Laura Ellen Volk,
85, passed away after a short illness at home with her family by her side on
Monday, August 31, 2015.
Laura was born
August 27, 1930, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, to Howard and Vera (Houston)
from Dravosburg High School in 1948. She and Robert W. Volk wed on December
20, 1952 and were married for 49 years.
Laura is survived
by sons, Robert (Debra) Volk of Chesterton and Richard (Michelle) Volk of
Valparaiso; grandchildren, Natalie Honegger (Isaac) of Indianapolis and Drew
Volk of Chesterton, and great-granddaughter, Amelia Honegger. Laura is
survived by several nieces and nephews, a host of wonderful friends as well
as her church family.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, her husband, and sister, Donna Ferrington.
Laura and her
husband moved to Chesterton in 1960. She worked for Duneland School
Corporation for more than 28 years. She worked in the Attendance Office at
CHS and for many years she was the secretary for the Athletic Department at
CHS. She retired in 1994.
Laura is a member
of the Chesterton United Methodist Church, volunteered for the Duneland
Meals on Wheels, and was an avid bridge player and sports fanatic.
Friends may call on
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home,
located at 525 South Second Street, Chesterton, IN.
A church service
will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at the First
United Methodist Church in Chesterton at Porter Avenue and Second Street.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to time of service. Burial to follow
at the Chesterton Cemetery.
may be made to the Chesterton Lionís Club, Duneland Meals on Wheels, Food
Pantry, VNA Hospice of Porter County, and the First United Methodist Church.
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