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Orval "Orvie" A. Solmonson 1896-1983


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/9/2014 at 16:59:04

Orvie Solmonson, 85, of Orange City and formerly of Estherville, died Thursday morning, April 21, 1983, at the Heritage Home in Orange City.

Private committal services are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Estherville Lutheran Cemetery, with a memorial service for family and friends set for 9:30a.m. Saturday at the Estherville Lutheran Church. Henry and Olson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He was born Sept 20, 1896, on a farm near Estherville. His parents were Solomon and Emma (Johnson) Solmonson. He was educated in the rural schools and was married to Palma Orverson Sept. 3, 1925. at Estherville. He farmed and lived in Estherville all his life until 1975 when he moved to the Orange City nursing home. He was a member of the Estherville Lutheran Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hans (Norma) Tvedte of Orange City and Mrs. Ernest (Shirley) Wentzel of Collinsville, Ill.; and one son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Alan and Judy Solmonson of Newburg, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs Lavina Taylor, of the Good Samaritan Center in Estherville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and three brothers. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, April 21, 1983)


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