Delta Junction resident Loretta Volkman Schooley, 65, passed away at Family Medical Clinic on July 23, 2006, with her loving husband, Jim, by her side.
Loretta was born March 25, 1941, to Gilbert and Velada Volkman in Evansville, Ind., where she completed high school and heard the Call of the North. In 1959, armed with a job offer as a writer/reporter for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, she boarded the bus and headed out to seek her future.
Services for Loretta will be held Thursday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the Delta Presbyterian Church. Pastor Carin Bear will officiate, in collaboration with the Pioneers of Alaska Women’s Igloo #19. Family and friends will gather in fellowship at the Community Center following the service. Burial will be in the Pioneer section of Rest Haven cemetery.