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Arla S. Sorom, 94

Mar 31, 2019

Wells Arla Shirley Sorom, age 94, of Wells, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at Parkview Care Center in Wells. A memorial service will be held Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells with Pr. Mary Iverson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be at a later date. The family prefers memorials to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.brussheitner.com

Arla was born Nov. 11, 1924 in Wells, the daughter of Adolph and Ada (Grote) Giese. Arla married Herbert Meyer, Nov. 20, 1941 in Wells, they had two children, James Meyer and Barbara Jean Kjos. Herbert died in 1954. Arla later married Jim Sorom, June 14, 1958 in Wells.

She is survived by her children, James (Colleen) Meyer, of Minneapolis and Barbara Jean Kjos (Carl), of Willmar; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, RuthAnn Friday, of Marshalltown, Iowa; brothers, David (Geraldine) Giese and Paul Howard (Shizuko) Giese; along with many nieces and nephews.