Aug. 14, 1952 — Jan. 11, 2018
It is with great sadness that the family of Rodney “Rod” Solum announces his passing on Jan. 11, 2018, at the age of 65. Rod was born in Multnomah, Portland, on Aug. 14, 1952, to Almer and Leota “Lee” (Footh) Solum. Rod attended and graduated from Knappa High School as Rodney Ogier.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 46 years, Debra, and his daughter, Michelle and Shawn Chattick of Astoria. Rod will be greatly missed by his three grandchildren, Breona, Daegan and Cale. He is also survived by his brothers Allen and Pat Solum, Eddie Westfall, Kevin Ogier and Blaine and Pam Ogier.
He was preceded in death by brothers Dorsey Ogier, Callvin Ogier, Gary Solum, Dick Solum and Jerry Solum Sr.; and a sister, Bonnie Westfall.
A service in memory of Rod will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the American Legion, Clatsop Post 12 in Astoria. Please feel free to come and join his family and friends in remembrance of his life.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lower Columbia Hospice.