May 18, 1956 ~ October 6, 2007
Wendy Whatcott Ohlsen, age 51, died Saturday, October 6, 2007 after battling cancer. Loving wife to Michael Escobar and stepmother to Jessica, she is also survived by her mother, Mary Ann Whatcott, of Provo, Utah, sisters Jacque Towner and Holly Flowers of Virginia and nephew Tyler Flowers and niece Samantha Flowers.
Wendy was a lifelong resident of the South Bay, attending West Torrance High School, El Camino Junior College, and received her BA and Teaching Credential from Long Beach State. Wendy was an employee of first The Forum and then Staples Center for many years, and leaves behind a devoted group of friends and customers.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, October 10th at 12:30 pm at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Leiomyosarcoma Foundation (www.nlmsf.org).
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