Police said Steven Volkmann was operating a machine at Carlson Tool on W. Pioneer Road when first responders were called. Volkmann was hospitalized. His family said he was removed from life support on Thursday.
Steve was a Machine Operator at Carlson Tool & Manufacturing. He enjoyed sports (especially the Packers), playing golf with his Uncle Bob, fishing, talking politics, and playing video games with his daughter Stephanie. He was a handyman who could fix anything. Steve took great pride in his garden and flowers. Above all he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a loving Husband and Papa.
Steve is survived by his wife of 18 years Zoila: his eleven year old daughter Stephanie: father Steven (Sharon) Volkmann: brother Paul Volkmann: nephew Nolan: Uncle and best friend Bob (Cristie) Volkmann, uncles Bill Volkmann, Jerry (Carron) Godersky and Tom DeBroux : aunts Donna (Don) Greiveldinger, Carla (Jeff) Leak and Paula (Kevin Schoeder) Freemen: cousin and best friend Shawn Scheftgen: sister-in-law Ana (John) Gesell: brother-in-law Fernando (Carmen) Diaz: mother-in-law “Mami” Zoila Reyes. Steven is further survived by many other brothers and sisters-in-law and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his mother Gail (nee Godersky) Volkmann and aunt Geralyn Godersky.
A Funeral Service to honor Steve’s life will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 5:30 PM at the Eernisse Funeral Home (1167 Washington Ave. Cedarburg, WI 53012) with Father Enrique Hernandez officiating. Visitation will take place from 2:30 PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to the family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the first responders, Mequon Rescue, Columbia St. Mary’s and the staff at Froedtert Hospital for all the care, compassion and dedication they provided Steve.