Mary Venters

DIGHTON - Mary Venters, 85, died on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, KS.  She was born on Jan. 20, 1935 at Alamota the daughter of Ralph Franklin and Mary Maude (McGreevy) Heath.  She married Eugene Venters on May 16, 1953 at Dighton, KS.


Mary attended Alamota Grade School and graduated from Dighton High School in 1953.  She worked as a Secretary at Lane County Feeders from 1976 to 1996.


She is survived by her children, Theresa (Rick) Anderson of Prescott Valley, AZ, Bob (Bonnie) Venters of Dighton, KS, Joann (Bill) Penka of Dighton, KS, Galen (Deena)  Venters of Lamonte, MO, Linda France of Leoti, KS, Tim Venters of Dighton, KS and Kathy (Chris) Burlew of Salina, KS; brother, John Heath of Dighton, KS, sister, Virginia Jasper of Dighton, KS; 23 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchilden.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Bill Venters and four brothers, Raymond Heath, Francis Heath, Tommy Heath and Clarence Heath.


There will be a Memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton, KS with Rev Warren Stecklein as Celebrant.  Memorials are suggested to St Theresa Catholic Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home, Box 891, Dighton, KS. 67839.  Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com