Obituary for Dolores Wenstrup

    • Name: Dolores Wenstrup
    • Home Town: Sunset Beach
    • Date of Death: 10/04/2017
    • Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH
    • Birth Date: 03/13/1933
    • Service Date: 10/10/2017 at 10:00 AM
    • Service Place: St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church in Shallotte, NC
    • Interment: Brunswick Memorial Gardens

    Dolores Rose Wenstrup, 84, of Sunset Beach, NC passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

    She was born on March 13, 1933 to the late Raymond and Rose Pottebaum in Cincinnati, OH. She is also predeceased by her husband, Kenneth, and a granddaughter, Kimberly Rose Freeman; brothers, Raymond, Joseph, and a sister, Mary.

    She made her career as a RN, specializing in infectious diseases.   After her retirement, she became a volunteer nurse for the underprivileged in our community. She was a member of the Seatrail Garden Club, STLGA, Red Hat Society, Mighty Mights, and played in the Seatrail Community Card Group.

    Left to cherish her memory is her beloved friend Gene Williams, son, Gary Wenstrup and wife Donna of Cincinnati; daughter Julie Wenstrup of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Katie, Megan, Jennifer, Gary Jr., Jessica, and Alicia; great-grandchildren, Trevor Layne, Emma, Kiersten, Nora, Elowyn (Ellie), and Maximus; her sister, Angela Buehler and husband Jim of Cincinnati, sister in-law, Judy D’Amico of Cincinnati; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and treasured friends.

    A mass will be held at 10am on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.

    In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Dolores's name to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

    Online condolences can be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

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