Robert R. Volz
April 24, 1920 - July 21, 1920
Funeral services for Robert (Bob) R. Volz of Blue Earth, formerly of rural Frost, were July 25, 2007 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Robert Volz died July 21, 2007 at Blue Earth.
Robert Volz was born April 24, 1920 at Carroll Co., Illlinois, son of John G. and Anna (Heinrich) Volz. He was raised and educated in Illinois and graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1938. He lived in California before enlisting in the U.S. Navy, serving from 1942 - 1945. He married LaVonne Peterson on December 23, 1942 at Dell Lutheran Church, rural Frost. Following his discharge, the couple moved to a farm near Dell on March 1, 1946. They continued to farm there until his retirement in 1984. He served on the emerald Town Board and was a longtime member of Dell Lutheran Church were he served on the church council. They moved to Blue Earth in 1984.
Bob is survived by his wife, LaVonne Volz of Blue Earth; daughters: Joan Volz of Welch, Paula (Kevin) Thompson Richmond, Va, Paulette vonMende of Richmond, Va, Gail (David) George of Soda Springs, Idaho, Bonita Hagedorn of Blue Earth, Lynette (John) Messer of Spirit Lake and sons: Kent (Deb) Volz of St. Paul, Scott (Lori) Volz of Frost and Lee Volz of Inver Grove Heights; a sister Ruth Wimsett of Elmore; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Violet Wilson, brother Jim Volz and son-in-law Aki vonMende.
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