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Hazel Volk - January 06, 2015


Hazel DeEtta Steinkruger Volk, 80, of Upland, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
The daughter of Edward and Rena Steinkruger, Hazel was born Dec. 27, 1934, at her parent’s farm five miles north of Macon.
She was baptized on March 31, 1935, at the Macon Methodist Church.
As a kid she helped her mom and dad on the farm, attended the District 25 country school through the eighth grade, and then went on to Hildreth High School, graduating in 1953. While attending the District 25 school, Hazel and her younger brother Leland would haul a cream can full of water every day to the school for drinking and washing hands using a four wheeled buggy pulled by a Shetland pony named Beauty.
See the January 14th Courier for full obituary.