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Mary Anna Sorensen

Mary Anna Sorensen

Female 1933 - 2005  (71 years)


Mary Anna Sorensen McInnes

Obituary, 27 Jul 2005

Mary Anna Sorensen McInnes passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the age of 71 at LDS Hospital of injuries resulting from a bicycle accident in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Mary was born November 20, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Ulrich A. and Fannie B. Sorensen. She graduated from South High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 1956 from BrighamYoung University. She married Murray S. McInnes on May 24, 1957 in the Salt Lake Temple.

She taught in the public schools for 40 years and received many awards and recognitions for her work. Teaching was her life and she touched the lives of countless children. Mary gave many years of service to the community and especially enjoyed her association with the Utah Symphony Guild. As a lifelong member of the LDS Church, she provided loving service in her many callings. She was a woman of great faith and had an unwavering testimony. Among Mary’s many joys was her love of the outdoors, service to others and her family. She was totally committed to her husband, children and grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her husband Murray; and her children: Miccilene (Rick) Edwardsof Federal Way, WA; and Marcus (Patty) McInnes of Olympia, WA; eight grandchildren, Zeke, Taylor, Conner, Austin, Lauren, Rachel, Jennifer and Jocelyn; sister Virginia (Neal) Nielsen; three brothers Lynn, Richard (Mona), Lincoln (Janet); many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The family expresses appreciation to the staff of St. Alphonsus Hospital, Boise and LDS Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 30, 2005, at 12 Noon, Monument Park North Stake, 1320 S. Wasatch Drive (2420 E.) Salt Lake City. Viewing Friday, July 29, 6-8 p.m., Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South and one hour prior to services at the church. Interment Sunset Lawn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund.

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