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Travis W. Brooks-Sorenson

Travis W.


Travis W. Brooks-Sorenson, 29, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Sunday, February 9, 2014 at his home.

Travis William Sorenson was born June 13, 1984 in Red lake Falls, MN. He attended Crestwood Elementary School in East Grand Forks, MN, Highland Elementary School in Crookston, MN and graduated from Crookston High School in 2003. Travis graduated from Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks with a degree in Auto Mechanics. Presently, he was employed with Associated Potato Growers in Grand Forks. His hobbies include, fishing, hunting, drawing, cooking, cleaning, watching movies with his children and traveling. He enjoyed making dream catchers for his family and celebrated his Native American heritage.

He is survived by his significant other, Melissa Nelson, Grand Forks, ND; sons, Aaron Belgarde, Damien Belgarde, both of Grand Forks, ND; daughters, Lilly Sorenson, Gracie Sorenson, both of Grand Forks, ND; his son, soon to be born, Aiden Sorenson; parents, Drew and Loretta Brooks, East Grand Forks, MN; brothers, Drew Brooks, Jr., Vincent Brooks, both of Grand Forks, ND; sisters, Taushia Brooks, Duluth, MN, Brandi Flaten, Walhalla, ND; maternal grandmother, Lou Hagl, Red Lake Falls, MN; maternal grandfather, Gordon Hasby, Park River, ND and paternal grandmother, Lois Brooks, Crookston, MN.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Doug Hagl and paternal grandfather, Lawrence Brooks.

Funeral Service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014 in the Historic Norman Funeral Home- Gregory J. Norman Funeral Chapel, Grand Forks, ND.

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service in the funeral chapel. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday.

Interment: At a Later date.

The online memorial registry may be signed at

(The Historic Norman Funeral Home, Grand Forks, ND)