10-11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo.
11:00 A.M. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo.
Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Paul Sornsin, age 57, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at home in Grand Junction, CO from complications associated with dementia. He was surrounded by immediate family, friends and assisted by HopeWest Hospice.
Paul was born in Fargo, North Dakota, the son of Roland and Barbara Sornsin. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson in 1977 and worked 26 years at the Developmental Work Activity Center (DWAC) until his retirement in the spring of 2003.
Paul enjoyed Boy Scouts, travelling, visiting family in Colorado and California, journaling his daily life, dancing at the activity center with friends, singing, doing art, spending time at Lake Melissa and volunteering at the ARC Thrift store. Paul had a wonderful sense of humor and wit. He was also the coordinator for all of the family parties.
Paul is survived by his mother, Barbara Sornsin of Englewood, CO; sister, Ann (John) Peery of Littleton, CO and their son Nate (Courtney) of Seattle, WA; sister, Mary (Mike Agee) of Grand Junction, CO; brother, Steve (Therese) and their children, Allison and Patrick of Alamo, CA. He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents and a special Aunt, Madeline Connelly.
The family thanks HopeWest Hospice with a special thank you to Dr. Carol Fowler and Dr. David Gordon, as well as Paul’s caring staff both in Grand Junction and Fargo.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Human Services Center Account, DWAC Job Shop of Fargo, ND.
May you rest in peace Paul. You are loved by those who knew you. You were a wonderful teacher and will be greatly missed.