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Jacob John Vollmer
February 26, 1940 - April 8, 2018

Jacob John Vollmer went to be with the Lord on April 8, 2018 .

John was born on February 26, 1940 in Stamford, SD to Jake and Annie Vollmer.  John is survived by his wife Linda, daughter Verna and step-daughter Felicia.

He worked for the Army Corps of Engineers for 30 years and retired from Detroit Dam as a Power Plant Operator.  During retirement he kept busy rebuilding cars for missionaries and pastors.  Later he and Linda managed a small RV park in West Yellowstone for 13 summers.  He loved people and loved to travel.  He was active in woodworking and enjoyed teaching others, especially grandchildren and other young people how to make things.  One of his favorite skills that he enjoyed passing on to youngsters was turning pens on a wood lathe.

He was blessed with 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  He is survived by his siblings Dorthy, Garold, Gladys, Lloyd, Kelvin and first wife Leota.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Vicky, and brother Virgil.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 4197 State Street, Salem, OR 97301.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International or Salem Right to Life.


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