August 2, 1950 – January 23, 2010
Wayne Bentson, beloved husband of Bev Bentson of Calgary, passed away peacefully at the Foothills Medical Centre on Saturday, January 23, 2010, after a struggle with amyloidosis at the age of 59 years.
Wayne was born in Wetaskiwin, AB on August 2, 1950. Out of school, Wayne joined his father and uncle in the family business, Fargo Trucking. Years later, he started his own company, W.B. Trucking Inc which he owned and operated in Calgary until his passing. Wayne was a hard worker and devoted to his family, business and friends. As busy as Wayne was, he always found time to enjoy a round of golf or travelling to Phoenix with his friends to attend the Nascar races, of which he had been going to for the last twenty years. One of the highlights of his golfing career was a hole in one in June 2007.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife Bev; and two sons, Chris and David (Rose), all of Calgary. He also leaves to mourn, his mother Velma of Winnipeg; brothers, Grant, Ken, Ron (Shuzelle), and Stanley Jr., all of Wetaskiwin; sister Gail of Winnipeg; his Aunt Ruby of Wetaskiwin; nephews, Nathan, Dylan and Cailean, all of Wetaskiwin. Wayne was predeceased by his father Stanley and his Uncle Robert, both of Wetaskiwin.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Amyloidosis Support Network, 5 Terracotta Crescent, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 4L8, www.thecasn.org. Special thanks to the Cardiac Function Clinic, Unit 112 and everyone at the Foothills Medical Centre for their care and kindness.
In living memory of Wayne Bentson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences