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David Wentworth

May 30, 1942 — July 8, 2012

David Lavern Wentworth, 70, was born May 30th, 1942 at the farm 5 miles east 1/2 mile south of Franklin, Nebraska. He passed away July 8, 2012 in Ogallala, Nebraska. He was the fifth child born to Joseph Ray and Emma Edna (Eggleston) Wentworth.

He attended country school before attending Franklin Public School.

He was married to Sue Marruhn and to this union one son Justin Ray was born. Justin was the pride of David's life. The marriage did not work out and David raised Justin by himself. David was not only a father to Justin but and Dad to many of Justin's friends as he was growing up.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and all of the outdoors. He was a life time mechanic, certified Dodge technician and owned Wentworth Auto in San Diego, California until he turned it over to his son, Justin. When David wasn't working on someone else's car he would be restoring a car of his own.

David lived in San Diego for 29 years. He also lived in Denver, Colorado, but he always looked forward to coming back to the farm.

David is survived by son, Justin and girlfriend Erin of San Diego, California, brother, Neal and wife Gaylene Wentworth of Franklin, Nebraska, sister-in-law, Jenny Wentworth of Red Cloud, Nebraska and Elaine Wentworth of Omaha, Nebraska seven nephews, five nieces and 27 great nieces and nephews and special friends, Eldon Brock of Ogallala and Don Wolf of Denver.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Robert, Paul and Dean Wentworth, nephew Merlin Wentworth.

Funeral Service: Friday, July 13th, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Hutchins Funeral Home Chapel.

Friends may stop by the funeral home Thursday morning to sign the memorial book.

Interment: Greenwood Cemetery, Franklin, Nebraska

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