July 22, 1953 – Watrous, Saskatchewan
September 8, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Yvonne Baker (nee Pfleger), at the age of 66, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend on September 8, 2019.
She was born to the late Mike and Winnifred Pfleger on July 22, 1953 in Watrous, Saskatchewan. She moved to Calgary in her teens, married Larry Baker in 1973 and was happily married for 46 years.
Yvonne was immensely proud of her children and grandchildren and enjoyed watching every hockey and soccer game, dance recital and theatrical performance. She enjoyed making people laugh, baking, cooking up a feast, listening to old country music, decorating for holidays and watching classic TV shows. Yvonne remembered everyone’s birthday and anniversary, and will be fondly memorialized as her family’s historian with her walls and albums of photos. She was loved so much by everyone who was fortunate to know her.
Yvonne is survived by her loving husband, Larry; her daughter, Annette (Todd) Berndt of Langdon, and son Ashley (Kathy) Baker; Mama will be dearly missed by her four grandchildren, Colton, Lexi, Luca and Lucia; She is also survived by her siblings, Irene Neill of Calgary, Eugene (Bev) Pfleger of Saskatoon, Donna (Lawrence) Bailie of Lethbridge, Lucille Pongracz of Guernsay, SK, Roy Pfleger of Calgary, and Darlene (Dallas) Haubrich of Surrey, BC,;and numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved and cared about so much.
Yvonne was predeceased by her parents; and sisters Eva Legare and Henrietta Schafer.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at McInnis and Holloway Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street N, Calgary, AB). Reception to follow in the hospitality centre at the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the medical staff in the ICU and unit #39 at the Peter Lougheed Centre who provided kind and compassionate care to Yvonne.
In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes can be made in support of The Lung Association, Alberta & NWT at https://www.ab.lung.ca/donate.
In living memory of Yvonne Baker, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences