Sorum, Gaylord Marlin (1923-2005)

Gaylord Sorum, 81, died on Thursday, February 3, 2005 at Oakland Park Nursing Home in Thief River Falls.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Nancy Hanson officiating. Casket bearers included Tom Steinhauer, Gail Steinhauer, Jay Nelson, Marc Horien, Emery Horien, Donald Larson and Eldon Augustine. Interment was held at the Holt Cemetery in Holt.

Gaylord Marlin Sorum was born on December 1, 1923 in Holt, the son of Bertine “Bertha” Sorum. He was baptized in the Christian Faith on November 17, 1924 and attended school in Thief River Falls. Gaylord grew up and farmed in Excel Township, Marshall County and worked as a Farm Laborer in the Holt area. He moved to Thief River Falls in 1988.

He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to go hunting.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha, on May 20, 1972 and his grandparents, Theodore and Christine Sorum

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky