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Delores SolbergDelores “Dolly” Solberg 88 of Webster died on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Bethesda Home in Webster. Her funeral will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, July 30, 2012 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster, Rev. William Olsen will officiate. Burial will be in the Webster Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday 2-5 P.M. and continuing at the church on Monday. Delores “Dolly” Elaine Aadson was born on Tuesday, September 25, 1923 to John and Meady (Haugen) Aadson at Peabody Hospital in Webster, South Dakota. The family lived on a farm in York Township, Day County, South Dakota west of Lily. She attended school in Lily and graduated from Lily High School in 1942. On July 1, 1943 she was united in marriage to Albert Solberg at Britton, South Dakota. After their marriage the couple made their home and farmed three miles west of Lily until they moved to Bristol in July 1959. She worked at the Nygaard Café in Bristol and also worked for many years in the lunch room at the Bristol school. The couple moved to Pleasant View Apartments in Webster in September 1993. Albert passed away in September 1994. After his death she continued to live at Pleasant View until the present time. Delores was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church while they resided in Bristol and St. John’s Lutheran Church after they moved to Webster. She was a member of the Lily HoeDowner Square Dance Club. She was well known for her home-made lefse where she would use over 1000 pounds of potatoes each lefse season. Delores always had a competitive spirit whether it as playing croquet, jarts or cards. She also enjoyed playing softball and attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting activities. She was well known as the “team’s grandma” of her grandchildren’s baseball team, as she rarely missed a game. Her favorite activity in later life was playing bingo with her friends. In 1986 she won a car while playing bingo and was still driving it this year. Delores passed away in Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 88 years and 10 months. She is survived by her children; Dallas (Joan) Solberg of Aberdeen, SD, Dianne (Paul) Ager of Olivia, MN, Alan Solberg and Bette (Jim) Zenk both of Webster, SD; two brothers, Roy Aadson of Prattville, AL and Maynard Aadson of Rapid City, SD; one sister, Joyce (Aadson) Fryett of Spokane, WA; fifteen grandchildren, twenty six great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; and her special friends include her “Bingo Ladies” and her next door neighbor, Rose Rehn. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, three brothers, three grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Our deepest sympathy to all of the family during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Gary, Karla Beisch & family
Gary & Karla Beisch Aug 1 2012 12:00 AM
My condolences to all the Soberg family. I have many great childhood memories of her, as we spent all our summer vacation there. I will always remember her humor, laughter & kindness. Till we meet again...
Bev Sweeney Jul 31 2012 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear of Dolly's passing. My condolences goes out to her family.
Phyllis Yardley Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
It has been written that death is as a lover's pinch which hurts and is desired. We send our love and condolences to the Solberg family and all who knew Dolly for all are hurting tonight. She will now live in our hearts and memories until we meet again. Thank you Dolly for your love, your kindness, and for being a part of our lives.
Howard L. Fryett Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
Dallas, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Steve Dempsey
Steve Dempsey Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
My Sympathy to Dolly's family. Joyce Fryett, I'm thinking of you at this time. Blessings to all. Hugs
Dorothy (Neal) Wiederhold Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
THERE ARE SO MANY THINGS THAT I CAN THANK YOU FOR. BEING MY SISTER, BEING THERE DURING BB SEASON WHILE I WAS IN HS IN LILY. GIVING ME A HOME. YOU WERE YOUNG AT THIS TIME BUT I THOUGHT OF YOU AND ALBERT AS BEING ONE OF THE GREAT FAMILY, YOU ADDED ME INTO THAT FAMILY. I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU
ROY (VERCEL) AADSON Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
My condolences go out to the Solberg family. Dolly was my auntand i will miss her terribly. I will remember all the summers my family took vacation and went back to So. Dakota for a couple weeks. I will remember playing crokay in the yard in Bristol, Dollys laugh and the love of her family. Aunt Dolly you will be missed very much, tell mom, terry and gary, grandma, grandpa, lavonn, bud and everyone else we say hi.
Mary and Russ Jensen Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
Dallas and Joan, we lost both of our mothers this same week. Prayers are with you too during this time. We will see each other in church at BLC. Take care -- Scott Hagen
Scott and Robi Hagen Jul 28 2012 12:00 AM
It is so hard to let you go. Ont only were you my Mom, you were my best frend. I have been truly blessed to have you as my Mom. You had such a big heart and were always there whenever we needed you. I will miss all the laughs we had together and that "spunky" personality. Give Dad and those grandchildren a big hug and kiss from us. I love you forever. Until we are together again . . .
Bette Jul 27 2012 12:00 AM