Obituary: Lynn Volkert-Wacker


A memorial service for Lynn A. Volkert-Wacker, 70, of Blue Grass, was held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at Tri State Community Church, 12937 Derby Grange Road, Dubuque. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, assisted the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Volkert-Wacker died Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Lynn Redmond was born May 1, 1948, in Dubuque, the daughter of Jack and Ileen (Elliott) Redmond.

She married Bruce Wacker on March 28, 1992, in Davenport. He died March 19, 2017.

She owned and operated a business with her husband.

Her hobbies were sewing, knitting, history, and watching British television shows.

Survivors include her children, Laurie (Bret) Davies, Mauston, Wis., Todd (Mindy) Volkert, Milan, Ill., and Tim (Tracey) Volkert, Davenport; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Jack (Peg) Redmond and Kathy (Jim) Kemp, all of Dubuque, Jim (Janis) Redmond, Auburn, Wash., and Jerry (Linda) Redmond, Ames.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Redmond.

Memorials may be made to the family to be dispersed over several charities.

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