Dorothy M. Sorg, age 90, passed away at the Pines Assisted Living on April 24, 2020. She was born Oct. 1, 1929, to the late Richard and Margaret (Paepke) Seitz. She was united in marriage to the love of her life John E. Sorg on Feb. 6, 1949, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Black Hawk; they shared over 60 years of happiness, he preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 2011. Together they farmed in Harrisburg. Dorothy was a member of the Harrisburg Homemakers and Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Blackhawk. She enjoyed traveling with John, and baking and cooking. Her greatest joy was her family and family events, especially with new born babies.
Dorothy is survived by her six children, Steve (Connie) Sorg, Bonnie (Duane) Lins, Jim (Renee) Sorg, Phil (Matilda) Sorg, Lana Elliott and Julie (Tom) Meixelsperger; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; her sister Lola Sagami; sisters-in-law, Donna Seitz, and Linda Lintl.
In addition to her parents and husband, John, she was preceded in death by a grandchild and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Edward (Shirley) Seitz, Sr., Arthur Seitz, Virginia (Byron) Bible and Steven Lintl and brother-in-law, Soya Sagami.
A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at a later date. Interment will be held in the Harrisburg Cemetery.
Dorothy’s family would like to thank the staff at the Pines Assisted Living and Pine Glen Senior Apartments for their excellent care.
Online condolences may be made at hooversonfuneralhomes.com
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