Lorraine D. Volkenant

Lorraine D. Volkenant, age 82, of Watertown, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Estates in Delano.
Memorial Service Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Jeffrey Engholm officiating; a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Lorraine was born on March 11, 1935 in Watertown, MN the daughter of Fred and Virginia (Justus) Rumpza. On October 19, 1956, Lorraine was united in marriage to Richard J. Volkenant at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown.
Lorraine had a great sense of humor, keeping the mood in the room relaxed. She had a very distinctive laugh which everyone could identify with. Lorraine did random acts of kindness, handing out ornaments to anyone during the Christmas season. She hosted monthly pinochle card parties with Jana’s high school classmates for the last 15 years. Lorraine had a Spring Fling and a Fall Frolic with her co-workers from Prudential which everyone looked forward to. She enjoyed bird watching, crafting and reading in her spare time.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Virginia Rumpza.
Lorraine is survived by her loving family: husband Richard Volkenant; daughter and son-in-law Jana and Paul Leung of Hopkins; grandsons Andrew Leung and Christopher Leung; sister Lois Nussbaum of Watertown; twin brother Loren (Gloria Larson) Rumpza of Buffalo; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Gerald and Mary Volkenant of Waconia; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, www.johnsonfh.com.

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