Carl Solmonson |

Carl Solmonson

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary for Carl Mark Solmonson.

Mr. Solmonson passed away June 23 at home in Grass Valley. He was 60.

Mr. Solmonson was born Sept. 20, 1946, to Mark Garth Solmonson and Constance Joye Payne in South Dakota.

He attended Richmond High School and received his associate of arts degree from Contra Costa College. Mr. Solmonson served in the United States Navy as an E-4 during the Vietnam War and worked for the East Bay Municipal Utility District.

He enjoyed abstract art, music, gardening, fishing, camping, rock collecting and dancing. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Solmonson is survived by his daughter, Kelly Alves of Grass Valley; son, Dustin Solmonson of Middletown; grandson, Johnny Miranda of San Francisco; sisters Connie Neal of Galt, Sandra Garth of San Luis Obispo and Penny Mozel of Sacramento; niece and nephew, Erin and Brandon Young of Galt; nephews Caleb Neal of Galt and Todd Gall of Bakersfield; nieces Julie Gall of Cayucos, Aimee Padden of Alamo and Jennifer Palmer of Sacramento. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Solmonson; mother; father; and sister, Deanna Bone.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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