DIGHTON - Mary Venters, age 85, died on July 5, 2020 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti. She was born on January 20, 1935 at Alamota the daughter of Ralph Franklin & Mary Maude (McGreevy) Heath. She married Eugene Venters on May 16, 1953 at Dighton.
Mary attended Alamota Grade School and graduated from Dighton High School in 1953. She worked as a secretary at Lane County Feeders.
She is survived by her children- Theresa (Rick) Anderson of Prescott Valley, Arizona, Bob (Bonnie) Venters of Dighton, Joann (Bill) Penka of Dighton, Galen (Deena) Venters of Lamonte, Missouri, Linda France of Leoti, Tim Venters of Dighton and Kathy (Chris) Burlew of Salina; brother- John Heath of Dighton; sister- Virginia Jasper of Dighton, 23 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchilden. She was preceded in death by her parents, son- Bill Venters and four brothers- Raymond Heath, Francis Heath, Tommy Heath & Clarence Heath.
There will be a Memorial Mass announced at a later date. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St Theresa Catholic Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home of Dighton. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com