Marilyn M. Wentz, age 81, beloved mother, wife, and grandmother passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 29th, 2018 with her children at her side. She was born on April 19th 1937 in Mansfield, Ohio. She is survived by son, Michael and wife Patty of Lynchburg, SC; daughter, Valerie of Myrtle Beach, SC; and grandson, Matthew of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Vaughnly Miller of Surfside Beach, SC; brother Thomas Niedhammer and wife Cindy of Delaware, Ohio; sister, Helen Hughes of Stow, Ohio; and sister, Vivian Fisher and husband Jim of Dothan, Alabama; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband and father of 48 years, Richard H. Wentz and sister, Lois Stupanski of Mansfield. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital in her name.