Leslie Dean Sorenson, 73, of Ellensburg died Friday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Sorenson was born in Ellensburg. He worked 25 years for the Ellensburg City Fire Department, retiring in 1990 as a lieutenant.

Survivors include his wife, Gwen Sorenson of Ellensburg; two sons, Douglas Sorenson of Belfry, Mont., and Jason Sorenson of Yakima; three brothers, Gene Sorenson of Vancouver, Wash., Jerry Sorenson of Monroe and Roger Sorenson of Everett; and a sister, Sonya Corey of Yakima.

A celebration of life will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the Teanaway Room at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds in Ellensburg. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Ellensburg.