Lucille Etta Wentworth

Lucille Etta Wentworth

Lucille Etta Wentworth went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 16, 2010.  Born to John and Emma Stein on February 3, 1920 in Killdeer, North Dakota she enjoyed telling tales about growing up with five older, protective brothers.

During the Great Depression, she moved out west with her parents to Vancouver, Washington.  After graduating from Fort Vancouver High School, she worked at Howard’s Ice Cream Shop.  It was there she met Staff Sergeant Robert F. Wentworth.  They were married on June 7, 1943.  “Bob” was deployed in the European Theater during WWII.

Lucille loved being a mother to their three children; Cheryl, Steven and Nancy, and was a dedicated, loving mother.  With Bob’s support, Lucille believed that foremost their children’s relationship with Jesus Christ came first.  Her guidance and encouragement was foundational to their spiritual, academic, and personal growth.

Lucille Etta Wentworth

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, her parents, and six siblings.  She is survived by three children, eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Lucille’s life is planned for February 5, 2011 at Trinity Baptist Church, 18652 116th Avenue SE, Renton, Washington.  The service will begin at 11:00am with a reception following.


5 Responses to “Lucille Etta Wentworth”

  • Jim & Marilyn Roberts says:

    We just learned of your mother’s homegoing tonight thru Doris Nihart. What a beautiful lady she was to all of us who were privileged to know her! We will be thinking and praying for all of you, but rejoicing with you to know she is with her Lord!! Marilyn & Jim Roberts

  • Jim & Marilyn Roberts says:

    Just received word from Doris Nihart tonight about your Mom. She was always such a beautiful person, inside and out! We know you miss her greatly, but we also rejoice to know she is with her Lord!

  • Margaret Peden says:

    Lucille is such a wonderful lady.It’s been a while since we have been together. However I will see her in the future. We will rejoice together.

  • Mabel Tobey says:

    Sorry to here about the loss of your mother from all of us on the east coast. Carol, Ray, Mabel,& Joyce.

  • Tom Fuller says:

    I was thirteen when Steve introduced me to his mother Lucille. After seeing her with her two daughters and with Steve, she set the standard for what all mothers should be for the rest of my life. She’s sweetest lady I’ve ever known.

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