Richard R. Solberg

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Richard R.
(Age 76)

Passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 in Spokane Valley WA. Dick was born to Ralph and Alma Solberg in Grandview, WA and was raised in the Yakima Valley. He worked for Continental Baking-Wonder/Hostess for many years. Dick later became a union representative for the Teamsters from which he retired. He loved to sing and was a longtime member of the Pages of Harmony, the choir at church, and was part of the barbershop quartet "Inspiration". Dick was an active member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, a volunteer at the food bank and was proud to have donated 11 gallons of platelets at the Blood Bank. He was also a longtime loving caregiver for his wife, helping in her battle with Parkinson's disease. Dick is survived by his wife of 56 years Delores; sons Jeff and Steve (Kim) Solberg; daughter Kathy Simon; grandchildren Ryan (Staci) Solberg of Dexter OR, Luke Solberg and Kelsey (Chris) Lewis; and many relatives scattered throughout the country. The family would like to thank the wonderful doctors, nurses, and staff at Cancer Care NW, Sullivan Park Assisted Living/Care Center and the loving congregation of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Services will be held Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2511 S. Pines Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Published in Spokesman-Review from Feb. 13 to Feb. 17, 2011
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