Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
Born: November 1, 1988
Died: July 16, 2014
Age: 25
Nicholas 'Nick' Volkert
November 1, 1988 - July 16, 2014
Nicholas Dean Volkert, the son of Carolyn (Mitchell) Wright and Larry Volkert, was born November 1, 1988, in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in Quimby, IA, where he attended River Valley School until his junior year. He graduated from Washington High School in Cherokee in 2007.

Nick loved being outdoors, whether it was fishing, golfing, playing disc golf, or tinkering with cars. He enjoyed participating in and watching demolition derby. He had a passion for people and life, and was known to have a great sense of humor. He enjoyed his position as a maintenance mechanic at Tyson Foods in Cherokee. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Erma and Alvin Volkert of Quimby; his maternal grandfather, Ira Mitchell; two aunts, Terri Volkert and Cathie Williams.

Grateful to have shared his life are his parents, Larry Volkert of Quimby, and Carolyn and Phil Wright of Cherokee; his siblings: Chad and Kendra Mitchell of Cherokee, Cory Volkert and fiance Dianna Lai of Storm Lake, IA, Alex Volkert, Cally Mitchell , and Dusty Jo Wright, all of Cherokee; his nieces and nephews: LaKynn, Brailynn and Camden Mitchell, Bensley Volkert and Quinton Volkert; maternal grandmother Delora Mitchell of Washta; other family and numerous friends.

Friday, July 25, 2014
My care,sympathy and prayerful support accompany you in this time of family shock,loss and grief. May Nick rest now in an Eternal Peace.
Fr. Gene E. Sitzmann
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
My deepest sympathy to your family in this hard time. I remember hanging out at your house in Washta and babysitting Nick. I haven't seen him since he was a kid but I do remember your family. Prayers are with you.
Kim Grzeslo (Kabisch)
Monday, July 21, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
James and Karmen Hodgdon& family
Monday, July 21, 2014
Carolyn: sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers go out to you and yours.
Mary Morris
Monday, July 21, 2014
May God comfort you all, you all have my deepest sympathy
michele boomgaarden (zac,cobi,tia wildes mom)
Monday, July 21, 2014
Praying for comfort and peace for you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Audrey Page
Monday, July 21, 2014
May God comfort you in the time of your sorrow.
Dale and Betty Zupp
Monday, July 21, 2014
shared many moments together part of my heart went with you only deceo you are well miss you
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Carolyn and family, my prayers and thoughts are with u all.
Nita Stieneke
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014
My heart goes out for the family and all his dear friends
missed by many, praying for comfort
Denita Paulsen
Saturday, July 19, 2014
My sympathies go out to Larry and Carolyn, and the whole family. I can remember babysitting him when he was just a baby. Praying that time heals your loss.
Debie Dalton Stevenson
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Im sorry for your loss.He will be sadly missed by all who knew him or worked with him.Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys
Melissa Eberly
Friday, July 18, 2014
Are prayers are with you
mike and ann wright and family
Friday, July 18, 2014
So sorry to hear about your loss of Nicholas. My thoughts and prays go out to you.
Lindsay M Pelletier (Wright)

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee.
Father Dan Guenther
Jamie Smith
Jerry Flewelling
Todd Booher
Danny Dalton
Miles Zollman
Dave Cain
Joe Luellen
Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. Monday, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Monday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. There will be a 7 P.M. prayer service on Monday night at the funeral home.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa
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