Maryalice "Mary" (nee Masuhr) Sorensen

Funeral services were held on Oct. 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton for Maryalice "Mary" (nee Masuhr) Sorensen of Cedarburg, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005 at the age of 66. Visitation was held at the church prior to the service and interment took place at the church cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.

Mary was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 5, 1938 to the late Russell and Alice (nee Pepper) Masuhr. She married John Sorensen on May 26, 1962 at Sherman Park Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.

Mary was past president of the Cedarburg Jaycetts and started the Cedarburg Block Parent Program, which provides refuge for children during an emergency. She was also the church secretary at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton for 23 1/2 years.

Mary is survived by her husband John; daughters Sue (Dwight) Bode and Jill (Tim) Hoven; and grandchildren Ryan and Erin Bode and Zach and Elise Hoven (all of Cedarburg). She is further survived by her brother Dr. James (Carole) Masuhr; sisters-in-law Jane (Ken) Colyer, Sandy Amundson and Joanne (Bob) Willie; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton appreciated. For online condolences, visit