Mary Venski, 76

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Mary Lee Venski, 76, of Mountain Home, died Sept. 11, 2005, at the Elmore Long Term Care Center with her family by her side.

Memorial services will be held today, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, 500 N. 18th East St., Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home.

She was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Oberlin, Ohio.

Mary married Michael "Ike" Venski and lived in Oberlin, Ohio. Ike died Dec. 7, 1970, and Mary moved to Mountain Home, Idaho in 1987.

Mary was a member of the Mountain Home Senior Center and enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking and crocheting. She especially loved her grandchildren.

She is survived by: her son, Mark and his wife, Diane Venski, of Mountain Home, a son, Bart, and his wife, Cindy Venski, of Melbourne, Fla., and a daughter, Lynn, and her husband, Art Gabel, of Wilmington, Del.; 12 grandchildren and three great-grand children.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ike Venski, one brother and a son.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Mountain Home Senior Center, c/o Ruth Powell, 1000 N. 3rd East St., Mountain Home, Idaho 83647.