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Deborah Volkmer – Metz Mortuary

    Deborah Volkmer
    Deborah S. Volkmer, age 51 of York, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at York.

    She was born Feb. 22, 1963 to Gary and Carol (Hinze) McKenzie at York. She graduated from York High School and then graduated from UNL with a teaching degree. On Sept. 14, 1984, she was married to John F. Volkmer at York. Deborah was a substitute teacher, primarily at McCool Jct. and York. She was a member of the Lions Club and volunteered for the American Red Cross.

    Deborah is survived by her husband, John of York; daughter, DeLache and her husband Erwin Jno-Baptiste and grandsons Jaheim and Jahmari of Aurora, Colo; mother, Carol McKenzie of York; three sisters, Jamie (Rodney) Rose of Lincoln, Crystal McKenzie of Lincoln and Sandi (Eddie) McKenzie-Goodyear of Boynton Beach, Fla.; many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by brother-in-law, Dennis (Kathy) Volkmer of York and four sisters-in-law, Ann (John) Copple of Lincoln, Mary (Bruce) Kiederling of Chesapeake Bay, Va., Sarah (Fred) Analla of Springfield, Ill., and Terri Volkmer of Exeter.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Gary McKenzie; father and mother-in-law, Ervin and Jean Volkmer and brothers-in-law, Bill and Tom Volkmer.

    A Celebration of Life will be held for Deborah at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating. Cremation. No viewing, no visitation. Memorials may be directed to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Boys and Girl Scouts of America or to the 4-H Clubs of Nebraska. ​

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