New Iberia - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, March 4, 2022, at St. Peter Catholic Church in New Iberia for Roger Sorensen, Sr., 70, who passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
Entombment will follow in Beau Pre Cemetery in Jeanerette.
Rev. Keith Landry will be the Celebrant.
Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home and will continue on Friday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.
A rosary, led by the Men’s Rosary Group, will be prayed at 6:30 pm Thursday.
A resident of New Iberia, Mr. Sorensen was born on May 31, 1951 in Ada, Minnesota to the late Theodore “Ted” and Katherine Schultz Sorensen. He worked for over 50 years in the oilfield for numerous companies and retired from Moncla Companies. Mr. Sorensen enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Sorensen of New Iberia; son, Roger Sorensen, Jr. (Tribbie) of Dahlonega, Georgia; daughters, Stephanie Dore (companion Jeff Scroggins) of Cleveland, Georgia and Shawn Smith (E.R. "Smitty") of New Iberia; sisters, Carol Trahan of Youngsville and Judy Oubre (Kevin) of New Iberia; grandchildren, Stephen Dore (companion Cynthia), Kayla Dore, Griffin Sorensen, and Emma Smith; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Benny Trahan.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Oubre, Brad Trahan, E. R. "Smitty" Smith, Stephen Dore, Roger Sorensen, Jr., and Spence Falgout.
Honorary pallbearers include Ryan Bourgeois, Larry Dugan, Justin Couvillier, "Red" McGee, Melvin "Blue" Dore, and Cain Moncla.
Pellerin Funeral Home of New Iberia, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331).