Rodney Lee Sorensen, 56, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 10th, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. A private family service will take place at a later date. Memorials may be sent to the family at PO Box 535, Aurelia, IA.

Rodney was born on August 7, 1962 in Alta, Iowa. He lived in Aurelia, Iowa and graduated from the Aurelia High School in 1980. Shortly after graduation Rodney went to live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was employed by a siding company installing residential siding for many years.

Rodney is survived by his son, Reese (Trish) Sorensen, and granddaughter, Carmen Sorensen all of Colorado Springs CO, father and step-mother, Robert and Barbara Sorensen of Aurelia, mother, Barbara (Lyle) Downs of Elk Point, SD, brothers; Rick Sorensen of Sioux City, IA, and Ron (Jodi) Sorensen of Alton, IA, sisters; Rhonda (Doyle) Cowell of Dickens, IA, Roxy (Joe) Rose of Redwood Falls, MN, and Ranae Steuk of Spencer, IA, step-siblings; Jim (Amy) Nilles of Merrill, IA, Dale (Jan) Nilles of Las Vegas, NV, Becky Nilles of Springdale, AK, and Ray Nilles of Cherokee, IA, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Rodney is preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Sorensen, a brother, Robert Sorensen, Jr., paternal grandparents, Fred and Audrey Sorensen, and special friend, Carmen Ramos.