Helen Sorvari Thrall

Helen Sorvari Thrall (age 95) died at home following complications due to a fall April 27, 2018.
She was born in Toivola Minnesota, the youngest child of Alexander Sorvari and Senja Weeks. She attended Toivola High School and was the valedictorian of her class of eleven. She went on to complete courses at a junior college in Hibbing Minnesota then joined her sister in Washington D.C. to begin her professional life. She soon met Charles at a USO dance, they married and were together for 70 years and they were still dancing until he passed last year. She was a long standing member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Virginia.
She is survived by her son Gregg Thrall (Marsha), daughters Robin Brelsford (George), and Gale Walters (Pat), five grandchildren and three great grandsons.
Memorial service and internment at Arlington Cemetery will be held at a future date to be determined.


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