Viola Hazel Solinger

Viola Hazel  Solinger

March 12, 1921 ~ July 21, 2022
Viola Hazel Solinger died at the age of 101 at home with her family in Vancouver on July 21, 2022. Viola was born on March 12, 1921, in Henrietta Township, MN. Viola was the last surviving child of Adolph and Lula Kraft of Park Rapids, MN.
Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Don Solinger; and their infant daughter, Susan Marie Solinger. Viola is survived by her daughter, Rosalyn Solinger (Fred Kellogg); and son, Robin Solinger (Sandy); and by grandson, Fred Kellogg Jr. (Nici); and granddaughter, Hanna Kellogg.
Viola taught school in Minnesota before her children were born. She spoke of the multilevel grades she taught and doing all the janitorial work and tending the fire in the cold Minnesota winters. Viola enjoyed going to garage sales and visiting with people she met along the way. Viola loved playing cards, particularly pinochle and played into her late 90s. At Viola’s request there will be no service and burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver.