Jackuelyn C. Volk, 77, of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at her home in the loving care of family and Altru Hospice.
Jackuelyn C. Volk, 77, of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at her home in the loving care of family and Altru Hospice. Funeral Services for Jackie will be held on Friday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake with burial in the ND Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Jackuelyn Carol was born on Nov. 21, 1942, at Devils Lake, the daughter of David and Doris Davidson. She grew up in Devils Lake, graduating from Central High School. She continued her education at Lake Region Junior College, graduating with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. She also completed many hours of study to be a certified para legal. Jackie was united in marriage to Kenneth Lewis on Sept. 29, 1962, in Rugby, ND, where they lived, worked, raised their family through the years. Kenneth died in Dec. of 1974. Jackie was blessed to find love again and married Clement Volk on Feb. 24, 1989, in Devils Lake after many years of dating. While living in Devils Lake, Jackie worked for Strata Concrete for many years. After a move to Rolla, ND, Jackie worked as a secretary for Filamore Industries a clothing manufacturing company. Another move was to Watertown, SD, and Jackie was the secretary for a turkey processing plant for several years, retiring in 2006. After retiring, Jackie and Clem returned to Devils Lake and have called it home since. Jackie treasured time spent with her precious family. They brought her great joy and many treasured memories. Her cat, “Doc”, was a constant companion. She had a green thumb and had tended many beautiful plants, flower beds and garden beds. She could spend hours in her greenhouse. She had a flair for shopping, especially for clothes and jewelry. Retirement also brought the chance to board many a cruise ship and they traveled to many ocean ports, her favorite was St. Thomas Island. “Bon Voyage” dear wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. We will love you and miss you always. Jackuelyn’s loving family include; her husband, Clem; children, Kenneth (Charlotte) Lewis Jr., Mobridge, SD, Stacie (Troy) Deplazes, Larimore, ND, and Brian (Shirley) Lewis, Greenbush, MN; grandchildren, Brad (Mandy) Schmidt and Mike Schmidt, Christopher (Kellie) Wentz and Haley (Colby) Gannon, Josh Lewis and Levi Lewis; great-grandchildren, Mia, Kenneth, Noeh, Isabella, Christopher, Maya and Malika; sisters, Joann Miller, Hillsboro, ND, and Doris Anderson, New Rockford, ND; brother, David (Eunice) Davidson, Devils Lake; and many nieces, nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by; her parents; and granddaughter, April Renee Lewis.