4-6:15 P.M. Friday, November 18 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Time for Sharing: 6:15 P.M. Friday, November 18 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Friday, November 18 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
9:30 A.M. Saturday, November 19 at Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Phyllis Sornsin, 84, Fargo passed away Monday, November 14, 2011 surrounded by her loving family and assisted by Hospice of the Red River Valley and the Bethany Retirement Living Memory Care Staff.
Phyllis was born March 27,1927 in Fargo, to Stewart and Vivian (Ellis) Roden. She attended Sacred Heart Academy, graduating in 1944. Following graduation, she and her sister, Virginia, moved to Chicago where they worked for the US Treasury Department filing U.S. War Bonds She then attended NDSU for two years before marrying Thomas Charles Sornsin in 1946. Phyllis was a dedicated and loving wife and mother.
She was a long time member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She was a Grand Life Master Bridge player where she competed nationwide. She was an avid cook and loved to entertain with her family, friends and puppies! She spent many summers on Lake Melissa and loved to read and play cards with her grandchildren!
Phyllis is survived by her children, Jane (David) Lundeen; Thomas Jr. (Jodi); Sarah (the late Douglas) Doran, Robert (Terri); Nancy (Rob) Oster; Mary Beth (Douglas) Stensgard; Julie (Dale) Cardwell; brothers, Donald (Doreen) Roden, David (Mary Ann) Roden; sisters, Virginia (Tom) Grady, Susan (Robert) Thompson, Dona Roden; Several nieces and nephews; She also had 27 Grandchildren; and 24 Great-Grandchildren.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas Charles Sornsin, son, Timothy Stewart Sornsin, infant daughter, Mary Theresa, and son-in-law, Douglas Doran.
Memorials may go to Bethany Homes Willow Lane Memory Care Unit, Hospice of the Red River Valley and/or The F-M Humane Society.