Mecosta, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the VA Medical Center in Saginaw. 

 

He was born August 20, 1951, in Lakeview, the son of Donald and Adahbelle (Taylor) Sorsen, and graduated from Chippewa Hills High School in 1969.  Red joined the U.S. Army that summer, serving during the Vietnam War. He was stationed as an MP in Germany, and was honorably discharged in 1984.

 

Following his discharge, he returned to the area, and worked at Evart Products for over 15 years until retiring.  Red also earned his BS in Computer Technology from ITT Institute.  Red was an avid Detroit sports fan, and loved to play softball and bowl. He also enjoyed fishing and his flower garden.  

 

On March 26, 1977, he married Pamela Hegle, who survives.  Also surviving are their children, Kelly (Rolv) Sivertsen, Eric Sorsen (Lorraine Hoover), Amanda (Marcus) Jackson, and Michael Sorsen (Melissa Moorman); 6 grandchildren, Emily, Jesse, Kollin, Robert, Carter, and Messiah; his brothers Jay, Jody (Sherri), and Lenny (Carolyn) Sorsen; his sisters Audrey Sorsen and Nancy (Don) Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.  Red was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers Randy and Danny.

 

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Janowicz Family Funeral Home in Remus, with Pastor Randy Piatt officiating.  Red’s family will greet friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.   Military Honors will be provided by the Mecosta VFW Post #2335.  Memorial contributions in his name may be made for the V.A. Medical Center in Saginaw. Care and arrangements are entrusted to the Janowicz Family Funeral Home in Remus.  

 

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Saturday
22
February

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Janowicz Family Funeral Home
469 West Wheatland
Remus, Michigan, United States
(989) 967-3464
Saturday
22
February

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Janowicz Family Funeral Home
469 West Wheatland
Remus, Michigan, United States
(989) 967-3464
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