Frank L. Sollee, 85, formerly of Colorado Springs, passed away April 5, 2006, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by his wife of 63 years, 'Johnnie' Arlene Sollee; children, Dr. Daniel A. (Esther) Sollee of Colorado Springs, Leslie (Maurice) Weinreis of Denver and Renée (Naich) Cordo of Pueblo; grandchildren, Kyle (Freedom) Weinreis of Denver, Tina Sollee of Colorado Springs and Danny (Megan) Sollee of Colorado Springs; and great-grandchildren, Samantha Jo Cordo and Ashton Marie Sollee. Preceded in death by his daughter, Frankie A. Sollee; and granddaughter, Leslie Torrie. Frank was born to Audie and Margaret Sollee on Dec. 29, 1920, in Avondale, Colo. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. Frank and Johnnie were married July 26, 1942, in San Diego, Calif. He was District Engineer for the Colorado Highway Department and retired after 40 years of service. Frank enjoyed singing, playing the piano, writing poetry and was an avid square dancer. Member of Rotary No. 43, Lamar Lodge No. 90, A.F. & A.M., Southern Colorado Consistory, Al Kaly Shrine Drum Corps and Pueblo Country Club. Viewing today at the funeral home from noon to 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Montgomery & Steward Chapel, 1317 N. Main St., in Pueblo. Masonic Rites and interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. We have fond memories of the Sollee Family coming to dinner at the Mission Bell Inn in Manitou Springs. Frank always had a pleasant smile and a kind. Our thoughs are with the Sollee Family.

    The Masias’

  2. Dear Renee and Johnnie, We are very sorry to here about Frank. Just would like to let you know our thoughts and prayers are with you. You all mean alot to me. My mom and dad send there condolences.

    Sincerely,
    Joe, Mandi, Gene, and Mary Jo

  3. Our deepest sympathy is extended to Johnnie and the family on this sad occasion. May God bless you all. Frank will be sorely missed.

  4. My Deepest Sympathy to you Johnnie and Reene. I will always remember the good old Drum Corp days with you.

  5. Johnnie, My condolences to you and Renee. I know how much he loved you both. I shall always remember him as a kind and generous man; a true friend!

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