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A celebration of Donna’s life will take place at a later date.
In memory of
Donna Baba
September 22, 1937 - February 14, 2021 - Age 83

Donna Francine Baba passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the age of 83 years, beloved wife of Ron (Toki) Baba of Medicine Hat. She also leaves to cherish her memory two children, Bryan Florence and Trevor Florence; one granddaughter and two great grandchildren, Mary Baba and her children Reed Baba and Raya Dousselaere; four sisters, Elenore Bell, Dorothy Cox, Esther Sherwood and Alice Greening as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Frances and Arne Jacobsen; one son Kerry Baba on December 29, 2019 and one daughter Dawn Baba in 1970; three brothers, Howard Jacobsen, Robert Jacobsen and Gilbert Jacobsen; two sisters, Agnes Olsen and Thelma Daly. A celebration of Donna’s life will take place at a later date. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Donna Baba.

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Message from Lorraine Kozera February 17, 2021
Ron, I am so sorry to hear about Donna's passing. Keep those wonderful memories to help you through this sorrowful and forever after. I have always kept the two of you in my heart and mind. As if it happened yesterday, you helped to go our best in the round dance activity. We were nervous but we certainly appreciated all the help you gave us to improve our way of round dancing. That taping that you took of us dancing in your home is still fresh in my mind. Donna is now in a place where there is no pain, and, no suffering. She is at rest. Ron, you now are placed in a journey in life that has made a turn in the road. Take care, Ron.
Peace with you, Ron.
With sincere sympathy,
One of your former Round Dance Club Members, Lorraine Kozera
Lorraine Kozera
Message from Kim and Thomas Chu February 17, 2021
With love and sorrow.
May God comfort you, Ron.
We miss you
Kim and Thomas Chu
Message from Pam & Glen Allen February 17, 2021
We are so very sad to learn of Donna's passing. Over the last 15 years that we danced with Ron & Donna, we came to truly appreciate their mentorship and friendship. Sending our warmest thoughts and prayers to Ron and family.
Pam & Glen Allen
Message from Dorothy Campbell February 17, 2021
Dear Ron and Family
We are so sorry to hear of Donna's passing.
You will have many happy memories.
You were a great couple. You loved dancing. We appreciated having taken workshops with you.
Take care.
Dorothy Campbell and Marlyn Decaire of Saskatoon
Dorothy Campbell
Message from Rosalind & Gerard DE COTTA, Perth, Australia. February 18, 2021
Dear Ron
Deepest Cobdolences on the loss of your beloved wife.
Rosalind & Gerard DE COTTA, Perth, Australia.
Message from Elizabeth Schritt February 18, 2021
Dear Ron,
My deepest sympathy in the loss of Donna. We enjoyed dancing with both of you over the years. Take care.
Betty Schritt
Elizabeth Schritt
Message from Melanie Reed-Zukowski February 18, 2021
Uncle Ron, I am so sorry to hear about Auntie Donna’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Melanie Reed-Zukowski
Message from Claudia & Dave Littlefair February 19, 2021
Dear Ron, We are so sorry to hear of Donna's passing. The two of you gave so much to the world of round dance, touching the lives of so many people and providing lasting memories. May you find comfort among your family and friends. Our sincere condolences.
Claudia & Dave Littlefair
Message from Paul and Cheryl Straub February 19, 2021
Ron, We were so sorry to hear of Donna's passing. We thank you for all the great memories of round dancing with you and Donna. We send our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Sincerely Cheryl and Paul Straub
Paul and Cheryl Straub
Message from Daniel and Stephenie Magee February 20, 2021
Ron and family,
We were saddened to read of Donna's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Take care,
Stephenie and Daniel Magee
Daniel and Stephenie Magee
Message from sincerely. tom dunn. February 20, 2021
sorry to hear of Donna’s passing...my best wishes to Ron and family......on a positive note i have nothing but good memories of Ron and Donna as wonderful teachers of round dancing and more importantly of wonderful people and friends.
sincerely. tom dunn.
Message from Bob and Mary Creighton February 22, 2021
Ron and family

We were sorry to hear about Donna,s passing. Please accept our condolences. We have many happy memories of dancing with you and Donna. Donna was a wonderful person. We are glad that we were fortunate enough to know her.
Bob and Mary Creighton
Message from CueSteps Round Dance Club February 25, 2021
The Members and Instructors of CueSteps Round Dance Club (in Calgary) wish to pass on our deepest condolences to Ron and his family. In 2008, when Ron and Donna moved to Medicine Hat, our CueSteps Club was created to enable the Babas to continue their dance lessons in our City. Many of our dancers well remember the fun times of learning to round dance with the Babas. Over the next ten years, they continued supporting our Club. During that time, their commitment and dedication resulted in them making nearly 300 lengthy commutes to Calgary, each including 1-2 overnight stays. One of our members summed our feelings this past week, when she sadly commented, “She (Donna) was a much loved teacher at our Club for many years”. We are greatly saddened at her passing. Our heartfelt thoughts and sympathies are with Ron and her many loved ones as they face the difficult times ahead.
In memory of Donna’s life, CueSteps is making a donation to the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
CueSteps Round Dance Club
Message from Monica Nurse Lipp March 01, 2021
Ron, we’re sorry for your loss and for your heartache.
Our sincerest sympathies to you and your family
Bob and Rae Nurse
Monica Nurse Lipp
Monica Nurse Lipp
Message from Bob and Rae Nurse March 01, 2021
We are sorry to hear of your loss Our sincere condolences to and your family.
Bob and Rae Nurse