Mary J. Wentworth, the daughter of Earl and Grace (Campbell) Wentworth was born on November 23, 1926 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee where she attended and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1944.
After graduation, Mary worked for the telephone company in Cherokee. She transferred to Colorado where she remained with the phone company. She lived in Boulder and Montrose, CO for many years. In 2006, she returned home to be closer to her family.
Mary was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. She enjoyed traveling especially to Las Vegas, crossword puzzles, and word find books. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Mary will fondly be remembered by the people that knew her as a generous, caring, loving individual with a great sense of humor.
On February 10, 2012, Mary passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Grace Wentworth; one brother, Daniel Wentworth; and one sister, Rozella Bushlow.
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Roethler of Larrabee, IA; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cherokee. Following the burial lunch will be served at the Cherokee V.F.W. L.A. Wescott Post 2253 of Cherokee.
Father Armand Bertrand
There will be no visitation
Mt. Calvary Cemetery