Corp. Robert S. Sorenson, age 19, killed in action May 19, 1945 on Okinawa while serving his country with the 6th Marine Division. He was born in Racine Aug. 30, 1925. Corp. Sorenson was attending Washington Park High School at the time he enlisted in the Marines. Sept. 14, 1942. He received his boot training in San Diego, Calif. and then joined the Marine Raiders and in Feb. 1943 was sent overseas where he took part in the New Georgia, Guam and Okinawa campaigns. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving are his Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sorenson: one brother, Arthur, Jr.; one sister, Helen; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Spencer, Carl Junction, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at the graveside in Graceland Cemetery Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Rev. Thomas B. Frizelle officiating. The Marine Corps will take charge of the military part of the service at the grave. Wilson Funeral Home, funeral directors.