Monday, December 19th, 2011
Elodie M. Sollman, 96, New Bremen, died at 9:40 a.m. Dec. 18, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys.
She was born Sept. 13, 1915, in New Bremen to Joseph W. and Josephine G. Bruns Lanfersieck. On Sept. 12, 1981, she married Lendor Sollman, who died Feb. 8, 2001.
Deceased is an infant sister.
She was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen, and the Woodmen of the World Camp 149, also New Bremen. She was a 1933 graduate of New Bremen High School and worked in several offices such as New Bremen Rubber Company, New Bremen Broom Company and Bremco Mills. She retired from First National Bank of New Bremen after 35 years service.
She was a member of New Bremen Senior Citizens where she and her husband organized and lead a number of group tours.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will follow in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the church at which time the Rosary will be prayed.
Memorials may be directed to the New Bremen Emergency Squad or to the donor's choice.
Gilbert-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, is handling arrangements.