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Donald E Voelker

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Born in Norfolk, NE on Nov. 17, 1945
Departed on Jul. 18, 2016 and resided in Stanton, NE.
Visitation: Saturday, Jul. 30, 2016
1:00 pm
Service: Saturday, Jul. 30, 2016
1:30 pm
Cemetery: Stanton Cemetery
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Donald Eugene Voelker, age 70 of Stanton, died Monday July 18, 2016 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton. He was born November 17, 1945 at Norfolk, Nebraska the son of Alfred and Ella (Pont) Voelker. He attended Stanton County District #19 near Stanton; Graduated Stanton High School in 1963; Attended University of Nebraska Lincoln and attended Lincoln Aviation Institute 1964-1966 earning an FAA Certificate. Don joined the United States Navy serving from July 18, 1966 until his discharge on March 9, 1972 he was based in Brunswick, Maine and served in the Azores, France, Sicily, Iceland and Spain. He was married Sharon Brisbee at Lewiston, Maine.

After his military service he returned to Stanton to farm with his father, Alfred. He married Alberta Beltz at the Historical Church in Stanton. Don continued farming with his father for 30 years until he began farming on his own farm. He married Rickee Sutch on July 4, 1987 at Stanton as Don continued farming near Stanton for several years.

Don was a member of New England Congregational Church in Stanton, Stanton V.F.W. Post #3602. He had a great love for flying and he enjoyed being involved in the Stanton V.F.W. where he served for many years on the military honor guard.

Surviving him is his wife of 29 years, Rickee Voelker of Norfolk; 2 Step daughters Kimberly Auer of Oregon City, OR and Renee of Pennsylvania; his mother Ella Voelker of Stanton; 4 Siblings James and Gwen Voelker of North Platte; Jean and Fred Fuhrmann of Crawfordsville, IN; Carol and John Vaught of Stanton; Kelly Voelker of Lemon Grove, CA;

Preceding Don in death is his father Alfred on January 9, 2016.

Memorial Service Information:
Memorial Services: Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary – Stanton, NE
Date: Saturday July 30, 2016 – 1:30 P.M.
Inurnment: Stanton Cemetery Stanton, Nebraska
Military Rites: V.F.W. Post #3602 and American Legion Post #88 of Stanton, Nebraska
Memorial Visitation: 1:00 P.M. until service time at Shultz-Vogel-Johnson Mortuary in Stanton.
Officiating: Reverend Linda Mohr
Music: Organist: Mary Benson Congregational Singing:
Honorary Pallbearers: none

Questions? Please call 402-402-439-2109.

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