Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 18, 2014

Arlene M. Vollmers

TRAVERSE CITY — Arlene M. Vollmers, 77, of Cadillac, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 16, 2014, at Grand Traverse Pavilions. Arlene was born on Nov. 9, 1936, in Grawn, to the late Elam and Ollie Myrtle (Bailey) LaParr.

She was married to Daniel Vollmers on Nov. 6, 1978. He predeceased her on Dec. 6, 1981.

Arlene retired from Cherry Growers after over 25 years of service.

She loved country music, shopping, garage sales and flea markets.

Arlene will be missed by her family and friends.

Arlene is survived by a sister, Loretta Barrett; and a sister-in-law, Ilene LaParr.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers, Eleanor LaParr, Inez Prentice, Edward LaParr, Wesley LaParr, Charles LaParr and Mose LaParr.

A memorial service honoring Arlene will be announced in a later edition of the Record-Eagle.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial donation to Grand Traverse Pavilions.

Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Arlene’s family at

The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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