Keith Soldner

Jun 13th, 1953 - Feb 25th, 2018


Zion United Church of Christ

Sat, Mar. 3rd, 2018 10am


Zion United Church of Christ

Sat, Mar. 3rd, 2018 2pm

Keith Soldner

Marion-Keith Soldner, 64, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital.

Keith was born on June 13, 1953 in Marion to Leland and Wanda (Horsley) Soldner. He married Rhonda Rains on January 22, 1970 in Marion.

Keith was lifelong member of Zion United Church of Christ. He was a carpenter by trade and a member of the carpenters union.  Keith retired from United Food & Commercial Workers.  He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and North Carolina Tarheels fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren, following them in their many activities.

Survivors include:

Wife-Rhonda Soldner

Son-Kevin and Rachel Soldner


Shania LeeAnn Soldner

Brendan Alan Henry Soldner

Logan Samuel Keith Soldner

Jaiden Kane Soldner


Lelynna and Rev. James Langdoc

Miledda and Randy Edmonds

Brother in law-Bobby and Shirley Rains

Several special nieces, nephews and cousins

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Micah Avery William Soldner

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 2pm at Zion United Church of Christ with Rev. John Holst and Rev. James Langdoc officiating.  Visitation will be on Saturday from 10am until the time of service at the church.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Zion United Church of Christ, Ronald McDonald House Charities or the Autism Society of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.

5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Alice Kearney

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: February 28, 2018

    Rhonda and family..I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad I got to meet Keith a couple weeks ago. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of memories and these memories become our treasures..God Bless you ALL..

  • Guest: Larry and Donna Hill

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: February 28, 2018

    Our love, thoughts, and prayers are with you Rhonda and family.

  • Guest: Bonnie Snyder

    From: MARION, Illinois

    Date: February 28, 2018

    He was always so nice to everyone even me. Known him since 6th. grade and Rhonda too. I use to talk to him when I saw him walking his dog. He never changed! Always so nice. I am so very sorry!

  • Guest: Linda and Bob Coffield

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: March 3, 2018

    We have you in our prayers, Rhonda. May you feel God’s comfort.

  • Guest: David Wilson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: March 4, 2018

    My prayers to your whole family. Thinking of you Kevin. Your Dad once coached me in Little League.