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Charles "Bud" Solberg
(03-11-1932 - 02-25-2018)

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Charles "Bud" Solberg, 85, of Elgin went home to be with the Lord on February 25, 2018. He was born on March 11, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Alfred and Marie Solberg. Bud retired as a 747 Captain at United Airlines after a career of 28 years. He served his country for 13 years in the Naval Reserves. Bud designed and built his own home and was an avid gardener and gourmet chef. Bud is survived by his loving wife, Jerilyn ; his children, Steve (Barbara) Solberg of Carpentersville, IL, Sandra (Emad) Fahmy of Wilmette, IL, Scott (Barbara) Solberg of Ottawa, IL, Susan (Dewey) Wolfe of Bivins, TX, ;14 loving grandchildren; and his sister, Marguerite Anderson of Sebeka, MN. Bud is preceded in death by his first wife, Margret Solberg (nee Iversen); a sister, Barbara Brockphaler; and his parents. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Saint Peter Damian, 131 S. Crest Avenue, Bartlett, IL, 60103. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation-research department. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. 847-741-8800 or http://www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. 

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