NASHVILLE - age 97, passed away on March 4, 2019.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John A. (Jack) Volz and a brother, Ralph A. Priestle, who died at sea in the South Pacific while serving on the USS Indianapolis.
She is survived by daughters, Denise Volz and Claudia (Carl) Kornmeyer; and son, Steve (Norma) Volz; Grandchildren, Meghan (Fred) Paragano, Cathy (Nick) Walls, Michael (Lina) Kornmeyer, Colby (Elaine) Craton, Matthew (Stephanie) Volz, Leslie and Jessica Volz, and 12 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by a brother, Norb Priestle of Cincinnati, Ohio, a sister, Dolores Weichhand of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Henry Catholic Church on Wednesday,
March 13, 2019 at 11:00am. Visitation will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm with a rosary said at 4:00pm by the Ladies of Charity.
Rita is to be remembered by her many acts of charity, her spirit of volunteering, and
her devotion to her faith and family.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Ladies of Charity, 2216 State St., Nashville, TN 37203.