Paul E. “Cub” Sorensen Jr., 65, of Chebanse, passed away Jan. 11, 2021 at his home in Chebanse, following a short illness.

He was born July 27, 1955 in Kankakee. His parents, Sharon and Charles “Chick” DeLong Sr., preceded him in death. His father, Paul E. “Bear” Sorensen Sr., also preceded him in death.

Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa (Matilde) Miramontes, of Bourbonnais; Angelique (Timothy) Ahrens, of Limestone; Sindi (Christopher) Blanchette, of St. Anne; and Destini (Daniel) Britt, of Clifton; one son, Lucas (Shelby Merrier), of Chebanse; two brothers, Chris (Wendy) Sorensen, of Peotone; Charles DeLong Jr. (Tracy Merrier), of Chebanse; two sisters, Deborah (Bruce) Nephew, of Danforth; Sheri Koselke, of Clifton; and two aunts and one uncle, Dee Webber, of Chebanse; Janice (Chuck) Brough of Bethune, South Carolina.

He is also survived by 18 grandchildren, Marco (Alyx), Olivia and Michael Miramontes; Tyrece, Tyra, Eleanor and Millicent Ahrens; Alec and Tait Blanchette; Willow and Lane Sorensen; Maddox, Rilee, Nora, Maddee, Logan, Ryann, Nolan Britt; and special friends Larry Fleischmann, Larry and Jenny Laird as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandparents; one grandson (Tyson); one sister, Cynthia Sorensen; brother-in-law Paul Koselke, uncle Neal “Jerk” Webber; and many other family members and friends.

Due to COVID there was no public viewing. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Chebanse with public services at 11:30 on Friday, January 15, 2021. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Cub’s name to The Ronald McDonald House Charities.