Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 12, 2013

David Wolk


MT. VERNON — — David A. Wolk, 79, of Herrin and a former resident of Trenton, Mo., and Mt. Vernon, passed away 12:55 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Shawnee Christian Nursing Center in Herrin.

David was born Sept. 27, 1933, in Baden, Mo., a son of Raymond D. and Claudia Mae (Austerschmidt) Wolk. He was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Wolk was a teacher.

He is survived by two sisters, Lorraine Schnettgoecke of Florrissant, Mo., and Mary Ann Reis and husband Don of Herrin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Raymond D. Wolk and Norman Wolk.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to Christian Fellowship Church and will be accepted at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon where you may call 246-0100 for more information or visit at