Victor F. Soller
Published 1:21 pm Wednesday, June 10, 2020
On Sunday, May 31st, 2020, Victor Francis Soller, husband and father, passed away at age 93 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Vic was born on May 31, 1927 in LaCrosse, WI, He lived in Minneapolis where he met and married Joan (Kalinoski) after a number of years there they moved to Albert Lea and lived there for over 50 years. They have 4 children; Colleen Eifealdt (Cheyenne, WY), Jeff (Shawnee, KS), Dave (Rock Springs, WY), and Dan, (Crosslake, MN). They were blessed with 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Vic worked at Streater’s Industries his entire career life and retired from them May 31st 1992. He was a practicing Catholic and was an active member of St Theodore’s Catholic Church in Albert Lea before moving to Cheyenne. Vic was also a Boy Scout leader for many years and spent many summers at Camp Cuyuna in Crosslake, MN. He was honored the Sertoma Man of the Year award for distinguished service to others. Vic’s passion’s were stamp collecting, lots of reading, puzzles, camera club, Boy Scouts, model airplane building, cribbage & Genealogy. Vic spent the last 12 years living with his daughter Colleen and husband Judd in Cheyenne where his quality of life was exceptional, especially when you can spend it every day with someone you love. Graveside service’s will be this fall when a proper burial can be held and family members can all be part of his laying to rest.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in care of the family to Bonnerup Funeral Service. The family will set up a trust fund for the American Stroke Association. Vic’s wife Joan suffered greatly from strokes and it would only seem appropriate to help find a cure for something that eventually took his loving wife.