Burton Michael Solomon, 69, of Marietta, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 1, 2013.

CandleMichael was born in Chicago on Dec. 30, 1943. He graduated from Senn High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree from Ball State University.

Michael was married to Ida Rose “Rollie” Solomon (Levy) on Apr. 4, 1971; they were married 42 years. Michael was a master of many crafts, including sales, teaching, jewelry and printing. He enjoyed cooking and reading. He was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs, growing up in the shadow of Wrigley Field. He enjoyed going to minyan.

Michael also loved spending time with his granddaughters every chance he had. Michael is survived by his three children, Aaron Solomon and his wife Sara, Kerry Rubin and her husband Evan and Stephanie Solomon and her boyfriend Jordan Seymour; his four granddaughters, Zoe, Penina, Chana and Rochael; his brother, Jack Solomon; his nephews, Ronald and his wife Melissa and Scott Solomon and his wife Ruth; and many cousins and friends.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Sam Solomon and Perle Solomon Varelas, of blessed memory.

Please sign online guestbook at edressler.com. A graveside service was held at Crestlawn Cemetery in Atlanta at 11a.m. on Wed., July 3, 2013. Shiva was held on July 3, 4 and 7 at 7 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Ida Solomon. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.