Ileen J. Volkamer

Jul 9, 2020
Volkamer, Ilene news


Memorial Service: will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel. The family would appreciate if those who attend would wear a mask.



 Family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until service time.  The family would appreciate if those who attend would wear a mask.


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Ileen J. Volkamer, 72, of Waterloo, died Thursday, July 9, 2020 at her home.  She was born August 14, 1947 in Topeka, KS the daughter of Jack and Peggy Burkhardt Johnson.

She was a graduate of Topeka High School.

Ileen married William D. “Bill” Volkamer on November 20, 1965 in Topeka, KS.

She owned and operated G and I Tax Service for 32 years.

Survived by: her husband, Bill of Waterloo; one daughter, Jennifer (Ryan) Thyer of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Samantha Volkamer of Shawnee, KS, Austin Packard, Noah Thyer and Courtney Packard all of Waterloo; one great-grandson, Rowan Packard; one brother, Everett (Laurie) Lee of Liberty Hill, TX and one sister, Tammy Abshier of Austin, TX.

Preceded in death by: her parents and one son, William J. “Billy” Volkamer.

Ileen enjoyed sewing, cats and was an avid Elvis fan. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family.


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  1. Sharon Allsup | Jul 13, 2020
    So sorry for your loss. Ive known Ileen for several years and she always spoke of her grandchildren. Here family was so important tomher.
  2. Judy Berger | Jul 13, 2020
    I am so sorry for your loss.  Iilene was such a wonderful lady.  I will miss her. always enjoyed talking to her. my thoughts and prayers to the family.
  3. Bob Weston | Jul 13, 2020

    We are so sorry for your loss!  May God comfort you through this difficult time!

    Bob and Judy Weston

  4. Debby Herman | Jul 13, 2020
    Ileen was an amazing woman - she will be missed by so many!  :`(Deb
  5. Marlene Tritch | Jul 12, 2020

      I am so sorry for loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    May God bless you, and help you though this loss. 

    Marlene Tritch


  6. Wendy Peterson | Jul 10, 2020
    Sending thoughts and prayers to all of the family. I have such wonderful memories of this woman, she was always so good to me. A very bittersweet time for all when suffering ends. Honestly, it brings a smile to my face when I think of her reuniting with Billy, I can hear the conversation already! 

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