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Roger Solberg

Roger Solberg

Sunday, January 15th, 1939 - Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Roger Wayne Solberg was born January 15, 1939, in Emmetsburg, Iowa to Edward and Marjorie (Johnson) Solberg. He died on Friday, March 29, 2019 at his home in Armstrong, Iowa at the age of 80.

He received his education and graduated from Ringsted High School in 1957. Following high school, he worked for Hodgmans Construction in Fairmont, Minnesota. In 1969, he started his career with Rohlin Construction. He served as Vice-President and retired from Rohlin Construction in 2005 after 37 years.

On February 18, 1973, Roger married Pauline Paulson in Armstrong, Iowa. The couple made their home in Armstrong. Roger enjoyed Iowa State Cyclones Football and Basketball, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, raising cattle, tinkering in his garage and spending time with his grandchildren.

Roger was a member of United Lutheran Church in Ringsted.

Roger is survived by his wife, Pauline of Armstrong; sons Jeff (Janet) Solberg of Omaha, Nebraska; Chad (Betsy) Solberg of Ankeny, Iowa; grandchildren, Ben and Beka Solberg; Ethan and Bailey Yale; Lauren and Harper Solberg; uncle, Gerhard Vorland of Minneapolis and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Gary Solberg and Orlin (Barb) Solberg; and sister Sheryl Jacobsen; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Richard (Betty) Paulson, Ernie (Mary) Paulson and Marian Paulson.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    United Lutheran Church
    Address
    208 W. Maple St.
    RINGSTED, IA
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  • Service

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    United Lutheran Church
    Address
    208 W. Maple St.
    RINGSTED, IA
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    Officiant
    Pastor Lauri Boysen
  • Interment

    Location
    Armstrong Grove Cemetery
    Address
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    ARMSTRONG, IA
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Chad, Betsy and family, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rob, Yvonne and kids
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Ron Dinger

Posted at 09:24pm
Ron and Kathy Dinger We remember spending a lot of time at basketball games , the Emmet County Fair and the Many Weddings our son Ryan were both in. Our sympathy to Pauline and boys in your loss.
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