Category Archives: Alex

May We So Live

Thomas S. Monson, “May We So Live,” Ensign, Aug 2008, 4-9

Suddenly and without warning, on a bright day in September almost seven years ago, two airliners crashed into the twin towers of New York City’s World Trade Center, leaving devastating destruction and death. In Washington, D.C., and in Pennsylvania, two other airliners came down, also as a result of a terrorist plot. These tragedies snuffed out the lives of thousands of men, women, and children. Continue reading May We So Live

Alex’s Funeral Address

Alex’s Funeral Address
July 15, 2008
Written and delivered by Olivia Soderborg

As I was looking around and noticing all of the people dressed in orange yesterday and today, I am reminded of a letter I received from Alex last Christmas while I was on my mission. He said, “Besides baptisms, retention, and money what do you want for Christmas? Remember if it’s clothes we’ll need sizes for tops and bottoms. Now don’t get weird, I can pick out good lookin’ stuff. I just don’t choose to.” I’m sure if Alex could have chosen something to wear to for this occasion, it would have been something orange.

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Eulogy

Eulogy
July 15, 2008
Written and delivered by Brian Soderborg

In a lot of ways Alex and I are alike:  We love being in the sun, we like girls and, we have similar facial features.  Growing up it was often said that Alex looks like Brian, but Brian doesn’t look like Alex; which is weird because I’m the twin. In fact several people look like me but I don’t look like any of them. I often took solace in this but secretly didn’t tell anyone. Continue reading Eulogy

Obituary

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Alex Lynn Soderborg

September 15, 1983 – July 9, 2008

Beloved son & brother, passed away in an auto accident late Wednesday, while riding his motorcycle.

Served an LDS Mission to Mexico, Guadalajara — from April 2003 to April 2005 — He returned with Honor.

Alex loved being of service to others. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Survived by his parents, Lee and Karen Soderborg, his siblings, Pam and Joel Willis, his twin Brian, Olivia, Connie, Cody and Brittney, his favorite niece Emily, and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, grandma, other extended family and friends.

Viewing Monday July 14th from 6-8 p.m. at the Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 So. 2200 W. in Riverton. Funeral at the LDS Chapel, 2976 W. 4270 S. in West Valley City at 11 a.m. on Tuesday the 15th with viewing an hour before the service.

Donations may be made to the Alex Soderborg Memorial Account at America First Credit Union.


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