Andrew A. Vollmer
Andrew A. Vollmer, 76, of Springfield, died at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 2011 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born on February 16, 1935 in Springfield, IL to Andrew and Rose Blust Vollmer. He married Ilene M. Augustine on June 9, 1956 and she preceded him in death on January 6, 2010.
Andrew is survived by a daughter Char Dupent of Edwardsville, three sons Frank (Kathleen) Vollmer, William (Tisha) Vollmer, and Chris Vollmer, all of Springfield; one sister, Barb Robson of Springfield, 8 grandchildren: Casey, Nick, Kelsey, Jason, Daphne, Drew, Cody and Blake, 3 great-grandchildren: Savannah, Jayden and Malakhi, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Andrew was a lifelong resident of Springfield and retired from the State of Illinois EPA. He was a Navy Veteran and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a former member of St. Patrick’s Church. Andrew loved golfing, hunting, and fishing and was a social butterfly.
Visitation: 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at St. Agnes Church with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Memorials may be given to the Eagles Cancer Fund or St. John’s Hospice.
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Sorry to hear of your father's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Char and family - may you all find comfort in the great memories you shared with your dad. Always remember that LOVE lives on forever in the heart.
We were so sorry to hear of Uncle Andy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May he rest in peace.
WE WERE REALLY SORRY THE HEAR THE SAD NEWS, ANDY WAS A GOOD FRIEND FOR MANY YEARS AND A GREAT EAGLE BROTHER
All of you have my deepest sympathy. This past year has been a privilege for me to take care of Andy. He was a good person, and will be truly missed. I love him dearly, but he is in a better place.
Connecticut State Aerie & State Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Ea posted on 11/1/11
On behalf of the Connecticut State Aerie and State Auxiliary and all of the Brother and Sister Eagles of Connecticut, we offer our deepest condolences for your loss. Past Grand Worthy President Andy was loved and respected by many.