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Edward J. Volstromer 1933 - 2011

Edward J. Volstromer

Edward J. Volstromer

Edward J. Volstromer, 78, of Cottonwood died November 4, 2011. He was born May 13, 1933 in Ecorse, Michigan the son of Ignatius and Julia Volstromer.

He was a graduate of Marshall High School. Mr. Volstromer served his country in the Army as Corporal during the Korean War. He worked for the Kellogg Company for 37 ½ years in Battle Creek, Michigan.

He raised two young daughters and was a farmer as a teenager in Marshall, Michigan.

He enjoyed reading, was a strong Democrat and also enjoyed football. Edward was a leader and his family and friends truly miss him.

His parents preceded him in death.

Mr. Volstromer is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy; daughters Cheryl K. Crain (Richard) of Carmel, Indiana and Karen J. Yarnell (Robert) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; brothers Eugene Volstromer (Gloria) of Battle Creek, Michigan, James Volstromer (Diane) of Marshall, Michigan and Donald Volstromer of Michigan; sisters Julia Joshick of Battle Creek, Michigan and Helen Bail of Elkhart, Indiana; and two grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 22 in the Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens and Mausoleums, 1490 E. Michigan Ave., Battle Creek, Michigan.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Old Town Mission, 116 E. Pinal St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326.

An online guestbook is available at

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