L. Arlene 'Johnnie' Sollee, passed away on Feb. 28, 2012. Survived by her children, Dr. Dan (Esther) Sollee of Colorado Springs, Leslie (Maurice) Weinreis of Morrison and Renee (Naich) Cordo of Pueblo; grandchildren, Kyle (Freedom) Weinreis, Tina Sollee, Dan Jr. (Megan) Sollee; great-grandchildren, Samantha Jo and Frankie Cordo (who affectionately called Johnnie 'Ya Ya'), Ashton and Quin Sollee; and her beloved cats, Lucky and Callie. Preceded in death by husband, Frank L. Sollee; daughter, Frankie A. Sollee; and granddaughter, Leslie Torrie. Johnnie was born in Horace, Kansas on Oct. 29, 1922, to Jess O. and Grace Johnson. During WWII, Johnnie worked at the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco and later sold Royal Neighbors of America Insurance. She enjoyed square dancing, bowling, golf and especially spending time with her great-grandchildren. Johnnie was a member of the Daughters of the Nile and proud to be a Shriner's Lady. Viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012, and funeral service, 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012, both in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital, Sangre de Cristo Hospice or PAWS for Life through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Renee, Naich & Family

    So very sorry for your loss. We will all miss your Mom, she was a beautiful person inside and out. We loved her many visits to Patti’s, the great conversations and good times for so many years. May you find peace and comfort in the great memories as we will.
    Judy Patti and family,and everyone at Patti’s

  2. Renee, I am saddened by the passing of your “Gram” as I was when you lost “Pop”. The three of you were a special “trio” amd I loved watching you grow up with them by your side. I will never forget the “good times” we shared and all the ESTATE LIQUIDATOR sales the three of you attended. I don’t think there was one month that went by in over 20 years that we didn’t visit and chat. My love and Gods’ blessings be upon your family at this time of your loss.

  3. Renee and family: Just wanted you to know that you are on our hearts and in our prayers. Strength and peace to you and your family.

  4. Renee, I am so sorry to you and your family for your loss. I have so many good memories of her when you and I were growing up she was a beautiful person and was glad I got to know her. My prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Leslie: I am so sorry for your loss. I don’t know if you will remember me, we were friends in high school. Again, you and family have my condolences. Sandy Wells

  6. Renee: My Deepeast Sympathy to you, Johnnie was so special and such a great Lady. So much fun we had in the Shrine and Nile, will miss her. Laura

  7. We are so very sorry for your loss. We have such fond memories of the good times Gene and Virginia had with Frank and Johnnie.

  8. Rene’ I do not get the newspaper, do occasionally check on line. I was needless to say shocked by Johnee’s passing. I loved her dearly and always thought so highly of her. I regret that we have not kept in touch since my sister passed. I loved visiting with her and with you. I know she is with her soul mate Frank and they are celebrating her arrival in a grand fashion. I will always remember her with love in my heart. If you need anything…. please call me. My love and prayers to you and your family

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