Donald “Wayne” Townsend passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the age of 69 years, beloved husband of Mary Townsend of Medicine Hat. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, David (Sue) Townsend of Redcliff and Tamara Plante (Tim Atwell) of Medicine Hat; six grandchildren, Allynna Moss-Jette, Chelsea Townsend, Ryan Townsend, Zachary Townsend, Amber Townsend and Halie Plante; two great grandchildren, Bryleigh and Jaliylah Townsend; his son-in-law Ken Plante; four brothers, Donnie (Marilyn) Winters, Tony Robinson, Robert Robinson, and Kevin (Margaret) Robinson as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Hazel & Norman Robinson and his twin brother David Townsend. Family and friends who wish to pay their respects may do so at the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME on Sunday, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Those who wish are invited to an open house at Mary’s home (1404 Parker Avenue NW) on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 pm As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #220, 6223 2nd Street SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1J5 or to Heart and Stroke Foundation Unit 100, 119 - 14 St NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1Z6. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Wayne Townsend and leave a message of condolence.