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Marj Wendt's collection of JFK memorabilia includes books, newspapers and TV footage.

The JFK file: Worthington woman documents president's assassination and the investigation

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Marj Wendt admits she had a bit of a crush on John F. Kennedy.

“I suppose we all did,” she recalled. “He was a real sweetheart as far as us ladies were concerned, and we adored him. … He was just the most handsome man, and he was charismatic.”


So when President Kennedy fell victim to an assassin’s bullet on Nov. 22, 1963, Marj’s world pretty much fell apart.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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