He is preceded in death by wives, Eileen and Grace; brothers, Murle and Gordon. He is survived by children, Linda Downing, Laura Soland, Cheri (Art) Brennhofer and Tammy (Wayne) Stang; step-son, Jim Soland; nephew, Dean Soland; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; loving pet, Missy.
Visitation will be held April 22 from 3 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service at 5:30 p.m. at Kapala-Glodek Funeral Home, 230 13th Ave., NE, Minneapolis. Interment will be April 23 at 3:30 p.m. at Morningside Memorial Gardens. Arrangements with Kapala-Glodek Funeral Home.