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Obituary for Arthur Volkema

Arthur Volkema, age 91 of Lombard passed away June 22, 2017. WWII and Korean conflict U.S. Navy Veteran. Beloved husband and best friend of Pauline Volkema, nee Busse; beloved father of Kristine Zwicky, Gail (John) Hallman, and Robert (Carol) Volkema; loving grandfather of Elizabeth Hallman (Vince Abate), Daniel Hallman, Emily Volkema (Matthew Abrahamson), and Kevin Arthur Volkema; happy great-grandfather of Julia and Dario Abate; special friend of Robert Peterson; loving friend to his caregiver Susan Michuda, and his beloved Michigan family, among other relatives and friends. Art was an IBEW Local #701 member for 61 years. Charter member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lombard. He was a man who felt blessed.

Visitation Sunday, June 25th, 3-8 PM at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Rd. (3 Blks. S. of Roosevelt) Lombard. In-State Monday, 10 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 350 E. Madison St., Lombard, IL. Interment Arlington Cemetery. Memorials to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or Operation Smile are appreciated. Funeral info: 630-932-1500.


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Visitation

Sunday

25

Jun

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Knollcrest Funeral Home

1500 South Meyers Road
Lombard, IL 60148

In-state

Monday

26

Jun

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

350 E. Madison Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Jun

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

350 E. Madison Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148

Cemetery Details

Location

Arlington Cemetery

401 E. Lake St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126


Memorial Contribution

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

350 E. Madison Street
Lombard, Illinois 60148

Operation Smile

3641 Faculty Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
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