Sharon Sorenson


Sharon I. Sorenson was born Nov. 27, 1946, at Plankinton, S.D., to Mark and Dorothy (Horstmeyer) Laffey. She married Jerry W. Sorenson Oct. 6, 1963, at Pipestone, Minn. They lived in Mitchell, S.D., until 1995 when they moved to the Custer, S.D., area where they have lived since.

Sharon died peacefully with her family by her side at the Hospice House in Rapid City (S.D) Dec. 5, 2018 after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 72.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Sorenson of Custer; four children, Jack (Jennifer) Sorenson of Mitchell, Nicki (Jason) Mallon of Huron, Jay Sorenson of Mitchell and Jesse (Michelle) Sorenson of Custer; seven grandchildren, Allysa, Jered, Alexis, Nicholas, Brooke, Regan and Curtis; and one great- grandchild, Sutton.

No services are scheduled at this time. Friends may sign Sharon’s online guestbook at