Emeritus General Authority Elder Lynn A. Sorensen Passes Away at 97

by | Jan. 11, 2017

Mormon Life

We are grateful for Elder Lynn Sorensen's example and his service to the Church. Our prayers are with his family.

Elder Lynn Andrew Sorensen, who served as General Authority from 1987-1992, died peacefully on Jan. 4, 2017, in Holladay, Utah, at the age of 97.

Sustained to be a General Authority Seventy on April 4, 1987, at age 67, Elder Sorensen served in that capacity for six years.

He served in various assignments in his role as a General Authority: as second and then first counselor in the Brazil Area, as a member of the Correlation Executive Committee, as first counselor in the North America Northeast Area and as assistant executive director of the Correlation Department. He received emeritus status on Oct. 3, 1992.

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