Francis Leroy Soladay Dead
Was Son of Late John Soladay, Newspaper Man
Francis Leroy Soladay, a native of Freeport died at his home, 623 North Winnebago street, at 8:30 o'clock last evening following an extended illness. His death resulted from Bight's disease, of which he had been a sufferer for several years. He was an engineer and miner, following that work for a number of years. Mr. Soladay was a son of the late John Soladay, the latter having been a newspaper man. He is survived by the following children, Elliott, Earl, Myrtle, Maud and Evelyn Soladay, all at home. His mother, Mrs. Flora Soladay, resides in Freeport. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Martin, Percy and John Soladay, all of Freeport; Pearl Soladay, Freeport; Irma Soladay of Leavenworth, Kansas. Funeral services will be held from the Tempel Funeral Home tomorrow afternoon. Rev. R. E. Chandler, pastor of the Second Presbyterian church, will conduct the services.
Wednesday, February 1, 1922 clipping. Submitted by: e-mail on 2 Jan, 2002