Thomas Wesley Vollmer, 25, of Portland, died May 19, 2002.
His memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Central Lutheran Church in Eugene.
Mr. Vollmer was born on June 1, 1976, at Baker City to Andrea Nicholson Wiggins and Wesley Vollmer. He moved with his family to McMinnville in 1980 where he lived until 1985 when they moved to Corvallis. He lived there until 1989 and then moved to Eugene where he lived before moving to Portland in 2001.
He worked at Starbucks and Renner’s Grill in the Multnomah Village of Portland. He also worked at the Birkenstock Store in Eugene and for a number of years he had worked at Nordstrom in downtown Portland. He received numerous acknowledgements for outstanding customer service.
His was a gourmet cook and loved music, art, design and people of all ages and backgrounds.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Andrea and Bill Wiggins of Springfield, and his father and stepmother, Wesley and Nancy Vollmer of Corvallis; and a brother, Alexander of Seattle, Wash.
Memorial contributions may be made to Looking Glass Youth Services in Eugene or the Thomas W. Vollmer Memorial Fund at the University of Oregon College of Education through the UO Foundation, P.O. Box 3346, Eugene, OR.
The Musgrove Family Mortuary in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 31, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor