The Obit For Joe Volk
Joseph J. Volk
Published in The Oregonian on 8/2/2009
Volk, Joseph J. 88
Joseph J. Volk, "Uncle Joe," passed away July 18, 2009. He was
born in Cisero, Ill., but lived most of his life in Portland. He served
as a Portland firefighter for 25 years.
Joe was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and hunt. He had also played
professional baseball. The last Volk of his generation, Joe had four brothers,
two of whom were professional boxers.
There will be a family reunion in his memory.
Joe will be laid to rest in Willamette National Cemetery.
If you would like to pay tribute to Joe, you may go to www.tributes.com