David Voelker Obituary

David Ray Voelker
David R. Voelker
David Ray Voelker

August 31, 1940 - January 2, 2011
Born in Charles City, IA
Resided in Dallas Center, IA
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David Voelker, 70, died January 2, 2011, in Des Moines, at Hospice of Iowa's Kavanaugh House of cancer. Funeral services are at 9:30a.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Grimes. Burial will follow at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter.

Dave Voelker was born August 31, 1940 in Charles City, Iowa, the only son of Kenneth Voelker and Rhoda Wood (Nehls). Dave graduated from Charles City High School where he enjoyed playing football and wrestling. After high school he joined the United States Marines, serving as a proud American and Marine. Following military service, Dave was employed with the United States Postal Service for 32 years. He had also worked on the grounds crew at Des Moines Golf and Country Club.

Dave married Audrey Clark from Thompson, Iowa. They were married for 48 wonderful years. They raised a family in Dallas Center, Iowa.

Dave is survived by his wife, Audrey Voelker of Dallas Center; sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Jeanine Voelker of Adel, Iowa, Eric and Cheryl Voelker of Dallas Center and Tom and Mary Voelker of Newburg, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Trevor, Alexandra, Casey, Gail, Grace, Lauren, Brooke and Claire and his Aunt Shirley Nehls of Mason City, Iowa.

Visitation is from 5 to 8p.m. Wednesday, January 5th at Brandt Funeral Home in Dallas Center. Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or the Marine Corps Toys for Tots.


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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Peter Lutheran Church
1001 South James Street, P.O. Box 95
Grimes, IA US 50111
Thursday, January 6, 2011
9:30 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Thursday, January 6, 2011
12:30 PM


Marine Corps Toys For Tots
47 Dickman Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315