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Rick Voelzke

September 15, 1947 October 20, 2018
Rick Voelzke
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Obituary for Rick Voelzke

Rick Voelzke, 71 year old Woodward resident, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, October 26, 2018 in the First Christian Church with Reverend Ronnie Hopkins officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ricky Jack Voelzke was born on September 15, 1947 in Ponca City, Oklahoma; he was the son of Jack Newton and Vivian Deloris (Watson) Voelzke. Rick grew up in Ponca City and Enid, graduating from Enid High School in 1965. He then attended Okmulgee Tech and Oklahoma State University. Rick served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged in 1971.

He was united in marriage to Melinda Sue Ball on December 7, 1979 at the home of Gary and Jane Stanley. They made their home in Woodward. Rick owned and operated Hawkeye Inspection Services, was a property manger for several hotel brands, and owned Blackhawk Oilfield Equipment.

Rick had various hobbies, he enjoyed boating, fishing, going to casinos. He was fond of his pets, and their site seeing trips. He and Susie enjoyed their life together, and made many memories together. Rick was a wonderful husband, a great dad and grandfather he will be missed.

Rick is survived by his wife, Susie of the home; daughters: Amy Hager and husband John, Kim Fuksa and husband Keith of Enid, Jennifer Gideon, and Gina Swanson of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandchildren: Gray Gideon, Aly Gideon, Michael Swanson, Ben Swanson, Rikki Wittmer, Jonathan Stone, Braidon Fuksa and wife Caitlin, Maddie Fuksa, Blake Fuksa, Kadee Fuksa, and Koty Hager; brother, Danny Voelzke of Enid; mother-in-law, Donna Ball of Woodward; brother-in-law, Danny Streck; great-grandchildren, Robbie, Brenton, Colton, Oliver, McKenna, Bryce, and Luke; brother-in-law; Gary Ball and wife Cindy of Abilene, Kansas; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, sister, Sharon Streck and father-in-law, Billie Bob Ball.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the WOOF PET RESCUE, with the funeral home accepting the contributions.


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Visitation

Thursday

25

Oct

9:00 AM 10/25/2018 9:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 10/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home

1621 Downs Avenue
Woodward, OK 73801

Billings Funeral Home
1621 Downs Avenue Woodward 73801 OK
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

26

Oct

10:00 AM 10/26/2018 10:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

1316 9th St
Woodward, OK 73801

First Christian Church
1316 9th St Woodward 73801 OK
United States

Burial

Friday

26

Oct

Elmwood Cemetery

2755 Downs Ave.
Woodward, OK 73801

Elmwood Cemetery
2755 Downs Ave. Woodward 73801 OK
United States
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