Cashing in the coins

July 29, 2020

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Peter and Solberg after transferring the coins to plastic containers.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

When Betty Jo Solberg and the late Pastor Cy Sol­berg retired and moved to Tyler 27 years ago, they had been following a tradition for many years previous of collecting any change they received dur­ing the day and saving it in a jar.
“Each year it was used for our vacation,” Betty Jo said.
Once they relocated to Tyler they stopped dip­ping into it and the stash continued to grow. Betty Jo will be moving soon and decided it was time to cash in the savings.

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