Kevin Ross Sorensen

1956 ~ 2021

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July 17, 2021
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Larkin Mortuary in Riverton
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    July 17, 2021
    11:00 AM
    Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
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  • We mournfully announce the passing of, Kevin Ross Sorensen, 64, of Herriman, UT. After sustaining brain trauma, he peacefully passed away on July 14th, 2021.

    Kevin was born on September 5th, 1956, to Twilla H. and Fred R. Sorensen in Salt Lake City, UT. After graduating from Murray High School in 1974, Kevin continued his education at Utah Tech, gaining an Associate Degree in Auto Repair, and eventually became the Owner of Sorensen Auto Repair. Later, he worked for Wonder Bread Hostess Cake, as a Route Driver, and then moved on to Allstate Insurance, as a Claims Adjuster.

    Kevin had a love for NASCAR, Auto Racing, and going fast in his sand rails, or ATVs, and loved anything mechanical with the ability to fix anything. He always enjoyed spending time with his family at Bear Lake or camping in the beautiful mountains of Utah and surrounding areas. Kevin also had a love for Paintball; coaching his children to play from a young age, and eventually growing the paintball scene in Utah. He had a passion for guiding and teaching the youth in the neighborhood, and along with his Son, Nicholas, they started and owned Ballistic Paintball.

    He was married to his beautiful wife, Pam, for 42 years. It was a journey, and one they would do again in a heartbeat. It wasn’t always perfect, but they sure were great! They went on to have 3 amazing children, Nicholas, Aimee, and Amanda.

    He is survived by his wife, Pam; Children, Nicholas (Jamie), Charlotte, NC; Amelia (Steven), Herriman, UT; Amanda (Tyler) Anderson, Herriman, UT; Bonus Son, Scott Johnson (Taushae); Grandchildren, Damon (McKell), McKenzie, Evan, Kaden, Karsen, Bentlee, Hartlie, Everett, Arvella, and Berlin. Siblings: brother, Kim (Cindy), Murray, UT, sister: Karon (Larry), Las Vegas, NV, and sister: Kristen (Kent), Salem, UT.

    Kevin is preceded in death by his mother, Twilla; two Grandsons, Harley & Kameron; aunt VaNile Forkner & Pat Hancey; grandparents, Ross & Cleone Sorensen; Ross & Elsie Hancey.

    Services will be held this Saturday, July 17th, 2021. There will be a brief visitation at Larkin Mortuary, in Riverton, UT (3688 W 12600 S), from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. Followed by a Graveside service, being held up at Larkin Sunset Gardens (1950 E. Dimple Dell Road, Sandy, UT) at 11:00 am.

    In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the families GoFundMe account, to help them with medical expenses: https://www.gofundme.com/f/for-the-love-of-kevin-and-pam-sorensen.


    Guestbook/Condolences

    Dear Pam, Nick, Aimee, Amanda, and Family,

    I am so sorry for the sudden loss of Kevin. Whenever I think of you all I picture Kevin with his friendly smile.
    Over time, I hope that knowing he his in a good place will bring you each comfort and peace.
    This is a great photo of him, quiet and smiling.

    Love,

    Linda Rakowski
    Solsberry, IN


    - Linda A. Rakowski

    Pam, and Family. I'm so sorry to read of the loss of your Husband and father. my heartfeld condolances to you all. I was Kevin's supervisor at Wonder Bread. May you be comforted with Love from Him That knows us all


    - Ron Larrabee

    Really sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. He was a good friend and I always was proud of the work he did on my Mustangs that made me proud at the cars shows at the U of U. Pam, Kim, Cindy and Fred. You are good friends and I wish you peace at this time


    - Phil Brown

    Pam,

    So sorry, what a shock. Sorry I didn't make it to the service or viewing.
    A similar thing happened to one of my former Seminary students in Pa.
    You kids were always such good, fun neighbors.
    Jae has been gone 9 plus years.
    I hope to see you one day. Catch up on your family.
    My five girls were all home for a short visit. First time all together at once.
    For a long while.


    - Lorna Sjoblom Toone

    To ALL of the Sorensen family I send my Sincere Regrets in hearing of your loss. What a NICE guy! Love this picture of him. May fond memories, love and support from friends and family help ALL of you through this VERY difficult time. So Sad & I am So Sorry!
    Love, Barb Belman β™₯


    - Barbara Belman

    Dear Sorensen family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss of this great guy. Kevin and I were best friends growing up. Fred and Twilla were very patient trying to teach me to water ski at Bear Lake as a kid. (I insisted on wearing three life jackets to make sure I didn't sink, while Kevin wore a single life belt and did dock starts without even getting wet.) We had many good times working on muscle cars and snow skiing in the winter. We put a hole in the front of Fred's boat on our high school graduation trip to Flaming Gorge, but that didn't seem to bother Kevin too much, knowing that his Dad could easily fix it. We didn't see each other much after high school. but it sounds like he remained the great guy he always was. May the memory of that ionic smile comfort you in these difficult times.


    - Bryce McMillan

    Pam and family, Our hearts are with you. We were saddened to hear the news of Kevin's passing. Our prayers are that you and your family will carry on the legacy that he left of loving life and kindness to everyone he knew! We miss seeing you, Laurie and Mark Thomsen


    - Laurie Thomsen

    Pam & Family, we are saddened to here about the passing of Kevin. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, the kids, and grandchildren. Kevin is a great guy! Rick & I cherish the friendship we had with you in our younger years. May the Lord bless you with peace, love, and comfort in the coming days and weeks. Love, Rick & Leslie Mickelson


    - Leslie Mickelson

    Sending condolences and prayers
    I know how hard it is losing a spouse and best friend
    Love you Pam


    - Chris Shell

    We are so sorry to here about Kevin, our thoughts are with you as you go through this sad and difficult time, and our hearts are with all of you.


    - Elaine Koester and family

    I am thinking of you all at such a tender time and will never forget all of the love between your beautiful family as Kevin was cared for. It was so apparent how loved he is and it was an honor for me to care for him and all of you. May blessings of peace, comfort, and love be upon you now and always. Thinking of you every moment.
    Much love always,
    Tosha, RN


    - Natosha Tullos

    We are so sorry for you loss! We worked with Kevin at lowes. He's a great guy. Paul and Debbie


    - Debbie clough

    Amanda Tyler and family we are so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers Love You Guys


    - Gary and Susan Romano

    Pam, I am so sorry to hear about Kevin. So glad to have great memories of him and you. Speaking from experience I hope you can find comfort from your family and friends at this time. Love you, Jane Keddington


    - Jane Keddington

    Sorry for your loss Pam, why thoughts and prayers are with you all this day and always
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    - Renee Jensen

    Dear Pam,
    So sorry to hear about Kevin's passing. I have a lot of fond memories of great times shared together. Sending love & prayers of strength, comfort and peace to you and your family.
    Love,
    Kathy Hardman


    - Kathy Hardman

    To the Sorensen family,
    Betty and I are so very sorry for your great loss. Although we only got to visit with him a couple times we know he was a very nice and kind family man. We know he will be a big loss and missed for a lifetime.
    We love you all.
    Norman and Betty


    - Joseph and Betty Bass

    PAM, AMANDA, NICH, AIMEE, AND FAMLIES
    WE ARE. SO SO SORRY ABOUT THE LOSS OF YOUR HUSBAND, FATHER, GRANDPA, FRIEND
    THE LITTLE WE GOT TO KNOW KEVIN OVER THE PAST 3 YEARS , HE WAS A GREAT GUY AND YOU COULD FEEL THE LOVE AND COMPASSION HE HAS FOR HIS FAMILY, AS HE LEFT YOU ALL TO GO BE WITH GOD, REMEMBER, YOUR HUSBAND FATHER, GRANDPA, FRIEND WILL BE WALKING BESIDE YOU EVERY DAY AS YOUR GUARDIAN ANGEL.
    PLEASE BE COMFORTED AT THIS TIME, KNOWING YOU ARE LOVED, BY FAMILY, FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, BIG HIGS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL THAT YOU MAY FIND PEACE AND COMFORT THROUGHOUT , THIS TIME OF GRIEF. YOU ALL ARE IN OUR PRAYERS
    BIG HUGS TO YOU ALL
    LOVE PAM AND DENNIS THOMSON


    - Pam Thomson