Harriet Sola, 1921-2015

Published 9:00 am Sunday, June 14, 2015

Memorial services for Harriet A. Sola of Bellevue, Washington, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Jon Holt of First Lutheran Church will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will be in Deer Creek Lutheran Cemetery.

Harriet Sola

Harriet Sola

Harriet died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue. She was 93.

Harriet was born July 18, 1921, in Sand Creek, Wisconsin, the daughter of Henry and Amanda (Anderson) Hendrickson. She graduated from Chetek High School in Wisconsin and received her nurses training at Franklin Hospital School of Nursing. On Oct. 31, 1959, she was united in marriage to Iner Clinton Sola.

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Harriet had been employed for 13 years as a nurse at St. Olaf Hospital in Austin and then at Naeve Hospital East Clinic in Albert Lea for 16 years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea since 1959 where she taught Sunday school, served on the social ministry commission and was a quilter. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Native American Rights fund. She loved spending time with her family.

Harriet is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Carolee Sola Rame and Scott Rame of Sammamish, Washington, and Judee Sola Henry and Paul Henry of Edmonds, Washington; granddaughters Janae Rame, Melissa Rame and Jessica Rame; sister, Betty (Glenn) Olson, of Rochester; sister-in-law, Sandy Sola, of Glenville; and many nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Iner; sister, Corrine Turner; twin sister, Helen Hendrickson; brother, Harvey (Mildred) Hendrickson; brothers-in-law Harry Kisilewski, Cliff Turner and Paul Sola; and sisters-in-law Marjorie Neiman and Carolyn Sola.

Memorials should be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea. The family wants to give special thanks to the loving and supporting caregivers of the elderly. God’s peace to all.