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WENDELL, Dorothy (nee Seath)

April 11, 1924 – Provost, AB October 13, 2014 – Airdrie, AB

Dorothy Wendell, beloved wife of the late Emil Wendell, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the age of 90 years.

Dorothy Isabel Seath was born on April 11, 1924 to Blyth and Dorothy Seath. She was to join older sisters Jean and Harriet into the growing Seath clan. In the years to follow, her brother John and her twin siblings Alice and Jimmy were born. Dorothy grew up in Provost, AB and following WWII married Emil Wendell. They lived and raised their three children in Provost before moving in 1973 to Williams Lake, BC. Following Emil’s death, Dorothy moved back to Alberta settling in Airdrie, AB where she remained until her passing.

Dorothy leaves to mourn her loss, her three children, Lorna, Myrna (Larry) and Tom (Pam); her grandchildren, Vanessa (Lorne), Teena (Chris), Corinna (Trent), Robyn (Jim), Cindy (Allan), Brett (Janessa), Kristi (Dalton), Blake (Marika), Trent, Jordan, and Scott; and great-grandchildren, Sidney, Grayson, Nolan, London, Jack, Mae, Olin, Elyn, Vann, Veda, Emma, and Gracie.

“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
Helen Keller

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Emil; parents Blyth and Dorothy Seath; her sisters and brothers, Jean (Bill) Lane, Harriet (Benny) Flaade, Alice (Lawrence) Klinger, and John (Anne); and infant brother Jimmy.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Airdrie, 300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, AB) on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Aspen Wing of Bethany Airdrie, 1736 1 Ave NW, Airdrie, AB T4B 2C4, Telephone: 403-948-6022.

In living memory of Dorothy Wendell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, AB. Telephone: 403-948-1100.


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  1. Dear Myrna and Larry,
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing Myrna. Even though we know it is inevitable it still is difficult, no matter what age they are, expected or not. Take care and I do hope that we can be in touch in the near future.

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