In memory of
Dorothy Vollmer
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In memory of
Dorothy Vollmer
Vollmer, Dorothy, Dorothy Aileen Vollmer, 84 of Louisville passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2016. Dorothy was born on February 14, 1932 in Jeffersonville, IN. The daughter of Steve and Barbara Sullivan. she was the tenth of eleven children of seven brothers and three sisters. Dorothy married the love of her life, August J. Vollmer, on November 17, 1956. Together they had three children. In 1963 they moved from Clarksville IN to Louisville where they made their home. Dorothy and August were married 55 years till his death, February 15, 2012. She was a devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother. A second Mom to friends of her children and Granny to the children she would baby-sit through the years. She loved get togethers with her family. Breakfast at Dairy Queen, seeing dear friends and making new ones while enjoying her morning coffee. Dorothy was a former Den Mother of Pack 348 of Louisville. She was an avid U of L fan, never missing a football or basketball game on tv or radio. She was preceded in death by her parents. Dorothy leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughter, Patrice L Gladin (Donnie), sons, Vaughn E. Vollmer, and Anthony N. Vollmer (Melanie). Two grandchildren, Jimmie Gladin (Bobbi) and Michelle Kreitler (Pete), four great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. Niece, Carol Huff (Sam), nephew, Wayne Vollmer (Anita) and one very special four legged grand fur baby, Pearl, a constant and forever faithful companion, always by her side, very devoted to her "Granny." A funeral service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be conducted at 10am on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Guests are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 3-8pm. Please visit us online at
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Arch L. Heady at Resthaven
4400 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40218
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