Obituaries

top banner

Obituary Listings

Oneita F. Volz

March 8, 1926 January 11, 2018
Oneita F. Volz
There are condolences waiting approval on Oneita's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Oneita

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Oneita F. Volz

Peoria- Oneita F. Volz, age 91, passed away at 7:20 AM on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Christian Buehler Home.

Born March 8, 1926 in Peoria, she was a daughter to Joseph and Anna (Loges) Falkner. On November 27, 1948 she married B. Kenneth Volz in Peoria. He preceded her in death on April 01, 2001. She graduated from Bradley University with her Master in Education and worked for District 150 until her retirement. After retirement Oneita spent a lot of time volunteering at Lakeview and at the Neighborhood House where she taught Math and English. She was actively involved in the League of Women’s Voters, Peoria Women’s Civic Federation, St. Vincent de Paul Pinochle Club, and the Peoria Civic Chorale.

Oneita was an avid gardener who enjoyed cooking and playing bridge. One of her greatest pleasures was going out on the weekends with her husband and dancing at the HUB and enjoying dinner at the Huaghbraugh. She will be remembered for her love of writing poetry for special occasions, and her love of spending time with her family.

She is survived by two children: Dave (Christine) Volz of Pekin and Paul (Pam) Volz of Pittsburgh, PA; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister Mary of California.

Oneita was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son Matthew Volz, and three sisters.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 10:00 Am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father James Pallardy will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Oneita’s memory may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Illinois or St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

18

Jan

10:00 AM 1/18/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

18

Jan

11:00 AM 1/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614
309

Children's Hospital of Illinois

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...