Private Family Service
Interment at Omaha National Cemetery ~ Omaha, Nebraska
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Mid-Nebraska Foundation – Brian Sorenson Scholarship Fund
Mary Ann (Park) Sorenson, 90, of Ashland, NE, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland, NE. She was born December 30, 1929 on a farm near Chester, SD to Henry Sr. and Kathryn (Birnbaum) Park. Mary Ann attended country school near Chester, SD.
She was married to Darrell Sorenson on August 9, 1950 in Huntimer, SD. The couple lived in Canton, SD, Marshall, MN, Madison, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Hutchinson, KS, Wichita, KS and Omaha, NE. In September of 2019 they moved to Oxbow Living Center in Ashland, NE. Mary Ann was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Omaha, NE.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Darrell Sorenson Sr.; children, Darrell Sorenson Jr. of North Platte, NE, Deborah (Steve Shonkwiler) Sorenson of Decatur, NE, Theresa Sorenson of Thornton, CO, Mark (Delora) Sorenson of Omaha, NE and Daniel (Amy) Sorenson of Gretna, NE; 11 grandchildren, Becky Sorenson, Shon Dillon, Shannon Dillon, Scott Johnson, Dustin Sorenson, Jacob Sorenson, Chase Sorenson, John Sorenson, Samantha Sorenson, Jesse Weifenbach and Tyson Weifenbach; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Betty) Park of Colton, SD; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by grandchildren, Faith Sorenson and Brian Sorenson; parents, Henry and Katheryn Park; three sisters, Muriel Van Dam, Avis Klamm and Marge Myres; one brother, Henry Park Jr.