GLADSTONE - Ret. Michigan State Police Trooper Richard "Dick" Brian Solka Sr., 69, of Gladstone, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his home as the result of a long battle with cancer.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Dec. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Louis Hague officiating. A luncheon will be served following services at the Gladstone Yacht Club. Memorial contributions in Dick's name may be directed to the Salvation Army. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.