Anthony “Tony” R. Sorensen Sr., 71, of Lyons and formerly of Brookfield, died on Oct. 19, 2015 at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. 

He attended S.E. Gross Elementary School in Brookfield and was a 1962 graduate of Riverside-Brookfield High School. Mr. Sorensen was a U.S. Navy veteran who served in Vietnam. 

He retired in 1990 from Great Western Sugar and enjoyed fishing, Scrabble, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. 

Mr. Sorensen is survived by his wife, Janice R. Sorensen (nee Jerman); his children, Elizabeth (Eric) Maltz, Michael (Megan) Sorensen, and Anthony Sorensen Jr.; his grandchildren, Joshua Sorensen, Brody Sorensen, Logan Maltz and Blake Maltz; and his sisters, Nancy Mottlow and Margaret Ciborowski. 

Services have been held. Memorial donations are appreciated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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