Whitlow, Wendy Joan

Wendy Joan Whitlow was born April 20, 1951 in Calgary, AB and passed away September 10, 2012 at Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital, Castor, AB at the age of 61 years.  Wendy was raised mostly in the Calgary area; she started working at the racetrack when she was 16. She was a barn boss and trainer for several decades.

She raced horses throughout the western provinces. Then she moved on to owning restaurants and raising cattle.  The last several years of her life she operated the concession booth at Capt Ayre Lake in the Provost area. She loved her booth and the people she got to know at the lake.  She was predeceased by her parents Alan and Mary Whitlow. She is survived by her sisters Beverley Cawthorn, Marilyn (Don) Gilkyson, Linda Whitlow, Cindy (Lorne) Spady and a brother Craig (Laura) Whitlow. She also has nieces Jolene (Chad) Weber, Ashley Gilkyson, and Allie Weber, nephews Kenny (Melisa) Gilkyson, Todd Beveridge and Ethan Weber.
There will be a celebration of Wendy’s life at Capt Ayre Lake Hall, located just south of Hwy #600 between Hwy 41 and Cadogan, AB in the MD of Provost #52 on September 22, 2012 from 1 to 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Wendy’s memory to the Alberta Lung Cancer Association or the S.P.C.A.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the website at www.parkviewfuneralchapels.com.
Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium 403-882-3141.

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