Ivan Wentz, Monroe
Mr. Ivan W. Wentz, age 72, passed away Thursday July 25, 2013 at his home.
He was born October 3, 1940 in Union County, N.C., the son of the late Mr. Louis W. Wentz and the late Mrs. Sarah Privette Wentz. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one grandson, James Paul Cook, Jr., two sisters and one brother.
Mr. Wentz is survived by his wife, Frances Helms Wentz of the home; one daughter, Wendy Lee W. Cook and husband James “Cowboy” Cook, Sr. of Cabot, Ark.; three sisters, Mary W. Couick of Waxhaw, N.C., Patsy W. Conklin of Monroe, N.C., Sarah Pauline “Polly” Baucom of Tobaccoville, N.C.; five great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family received friends and relatives for visitation Sunday July 28, 2013 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at McEwen Funeral Home in Monroe.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Wentz were held at 11 a.m. Monday July 29, 2013 in the Oak Grove Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Richard Myers, burial followed in Lakeland Memorial Park.
The family suggests that memorials be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 4013 New Town Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173.
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McEwen Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monroe is serving the family of Mr. Wentz.