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David E. Volk

David E. Volk, 57, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Indianapolis. He was born on June 20, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Cletus and Evelyn (Laker) Volk. Dave married Sandy Weisenbach on April 9, 1988, and she survives.

Other survivors include his mother Evelyn (Laker) Volk, Batesville; six children, Natalie (Mack) Rennekamp, Doug (Stephanie) Volk, Jonathan (Samantha) Volk, Bill Volk, Roger Volk, and Andrea (Sam Wiseman) Volk, all of Greensburg; one brother, Don (Wendi Hoffbauer) Volk of Greensburg; one sister, Diane (Bob) Barton of Milan; and seven grandchildren Cletus, Elmer, and Harold Rennekamp, Mariah, RoseLyn, Lucille, and Greyson Volk. He was preceded in death by his father, Cletus Volk.

Dave was a lifelong farmer and drove semis for Volk Trucking. He graduated from North Decatur High School in 1977. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena, Enochsburg. Dave loved to fish and play cards, he loved IU basketball, he enjoyed bluegrass music, and most of all he loved spending time with his family.

A rosary service will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Catherine of Siena, Enochsburg on Saturday, June 24 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Bill Ehalt officiating. Burial will follow at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Enochsburg. Donations in memory of Dave can be made to St. Vincent House. Online condolences can be made at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.

Clara C. Cook

Clara C. Cook, 90, of Milan, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at St. Andrews Health Care at Batesville. Clara was born Sunday, May 22, 1927, in French Lick, the daughter of Samuel and Mae (Comstock) Dillard. She married Calvin E. Cook and he preceded her in death December 24, 1973.

Clara was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, taking care of her flowers and hummingbirds, reading, baking cookies for the grandchildren and spending time with her family.

Her survivors include son: Clayton Cook of Sunman, Mark (Doris) Cook of Sunman, Clyde Cook of Sunman, Jeff Cook of Milan; daughters: Rose (Jeff) Harris of Manchester, Anna (Kenneth) Lewis of Milan; sister: Marion Allison of Knightstown; 16 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband and eight siblings.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 24 at 1 p.m. at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan with Brother Lucas Hart officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Methodist Cemetery south of Sunman. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, is entrusted with arrangements. Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family. 707 South Main Street, Box 243 Milan, IN 47031. 812-654-2141.

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