Patrick Dorine Wentz January 14, 1933 – March 20, 2011

January 13, 1933 and went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2011.
    Pat was preceded in death by her husband, William ‘Bill’ Wertz Sr. and son, William ‘Billy’ Wertz Jr.
    She is survived by daughters Debbie and husband Jim Roach of Delphos, Iowa, Cindy and husband James Mullins of Cibolo, Texas, Charlotte and husband William Cope of Junction City, Sharon and husband Rusty Taylor of White City; one son, David of Lawrence, Kansas; 10 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
    Pat was married to Bill in El Paso, Texas on August 29, 1952. Pat and Bill went on to have sixchildren and eventually retired at Fort Riley and settled in Grandview Plaza in 1969.
    Pat was very well known in Grandview Plaza where she was known as ‘Mom’ to many of the local children. After raising her family, Pat went on to work at the Park Terrace Motel, Dreamland Motel and J.C. Livestock Cafe.
    Visitation will be at the Penwell – Gabel Funeral Chapel on Carolina Street in Junction City between 6 and 8 p.m. Thursday and funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday with graveside services immediately following at Fort Riley Cemetery.
    Flowers can be sent to the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home. Contributions can be made to The Geary County Hospice Care.

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