Maurice Solmonson age 94, of Gaylord, passed away Friday, October 23rd, 2015, at the Marie Stiener Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska.
A Private Service was held at the Marie Stiener Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska.
Maurice Edvado Solmonson was born on July 31, 1931, in Sibley Township, Sibley County, Minnesota. He was the son of Clarence and Cora (Woller) Solmonson. Maurice was baptized as an infant on September 13, 1931, at Norwegian Grove Lutheran Church in Sibley Township, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on March 30, 1947, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. He received his education at Immanuel Lutheran Parochial School in Gaylord.
On May 19, 1952, Maurice was united in marriage to Shirley Gerholz at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. After their marriage, the couple resided in Sibley Township where they farmed. Maurice was employed as a loading crew foreman at Crystal Farms; Botsford Lumber Yard and as a truck driver for P & H Gas Co.
Maurice was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord.
Maurice enjoyed woodworking, fishing, deer hunting, and crafts. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
When he needed assistance with his daily care Maurice became a resident of the Marie Stiener Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska and passed away there on Friday, October 23, 2015, at the age of 84 years. Blessed be his memory.
Maurice is survived by his:
Wife, Shirley Solmonson of Gaylord, MN;
Children, Connie Klitzke of Spirit Lake, IA,
Raina Stumm and her husband, Jack of Gaylord, MN,
Star Lynn Enter and her husband, Noel of Gaylord, MN, and
Kelly Solmonson and his wife, Lori of Glencoe, MN,
Siblings, Gladys Fenske of Gaylord, MN, Eleanore Fabel and her husband, David of Belle Plaine, MN, JoAnn Messner of Gaylord, MN, Arlene Compart of Gaylord, MN, Gene Solmonson and his wife, Pat of Gaylord, MN, and Judy Gaare of Arlington, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Maurice was preceded in death by his Parents, Clarence and Cora Solmonson; and Son-In-Law, Glenn Klitzke.