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Albert Volk

Apr 9, 2010

Funeral services were held Monday, April 5, 2010, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Towner, for Albert Volk, 64, of Towner, who died Wednesday, March 31 at Trinity Homes in Minot.

Burial with military honors was in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

Albert was born May 3, 1945, in Rugby, a son of Kasmer and Frances (Brossart) Volk. He grew up in his parents’ home in rural Berwick, near Fulda, attending country school near his home. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on Dec. 16, 1965, and was stationed in Germany for most of his tour of duty. He completed his education in the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 25, 1967, and returned home. Following the service, he owned and operated a cafe in Towner, and then worked as a mechanic and truck driver. He worked for many years at P&H Motors of Towner and at Krebsbach’s, Inc. of Minot before opening his own business, A&B Repair of Towner. He was once married to Betty Keller.

He was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Towner, the Catholic Order of Foresters, and the Towner Jaycees.

He is survived by one daughter, Anita Volk, of Fargo; four sons, Dennis of Des Lacs, Warren of Washington, N.J., David of Bismarck, and James of Fargo; seven grandchildren; his mother of Towner; three sisters, Addie Berg of Lake Metigoshe, Beverly Spinck of Phoenix, and Debra Thorson of Surrey; six brothers, Pius, Richard, and Raymond, all of Surrey, Robert of Harker Heights, Texas, George of Bismarck, and Douglas of Forest Lake, Minn.; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, John, in infancy, and his father.

Fr. Wenceslaus Katanga officiated. Music was provided by the St. Cecilia Music Ministry.

Casketbearers were Pius Volk, Kenneth Livedalen, Douglas Volk, Robert Volk, Richard Volk, and Simon Burckhard.

Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home, Towner.

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