Quintin Sorenson

August 19, 1924 - November 8, 2020


Visitation: Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 13 at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church in Canton, SD. 

Service: Livestream link

       Quintin Sorenson, age 96, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home.  Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 13 at Redeemer Free Lutheran Church in Canton, SD.  Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.  Memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice.  A link to the livestream of his service can be found at www.andersonandsonsfh.com

          Quintin was the youngest of 5 children born to Martin and Clara (Anderson) Sorenson on August 19, 1924 on the family farm near Inwood, IA.  Quintin was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.  He attended Centennial Twp. #6 before serving his country in the US Navy.  He married Lucille Hartmann on March 15, 1947 in Sioux Falls, SD.  The couple lived in various communities in Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota before buying a farm north of Canton, SD in 1968.  Quintin farmed until retiring and moving to Canton in 2004.  The couple moved to Washington Crossing in Sioux Falls, SD in 2015.

          Quintin was passionate about farming and participated in the American Ag Movement Tractorcade to Washington, DC.  He enjoyed playing blackjack, traveling in his motorhome, and spending time with his family.  He was a member of the Canton American Legion and VFW, was a past commander of the Canton VFW, and served on the Honor Guard.  He will also be remembered for his great sense of humor.

          He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Lucille; children: Barb (Dale) Flannery, Welton, AZ, Raymond (Joan) Sorenson, Marshall, MN, Carol Sorenson, Sioux Falls, SD, Clayton (Vonda) Sorenson, Billings, MT, Gordon Sorenson, Sioux Falls, SD, Shari Sorenson, Sioux Falls, SD and Gerald (Janet) Sorenson, Canton, SD; 12 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; along with many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lori Bade; 1 brother; and 3 sisters.

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  1. My deepest condolences to Aunt Lou and my cousins. I have many memories of spending Sunday afternoon out on the farm with everyone. We have not seen you for so many years I miss all those wonderful times

  2. Dear Sorensen Family,
    Sending our sincere sympathy on the loss of your precious Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa. Treasure all your special memories with him. You can imagine the joyful reunion with his sweet Lori too. God grant you comfort in the days ahead. Sincerely, Janice & Richard Olsen

  3. Hi Shari
    I just read Fridays paper and see where your dad passed away on Sunday.

    Thinking of you Shari and your family.

    Thoughts and prayers for you, your mom and family.

    May Gods Peace be with you all.

    In Gods Love
    Judy, Berndt

  4. We wish you peace and comfort in the loss of Quintin. Our memories of your time as our neighbors on the farm near Alberta, MN are special. Lots of kids and fun! Our dad has been gone for a year already next month. It’s hard but you can be comforted that your dad no longer struggles. Greetings and love to your whole family.

    Diane, Julie, Marie, Kevin and other Stroman siblings

  5. My sympathies to all of Quintin’s family, may you find peace and comfort at this sad time. Gerald and Shari you’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Lucille and all the family, I’m so sorry for the loss of Quintin. It is not easy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. I thought I left a message when I looked at it on my tablet, but it didn’t show on the computer. Maybe you got two messages. Prayers to you all.

  7. Danny and I extend our love, prayers and condolences to Uncle Quentins family!!! I have many fond memories of time spent with the Sorenson cousins as a child. I will cherish the memories and will be lifting all of you in prayers for comfort and understanding! Danny and I wish we could come out. He had back surgery 10-28-20, so it will be awhile before we can travel. Truly Uncle Quentin’s legacy lives on in the lives of his family!!! “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4. May God comfort all of you! With ❤️ love, Carolyne (Jans) and Danny Brooks

  8. God’s peace to you and your family. I feel blessed to have known Quintin for the past 4 years. I enjoyed the visits we had here at Washington Crossing. I will always think of him when I hear the word UFDA.

    Todd Irvine
    Washington Crossing

  9. Ray, Barb, Carol, and all the rest of the family. My deepest sympathy goes out to each and everyone of you. It is not an easy thing to go through. My thoughts and prayers to you and your mom.

  10. Sorenson Family
    I am so sorry to hear about Quintin’s passing. He was a gentle, kind soul. He will be missed by those who knew him. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.