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Rose Solka(1913 - 2014)

Solka, Rose (1913 - 2014) Rose Solka, age 100, died peacefully on April 28, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. She was surrounded by a large extended family, relatives and friends that she loved and received love from in return. She was a true Woman of Valor. She was born on December 31, 1913 in Ludwigs-burg, Germany. She immigrated with her family in 1925 to Mexico City. Rose and Isaac met in Mexico City and were married for over 50 years. They moved with their young family to Texas in 1946. Rose is preceded in death by her beloved husband Isaac Solka, her siblings Ida and Berta and her daughter Genie Weitzman of blessed memory. Rose is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Ruth and Andrew Bramley, son and daughter-in-law Jack and Davie Lou Solka, and son-in-law Herbert Weitzman. In addition, Rose is survived by her nine grandchildren: Brenda (Bert) Ligon, Saul (Dinah) Waranch, Julie (Joel) Fleschman, Barry Waranch, Michael (Liz) Solka, Steven (Andrea) Solka, Gary Shelley) Solka, Esther (Michael) Meyers and Michelle Caplan. Rose was blessed with twenty great grandchildren: Marc and, David Ligon, Amos, Ethan and Daniel Waranch; Ben, Noah and Mira Fleschman; Samuel and Simon Waranch; Brian and Kevin Solka; Matthew and Drew Solka; Erin and Paige Solka; Lea and Abby Meyers; and Hannah and Emily Caplan. Rose was affectionately known to all as "Buba" - a Yiddush term for grandmother. She always had a smile on her face and a song on her lips, she was a warm and loving Buba to all who knew her. Rose could speak five languages, she loved to play cards, cook, bake, paint, knit, sing, perform and she was a wonderful story-teller. Our family would like to thank Victoria Lozano and Gabrielle Velazquez for their dedication and sensitive care during the last years of her life. Rose will be greatly missed. The graveside service will be held at Shearith Israel cemetery, 4634 Dolphin Road, Dallas, Texas on Thursday, May 1st at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Jewish Community Center's Senior Adult Program, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230, 214-739-2737. Please visit www.sparkman-hillcrest.com for online condolences.

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Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 30, 2014
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