Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen (1918 - 1973)

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Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen
1918 - 1973
April 15, 1918
Twin Groves, Fremont County, Idaho United States 83445
April 10, 1973
St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas United States
Last Known Residence
Dietrich, Lincoln County, Idaho United States 83324
Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen was born on April 15, 1918 in Twin Groves, Idaho. She was born into the Farrimond family and married into the Sorensen family. She was born to John William Farrimond and Millie (Baker) Farrimond, with siblings Bonnie, Ruth, James, Donna, Jack, Reba, and Jossine. According to her family tree, Alberta was mother to 9 children. She married Glenn L Sorensen on September 4, 1943. They were married until Alberta's death in 1973. They gave birth to Regina (Sorensen) Kemp, Allen Farrimond Sorensen, Loretta Nmn (Sorensen) Dilworth, Patricia Nmn (Sorensen) Mecham, Evan Farrimond Sorensen, Leon Sorensen, Sheila Sorensen, Alden Sorensen, and DeLynn Sorensen. Alberta died on April 10, 1973 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas at age 54. We know that Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen had been residing in Dietrich, Lincoln County, Idaho United States 83324.
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Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen
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Dietrich, Lincoln County, Idaho United States 83324
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Alberta Sorensen was born on in Twin Groves, Fremont County, Idaho United States 83445
Alberta Sorensen died on at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas United States
Alberta Sorensen was born on in Twin Groves, Fremont County, Idaho United States 83445
Alberta Sorensen died on at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas United States
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at Shoshone Cemetery in Shoshone, Lincoln County, Idaho United States 83352
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Married: September 4, 1943 - April 15, 1973
Cause of Separation: Alberta's Death
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Mrs Alberta F. Sorensen was born on April 15, 1918 to J.W. Farrimond and Millie Baker Farrimond at St. Anthony, Idaho. She attended St. Anthony schools and graduated from Sugar City High School.
She served a mission for the L.D.S. Church in the California mission in 1941. She was married to Glenn L. Sorensen on September 4, 1943 in the Salt Lake City L.D.S. Temple. They then moved to Burmah, Idaho where he farmed with his father. Glenn then entered the service and Alberta went back to St. Anthony to live. Upon his discharge they farmed for a time in the St. Anthony area. In November 1952 they returned to Burmah and farmed there until 1955 when they moved to Dietrich to farm and lived there since.
Alberta passed away at the St.Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas on Tuesday, April 10, 1973 after an illness of about ten days. She was on a vacation trip at the time she became ill.
She was a lifelong member of the L.D.S. Church. She had worked in the St. Anthony church and while at Dietrich had served as counselor and Relief Society President. At the time of her death she was serving as M.I.A. teacher and Stake and Ward Secretary for the M.I.A She was also serving as seminary teacher at Dietrich over the past seven years.
Survivors include: Her husband Glenn of Dietrich. Five sons, Allen F. Sorensen of Ogden, Utah, Evan F. Sorensen of Twin Falls, Leon F. Sorensen, Alden F. Sorensen and DeLynn F. Sorensen all of Dietrich. Four daughters, Mrs. Loretta Dilworth of Boise, Mrs. Patricia Mecham of Logan, Utah, Sheila Sorensen of Boise, Regina Sorensen of Dietrich. One Brother, Jack Farrimond of Clearfield, Utah. Five sisters, Mrs. Darlene Wright of Bisbee, Arizona, Mrs. Donna Jensen of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Mrs. Ruth Wright and Mrs. Reba Bauer of St. Anthony, Idaho, Mrs. Jossine Saurey of Rexburg, Idaho. Six grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her Parents, and Brother James Baker Farrimond.
Funeral services were held at the Shoshone L.D.S. Church on Monday, April 16, 1973 at 1:00 PM with Bishop Roy Hubert, officiating. Concluding rites were held in the Shoshone Cemetery.

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Bergin Funeral Chapel
Shoshone, Idaho

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In 1918, in the year that Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1925, by the time she was just 7 years old, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1947, by the time she was 29 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1961, she was 43 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1973, in the year of Alberta Nmn (Farrimond) Sorensen's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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