Verlon V. Voelker

Verlon V. Voelker, 73, of Marinette, Wis., passed away Aug. 29, 2020, after being struck by a truck while on his motorcycle. Born July 21, 1947, to the late George E. and Gertrude (Wolverton) Voelker, he served in the United States Army during Vietnam and remained in the U.S. Army reserves after his tour was over. 

              A very social person, Verlon loved spending time with friends, family and even the occasional stranger. He is known for his ability to tell a story, sharing the joy as only he could. He had many hobbies which included working on vehicles and caring for stray cats. He was happiest when riding his motorcycle. 

Verlon is survived by a son, Aaron (Magda); two grandchildren: Liliana and Logan; three step-children: Matt, Tim and Adam Doyle; three brothers: Alan (Marge), Richard (Cheryl), and Wayne (Mary); a sister, Lorna Converse; a sister-in-law, Linda Voelker; a brother-in-law, Gary Walters; and many nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jodyn Walters; and a baby sister, Lora; three brothers: Gene, Henry and Jarold; and a brother-in-law, James Converse.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 6, at Newcomer Green Bay Chapel, 340 S. Monroe Ave. Green Bay, Wis., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at 4 p.m. 

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