147 Main Street
Meet the Staff
Jeff Volzke - Funeral Director
Jeff graduated from Seward High School in 1987 and from Southeast Community College in 1989. He then attended the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and Concordia University Seward, Nebraska where he completed his State of Nebraska requirements. Jeff graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1993 Dallas, Texas. Jeff has held a Nebraska Funeral and Embalmers License since 1994. Jeff is the son of Deroyce and Leora Volzke. He is the 2nd generation of funeral directors in his family.
Jeff and his wife Kirsten were married in 1993 and have three children - Makenna, Jaden and Olivia.
ORGANIZATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS
Jeff is a member of St. John Lutheran Church where he is active in church committees, Nebraska Funeral Directors Association, Seward Volunteer Fire Department, Seward Chamber of Commerce, charter member of the Seward Youth and Community Club.
INTERESTS: fishing,hunting,wood working and golf
Deroyce G Volzke
Deroyce G Volzke - Funeral Director
Deroyce is a graduate of Utica High School. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Concordia University in Seward. He then attended San Francisco College of Mortuary Science - San Francisco, California and graduated in 1966 with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science. Deroyce was employed at a local funeral home until he opened Volzke Funeral Home as owner and operator in 1972. Deroyce and Leora were married in 1965 and have four chidren - Jill, Jeff, Joy, Jane and 13 grandchildren.
INTERESTS: Singing with the Keytones Choir, wood working, fishing and hunting
Richard MailandFuneral assistant
Maurice ZwickFuneral assistant
Elroy ReetzFuneral assistant
Mike MeyerFuneral assistant
Paul SoulekFuneral assistant / Organist