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Richard Lee Volkert, Sr.

November 17, 1938 — January 15, 2023

Mendota Heights

Richard Lee Volkert, Sr.

 

Volkert, Richard Lee, Sr.

Age 84 of Mendota Heights passed away peacefully on Sunday January 15, 2023. Richard founded the state AMVETS post 1 on July 17, 1982 and was the past state commander. He is survived by his children, Connie Abrahamsen, John (Annette) & Rick; grandchildren, Jesse, Brooke, Ryan & Jack; sister, Betty; special friend, AL; and many nieces & nephews and their families. Preceded in death by wife, Dawn; parents, Mildred and Harold; sisters, Verna and Val; twin brother, Russell; brother, Bill.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 11:00 AM with a visitation one hour prior at the Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, 1 Tower Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55450. Interment will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery with Military Honors. 

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 27, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel

1 Tower Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55450

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 27, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel

1 Tower Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55450

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Interment

Friday, January 27, 2023

12:15 - 12:45 pm (Central time)

Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55450

Interment is scheduled with honors for 12:30pm at the committal shelter.

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