Eileen Solberg, 88, passed away on November 27, 2020 at St. Vincent Care Center in Bismarck in the company of her son, Alan and sister, Stella.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Mandan. Burial will follow at Mandan Union Cemetery. The family requests masks be worn at the church.
A livestream of the funeral service will be available on the Redeemer Lutheran Church website (redeemermandan.com).
Visitation will be held from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan. Masks are required at the funeral home.
Eileen was born March 13, 1932 in Judson, ND to Carl & Ella (Joersz) Westmeyer. On May 12, 1957 she married Jackson Solberg in Mandan and together they raised four children. Eileen worked on the family farm, at Ohm’s Café, and Medcenter One Mandan as a cook. She was very involved in her church, serving in many Ladies Society activities and in the church choir. Eileen volunteered at numerous places, including RSVP, Meals on Wheels, National Resources and Conservation Services, and the Railroad Museum to name a few. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, and playing cards and dice games.
Eileen is survived by two sons, Alan (Darla) Solberg of Bismarck and Terry (fiancée, Tammy Keel) of Joelton, TN; one sister, Stella Westmeyer of Mandan; sister-in-law, Connie Westmeyer of Minot; four granddaughters, Lacey Roberts of Mandan, Tana Solberg of Bismarck, Kelsey Solberg of Mandan, and India Edwards of Lewisburg, TN; and three great grandchildren, Hudson, Hanley, & Greyson Roberts.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 32 years, Jackson Solberg; one son, Jeff Solberg; one daughter, Carla Mitchell; three brothers, Harold (Toots) Westmeyer, Ray Westmeyer, & Bill Westmeyer; four sisters, Lorraine Westmeyer, Bernice Peterson, Dorothy (Manuel) Bettencourt, & Florence (John) Beard.
The family of Eileen Solberg would like to extend a special thank you to the St. Vincent Care Center staff for their excellent care and concern for Eileen while she was a resident.
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