DODGE CITY — William “Bill” T. Volz, 87, died Oct. 10, 2012 at his home in Dodge City.
Born July 25, 1925 in St. Paul, he was the son of Herman and Louise Sack Volz. A Dodge City resident since June of 1948, moving from St. Paul, he was a carpenter for Prairie Builders in Dodge City for 32 years and later worked in building maintenance at First National Bank, Dodge City, retiring in 1996. On Nov. 8, 1952 he married Betty Tanner in St. Mary. She survives.
Mr. Volz served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady Of Guadalupe, 4th Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 2955 and the American Legion all in Dodge City.
Other survivors include a son, Tim and wife Jackie, Dodge City; a daughter, Tama Hanson and husband Lynn, Pawnee Rock; a brother, Francis Volz, Parsons; four grandchildren, Kylie Hanson, Brooks Hanson, Dustin Volz and Brandon Volz; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Martin.
Vigil service followed by Knights of Columbus rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, both at Ziegler Funeral Chapel in Dodge City. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Dodge City, with Father Ted A. Skalsky presiding. Burial will be at Greencrest Memorial Gardens in Dodge City. Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hospice of the Prairie or the church both in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Ziegler Funeral Chapel*
1901 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, Ks. 67801
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 11, 2012