Dec. 9, 1936-Nov. 19, 2009
Theresa C. Solko,, 72, died Thursday (Nov. 19, 2009) at Community Hospital in McCook.
She was born Dec. 9, 1936, at a farm near Indianola to Charles and Caroline ( Kircher) Kennedy. She attended Red Willow schools and graduated in 1954. She married Richard Solko on Nov. 24, 1962, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola. She lived on a farm south of Herndon and was a homemaker in addition to being a secretary/bookkeepper for the Red Willow County Courthouse for eight years. In 1998, she moved to Willow Ridge Retirement Center.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Solko, infant brother, Charles and brothers, Howard and Wayne.
She is survived by her son, Thomas Solko of Herndon, Kan., and daughters Rose Marie and husband Jarettt Sis of Atwood, Kan., Jean Solko of Colby, Kan. and Patricia and husband Steve Oberg of McCook. She had four grandchildren.
Services are Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Assumption Catholic Church in Herndon with the Rev. Steven Folorunso, the Rev. Gary Brethour and the Rev. Dana Clark officiating.
Interment is at St. Mary's Cemetary in Herndon.
A memorial fund has been established in her name.
A Vigil service will be Sun., Nov. 22, 7 p.m. at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin,Kan.