Laon Solie Hammer
3-6-1922 to 7-14-2012
Born Bronis Kowalczyk in Middle River MN to Joseph and Caroline (died 6/1922), adopted by Julius and Florence Solie in Fall 1922, re-christened Laon Adair Solie. Graduate Washburn HS 1940, Miss Woods Academy 1942. Married Donald Hammer Oct 1943, they lived in Richfield and Lakeville MN.
Preceded in death by both birth and adoptive parents, beloved brother Jack Solie; sisters Josephine MacGlover, Helen Frank; brothers Louis and Joseph Kowalczyk and husband Donald (2006).
Survived by children: Marnie (John Flaherty), Laurie Hammer and David (Denise Iser) Hammer, grandchildren: Natalie (Jack) Tente, Nicholas (Chelsea Welch) Hammer and Stephanie Hammer and great grandchildren: Kourtney, Isabella and Cole.
The family is deeply grateful for the excellent loving care provided by Minnesota Masonic Home for the last 5 years and to Fairview Hospice for their guidance and support the last 10 months of Laon’s life.
Family requests no flowers; donations may be made to Minnesota Masonic Home, 11500 Compass Dr., Bloomington MN 55437-3699. Services will be at Minnesota Masonic Home Chapel, Bloomington MN (use Landmark Center Parking) on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2 pm with visitation viewing from 1 pm to 2 pm. Private interment at Ft Snelling National Cemetery. The Funeral Directors 612-866-6711