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BAKER, Yvette Marguerite (nee Sylvestre)

August 19, 1935 – Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan
January 20, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Yvette Baker passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 and will be sadly missed but forever remembered by her family and friends.

She leaves behind Fred, her loving husband of 57 years; their children, Michelle (Barry), Bill, Fred (Donna), Donna (Bill), Jackie (Marshall), and Danielle (Ray); eight grandchildren; her sister Rachel; sister-in-law Pauline; and many other relatives and friends.

Yvette was born and raised in Willow Bunch, SK. After marrying Fred, a young physician, they moved across Canada from McLennan to Winnipeg, Regina, Montreal, Saskatoon, Sherbrooke, Toronto and Calgary. Yvette devoted her life to her family. She also created beautiful gardens at all her homes, and together with Fred she travelled the world.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Yvette’s honour may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca. The family would like to express their gratitude to the caring staff at Agapé Hospice in Calgary, and to all who provided their support and comfort during her illness.

In living memory of Yvette Baker, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. It is with much sadness we learned of Yvette’s passing. We share comfort in knowing “Madame Baker” is no longer suffering. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

    -Anne and John Pearce

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  2. Brian & Wendy McSheffrey :

    Dear Fred
    I am very sorry for your loss of Yve. I remain very grateful for the kindness to Grace, me and the girls when I first returned to Saskatoon. I hope for consolation in Yve’s life lived well.
    Sincerely Brian & Wendy

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  3. Dear Jackie,

    A warm greeting from Vancouver at a sad moment in life. I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a lovely person and I remember her fondly when we met in Regina. My best to your Dad and all the family.
    Hugs, Allan

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  4. Joe & Sylvia Chorney :

    Dear Fred and Family,
    We were saddened to read of Yve’s passing and extend to you our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy. We hope that knowing your friends are thinking of you at this sad time is some consolation to you.
    Your old friend and classmate, Joe and friend, Sylvia Chorney

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  5. Rick and Celeste Kent :

    We are sorry for your loss and offer our deepest sympathy.

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  6. Simone & Allan Katz :

    We were greatly saddened to hear of Yvette’s death.
    I remember her before her marriage to Fred when she rented a suite in my parents’ home in Prince Albert. Our deepest sympathy to Fred and the family.
    Sincerely,
    Simone & Allan

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  7. Barry G Rosser :

    Fred
    Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. Stuart and I remember fondly the luncheon you and your kind wife gave us at your lake shore condo. Should you ever get out to the west coast, give me a call at our Parksville residence and we will hopefully be able to reciprocate your hospitality. We trust you and your family will get through this difficult time.
    Sincerely
    Barry Rosser

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  8. Ariane Phillips :

    We remember with much joy the many times spent with “the family across the street”. Our condolences and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

    Ariane, Dave, and Sarah Phillips

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  9. paul promhouse :

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Always loved my auntie and always felt close to my own mom whenever I was around her. May the sisters embrace in heaven.
    Paul & Lisa

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