DELANO "DEL" SOLBERG, AGE 80, OF FELCH, PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME ON
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st
(Iron Mountain - February 27, 2018) - Delano “Del" Solberg, age 80, of
Felch, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at his home.
Franklin Delano (“Del”) Solberg was born January 30, 1938 in Felch, son of the
late Charles and Irene (Willman) Solberg.
Del graduated from Felch High
School in 1956 and was a lifelong resident of the area. He married Patricia
Youren on March 17, 1993 at Zion Lutheran Church in Metropolitan. Patricia
preceded him in death on April 24, 2007.
Del worked for many years as a
cargo handler and dock worker in Iron Mountain and, in his younger days, as a
logger in and around the Felch area. Most recently he was employed with Cheshire
and Associates during the summer months doing landscaping and working in the
nursery. He was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Metropolitan. Del
was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing, snowmobiling
Del is survived by his sister, Jeanine Farb of Chippewa
Falls, Wisconsin; three step-daughters, Diane (David) Gardipee of Aurora,
Roxanne Cazzola of Loretto, and Pamela (Michael) Steinbrecher of Felch; six
nieces and nephews, David Farb, Paula Wainscott, William Farb, Larry Farb, Lori
Pothast, and Scott Solberg; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Del was preceded in death by his brother,
Charles J. Solberg; step-daughter, Susan Ottinger; and nephew, Ronald Farb.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Zion
Lutheran Church in Metropolitan. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 at the
church. Rev. Lee Liverance will officiate.
Burial will be in the Felch
Cemetery in the spring.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Del
Solberg online at
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron
Mountain with the arrangements.