Loretta M. Volkers, 91
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May 12, 1922 - Nov. 6, 2013
Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids for Loretta M. Volkers, age 91, who passed away Wednesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Paul Cloeter and Rev. Harvey Ehlers will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Tuesday at the church. Trinity Lutheran prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Loretta May was born May 12, 1922 in Sauk Rapids to Jens & Anna (Thomsen) Nielsen. She married Frank A. Volkers on July 8, 1950 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids. Loretta lived all her life in the Sauk Rapids area and was a self-employed seamstress. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Sauk Rapids Senior Citizens. Loretta enjoyed sewing, crocheting, embroidering, crossword puzzles, reading, and playing cards. She made many afghans, baby items, doilies, and dish towels for relatives and friends.
Loretta is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank on May 24, 1995; brothers, Peter, Anton "Tony", and George Nielsen; and sisters, Elise Oltz, Margaret Heintze, Laura Achmann, Jorgine Rau, and Marian Rau.
A special Thank You to Dr. Patrick Lalley and his nurse Karyl; your compassion shown will not be forgotten. The family would also like to thank the staff at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home for all the wonderful care given to Loretta.
Memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church or Prince of Peace Lutheran School.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Obituary and Guest Book available online at: www.williamsdingmann.com
Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes
324 2nd Avenue South Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 10, 2013