Richard M. Vollmer

March 29, 1949 July 21, 2014

Richard M. VollmerRichard M. Vollmer, age 65, of the Town of Forest (rural Mount Calvary), passed away suddenly, Monday, July 21, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. He was born March 29, 1949, to the late Merl and Rachel (Edwards) Vollmer.

He attended Wales Grade School, Waukesha High School, LeTourneau University in Texas and MSOE.

On June 2, 1973, he married Janice Palmersheim.

He was employed with Inland Diesel earlier in his working years and later farmed in the Town of Forest.

He was a member of Calvary Bible Church.

Survivors include his wife, Janice; his five children, James Vollmer at home, Dennis Vollmer (fiancee Danielle) of Helenville, Cheryl Vollmer of Platteville, Jennifer Vollmer at home and Joseph Vollmer at home; and his sister, Mary Sue (Imants) Strautin of Boston, Mass. He is further survived by Barbara Vollmer; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Allen (Luvern) Palmersheim of Franksville; and his in-laws, Marilyn (Larry) Beier of East Troy, Dave (Rose) Palmersheim of Franksville, Diane (Jerry) Brunner of Wind Lake, Karen Palmersheim and her husband Randy Jardanowski of Sun Prairie.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 26, at the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud, 1311 Thorp St., St. Cloud, WI 53079. Burial will be in the Forest Cemetery in the Town of Forest.

Family and friends may call at the Sippel Funeral Home on Friday, July 25, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and again on Saturday from noon until 2:00 pm.

For additional information, please contact the Sippel Funeral Home in St. Cloud, 920-999-2291 or visit