JoAnn Volk

May 9, 1937-Jan. 16, 2021

JoAnn Irene Volk, the

daughter of Bernard and

Rose (Ripplinger) Wentz

was born on May 9, 1937

in Pierce County, North

Dakota. She died at the

age of 83 years on Satur-

day, January 16, 2021 at

the Lutheran Home of the

Good Shephard in New

Rockford, North Dakota.

On June 18, 1956, she

was united in marriage to

Peter M. Volk in Esmond,


She is survived by: her

children, Deb (Mike)

Black and Dean Volk, all

of Rugby; 7 grandchil-

dren; 11


brothers, Joe (Sandy)

Wentz and Gordon (La-

Donna) Wentz; sisters,

Beatrice Hager, Pauline

Wentz, Bernice Martel

and Gloriann Gaarder.

Services: Mass of Chris-

tian burial will be held at

2:00 p.m. Saturday, Janu-

ary 23 at Little Flower

Catholic Church in Rugby

with burial in the church

cemetery. Visitation will

be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30

p.m. Saturday at the


To read the full obitu-

ary and sign the online

guestbook visit:


(Anderson Funeral

Home, Rugby, ND)