Obituary: Ginette Geneviève Sorensen

Aug. 2, 1927 – March 29, 2019

Ginette Geneviève Sorensen, 91, of Sister Bay died peacefully at Hearthside Assisted Living.

She was born in France, daughter of the late Marceau and Marie Louise (Boussaert) Cerèzo. Ginette met her future husband during the Allied Liberation of Europe in 1944. She immigrated from France to Chicago, where she married Vernon A. Sorensen, became a citizen of the United States of America and raised her family. Ginette loved to travel and enjoyed the arts, cooking and watching sunsets in Ellison Bay. She will always be remembered by her family and friends for her kindness and charitable nature.

Ginette will be missed by her sons, Larry (Kathleen, née Moran) and Jack (Marianne, née Merges); grandson, Kirk (Nicole, née Stewart); granddaughter, Kelly; and great-granddaughter, Avery.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 64 years, Vernon.

In honor of Ginette’s wishes, there will be no formal services held.

Ginette’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Martha and the staffs at Hearthside Assisted Living and Unity Hospice for their care and compassion shown to Ginette.

Donations can be made in Ginette’s name to Hearthside Assisted Living, 10569 Fieldcrest Road, Sister Bay, WI 54234.

Casperson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Sister Bay is assisting the Sorensen family. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos can be shared through Ginette’s tribute page at

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