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Sr. Rita Bilz, OSB

Service Date: February 22, 2021
Visitation Info: St Walburg Monastery
Interment Info: St Walburg Monastery
Service Info: St Walburg Monastery
Service Info

Sister Rita Bilz, OSB, died peacefully Wednesday, February 3, at St. Walburg Monastery at age 94.  A Benedictine sister for over 59 years, Sr. Rita served as a cook in the monastery kitchen and trained novices as they took 6-week tours of duty in the kitchen. Sr. Rita traveled to several cooking workshops at Stonehill College and University of Notre Dame.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John & Margaret Foltz Bilz, her sisters, Loretta Kordenbrock, Dorothy Bilz and Teresa Bilz and brothers, Joseph and John. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Sr. Nancy Kordenbrock OSB, Bob Kordenbrock. Ben Kordenbrock, John Bilz, Jill Heink, Jim Bilz, many great-nieces and nephews, four great-great nieces, friends and her Benedictine community.

Due to COVID 19, the Vigil service and Mass of Christian Burial will be private.

You will be able to watch the Vigil on Sunday, February 21 at 4:30 @

and the Mass of Christian Burial at 5:00 pm, Monday, February 22 @

Memorials are suggested to St. Walburg Monastery, 2500 Amsterdam Rd., Villa Hills, KY 41017;


4:30 pm - 12:00 am

St Walburg Monastery

2500 Amsterdam Road
Villa Hills, KY 41017
5:00 pm

St Walburg Monastery

2500 Amsterdam Road
Villa Hills, KY 41017

St Walburg Monastery

Address: 2500 Amsterdam Road Villa Hills, KY 41017
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Sr. Rita Bilz, OSB