Mary L. Mentz, 72


Mary L. Mentz, 72, of Litchfield, died at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, at her home.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m., until time of service, on Monday, Nov. 29, at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Funeral services will start at 6 p.m., at the funeral home, with Rev. Jon Magnuson of Beacon church officiating. Cremation will follow. Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Mentz was born on Aug. 6, 1949, in Princeton, IN, a daughter of Rolla Lee and Sara H. (Guillaume) Huff.  She married James Edward Mentz on April 4, 1970, in Hillsboro,  he preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 1999.  Mrs. Mentz graduated from Mt. Carmel High School and went on to college for two years.  After college, she worked as a grant manager for the State of Illinois Department of Tourism for 45 years until her retirement. She loved reading and traveling.

Mrs. Mentz is survived by her daughter, Meegan (Randle) Dobrinich of Litchfield; and five grandchildren, Michayla Blevins (companion, Kristin Parsons), Issac Dobrinich, Zoe Blevins (companion, Kendall Hasenjaeger), Ariel Dobrinich and Rayne Blevins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Richard Huff and Harold Huff; and one sister, Patricia Brown.

Memorials may be designated to the Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department, Montgomery County PAWS Care, or Montgomery County Cancer Association. Condolences may be left online at