Kevin Arthur Solem was born January 28, 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Kenneth and Catherine (Tavernier) Solem. He grew up and attended school in Fridley. Kevin worked as a cook and also did maintenance. His favorite job, however, was working for FOX Transportation out of Isanti. Kevin enjoyed fishing and loved vacations up north near Hackensack. He also loved his dogs. Twelve years ago he moved to Mora with his life partner, Susan Corley.
He will be lovingly remembered by his life partner, Susan Corley; son, Keven James Solem of Fridley; three brothers, Roger (Linda) Fox of Isanti, Kenneth Jr. (Kathleen) Solem of Coon Rapids, Richard Solem of Mora; one sister, Joyce Van Fosson of Mora; and by other relatives and friends. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bill Van Fosson.