Evelyn (Evie) L. Sorg, 81, of Fremont, OH passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015, 5:10 a.m. at Valley View Health Care. Although she will be greatly missed, the memories of Evie will live on forever in the hearts of family and friends. She was born June 16, 1934 in Fremont, OH to James and Dorothy (Humburg) Pratt.
Evelyn married Kenneth O. Sorg on April 8, 1951 in Fremont, OH. They shared fifty-five years together until Ken’s passing on December 8, 2006. Together they raised four children.
Evie was employed be several places during her lifetime which included Fremont Memorial Hospital, Dayton Marine, Countryside, Quality Care and Bethesda nursing homes. Evie worked hard and loved hard. She was a “what you see is what you get” kind of person, nothing fake about Evelyn. She was always there for her loved ones to give support during difficult times and to rejoice in the happiness of good times. Evelyn was often referred to as “Big Ma” by family and friends and as “G-Ma” by her grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Peggy (Chuck) Gries and Linda Hord; son, Mark (Sue) Sorg; sister, Jennie Lopez, all of Fremont, OH; brother, Walter “Butch” Pratt, Tiffin, OH; twelve grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth O. Sorg; son, Roger Sorg; sisters, Mary Baker, Elaine Bork, and Hazel Brown; an infant sister Sharon Pratt; brothers, Jesse and James Pratt; infant grandsons, Keith Sorg and Bryan Hord.
Memorials: American Cancer Society or Hospice of ProMedica Memorial Hospital
In respect of Evelyn’s wishes, a private graveside service will be held by the family at McGormley Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted with Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
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Peg, Kelly, Linda, and families: we send you our sympathies on the loss of your mother and grandmother. It is hard to say good bye but we all know that she is in no pain and with her Heavenly Father. We pray for you and your family everyday.
Marie, Chris, Noah, Erin, and Blake Hausman
Scott and Michelle Englehart
Mark, Sue and family. My heart aches for you, but is glad for her. May you draw strength from God knowing that you will one day be reunited in the Kingdom of Heaven. Prayers for peace and comfort for all of you. RIP Big Ma!!! Love you all
Sorry to hear of Evelyns passing. im sure she will be missed. (I am get grandson Erics mother in law)
Nancy and Jim Swartz
Peg and family,
We are so sorry to hear the news of your precious Mother’s passing. Praying that God will wrap you all in HIS arms and give you peace. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you, Honey…
Al and Darla Sierras
Peg, Mark, Linda and all your families. We are very sorry to hear of Aunt Evie’s passing. We are praying for our Lord to comfort you in your sorrow. We like to think your mom is resting in comfort with your dad and your brother. No more pain and no more suffering. Love to all, Your cousin in California, Darla & Al
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to everyone in Aunt Evie’s families.
I was so blessed to have her in my life..She was like a second MoM to me. We could talk just about anything..I Loved her son Roger. I was blessed to get to know her Family..She will be in my heart forever and I will always cherish our time together..I Love you Momma Sorg.