Anna Rosalie Solon

Anna Rosalie Solon, age 90, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Rosalie was born August 21, 1920 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Herman and Bessie (Powell) Triplett. Rosalie was married to Paul E. Solon, November 29, 1945 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Paul passed away in 1954. Rosalie graduated from Missouri Valley High School and then attained her teaching certificate. She taught in country schools for several years, and St. Patrick’s Catholic School for thirty-three years. Rosalie was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Retired Teachers Association, Altar Society, Hospital Auxiliary, Rand Community Center, Red Hat Society and was a leader for Bluebirds and Campfire Girls. She enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, cooking and teaching. Survivors include her sons: Matthew Solon and wife Connie of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Paul Solon and wife Sharon of Missouri Valley; daughters: Kerry Foland and husband Gene of Missouri Valley; Anita Solon of Omaha, Nebraska; Annette Walsh and husband Dennis of Missouri Valley; Mary Killpack of Missouri Valley; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; sister: Madeleine McGinty and husband Patrick of Seattle, Washington; brother: Max Powell and wife Jane Ann of Omaha, Nebraska. Rosalie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul, infant son John and sister Betty Woody. A Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at The Houdek Center at St. Patrick’s Church following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of ANNA ROSALIE SOLON Born August 21, 1920 Missouri Valley, Iowa Entered Into Rest May 19, 2011 Missouri Valley, Iowa Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church – Missouri Valley, Iowa Celebrant Father Mike Berner Musician Lyle Waterhouse Selections “How Great Thou Art” “Ave Maria” “In The Garden” “Prayer Of St. Francis” “Danny Boy” “Because You Loved Me” Honorary Bearers David Solon Daniel Solon Kristin Cohorst Joseph Cihacek Scott Cihacek Casket Bearers Aaron Killpack Jason Walsh Kristopher Foland Melissa Killpack John Walsh Kurtis Foland Final Resting Place Mt. Carmel Cemetery – Missouri Valley, Iowa

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