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Dorothy Wentrcek Cavett

Obituary for Dorothy Wentrcek Cavett

September 20, 1931 - April 19, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 85


Dorothy Wentrcek Cavett, 85, of Austin, Texas passed away on April 19, 2017 with her children at her side.

Born September 20, 1931 in Granger, Texas, she grew up there as an only child of John E. Wentrcek and Martha Valchar Wentrcek. She attended school in Taylor, Texas. Upon graduation from Taylor High School in 1949, she moved to Austin to attend Durham's Business College. After graduation, she was employed by the Adjutant General's Department of Texas, where she met her husband of 57 years, Robert M. (Bobby) Cavett.

Dorothy retired from the State of Texas after 32 years of employment by the Adjutant General's Department and the Texas House of Representatives. She was also known for her love of cooking and traveling. She and Bobby enjoyed traveling in the United States and many other countries after their retirement.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her son Kenneth (Mary) Cavett of Round Rock, daughter Nancy (Jeff) Martin of Denver, Colorado and grandchildren Melanie (Charlie) Merton of Wylie, Texas, Brian (Vanessa) Cavett of Lavon, Texas, Ryan (Nicole) Martin of Missoula, Montana and Tyler Martin of Denver, Colorado. She is also survived by her adorable great-grandchildren Charlie, Robbie and Will.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff of Westminster for the love and care that they gave Dorothy.

Visitation will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd. on Monday, April 24, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be in the Weed-Corley-Fish Chapel on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.

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Austin, TX 78705
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