Obit: Volz, Margaret L. (1915 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Volz, Franson, Ellis, DeGray, Dallman, Coyle, Scheel, Hanutke, Parker, Johnson

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 31, 2008

Volz, Margaret L. (7 June 1915 - 25 December 2008)

Margaret L. Volz, 93, of Pittsville died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at Bethel Center in Arpin.

Margaret was born June 7, 1915, in City Point, the daughter of Loran and Sophia (Franson) Ellis. She received her education at the City Point schools. She married Gerald Volz Nov. 19, 1945, at the courthouse in Black River Falls. Margaret was a homemaker. She did volunteer work for 20 years at the Black River Falls Hospital and was recognized for 5,000 hours. Gerald and Margaret were partners with Frank Ellis in the Ellis-Volz Cranberry Marsh.

Margaret enjoyed cooking, baking, bird watching and spending time with her family. She was a member of City Point Community Church, Order of the Eastern Star, East Fork Homemakers Club and Ocean Spray Cranberry Growers Association.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald, of City Point; one sister, Isabelle DeGray of Blythe, CA; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard, Frank and George Ellis.

Funeral services for Margaret were held Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at City Point Community Church with Rev. Fred Parker, Jr. and Rev. Peter Johnson officiating. Burial was in City Point Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Gene and Dave Ellis, Ken Dallman, Scott Coyle, Robert Scheel and Jeff Hanutke.

A memorial will be established at a later date.

 

 


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