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Obituary for Paul O. Solberg
Paul Solberg was born in Buxton, North Dakota on December 25, 1920 to Peder and Mabel Solberg. He was confirmed in the Honeyford Lutheran Church in North Dakota. He graduated from Gilby High School in 1938; received his B.A. degree from Mayville Teachers College in 1942. After teaching two years in Mayville, he served as an aircraft instructor in the Navy. Then he became the Senior High Principal in Warren, MN. In 1949 Paul received his Masters degree in school administration from North Dakota University, and took additional graduate work at Denver University and the University of Minnesota. After serving 30 years as a school administrator in Minnesota, the last eleven as Superintendent of Schools in Sauk Centre, MN, he and his wife retired in 1977 and moved to Milltown. He spent this time going to auctions, collecting Cracker Jacks items, playing cards, and enjoying his family. Paul Solberg passed away peacefully on July 30, 2009, at the age of 88. He was a resident of the United Pioneer Home in Luck, WI. His parents, one sister and five brothers preceded him in death. He is survived by his beloved wife, Veronica; daughter, Sandra (James) Fox; grandson, Jon (Ashli) Fox; granddaughter, Carrie (Andrew) Mattson; great-grandbabies, Isabelle Mattson and Connor Fox; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial services will be held at Milltown Lutheran Church in Milltown, WI on Friday, August 7th at 2:00 p.m. This service will be preceded by a visitation time beginning at 1:00 p.m. and will continue until the service begins. Pastor Danny Wheeler will be officiating. Music will be provided by Priscilla Fjorden as organist. Interment will be held at Milltown Cemetery following the service. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown were entrusted with funeral arrangements. For information call 715-472-2444.