Obituary of Rita Volk (1962 – 2021) – San José, CA

Rita volk
July 11, 1962 – December 24, 2021
Resident of San José
Rita G. Volk received her eternal wings according to God’s will on Christmas Eve, December 24.
Rita is survived by her parents, Karl and Helga Volk; brothers, Karl, Ludwig and Martin Volk; sister, Ursula France; sister-in-law, Lori Volk; nieces, Madeline and Krystal Volk; nephew, Alexander Volk; and longtime faithful friends Alice Pilch, Amanda Suarez, Karin Walker and Steve and Mary Suchow.
Rita was dynamic and meticulous, a kind, caring and generous soul and an incredible friend – never hesitating to support those she loved. In her final days, she was surrounded by her family and friends who loved her deeply, and she expressed immense gratitude to all who shared her life and those who supported her, especially in her later years. difficult.
She was born on July 11, 1962 in Munich, Germany, shortly before her parents immigrated to the United States. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and was a naturalized US citizen. She then studied finance at Pepperdine and Santa Clara Universities, graduating in 1984. She obtained her Public Accountancy Certification from the State Board of California in 1989 and launched her prestigious career with the “Big Four” accounting firm Deloitte. . She has held various corporate and executive positions with high tech companies such as LSI Logic, QuickLogic, Netscape, Acta Technology and Advent Software, managing mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance and IPOs. She then joined the family business, Semprex Corporation, as Vice President of Finance where she continued to work for as long as she could.
Rita loved art, music, wine, food and travel. She was an excellent cook and an exceptional pastry chef. She was versatile and highly knowledgeable, never hesitating to tackle any project from sewing and drawing to gardening, construction and even woodworking. She also loved speed and fast cars, and even attended the famous Skip Barber driving school. She was also passionate about finding the truth, advocating for children’s rights, and sharing information and ideas with others. She had a brilliant mind, a powerful determination, and she feared no valley.
His Catholic Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, 1522 McCoy Ave., San Jose. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, 22555 Cristo Ray Dr., Los Altos.
She will be forever remembered and cherished in the hearts of all those she touched.

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Published by The Mercury News on January 2, 2022.

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