Obit: Solie, Janet Marie (1940 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Solie, Tobola, Hedler, Ciolkosz, Whirry, Miller, Jakubowski

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 10/16/2013

Solie, Janet Marie (12 August 1940 - 8 October 2013)

Janet Marie Solie, age 73, of Stanley, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center, Chippewa Falls, after battling cancer for the past four years.

Janet was born August 12, 1940, in Thorp, WI, the daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Tobola) Hedler. She grew up in the Thorp area and attended Catholic Grade School, graduating from Thorp High School in 1958. Janet went on to study at Viterbo College in La Crosse, later transferring to Stout State College, where she received a degree in 1963 for Home Economics with a minor in English. She began a teaching career as a University Extension Agent in Medford, Taylor County, then in Rhinelander, Oneida County, and later in Sturgeon Bay, Door County.

On April 7, 1977, she was wed to Brian Solie in Green Bay, WI. Janet was a member of St. Bernard- St. Hedwig Parish of Thorp, the Happy Red Hatters, and the Stanley Area Historical Society, serving as secretary. Janet enjoyed painting, reading, planting flowers, Wednesday morning coffee with friends, spending time at the wood son Art Museum, the Big Top Chautauqua, traveling in Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula, and keeping her husband on track.

Janet is survived by her husband, Brian, of Stanley; sisters: Mary Jane (Larry) Ciolkosz, and Joyce (Vern) Whirry; sister-in-law, Donna Hedler; brother-in-law, Phil Miller; aunt, Ruth Tobola; plus many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerome Hedler; sisters, Joan and Jacqueline; plus numerous aunts and uncles.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Al Jakubowski officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to service time at the church. Inurnment will take place in the East Side Cemetery, Stanley. Plombon Funeral Service is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Marshfield Clinic Oncology Dept. Eau Claire, or a charity or organization of choice



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