Solarz, Elizabeth Ann Loving Wife & Caring Mother, age 87, of Brooklyn Park, entered a new life with the Lord on March 4, 2013. Preceded in death by husband Clarence; brothers, Joseph & Johnny Dolin; great-granddaughter Madeline Marie King; son-in-law, Allen Mercer. Survived by daughters, Cheryl (Keith) Thoreson & Michelle Mercer; 4 grandchildren: Rebecca (Dan) Mensing, Brian T. Lynch, Heather (Corey) King, and Joelle (Andrew) Olson; 4 great-grandchildren: Haley & Sam Mensing, Tanner Olson, and Emily Elizabeth King; sister, Marian "Penny" Lindberg; extended family & friends. Known as a "firecracker", she will be remembered for her boundless energy & creative ideas. The family would like to thank the staff of St. Therese at Oxboro Lake in Brooklyn Park & the staff at North Memorial Hospice Care for their care & support. Funeral Service: 11 AM, Friday, Mar 8 at Sunset Chapel, 2250 St. Anthony Blvd NE, Minneapolis. Visitation 1 hr prior. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor's choice. SUNSET 612-789-3596 www.SunsetFuneralServices.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.