In Memory of
Roberta Jacinth Sorn
June 1, 1956–May 6, 2018
Roberta Jacinth Sorn, 61, of Salem, passed away Sunday May 6, 2018 after battling cancer for five years.
For Salem area friends, a celebration of life service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home, 134 Missouri Avenue S, Salem, Monday May 14, 2018 at 11:00AM. A private burial will be held at Alder Slope cemetery in Enterprise, OR followed by services at the Enterprise Community Church, 301 NE 1st Street, Enterprise Oregon, Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 11:00AM
Robbie was born June 1, 1956 in Heppner Oregon to Ronald and Jane Tye. Robbie resided in Enterprise, OR; La Grande, OR; Hermiston, OR; Baker City, OR and Salem, OR since April 1999. She graduated from Enterprise High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Eastern Oregon State College, cum laude.
Robbie taught grade school for nine years in Hermiston, OR and Boardman, OR during the late 70’s and 80’s. She worked at Safeway for the past 25 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, her church friends, camping, fishing, gardening, playing pinochle, bookkeeping for Living Water Fellowship of Salem Oregon, and taking care of her kitties. She had a strong faith in the Lord and his promise of everlasting life.
Robbie is survived by her husband, Jeff; stepchildren Carrie Sorn of US Virgin Islands, Jeff Sorn Jr. of Milton Freewater, OR, Julie Sorn of Hillsboro, OR and Jake Sorn of Baker City, OR; father Ronald Tye of Enterprise, OR, brothers Randy Tye and John Tye of Enterprise, OR, sisters Rosemarie Preston of Lewiston, ID, Ronda English of Hermiston, OR, Rene’ Layton of Joseph, OR and Loretta Tye of Lewiston, ID. Robbie was preceded in death by her mother, Jane Tye, sister Ruthie Wright and brother Joe Tye.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.