Marie Sorenson, age 89, of Brainerd, and formerly Pine River, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center. She was born in Deer River, Minn., to Lee and Lydia (Forster) O’Bryan. Marie lived in Pine River most of her life and was a 40-year member of the Pine River Legion Auxiliary, serving a term as president. She loved her needlepoint and enjoyed gardening.
Marie is survived by her son, Richard; daughter, Phyllis; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.