Loren F. Volkert, Sr., 95, died Thursday, February 28, 2019. He was born on March 15, 1924 in rural Elizabethtown, Illinois to Anton and Daisy Volkert. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He married Lawanda Hurford.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Lawanda; son Loren F. Volkert, Jr. (Claudine); granddaughter, Julia (Robin); two grandchildren, Doug Volkert (Marlena) and Alex Tuttle; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2 p.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home. Placement followed in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. A visitation was held Wednesday evening, February 27, 2019, from 5-7- p.m. and on Thursday one hour prior to the service.