Robert Jerry Sorvala, born May 3, 1939, in Jacobsville, Michigan to Waino and Ida Huhta Sorvala. He suffered from Emphysema and pulmonary fibroses. He passed away March 24, 2019. He is survived by six children, Rory (Roxanne), Rodrick (Mary), Alynn, Jacob, Johan and Swen (Sarah). Thirty grandchildren and twenty four great grandchildren. He leaves Florence, his wife of 59 years.
He was a 50 year member of the IBEW Electricians Union. He was also a builder in California and Arizona.
He also leaves behind a brother James and Mabel and a sister Anita Wittanen and Roy.
A funeral was performed in Arizona with his whole family.
A memorial service will be performed in Jacobsville Cemetery, at 11:00 AM June 1, 2019 with James Frantti to officiate. A luncheon will be held at the Loading Zone II in Lake Linden after the memorial. All are invited.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family.