Kathleen "Rusty" Voelker
(November 10, 1911 - June 22, 1999)

Oneida Daily Dispatch 
Wednesday, June 23,1999 
 
Kathleen 'Rusty' Voelker 
 
  Kathleen "Rusty" Voelker, 87, formerly of 425 Sherrill Road, died Tuesday, 
June 22, 1999, at the Oneida Healthcare Center Extended Care Facility, where 
she had resided for the past 11 years. 
  She was born in County Roscommon, Elphin, Ireland, on Nov. 10, 1911, the 
daughter of William and Ellen Nolan Foley. 
  As a young girl she immigrated to the United States with her sister, Angela. 
  Mrs. Voelker lived and was educated in Oneida. 
  On July 3, 1935 in St. Joseph's Church of Oneida, she married Edward "Ted" 
Voelker, former chief of the Sherrill-Kenwood Fire Department. Mr. Voelker 
died Oct.15, 1985. 
  Mrs. Voelker was employed by area restaurants as a waitress and was 
remembered as "one of the Friday night girls" at the Sherrill American Legion. 
  She was a founding member and former officer of the Sherrill-Kenwood Fire 
Department Ladies Auxiliary for over 50 years. 
  Mrs. Voelker enjoyed arts and crafts, especially ceramics. 
  Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and "Ted" and Pam 
Voelker of Sherrill; one sister, Florence Rock of Elphin, Ireland; four 
grandsons, William Ahles Jr. of Poland,  N.Y., Christopher Ahles of Oneida, 
Robert Voelker of Oneida and Richard Voelker of St. Cloud, Fla.; three great-
grandsons and several nieces and nephews.  

Date: Saturday, December 11, 1999 02:04 PM

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