Virginia Louise Volkman, age 75, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Pittsburg, Kan.
Louise was born Jan. 6, 1934, to Thurman and Nancy Wallace. She retired from the Nevada State Hospital in 1996.
Louise is survived by her husband of 57 years, Delbert Volkman; three daughters; Miki Pace, of Omaha, Neb., Lynn Blank, of Gonzales, La., and Dottie Smith, of Nevada; one son Kenny Volkman, of Nevada; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother Wilbur Wallace, of Augusta, Kan.; and one sister, Nancy Gruver, of Oregon. Louise is preceded in death by one daughter, Tina Louise.
A private family graveside service will be held today at Dunnegan Grove Cemetery in Belamy, Mo., with pastor Mark Mitchell officiating.
The family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Evergreen Memorial Chapel.