Murle Soland, age 82, of Fridley died May 14, 2011 at North Memorial Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 20th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 19th also at our Isanti Chapel.
Murle Dean Soland was born August 24, 1928 in Enid, Oklahoma to H.J. and Clarabell Soland. When he was an infant the family moved to Minnesota and then settled in Isanti. In 1955 he married Joan Ginder. They lived in Minneapolis until 1970 when they made their home in Weber. In 1979 they moved to Fridley where they have lived ever since. Murle served in the Army from 1948 1951. He was a lifetime member of the Isanti VFW Post and served on their color guard. He was also a member of the Cambridge American Legion Post. Murle’s interests included fishing, woodworking and gardening.
Murle Soland passed away May 14, 2011 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale at the age of 82 years, 8 months and 20 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan in 2007 and one brother, Gordon.
Murle is survived by two daughters, Marie (Michael) Luck of Stacy, Carol (Tom) Thorsen of Fridley; six grandchildren, Christina (Edward) Grimm of Isanti, Karen (Karl) Nyquist of Isanti, William Luck of Stacy, Laurie Todora of Orlando, Florida, Erick Thorsen of Oakland, California and Bobby Thorsen of Fridley; seven great-grandchildren, Kurtis and Kaylee Grimm, Cody, Zachary and Emily Nyquist, Genny Owens and Cheyanne Thorsen; one brother, Lawrence Soland of Minneapolis; and by many other relatives and friends.