Jerome Mervin Solland born on January 9th,1932 - Died on October 3, 2020.
Jerome Mervin Solland was born in Mansfield township January 9, 1932 to Jens and May
Solland. Graduated from a country school in Emmons, where he walked up the hill both ways
in 5 feet of snow with no shoes. Jerome served in the US Army as a Corporal during the
Jerome loved doing things outside like gardening, camping, many little projects and was the
handiest man we knew. There wasn’t anything he couldn't do, he always said he’s a jack of all
trades but master of none. Something he excelled at was telling jokes, he had a joke for every
occasion that was sure to make you laugh.
He left a void in all of our hearts but will be filled with the love he had for us all and all the
memories we have of him.
Jerome is preceded in death by his wife Sharlene Solland (Anderson), father Jens Solland and
his mother May Blair; brothers: Marvin, Orin, Donald and Ralph. He is survived by his brother
Judean And his sisters: Mavis and Gloria; sons: Gary, Terry, Michael and Danny and his
daughters Lisa and Sharon; grand kids: Vicki, Troy, Tia, Abbey, Cary, Megan, Brooke, Jessica,
Mandra, Amy, Levi, Zane, Shaylea, Samantha and multiple great grandkids.
Visitation for friends and family will be from 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 17, at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea.
Due to COVID-19 there will be not be a "Celebration of Life" service.