Bertha Eileen Wentland, age 86, formerly of Scio, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023, at the Harrison County Home near Cadiz.

Born July 5, 1936, in Freeport, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Frank Boone and Bertha Belle McKibben Boone. Eileen had worked for 13 years at the Scio Pottery when they closed. She then worked for Kmart until she retired. Eileen was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church in Jewett and was an accomplished seamstress. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Harold Leroy “Roy” Wentland; a grandson Robby Dutton; a sister, Diana Dodds; and a son-in-law Mike Chesla.

Surviving are her children Barbara Chesla of Cadiz; Elizabeth (Danny) Armstrong of Uhrichsville; Judy (Tom) Dutton of Melbourne, Florida; Harold (Cindy) Wentland of St. Simons Island, Georgia; Kathy (Dave) Albaugh of Steubenville; and Larry (Lori) Wentland of Huntsville, Utah; a sister Wilma Bridgeman; brothers Daniel Boone and Dale (Carol) Boone; a brother-in-law John Dodds; grandchildren Chris, Courtney, Danny, Ryan, Erica, Corey, Elizabeth, Enoch, Leah, Randy, Amanda, Andrew, Samantha, and Colby; and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Honoring Eileen’s wishes, there will be no services. Koch Funeral Home, Scio, has been entrusted with her arrangements.