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Babe Sorrells

1928 - 2013

Lavona “Babe” Sorrells age 85 of Rogers City,
went to be with her Lord and Saviour on
August 7, 2013 from her home,

Babe was born May 23, 1928 in Cheboygan
to Raymond and Floriene (Trapp) Sova.

She married Henry “Hank” Sorrells on March 12, 1949 in Cheboygan.
Babe loved her family and her pets. She enjoyed fishing and gardening.

Mrs. Sorrells is survived by:
4 children, Lynda Shafto of Gaylord; Terry Sorrells of Alpena;
Nancy (Jon) Gagnon of Traverse City; and
Lori Sorrells of Rogers City;
6 grandchildren, Stacy, Kendra, and Scott Shafto, Jenalea (Paul) Murray,
Jesse (Stephanie) Gagnon, and Adam Gagnon; and
2 great-grandchildren, Isabella Shafto-Searles and Charlotte Rose Fopma;
2 brothers, Gordon “Bud” (Norma) Charboneau and
Calvin “Bobo” Charboneau;
2 sisters-in-law, Ann Thomas and Virginia Rickerson; and
many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband, Henry “Hank” in 1995;
2 sisters, and
1 brother.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 until
8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume at Rogers City Baptist Church on
Saturday from 12:00 pm. through time of funeral at 1:00 p.m. with
Pastor David Rogers officiating.

Interment will take place at Ocqueoc Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of the Sunrise Shore or
Rogers City Baptist Church,

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Babe Sorrells – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI