Robie Volk

Sept. 16, 1970-Oct. 21, 2020

Robie Volk, 50, Minot,

died Wednesday, October

21, 2020, in Minot.

Robie was born Sep-

tember 16, 1970, in Minot,

ND, to Thomas A. and

Dorita K. (Gerle) Volk. He

grew up in Minot and gra-

duated from Minot High

School in 1989.

Robie worked as a utili-

ty locator for many years.

He followed work to

Shakopee, MN, Fargo and

Minot. He was a long-time

employee of ELM and

most recently worked for

Vannguard Utility Part-

ners. Robie was very dedi-

cated to his work.

Robie enjoyed long

drives, nature/trail walks,

fishing, cars, and car

shows. He especially

loved watching football

and was a huge New Orle-

ans Saints fan. He was a

loving son, brother, and

uncle. Robie loved to re-

mind his family and

friends that he was prob-

ably right about pretty

much everything, since he

had qualified for member

ship in the high IQ so-

ciety, Mensa. He had a

special smirk and saunter

following a victorious de-

bate. He will be deeply

missed by all who were

blessed to share in his


Robie is survived by his

mom, Rita Volk, Minot;

sister Jenny (Andrew)

McLeod, Lake Crystal,

MN; brother Thomas Volk

III, Minot; nieces and

nephews include Gunner

McLeod, Hope McLeod,

Kane Red Feather, Arion-

na Volk, Jeremiah Volk

and Anastatia Gunville;

sister-in-law Christina Du-

chaine and special friend

Vanessa Duchaine, along

with numerous aunts, un-

cles, and cousins.

Robie was preceded in

death by his father, Tho-

mas Volk, Jr.

A private service was


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