Mary Jo Soller
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MARYSVILLE: Mary Jo Ann Kinsel Soller, 82, of Marysville died Wednesday, February 12th, peacefully at home with her family close.
She was a 1949 graduate of St. Aloysius All Girls Academy High School in New Lexington where she was an honor student and the May Crown Queen. Mary Jo has lived in Zanesville, Columbus, and Marysville where she made many wonderful lifetime friends.
Mary Jo was a devout Catholic and enjoyed singing in the church choir and was the treasurer of the Rosary Altar Society at Our Lady of Lourdes for many years. She babysat many kids over the years and was known for her hand-made quilts and personal letters. She was a volunteer librarian at Marysville East Elementary for six years and won the Golden Apple Volunteer Award.
She was born February 17, 1931 in New Lexington to the late Hugh and Margaret Maher Kinsel. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Jim, Wilfred, and Edmund Kinsel; and a sister, Virginia McLain. She was married March 31, 1951 to Robert E. Soller.
Mary Jo is survived by her husband, Robert, whom she shared 62 years of wedded bliss; their 13 children, Jim (Connie) Soller of Gahanna, Marty (Linda) Soller of Upper Arlington, Tom (Peggy) Soller of Marysville, Rick (Nedra) Soller of Gurnee, IL, Cathy (Stacy) Lane of Dublin, Tim (Deb) Soller of Marysville, Rob (Tammy) Soller of Indianapolis, Bill Soller of Westerville, Joe (Missy) Soller of Columbus, Margie (Alan) Powelson of Maineville, OH, Pat (Trina) Soller of Marysville, Phyllis Soller of Marysville, Yvonne (Brian) Vermillion of Miamisburg, OH; 33 grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; her sister Janet (Sister Therese) of Stella Niagara, NY; and numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.
Family will receive friends on her birthday, Monday, February 17th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm with a Rosary Service to follow at 8pm at the Ingram Funeral Home, 975 N. Maple St., Marysville. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 18th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1033 W. Fifth St., Marysville, at 11 am with burial immediately following at Our Lady of Lourdes cemetery.
Mary Jo was an avid reader and donations can be made in her honor to the Marysville Public Library, or the Union County Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.ingramfuneralservice.com.
Ingram Funeral Home - Marysville
975 N. Maple Street
Marysville, OH 43040
(937) 642 4861
Published in the Times Recorder on Feb. 14, 2014