Kent Earl Sorensen, 63, passed away August 10, 2014 on his farm in Mayfield. He was born December 24, 1950, in Gunnison to Neil H. and Mary Louise Munk Sorensen. He served an LDS mission in South Africa.
Kent married Denice Smith, August 30, 1974 in the SaltLakeTemple. They have 6 children. Kent graduated from GunnisonHigh School and SnowCollege. He also attended UtahStateUniversity. He helped build White Sage Dairy and Farm with his dad and brothers. He worked hard as a farmer and dairyman for his entire life.
Kent was always serving others. He was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holding numerous callings over the years including Elder’s Quorum President, High Priest Group Leader, Executive Secretary, Ward Mission Leader and as a dedicated ordinance worker at the MantiTemple. He loved serving in the temple and the interactions he had with the people there. He was also active in the Mayfield Lions Club and Young Farmers.
Kent enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He especially liked fishing at LakePowell. The time he spent with his family was his favorite. He was always planning the next trip to Powell, Hawaii, up the mountains or Sunday dinner. Every trip, no matter where he was, he would always stop and help anyone he saw in need. He passed this great love of service on to his family.
He is survived by his wife, Denice; mother, Mary Louise Sorensen of Mayfield; children, MaryAnn (Loren) Thompson of Manti, Stephanie (Brant) Gibbons of Sandy, Robert (Holly) Sorensen of Mayfield, Kris (Melanie) Sorensen of Millcreek, “Chubb” Kenneth (Lacie) Sorensen of Spanish Fork and David Sorensen of Sterling; grandkids, Keston, Bridger, Sienna, Cambree, Ayden, Lynlee, Kyana, Mitchell, Lincoln, Porter, Spencer and Savannah; sister, Linda (Que) Miller of Mayfield; brothers, Lee (Tina) Sorensen of Mayfield and Kim Sorensen of Centerfield.
He is preceded in death by his father, Neil H. Sorensen and infant sister, Ann Sorensen. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Mayfield Ward Chapel. Friends may call Friday, August 15 from 6-8 pm and Saturday from 9-10:30 am. Burial will be in the MayfieldCemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com