Saturday, February 13, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoMissing: Male Boxer, since evening of Jan. 4, Hwy. 97 West, rear of Promised Land Creamery, $500 REWARD. Call 830-391-2240 with information.

VideoLost dog! Two weeks ago our dog went missing. Black lab mix. About 2 years old. He has a scar on his belly and a black tongue. Please call 8305835601
*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Seeking individual to work in a local child-care center, paid holidays, etc., must be high school grad or GED. Apply in person at Cubs Country Childcare, 212 FM 1346 in La Vernia.
Office Assistant needed for Construction Co. in Stockdale, must pass background and drug test, accounting experience necessary, pay based on experience. Mail Resume to P.O. Box 430, Stockdale, TX 78160.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Vinyards Funeral Home OBWCN your news your way-subscribeWCN Obituaries
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Obituaries


Dorothy Marie Rentz Cardwell




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Write a Tribute. Share a Memory.
October 24, 2012 | 2,667 views | Offer condolences

1918-2012

Dorothy Marie Rentz Cardwell passed into heaven on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, after a brief bout with cancer. Dorothy was born on Aug. 15, 1918, to Robert Walker and Ida Weathers Rentz in Rockport, Texas.

She grew up in San Antonio and later in Edinburg. She graduated from Edinburg High School in 1936 and attended Pan American College. She married Henry Mitchell Cardwell on Dec. 24, 1941. Together they had four children, Paul Allen, John Michael, Ellen Marie, and Lynne Annette. Dorothy had a lifelong love of reading and of nature, which was evident in her garden where she created a habitat for wildflowers, butterflies, and songbirds.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brother Stanley Rentz; husband of 53 years, Mitchell; son John Michael Cardwell; and grandsons John Robert Cardwell and Jeffrey David Cardwell.

She is survived by son Paul Cardwell and wife Billie of Nixon; daughter-in-law Penny Cardwell of San Antonio; daughter Ellen Wundt and husband Jim of Belmont; and daughter Lynne McCarty and husband Charles of Westminster, Md.; grandchildren Paula Hester and husband Guy of New Braunfels, Patricia McGrail and husband Adrian of Houston, Katie Still and husband Ray of San Antonio, Angie Decou and husband Rutty of Belmont, Kyle Wundt and wife Sarah of Belmont, and Jonathan McCarty of Westminster, Md.; seven great-grandchildren, Hailey and Riley Hester, Callum McGrail, Jeffrey and Andrew Decou, and Jackson and Ainsley Wundt.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 5-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Nixon First United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Nixon First United Methodist Church, 410 North Franklin Ave., Nixon, TX 78140; Nixon Public Library, 401 North Nixon Ave., Nixon, TX 78140; or to a charity of one’s choice.
 

Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories


Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Obituaries Archives


WCN Share Your Thoughts
obituary page obituary submission
East Central Driving SchoolTriple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld homeAllstate & McBride RealtyHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.