Beaver City, Nebraska

Dothen D. Ventling, age 87, of Beaver City, Nebraska died Saturday, July 16, 2005 at Beaver City Manor & Assisted Living at Beaver City, Nebraska.  He was born July 1, 1918 at Edison, Nebraska to Loyd & Lizzie (Cline) Ventling.


Dothen grew up in Furnas County, Nebraska.  He married  Dora Harter on Sept 1, 1940 at Oberlin, Kansas.  They farmed west of Bartley following marriage.  Later they farmed in Holbrook and Wilsonville areas.  Moved to Beaver City, Nebraska in 1961 where he worked for Bill Fleming and Rogers Grain Company. His wife died April 23, 1977.  He also worked as maintenance   man at Furnas Co Courthouse for 5 years and then at  Beaver City Plaza.  He semi-retired and worked with his rental till his death.  He had attended the Free Methodist Church at Beaver City, Nebraska.


Preceded in death by parents, wife Dora, infant Son Dothen Eugene in 1941, Son Dale in 1986, sister Della and Brother; Orville.


Viewing and visitation will be Monday, July 18, 2005, 10 AM until 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska. 


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Graveside services will be Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at 10 AM at Bartley Cemetery at Bartley, Nebraska, with Eldon Robinson, officiating.  Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.