Obituary of Eugenia Volkenant
Eugenia Volkenant, 78, of Windsor, Missouri, died Thursday afternoon, November 12, 2020, at her home in Windsor. She was born December 16, 1941, in Oregon County, Mo., near Thayer, the daughter of Emmett Lawrence Fern and Lilliam Elizabeth (Bell) Fern. On November 9, 1985, she married Peter Elwood “Pete” Volkenant at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Windsor. He survives of the home. Eugenia worked for a number of years for Interstate Studios in Sedalia. She also worked for Vincent’s shoe store in Windsor for several years. She was a talented seamstress and made clothes and did alterations and mending. She enjoyed crochet, plants and flower gardening, vegetable gardening and cleaning up old cars. She was a member of the Baptist faith. In addition to her husband Pete, survivors include a son, Markus Hall, Syracuse, Mo.; a nephew who was like a son, Michael Osburn (Anna), Elizabethtown, Kentucky; a granddaughter, Crystal Dillon, Ocoee, Florida; 2 great-granddaughters, Gabrielle and Heather; 2 brothers, John Fern (Beth), Cherokee Village, Arkansas, and Carl Fern, Blackwell, Oklahoma; a sister-in-law, Joyce Fern, Pittsburg, California; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Larry Fern; a half-sister, Betty Osburn and her husband Howard; and a grandson-in-law, Daniel Dillon. Graveside funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor, with Pastor Larry Hill officiating. To allow for social distancing, friends may call Saturday between 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. The family suggests contributions to the Laurel Oak Cemetery and may be left in care of the funeral home.