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Darrel E. Sollers
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Obituary for Darrel E. Sollers

Darrel E. Sollers, 58, of Herrin, IL passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his residence.

Darrel owned and operated Sollers Plumbing in Herrin with his wife, Chris for 20 years. He also served as a Police Officer for the Village of Energy and was a Sergeant with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department Auxiliary.

Darrel was a 1977 graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School.

Darrel was an adamant fisherman and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren by the swimming pool in the summer. He also enjoyed attending St. Louis Cardinal games with his family.

Darrel was born February 5, 1959 in Kankakee, IL to Lloyd R. and Sandra (Kidd) Sollers.

Darrel was united in marriage with Christine M. “Chris” Perrine on July 11, 1992 in Herrin, IL.
Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Christine Sollers of Herrin; son, Dylan Sollers of Herrin; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Shawn Penninger of Herrin; three grandchildren, Savannah Penninger, Gage Penninger and Kaylin Penninger all of Herrin; daughter, Mistie of Arizona; mother, Sandra Sollers of Bradley; mother-in-law, Corina Perrine of Herrin; sister, Beth Tomsic of Chicago; two brothers, Lloyd and Celeste Sollers of Marion, Donald and Stacey Sollers of Kankakee; sister-in-law, Connie Niederkorn of Herrin; brother-in-law, John “Marty” Salina of Benton; several nieces and nephews and his beloved dogs, Gunner and Autumn.

He was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, Hulda E. and Darrel L. Sollers, Angeline and Edward Hess; father-in-law, James Leon Perrine and a sister-in-law, Cindy A. Salina.

Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home with Pastor Ralph Brandon officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin. Memorial donations are suggested and may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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1:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Cemetery Details


Herrin City Cemetery

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Memorial Contribution

St Jude Children's Research Hospital


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