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Leonard “Lenny” Volkman


Mon, May 28th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Leonard “Lenny” Volkman, 69, of Rushford, died on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

Lenny was born on March 26, 1943, in Rushford to Edward and Ellen (Bartleson) Volkman. He was raised in Rushford and graduated from Rushford High School in 1961. In December of 1960, he married Beverly Stensgard. They were later divorced. On April 4, 1970, Lenny married Pat Rollins at Rushford Lutheran Church. Lenny and Pat ran the Volkman Motel in Rushford for 17 years. Lenny was also an over-the-road truck driver for all of his career. He retired from Fil-more Trucking Company in 2008. In his spare time, Lenny enjoyed fishing, woodworking and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Pat; three children: Lowell (Alecia) Volkman of Rushford, LeeAnn (Steve) Tufte of Oskaloosa, Kansas and Amanda (Kevin) Fenske of Rushford; eight grandchildren: Amber, Leigh, Tiffany, Bridgette, David, Garret, Owen and Abagail; six great-grandchildren: Damon, Landon, Lauren, Hannah, Reyna and Rowan; two sisters: Shirley (Richard) Anderson of Lewiston, Minn. and Juanita (Les) Ladewig of Rushford; and by many nieces and nephews.

Lenny was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service was on Monday, May 21, 2012, at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial was in the Rushford Lutheran Cemetery. Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford handled arrangements.

Dennis Edward Peterson

Mon, May 21st, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Dennis “Denny” Edward Peterson, 65, of Rushford, MN died on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home. Dennis was born on June 6, 1946, in Rushford to Edward and Josephine (Woxland) Peterson. He attended Big Martin Country School and graduated from ..... 
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Viola G. Cordes

Mon, May 14th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Viola “Vi” G. Cordes, 89, of Rushford, Minn. died on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Lake City, Minn. Vi was born on May 2, 1923, in La Crosse, Wis. to Ben and Gertrude (Henze) Jacobson. She was raised in Rushford and ..... 
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Dorothy Colbenson

Mon, Apr 30th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Dorothy A. Colbenson, 88, of Rushford, Minn. died on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Dorothy was born on July 6, 1923, in Rushford to Henry H. and Amelia (Marcum) Kleist. She was raised in Rushford ..... 
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Jill M. Olloff

Mon, Apr 23rd, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Jill M. Olloff, 48, of Rushford died on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Winona Health in Winona, Minn. Jill was born on May 2, 1963, in Winona, Minn. to Charles and Wanda (Williams) Carrier. She was raised in Houston, Minn. and graduated from Houston ..... 
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Glenn Maynard Ukkestad

Mon, Apr 9th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Glenn Maynard “Mush” Ukkestad, age 81, died Friday, March 30, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Rushford, MN where he had resided since December, 2010. Mush was born October 22, 1930 in LaCrosse, WI to Theodore Ukkestad and Julia ..... 
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Leland Warren James

Mon, Mar 19th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Leland Warren “Lee” James, 78, of Rushford, Minn. died on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Lee was born on May 24, 1933, to Melvin and Ella (Overby) James. He graduated from Rushford High School in ..... 
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Kevin L. Courtney

Mon, Mar 19th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Kevin L. Courtney, 55, of Rushford, Minn. died on Monday, March 12, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family following a 13-year battle with Leukemia. Kevin was born on December 5, 1956, in Decorah, Iowa to Lawrence and Ruth (Bolland) ..... 
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Leland Warren James

Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Leland Warren “Lee” James, 78, of Rushford, Minn. died on Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Lee was born on May 24, 1933, to Melvin and Ella (Overby) James. He graduated from Rushford High School in ..... 
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