Anna G. Solan 87 passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home in St. Petersburg, Florida under the care of her loving daughter and Hospice after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Albert Solan, son-in-law, Udo Dudenhoefer and her brothers, Willi and Friedel Lemanzick.
She is survived by her daughters: Helene Dudenhoefer, Christina “Chrissy” Solan (Vincent), Sandra Solan (Mathias); grandchildren: Lars and Jens Dudenhoefer, Benett, Enid and Matilda Solan; sister: Paula Maxwell.
Born and raised in Germany, Anna was an accountant bookkeeper for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service at Ray Barracks in Friedberg, where she would cash Elvis Presley's military paychecks for him while he was stationed there.
She met and fell in love with Army Sgt. Albert Solan. They were married in 1969 and after retiring, moved to St. Petersburg in 1986.
Anna was a social butterfly who never knew a stranger. She was a longtime member of the St. Petersburg Lawnbowling Club and enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing and taking walks with her four legged best friend, Chloe.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Interment at Bay Pines National Cemetery will be on March 31, 2021 at 12:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to Suncoast Hospice or Pet Pal Animal Shelter.