After a very brief illness, Wendy Buhr (nee Bartlett) passed away unexpectedly on December 3, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 64.
Wendy Mae Bartlett was born on May 20, 1957 in Carman, Manitoba. She spent most of her childhood living in Treherne and then moved to Portage at age 12. At age 17, Wendy met Lawrence Buhr, and they were married on Sept 15, 1974. They were blessed with two sons, Gregory William in 1975, and Joe Andrew in 1978. Lawrence and Wendy raised their sons on the family farm in Plumas. Wendy accepted the Lord as her Saviour and was baptized in 1996. Lawrence and Wendy were blessed with six grandchildren, who were loved beyond measure.
In 2007, Lawrence and Wendy were devastated by the death of their son Joe.
Wendy loved farm life,and she spent long hours every harvest operating the combine and providing meals in the field. For many years, Wendy had a catering business and she also ran the Plumas café for a time.
Wendy loved people and she definitely had the gift of hospitality. Wendy was an amazing cook, and blessed everyone in her life with her delicious meals. She always seemed to have a full course meal ready for everyone that walked through her door; at home, in Yuma, or at the campground. In later years, Lawrence and Wendy travelled extensively, and made friends wherever they went.
Wendy leaves to mourn her beloved husband Lawrence, son Greg (Jody), grandchildren Ben & Jorja, her daughter-in-law Ainsley (Erin) grandchildren Brooklyn, Shane, Camryn & Nathan, as well as her brother Ted (Wendy), sisters Sharon (Glen), Debbie, Patricia(Albert), and Erlin (Sam), as well as a large extended family, nieces and nephews.
Wendy was predeceased by her son Joe, her Mother, Father and brother-in law Ray.
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