Gerald Joseph Solnitzky

July 24, 1947 ~ August 21, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Gerald Joseph Solnitzky, 76 of Wright, died  Monday, August 21, 2023 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.  He was born July 24, 1947 in Saint Paul to Joseph and Lillian (Marose) Solnitzky.  He graduated in 1965 from Alexander Ramsey High School in Roseville. Gerald was united in marriage to LaDonna (Posterick) on June 10, 1989 in White Bear Lake. He worked in construction, most recently for Julian Johnson Construction of Anoka, retiring in 2012.  He enjoyed playing cribbage, woodworking, the Minnesota Twins, fishing and being at his lake home.  Gerald also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and was a retired member of the JFD’s.   He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Lillian and daughter in law Brett Campos. 

Gerald is survived by his wife LaDonna Solnitzky of Wright;

Daughters: Wendy (Sara George) Solnitzky of Minneapolis,

Ann (Sean) Silver of St. Micheal;

2 grandchildren: Anthony and Abby Silver;

1 brother: David (Linda) Solnitzky of Little Canada;

2 nephews: Cory and Troy Solnitzky;

And many other special friends and relatives who mourn his passing.

A gathering of family & friends to celebrate Gerald’s life will be 1pm to 3pm -  Saturday, September 9, 2023 at McGregor Funeral Home in McGregor.  Lunch and fellowship will follow at the Fireside Inn, McGregor.  Go to to leave a message of condolence.                                                                                                                                                                                        

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A Gathering of Family and Friends
September 9, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
McGregor Funeral Home
8 Maddy Street
McGregor, MN 55760

Celebration of Life and Luncheon
September 9, 2023

3:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Fireside Inn
415 Meadows Drive
McGregor, MN 55760


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