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Donald L. Sorg

April 12, 1932 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Donald L. Sorg, 90, was called Home on July 21, 2022 in Fort Wayne, IN. Don was born April 12, 1932 in Allen County, IN, a son of the late Herman and Alice Sorg. 

He was a graduate of Hoagland High School.

Don enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korea conflict. He was transferred to the Air Force, stationed in Guam and honorably discharged in 1955. He had also served in the Indiana National Guard. Don was fortunate enough to take the Honor Flight in 2019.

He was a life long member of Saint Joseph Hessen Cassel where he was a very involved member. Don had his pilot license and was a founding member of the Back Forty Flying Club. 

He was a member of the Poe Fire Department, American Legion Post 296, Board of Directors for Indiana Manufactured Housing Assoc, Indiana Rural Water, and Alliance of Indiana, along with numerous trade associations and the Fort Wayne Wine Makers Club where he raised grapes and made wine for 25 years. 

In his early days Don was employed at Rea Magnet Wire as a Journeymen in sheet metal trade. He was the owner of Stephens-Lowe Hardwood Lumber Company, owner and operator of Sorg Mill Works, Hessen Utilities, where he was a certified waste water operator. Don and his late wife founded Country Court Estates where he retired from after 56 years.

Donald is survived by children, Phil (Barb) Sorg, Cindy (Gary) Comment; grandchildren, Cole and Kirsten Comment; brothers, Jerry Sorg, Ken Sorg, and Mort Sorg.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Therese Sorg; sister, Carol Benschneider and an infant brother. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am on, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church Hessen Cassel, 11337 Old US Hwy 27 South with calling one hour prior. 

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm on  Monday, July 25, 2022, at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805 with a rosary to be held at 2 pm. 

Burial will be in St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St.Joseph Hessen Cassel Church, or Fort Wayne Honor Flight. 

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Services

Rosary
Monday
July 25, 2022

2:00 AM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Visitation
Monday
July 25, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Visitation
Monday
July 25, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Visitation
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church Hessen Cassel (US)

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church Hessen Cassel (US)

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