1931 ~ 2017
Tooele/Moroni, UT - Keith Sorensen passed away at home surrounded by his family October 17, 2017 in Tooele, Utah. He was born March 30, 1931 in Moroni, Utah to Niels Isaac and Thelma Marie Lyon Sorensen.
Keith graduated from Moroni High School where he played on the basketball team, played trumpet and baritone in the band, and sang high tenor in the quartet. After graduation Keith served 4 years in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He married Lovina Lott in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They had seven children and formed a family band known throughout Utah as “The Sorensen Internationals”.
Keith worked for many years with the Boy Scouts. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and taking his family camping in the mountains.
Keith worked as an Engineering Technician and after moving back to Moroni he worked at the Snow College Activities Center and drove a school bus for North Sanpete School District.
Keith is survived by his wife, Lovina; children, Niera and Mike, Rick and Jayelyne, Lillie and Larry, Scot and Jennifer, and Tina and Jim; 28 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Alan and Elliott (Gina); grandsons, Craig and Ricky Jr.; brother, Darrell (Betty).
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Westland Ward, 1030 S. 900 W., Tooele, UT, where a viewing will be held from 9-9:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be Saturday 3:00 p.m. at the Moroni City Cemetery, 115 W. Main St., Moroni, UT. Online condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com