Norma Solie passed away on Jan. 18, 2013, with family at Mesilla Valley Hospice, La Posada. Born in Bellville, Texas, on April 22, 1911, to Meta and Herman Weinecke, she rode a horse to school and a 747 to Hawaii. Preceded in death by loving husband Charles L. Solie, she is survived by son Charles L. Solie and wife Nadine, granddaughter Kristi Croom and husband Virgil, and great-granddaughter Darci Croom and many nieces and nephews. Norma enjoyed square dancing, playing cards with friends at long-time residence Encantada Senior Park and later Cottombloom Assisted Living. She also enjoyed travelling with her family and cooking wonderful meals. Arrangements in Las Cruces are being handled by La Paz-Graham Funeral Home. Services and burial will be held by Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, Texas. To send condolences go to www.lapaz-grahams.com.
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Jan. 20, 2013