Mariam "Mary" Volk of Paonia died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at her home. She was 103.
A memorial service was held May 21 at Christian Fellowship Church in Paonia. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.
Mrs. Volk was born March 15, 1909, in Marion, to John and Margaret (Mihelich) Bear Sr. Her family migrated from Yugoslavia and homesteaded in the Ragged Mountain area in the early 1900s.
She married Rudy Volk on Dec. 28, 1929. They worked their cattle ranch until 1998.
Mrs. Volk enjoyed cooking, baking, fishing, crocheting, feeding anyone who came her way and the polka, which she was still dancing at 101.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-great-nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Volk was preceded in death by her siblings, John Junior, Frank, Margaret Marta, Mike Thompson, Rudolph, Mildred MacHugh and Edward; and her husband, Rudy Volk.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus