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In Memory of

Wanda Jean Sortor

July 10, 1932 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Wanda Jean "Pegi" Sortor passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Born on July 10, 1932, in Long Prairie, MN, she attended elementary schools in Long Prairie, and Bend, OR. Her family relocated to Fresno, CA following World War II, where she attended Washington Junior High School and Fresno High School. Pegi graduated from Fresno State College in 1954, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Chi chapter.



In 1954, she married her high school sweetheart, Alan T. Sortor, and worked for several years as...

Wanda Jean "Pegi" Sortor passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Born on July 10, 1932, in Long Prairie, MN, she attended elementary schools in Long Prairie, and Bend, OR. Her family relocated to Fresno, CA following World War II, where she attended Washington Junior High School and Fresno High School. Pegi graduated from Fresno State College in 1954, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Chi chapter.



In 1954, she married her high school sweetheart, Alan T. Sortor, and worked for several years as a lab technician. Blessed with a beautiful soprano voice, vocal music was her passion, particularly classical choral music and church music. She sang actively with Fresno Community Chorus for over 50 years, with several smaller choral groups and with her church choir at Westminster Presbyterian Church.



She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Alan T. Sortor, M.D.; four children; and six grandchildren.



A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens, Fresno, CA, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.



In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the San Joaquin Gardens Foundation, Endowments, 5555 Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93710.