Laurie Volz

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July 22, 1961 - July 22, 2021
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in St. Peters, MO

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Laurie Ann Volz (nee: Rudowicz), of Saint Peters, MO, fortified with Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the age of 60. Beloved wife of Michael Volz; cherished daughter of the late Richard Francis Rudowicz and the late Delores Ann Rudowicz; devoted mother of Rachel Volz and Steven (fiancé, Katherine) Volz; dear sister of Dianne (Dennis) Carson and Richard (Julie) Rudowicz; Laurie is also survived by her two dogs, Pono and Penny Lane.

Laurie was a full-time homemaker all of her life. She had various jobs including, Thompson Recruitment, Russo’s Catering and Longaberger Baskets. In her high school years, she was Senior Class President and Prom Queen. She was very athletic and was active in softball and volleyball into adulthood. Laurie was known as the instigator of a classic food fight.

Laurie was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to a Pet Rescue of your choice.

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Guestbook Entries

  1. Tina July 24, 2021 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    Dear Mike, Steven, Rachel, Dianne, Rick, Danny and all the rest of the family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. I am so heartbroken and so sad with the loss of Laurie. It just doesn’t seem real. I know she loved each of us more than anything and is now our beautiful guardian angel.

    I love you all!

    • Shay July 25, 2021 at 7:32 am - Reply

      I am Tina’s best friend. Her heart is breaking. Laurie meant a great deal to Tina. I knew Laurie in our teen years. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I can still hear her laugh. My condolences go out to all that loved her. May your healing process be swift and may you always remember the gift of love she left behind and in time smile in the memory of her. God Bless, signed Shari Gorski

  2. John & Ann Lena July 24, 2021 at 6:27 pm - Reply

    candle 1Laurie was always full of fun and full of life. She became instant friends with anyone, and every conversation was enjoyable and relaxing. We’ll miss her energy and loving ways.

  3. Vince and Char Lena July 24, 2021 at 8:29 pm - Reply

    Always a smile and a giant hug and a kiss. Will miss her sweet ways and how she made anyone around her feel special. Our sympathies to all in the family.

  4. Olivia Frazzetta July 25, 2021 at 6:22 am - Reply

    candle 1Dear Mike, Steven and Rachel, Laurie was one of the sweetest warmest individuals I have ever known. Always positive and beautiful. Laurie we love you and we will always miss you. Your family will alway be in our prayers. Love you always, Olivia and Joe. ❤️❤️🙏🏼🙏🏼😘😘

  5. Dan and Tammy Scodary July 25, 2021 at 6:52 am - Reply

    candle 1Mike, Steven, and Rachel,
    There are no words that I can express to you all, to comfort you. Just know Dan and I Love you all and we will be here for all of you, when you need us. I know your hearts are broken, to lose this wonderful wife and mother. Laurie was so full of energy, and knew how to have fun. Our hearts are broken
    She will be missed so much. She had a special kindness, that made people feel good. Prayers and Love to all of you. We will miss her dearly. Dan and Tammy Scodary

  6. Michael Coyne July 25, 2021 at 6:26 pm - Reply

    Rudy was a friend to everyone who knew her. It saddens me to hear of her passing. High School years were much better knowing her. She will be missed by all.

  7. Tim Williams July 25, 2021 at 7:31 pm - Reply

    I am so sad and heartbroken that Rudy is no longer with us. She had such a great personality and was loved by everyone. May you Rest In Peace my friend until we all meet again. Love you with all my heart.
    Mike, I’m so very sorry that you and your kids are going through all of this. My heart aches for you as you go through this horrible time. May God find a way to give you peace and strength to get through all of this.

  8. Nick Hathaway July 25, 2021 at 8:57 pm - Reply

    candle 6Mike, Steven, Rachel, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We will remember Laurie for her magnetic positivity, laughter, and unparalleled kindness. Her presence made her house one of the most welcoming in our entire neighbourhood. You all will be in our thoughts and hearts.

    – Nick, Katie, and Nicole Hathaway

  9. Pam Randazzo July 25, 2021 at 8:57 pm - Reply

    candle 1I can’t say enough how much being Laurie’s friend in high school meant to me! Life was definitely more of everything; exciting, fun, and most of all memorable. Prayers to her family and friends. I know Rudy is in God’s loving arms.

  10. Shelly Lauck July 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    candle 6Rudy was one of my first friends when I moved to St. Louis my freshman year. We lived close and became fast friends. I always admired her and how everyone loved her. She was beautiful inside and out. The world was a better place with her in it. You will be missed dear friend.

  11. Tina (Franklin) White July 26, 2021 at 2:55 pm - Reply

    candle 6We always had fun in High School when Laura was around. I Always love how happy she always was . RIP Laura! My prayers to Laura’s family:

  12. Janet Aubuchon July 26, 2021 at 4:08 pm - Reply

    candle 6Mike and family. My heart breaks for you to be going through this. Laurie was a wonderful person with a phenomenal personality. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  13. Paula Loehrer July 27, 2021 at 8:23 am - Reply

    candle 1Mike and Family, so very sorry for your Loss😪 Laurie was always laughing, Joking, upbeat, so much fun to be around..charismatic. May God Bring Family & Friends Peace and Comfort during this Time. Cherish your Memories, Rudy will be the Brightest, Most Dazzling Guardian Angel in Heaven!😇

  14. Clarke Winkle July 27, 2021 at 11:25 am - Reply

    Dianne,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know I and praying for you and your family as well as the repose of Laurie’s soul.

  15. Mary George July 27, 2021 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    Mike & Steve.

    Your teammates from Boeing are in prayer with your family, in this your hour of bereavement. May God Bless each family member. Mary George, Tariq Ashraf, John Steingruby, George Vassilakis, Kurt Johnson, Ted Shumpert, Fred Finley, Gary Doiron,

  16. Michael and Rosemary Biondi July 28, 2021 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    Mike and Family, so sorry for your loss. Laurie always lit up a room with her big smile . She loved family gatherings and being with her friends. So generous and kind to others. She will be truly missed. God Bless to you, your family, Dianne and Dan. We are praying for all of you. Michael and Rosemary Biondi

  17. Angel Lord July 28, 2021 at 7:11 pm - Reply

    candle 2Rachel-
    While I never got to meet your mom, I loved listening to you talk about her. I could always tell how much she loved and enjoyed you when you’d share memories. My heart hurts for you and your family. I wish I had the perfect words to bring all of you comfort. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  18. Brenda Ward July 29, 2021 at 1:24 am - Reply

    Dianne,

    I was so saddened to hear of the sudden death of your beloved sister. May love and support surround you even when there are no words to soften the pain. The spirit of Laurie’s loving heart will live on in memory. May you take comfort in the sweet memories of her beautiful life. With sympathy, Brenda Ward

  19. Gary Doiron July 29, 2021 at 8:27 am - Reply

    candle 5Mike,
    Please accept our deepest sympathies during this most difficult time. Know that you and your family are in our prayers.

    Gary

  20. Judy Boyd July 29, 2021 at 9:53 am - Reply

    candle 8Dear Mike & Family,

    I am so very sorry for your tragic loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. I am praying for you all during this time of loss.

    Judy Boyd

  21. Tim M Kroll August 4, 2021 at 9:05 am - Reply

    Mike,

    My condolence to you and all of the family for the loss of your beloved wife and mother of your children, and prayers of peace and comfort for you and your family as well.

    God Bless,

  22. Zach Schuette August 16, 2021 at 8:17 am - Reply

    candle 8Mike,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our prayers.

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