Jan 15, 1964 – Oct 22, 2017
Wendy Louise (Lovig) Barclay was born January 15, 1964 in Wainwright, Alberta the third child, a daughter to Orville and Shirley Lovig.
Wendy grew up in Irma with her two older sisters Brenda and Rita and her younger brother Blaine. Wendy attended Irma School until moving to Stettler in her teenage years.
Wendy met the love of her life (her everything) Terry Barclay in 1980, they were later married on March 21, 1981. Wendy and Terry were blessed with their first child, a beautiful daughter Shianna Carole on March 18, 1982; two years later they were blessed with their second beautiful daughter, Tammy Lynn on October 28, 1984.
Prior to becoming a waitress, a job she did for many years, Wendy sold Tupperware and helped out on the farm. She loved to cut grass, took pride in her garden and really loved being outside. She loved to decorate for every holiday, but Halloween and Christmas were her favorites. She really enjoyed camping, playing games, singing karaoke, family Sundays at the farm, she also enjoyed playing bean bags and just enjoyed everyone’s company.
Wendy and Terry were blessed with three beautiful grandchildren: Jesse, Chloe and Jaden, who were her pride and joy and she loved them dearly. Also her ‘granddog’ Harley who she loved very much and always took him for many sleepovers.
Wendy is survived by her husband Terry; her daughters Shianna (Ryan) Fenske and Tammy (Doug) Hemphill; three grandchildren: Jesse Fenske and Chloe and Jaden Hemphill; her father Orville Lovig; her mother-in-law Carole Barclay; her sisters Brenda (Tom) McNally and Rita Lewis (Doug); sisters-in-law Cathy Lovig and Vicki (Wes) Anderson; brother-in-law Ricky (Kristine) Barclay; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, other family and dear friends.
Wendy was predeceased by her mother Shirley Lovig, brother Blaine Lovig, father-in-law Dale Barclay, brother-in-law Ed Lewis and nephew Chris Barclay.
A celebration of Wendy’s life was held on Sunday, October 29, 2017 in the Stettler Funeral Home, Stettler, Alberta with Mike Hansel leading the service. Daughter Shianna (Ryan) Fenske shared loving memories, letters from her sisters Rita and Brenda were read and a beautiful slideshow was presented. Following the service family and friends gathered together for a time of fellowship and a luncheon prepared and served by the Union Hall Ladies.
Donations in memory of Wendy are gratefully accepted to the Alberta Lung Association or a charity of the donor’s choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, P.O. Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, who were entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.
Condolences may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium
403-742-3422, entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.