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Marvin Solberg

Marvin Solberg, 91, of Aneta, ND died peacefully surrounded by Loved Ones on November 29, 2020 at Hatton Prairie Village in Hatton, ND. A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bilden-Askew Funeral Home in Northwood, ND. A visitation will be held from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Due to COVID, masks and social distancing will be required.

Marvin was born to Nels and Edith Solberg in Alpena, South Dakota. He joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. While in the Navy, he learned to weld which led him to a career as an electrician in the IBEW. He was a long-standing member of 58 years in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

 He married Patricia Van Kirk on September 22, 1964 and they moved to Montana where they started their family. They moved to Aneta, ND in 1975 where they resided for many years. Marvin enjoyed having a cold beer and smoking a big cigar while tinkering in his garage. After retirement, he would do welding repairs for farmers which he really enjoyed.

He is preceded in death by his Mother and Father, numerous brothers and sisters and Patricia, his wife of 51 years. He is survived by his sister, Velva Patersen of San Diego; his daughter, Anne (Mike) Lee Northwood; sons: David (Lenore), Hillsboro, OR; Eric (Linda), Newberg, OR; Glenn, Fargo, ND; Grandchildren: Naomi and Zach Lee, Alyssa, Brianna and Chance Solberg, Jeffrey Vinson, and 6 Great Grandchildren.

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I will miss Red. Great card player and was true to me and treated me great.

Linda Dec 7 2020 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear that Red has passed. We have only great memories of time spent with him. Red was always so pleasant and interesting to visit with and who couldn't be taken in by that quick little smile! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Marcia & Larry Hoyt Dec 4 2020 12:00 AM

I have great memories playing cards with Pat and Red. They were so fun to be with. My sympathies to all.

Cindy Thompson Nov 30 2020 12:00 AM