Please Remember Alex ‘Al’ Soltesz in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom February 7, 2012 Please remember in your prayers Alex “Al” Soltesz, father-in-law of Mark Spriggs, associate professor and director of the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, Opus College of Business. Soltesz, 93, of Racine, Wis., died Saturday, Feb. 4. He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in accounting and was a certified public accountant in Illinois and Wisconsin. An Air Force veteran of World War II, he rose to the rank of 2nd Lt. and was a B-24 pilot. He later was a supply officer with the Fifth Air Force in Japan. Funeral services will be held today in Racine. An obituary and guest book can be viewed at tribute.com.