Louise Sorum

April 25, 1933 - May 24, 2015


Visitation: Public visitation will be Thursday from 3-6 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, SD.

Louise A. Sorum, age 82, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at the Sanford Heart Hospital.  Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, SD.  Public visitation will be Thursday from 3-6 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, SD.  In Lieu of Flowers, memorials can be directed to Gideons International.

        Louise was born on April 25, 1933, to Elmer and Della (Ingebrigtson) Peterson in the log house on the Thormodsgaard homestead which now stands in Prairie Village in Madison, SD.  She attended Fairview Center District #83, Pleasant Valley School #74, and graduated from Augustana Academy in 1951.  She married John A. Sorum on June 21, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, SD.

            She was a life-long member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was the Moe Parish secretary from 1952 until her retirement in 2013.  She was active in Ladies Aid and Bible studies.  She also enjoyed quilting and was known for her cooking.  Faith and family were very important in Louise’s life.

            Louise was preceded in death by her parents.  Grateful for having shared her life are her husband of 57 years, John; children, Glenda Sorum, Sioux Falls, SD, Jean (Joel) Rosgaard, Rock Valley, IA, Karen E. (Mark) Gubbrud, Alcester, SD, John E. Sorum, Fairview, SD, and Jerry (Rebecca) Sorum, Canton, SD; sister, Doris Kampen, Canton, SD; grandchildren: William, Anne, and Sarah Rosgaard and Aaron, Caleb, and Haley Sorum; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

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  1. Glenda,

    I was so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I pray that you and your family find comfort in sharing memories of her.

    Jan McDonald

  2. Louis was always one of the most kind persons that I have ever met. She was so soft spoken and I now understand how she raised such a kind wonderful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of loss.