He was born July 31, 1926 in Flat Rock the son of the late Clyde & Kathryn (Swartz) Solander.
George was the postmaster in Flat Rock from 1968 to 1991 and ran the Swartz and Solander General Store in Flat Rock. He graduated from Heidelberg College and served in the Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Bellevue VFW & American Legion, K of C; 4th degree, Kiwanis Club, National league of Post Masters, and National Association of Post Masters. He volunteered at the Bellevue Hospital and Bellevue Fish and Loaves.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie (Friend) Solander whom he married October 6, 1951 in Bellevue; son, George (Rebecca) Solander of Sycamore, daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Marshall of Phoenix, AZ, grandchildren, C. Lance Marshall & Kathryn Marshall both of Phoenix, AZ, and his brother Clyde Solander of Fremont.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Solander and an infant son.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. The Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 3:30 pm. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue. Burial with military honors will follow in Bellevue Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to The Bellevue Hospital Foundation, 1400 W. Main St., Bellevue, OH 44811
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com