Roland L. Solberg passed away at his home on Monday, September 10, 2018. He was born on January 21, 1930, in La Crosse, WI, the son of Rudolph and Verna (Williams)Solberg. He was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Rollie married Janeane M. Huleatt on February 16, 1952. During their 66 years, ofmarriage, they lived in Virginia; Ilorin, Nigeria, West Africa; and La Crosse. The cabin onLake Pepin was a destination for all free time to entertain friends, relatives and enjoy the lake in its many moods.
He was a graduate of Logan High School, University of Wisconsin La Crosse and WinonaState College. He served his country in the U.S. Navy.Rollie was pleased to volunteer and serve his community and state in the followingways: La Crosse City Council Member, La Crosse Housing Authority Board for 47 years,Founding Member of the La Crosse County Housing Authority, Rotary Club of La Crossefor 43 Years, Lutheran Hospital Board Trustee, La Crosse County Ethics Board, La CrosseCounty Highway Safety Commission for 50 Years, La Crosse Public Education FoundingMember, AARP Advocate, State AARP Andrus Award 2010, and Logan Wall of Fame.
Rollie is survived by his wife, his sons Scott of Pepin, WI, and Michael (Joan) of La Crosse and a sister Mert Wells of California.He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Timothy J., and sisters Gwendolyn A.Mekvold and Arliss A. Stuhr.
The family invites you to join us for services at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 22,2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1010 Sill Street, La Crosse, Pastors Roger Grow andTed Dewald will officiate. A visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 A.M. untiltime of service.
A memorial service officiated by Pastor Karna Marks will also be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 28, 2018, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 205 Pine Street, Pepin, WI, with a visitation at 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Solberg Family Fund at La CrosseCommunity Foundation, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation, or La CrosseEducation Foundation.