Donald C. ‘Skip’ Volkmann, 83
May 9, 1932 — Dec. 14, 2015

Donald “Skip” Volkmann, a lifelong resident of Cedarburg, passed away peacefully on Dec. 14, 2015, at the age of 83. Skip was born in Milwaukee on May 9, 1932, son of William Volkmann and Frieda Gerlach Volkmann. He grew up in Cedarburg, graduating from Cedarburg High School. After high school, Skip served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. On May 9, 1959 he married Norma Reimbold in Milwaukee.

Skip worked as a semi-driver for many area companies, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg, the Cedarburg American Legion Post 288 and the Cedarburg Volunteer Fire Department.

Beloved husband of Norma (nee Reimbold); loving father of Jean (Patricio) Perez, Kathleen Betz and Joseph (Sharon) Volkmann. Further survived by his grandchildren, Susan, Emily, Donald, Thomas, James and Mandy; great-granddaughter Abbey Rae; and his sister, Lois (Bill) Helm.

Preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Ervin, Gordon, Jim, George, John and Bill.

Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Pastor Brent Halverson presided over the service. Visitation was at the funeral home on Friday, Dec. 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a Legion and Fire Department walk-thru at 3 p.m. Memorials suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, Stars and Stripes Honor Flight or charity of your choice.

The Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg, is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at