Douglas E. Solem, 69, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
He was born Oct. 14, 1944, in Forest Lake, Minn., and moved to this area 23 years ago from Forest Lake.
Mr. Solem worked as an Automobile Mechanic in the Port Charlotte area. He enjoyed fishing, and served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his sisters, Rebecca Johnson of Forest Lake, and Cheryl Simpson of St. Cloud, Minn. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Elmer D. and Deloris Solem; and his sister, Susan Kotzer.
Services will be private.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.