Mrs. Volpert was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, and a member of the Church’s women’s club. Melba was a school bus driver serving for 30 years, for Freeburg School District #70 and a member of the Farm Bureau.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford A., and Matilda M., nee Kettler, Eitzenhefer; a brother, Melvin Eitzenhefer; and a nephew, Stephen Eitzenhefer.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Norman Larry Volpert, whom she married on September 7, 1966;
two sons, Bruce Volpert and Brian Volpert;
two grandchildren, Braden Volpert and Adrienne Volpert;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Family Hospice, St. Joseph Building fund, or to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 21, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.