James E. “Jim” Wolken, 73, truck driver and farmer, of Augusta passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 at Headley Funeral Chapel. Augusta.
Jim was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Humbolt, Kan.; the son of the late Clarence and Lorraine (Nold) Wolken. On March 14, 1979 he married Rama (Carter) Elliott in Miami, Okla. and she survives.

He is also survived by: sons, Wes Wolken and wife Alma, Rick Wolken both of Wichita, Sean Elliott and wife Sonya and Randy Certain and wife Bernie, both of Augusta; daughters, Kathy Nogh and husband John of South Africa, Susan Smith and husband Clint of Rose Hill, Kelly Hegi and husband Dan, and Polly Elliott and husband David Anglemeyer both of Augusta; brother, Charles Wolken of Park City, Greg Wirths of Augusta and Mike Wirths of Mulvane; 30 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.

Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.