Dakota Volkman Obituary

Dakota J Volkman
Dakota J Volkman
Dakota J Volkman

June 29, 1991 - April 6, 2015
Born in Bloomer, Wisconsin
Resided in Wasilla, AK


Sergeant Dakota J. Volkman, 23, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away suddenly on April 6, 2015, in Anchorage. Dakota was born on June 29, 1991, in Bloomer Wis., the daughter of Jennifer "Jay" Volkman. Dakota attended primary school in Bethel, Alaska, then attended and graduated from Bloomer High School in 2009. Dakota moved back to Alaska, to attend the University of Alaska Anchorage prior to joining the Alaska National Guard, where she served with Alpha company 49th GMD (MP) as a Military Police Officer in Fort Greely, Alaska. In addition to serving her country, she embraced everything Alaska had to offer; she was saving animals in need, camping, kayaking, hiking, fishing, participating in fun runs, was a fantastic artist and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her mother, Jennifer Volkman of Bethel, Alaska; sister, Santana Volkman of Bethel, Alaska; grandfather, Gary M. Volkman of Port Angeles, Wash.; aunts, Jackie (John) Ronnestrand of New Auburn, Wis., Jeanne (Danny) Smith of Bethel, Alaska, Brooke Volkman of Anchorage, Alaska, and Lindsey Volkman of Eau Claire, Wis.; uncle, Gary B. Volkman of Seattle, Wash.; and many great-aunts; great-uncles; cousins; nieces; nephews; and her beloved dog, Oakley. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Lani (Krenz) Volkman. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Kincaid Chalet.

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Kincaid Chalet
Anchorage, AK
Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM