Banks and Beals obituary – Jan L. Sorenson, 79, Hamilton, Ill


Jan Lee Sorensen, 79, of Hamilton, passed away at 9:05 P.M. Friday April 3, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Carthage.
Born December 13, 1940 in Monmouth, Illinois the son of Lee and Eva (Howard) Sorensen.
October 31, 1970 in Nauvoo, Illinois he married Rosalyn Scott.
Survivors include his wife Rosalyn, brother-in-law David Leininger of Nauvoo. Also surviving are two cousins Tom Sorensen and Marge Winebright.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jan attended Monmouth High School and was a United States Marine Corp. Veteran.
He worked most of his life in construction, building bridges in Illinois and Indiana. He was project manager of a hospital, dental clinic and tank ranges in Germany, Underground Bunker Fortifications in Saudi Arabia and the clean up of Super Fund Sites in the Chicago area. After retirement Jan did inspecting of hurricane cleanup for the Army Corp of Engineers and finally working on the Border Wall in Texas. Jan loved cats especially his German cat “Dinker.”
His body has been entrusted to Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home for cremation. No services are planned at this time.
Schmitz – Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Nauvoo is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences to the family may be left at

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: