Lois B. Solberg (nee Jensen)

Sept. 2, 1929 – May 3, 2013

Lois B. Solberg (nee Jensen) of Brookfield passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at her home at the age of 83.

She was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 2, 1929, the daughter of Merritt and Hattie (Doornink) Jensen.

Lois was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waukesha, where she was a past choir member. She was united in marriage to Robert Solberg on Aug. 11, 1951. Lois was a graduate of UW-Stout receiving her Bachelor of Science in home economics.

She proudly served the Waukesha school system for many years as a teacher’s aide. Lois was a member of the Waukesha Homemakers Club. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading books and completing crossword puzzles. Lois’ greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and friends.

Lois is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Robert “Bob”; children, Sandra Solberg, Alan (Susan) Solberg and Lora (James) Prew; grandsons, Eric (Carly) Solberg and Ryan Solberg; brother, Donald (Carol) Jensen; and sister, Janet (Paul) Premo. Lois is further survived by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The visitation for Lois will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon memorial service on Wednesday, May 8, at St.

Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Andy Fetters will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Lois are appreciated to St.

Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (address above); the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214; or to a charity of your choice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609 or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit