Veronica M. Soltys, 89, of Springfield died at 6:55 am Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born May 8, 1924 in South Chicago, IL, the daughter of George and Mary Fitz Bruce. She married Stanley L. Soltys on June 21, 1952 and he preceded her in death on September 27, 2001.
Her parents, sister, Dorothy Molk and brother, Alexander Pope also preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Stephen (Karen) Soltys of Springfield, IL and Robert (Susan) Soltys of Boonah, Australia; two grandsons Michael (Courtney) and Matthew Soltys and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Veronica has been a resident of Springfield since 2002. Before moving to Springfield, she lived in Irmo, S.C. for five years and prior to that was a resident of the Chicago and Urbana, IL areas. She was employed as a secretary in both Urbana and Chicago. Veronica was a member of Church of the Little Flower in Springfield and Our Lady of the Lake Church in Chapin, S.C.
Visitation: 9-11 am Monday, July 15, 2013 at Church of the Little Flower.
Funeral Mass: 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 at Church of the Little Flower with Rev. John Ossola officiating.
Additional Visitation and Graveside Service: 10-11 am Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Chapin, S.C. A committal service will be held at 11 am at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Church in Chapin, S.C.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery
Time: 11:00 am