She was a graduate of the Galesburg High School. Following high school she received her nursing degree from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg. She worked as a nurse in Galesburg, Chicago and Quincy. Mrs. Denton was member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she was involved in the Relief Society. She enjoyed photography, quilting and her dogs. She was known as a great friend.
Wendy Lou Denton, 57, of Nauvoo, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.
Wendy was born November 3, 1961 in Greeley, CO the daughter of K. Douglas and Geogia A. Smith Fitch.
Survivors include one daughter, Moira Roethle of Nauvoo, parents, Doug and Georgia Fitch of Greeley, CO, maternal grandmother, Merle Smith, three sisters, Amy Fitch, Emily Hunter and Elizabeth Canuteson, her dog, Buttons, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, maternal grandfather and her dog, Niblet.
A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nauvoo. Following the service the family will receive friends. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established for a cemetery monument. A private family burial will be held in the Nauvoo City Cemetery.
Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Nauvoo is assisting the family. To leave a condolence please visit Wendy’s obituary at sbbfuneralhome.com.