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“I only met Chet once at a femily wedding in Tennessee but enjoyed his company immensely. Helene, Margie's cousin, had much more contact with both...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: steve and helene hamilton - NC

“Dear Leanne,Sorry to hear about your Dad. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Renee and Mary Ann ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: - Chicago, IL

“Dear Leanne, Sorry to hear about your Dad. We will pray for you and your family during this difficult time. Renee and Mary Ann ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are thinking of you all at this time. We wish we could be there for your family as you are always...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Amanda, Michelle, & Anthony (McAuley) - AZ

“I will miss Cousin Chet. He was always so kind to me, and always had a great sense of humor and a positive attitude. He was a good man, through and...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Geraldine Colvin - Hammond, IN

“Margie and Family, I am so very sorry to hear about the death of your father. May you find peace, remembering all the good and fun times. I will...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Denise and Roy Mueller - Mokena, IL

“Chuck, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. You've been a great and loyal friend since our days at MSU and a great Dad and family...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Lloyd Dubisky - Indianapolis, IN

“Mr. Soltys was like my second father to me. I will never forget the fun we had up at the cottage, you will be missed. Thanks for the great memories ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin O'Keefe - Highland, IN

“RIP Chet. Always quick with a smile and a kind word. A devoted husband and family man. My family's condolences go out to the Soltys family. ”
9 of 27 | Posted by: John Dramisino - Tinley Park, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Loris and Mike Petrizzo

“Dear Peggy & Family,Our hearts and prayers are with all of you through this very difficult time. We will always have such wonderful memories of the...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Ivey - Hitchcock, TX

“Our deepest sympathies, Kathy. We will keep your whole family in our prayers. ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Jeff and Patty Bowman - Dallas, TX

“We've just learned of this loss in our family, and it makes me so sad. I'm so sorry for you, Peggy and family. My only consolation is that he is...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Michele and Tim Fiala - Bangkok

“To the Soltys Family, Your husband and father was one of a kind. No one could tell a joke better than him. (or had more) He will definitetly be...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: Sally Puzon - Frankfort, IL

“Dear Peggy and Family,Our hearts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. May you hold your memories close and know that you will all be...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Karen & Tom Ivey - Hitchcock, TX

“Dear Peggy and Family, My Deepest Sympathy & Prayers are with you , during your time of sorrow.Mary Jo Wolff (nee Anzelmo) ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Chester, I will always remember the happy times I spent with you. You and your family are in my heartfelt prayers! Sister Rose Marie Surwilo,...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Sister Rose Marie Susrwilo, OSF - IL

“Before moving to Tucson, I was honored and blessed to have know both Chet and Peggy and to share meals together and one of which at our home. The...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Donna Cochran - Tucson, AZ

“Dear Peggy, and family, There are no words to express what I am feeling about your loss. This I know, Chester was always smiling and joking around...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Sandra Pool Gibbs - Frankfort, IL

“Peggy and family, Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your devoted husband and father. May God bless and keep you and yours thru the days ahead. God...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Peggy, you always said that you thought you moved to KY so that you could meet me, I think it was the opposite. You came into my life when I needed...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Diane Cooper - Kuttawa, KY

“My condolences to the Soltys family, may you find comfort from the peace of God at this time of grief-Phillipians 4:6, 7. Erma L. Davis, Park Forest...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Erma L. Davis - Park Forest, IL., IL

“You will be missed greatly by all who loved you! We were proud to call you our Uncle! Love & prayers to the whole family.Lee & Paula ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Paula & Lee Lang - Barrington, IL

“Sorry for your prayers are with you and your family. I was glad to have had the opportunity to get to know Chet over the years...he always...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Rhonda Fister - Frankfort, IL

“So sorry to hear of your loss, Kathy and Mrs. Soltys. I have so many great memories of visits to your home in Lansing with Kathy as teenagers. Mrs....Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Andrea Kmak Lang - Knightdale, NC

“We were priviledged to have Chet as a friend. It was an honor. We loved him. We love his dear family. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: jerry and betty wroblewski - MI

“Thinking of you all and praying God gives you peace and His love at this time. With love, The Schumans ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Dan & Lynn Schuman & family

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Chester J. Soltys 82, of Frankfort, passed away Dec 28, 2012 at his home surrounded by his entire family. Born in Chicago to the late Joseph and Sophie (nee Kurzeja) Soltys, beloved husband of Margaret (nee Lewandoski) of 56 years; loving father and hero of Joseph (LeAnne), Margaret (Rick) Starke, Kathleen (John) Sandmann, and Charles (Tricia). Proud Papa of Bailee (Travis) Myers, Robby Soltys, Erick, Megan, Kevin and Tyler Starke, C.J. and Evan Sandmann, Katianne and Charlie Soltys; Brother of the late Theresa Milewski; Godfather of Tom Lewandoski, Lorri Ann Milewski, Jean Marie Lewicki, and Roberta Brenza; Uncle to many. Retired Marketing Engineer for ComEd, proud U. S. Air Force veteran, member of the American Legion, avid golfer and Official Softball Umpire. Deeply devoted Husband and family man who treasured attending his children's and grandchildren's sporting and school events. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Chester's honor to HONOR THE FALLEN FOUNDATION ( Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 3 to 9PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Funeral Service, Thursday, January 3, 2013, with prayers at 9:30AM to St. Anthony Catholic Church 7659 W. Sauk Trail, Frankfort, IL 60423 for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.