Passed away October 11, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Devoted husband of Joyce Volkerts of Petaluma and the late Julie Volkerts. Father of Gary Volkerts. Brother of the late Wilbur Volkerts, Georgina Evans, and Cathleen Evans. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Fred was a proud member of the Marine Corps, enlisting after high school, serving during World War II and later in the Marine Corps Reserves. Fred was a retired dairyman and welder at Mare Island. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Petaluma. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma, CA 94952.
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from Oct. 16 to Oct. 17, 2013