Obit: Volk, Frank #2 (1883 – 1959)


Surnames: Volk, Zitnik, Madic, Stremikis, Machan, Hunter, Matousek

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 14 May 1959

Volk, Frank (17 JUL 1883 – 7 MAY 1959)

Frank Volk was born July 17, 1883 in Austria and came to the United States and settled in Colorado, where he was married to Mary Zitnik. They came to the Willard (Clark Co., Wis.) area about 1909. Mrs. Volk passed away in February 1951.

Mr. Volk left Willard nine years ago and made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Charles (Emma) Machan at Lyons, Ill. for eight years. He entered a Catholic Home in Chicago a year ago, where he passed away on Thursday, May 7, 1959. The body was taken to Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood on Saturday. A rosary was said at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

A requiem Mass was read at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 11, 1959 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard. Rev. Father Aloysius Madic, pastor, officiated. Burial was made in the parish cemetery.

The pallbearers were his grandsons, Ronald and Charles Volk, Jerome Jr. and Lawrence Stremikis, Wm. And Kenneth Machan.

Mr. Volk is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Charles (Emma) Machan, Lyons, Ill.; Mrs. Harold (Mary) Hunter, Joliet, Ill.; Mrs. James (Frances) Matousek, Downers Grove, Ill.; Mrs. Jerome (Ann) Stremikis, Willard; six sons, Rudy and Edward, Willard; Joseph and John, St. Paul, Minn.; Gabriel, Downers Grove, Ill.; Albert, Madison; 16 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife and son, Frank.



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