January 15, 1912 ~ September 6, 2003
Meriden - Gertrude L. Sorenson, 91, of 320 Colony St., died Sat., Sept. 6, 2003 at the Bradley Home Infirmary. She was the wife of the late Herbert Sorenson. She was born in Meriden, Jan. 15, 1912 a daughter of the late Gustav and Martha Schwarz Rufleth. She had worked as a part-time bookkeeper at the Interstate Glass Co. for many years. She was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church where she was a long time member of the Ladies Aid Society and the Christian Fellowship Society. She is survived by a daughter, Edna Sorenson of Newington, two sons and their wives, John and Norma Sorenson of Valparaso, IN and Paul and Joan Sorenson of Milford, CT and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Marilyn Sorenson and two brothers, Carl and Herbert Rufleth. Funeral service Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003 at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden. The Rev. David Brinkley will officiate. Friends may call Tues. one hour prior to the service in church or Monday from 7 - 9 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 520 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450 or the the Bradley Home, 320 Colony St., Meriden, CT 06451.