Heidi Babic Obituary
Heidi 8 months old in 1943 Heidi & Anne-Marie

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In Memory of

Heidi Babic

December 22, 1943 - May 13, 2013
Obituary

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce that Heidi Babic passed away on May 13, 2013 at the age of 69. Survived by her loving husband Ivo, daughter Susi, son Stefan and grandchildren Jeffrey and Robert. Sister of Dieter Vogelbusch of Queensland, Australia, and Aunt to many nieces and nephews in the U.S.A., Croatia, Austria and Australia. For the past 13 years, since suffering a devastating stroke at the age of 56, Heidi endured many losses, struggles and challenges, but she persevered. She did her best to adapt and found some enjoyment and quality of life all the while staying connected with family and friends around...
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce that Heidi Babic passed away on May 13, 2013 at the age of 69. Survived by her loving husband Ivo, daughter Susi, son Stefan and grandchildren Jeffrey and Robert. Sister of Dieter Vogelbusch of Queensland, Australia, and Aunt to many nieces and nephews in the U.S.A., Croatia, Austria and Australia.

For the past 13 years, since suffering a devastating stroke at the age of 56, Heidi endured many losses, struggles and challenges, but she persevered. She did her best to adapt and found some enjoyment and quality of life all the while staying connected with family and friends around the world via emails, Facebook and photos. Heidi was a fiercely intelligent woman with an inquisitive mind and the internet provided a vast source of information. Heidi always put her family above all else and was a devoted, loving and protective wife, mother and grandmother. Her husband, son, daughter and grandchildren were always with her.

We would like to express our gratitude to our family, friends and the many dedicated health care staff who were part of Heidi's journey. Thank you to the staff who cared for Heidi at London Health Sciences Centre, St. Mary's, Grand River and Freeport Hospitals. Finally, we thank and appreciate the care and compassion from all the staff at Columbia Forest LTCH in Waterloo where Heidi lived for the past 10 years. You were like a part of our extended family. Heidi enjoyed sharing recipes and stories with you. She especially loved meeting many of your wonderful pets and visits over the years. Your kindness in sharing part of your lives with Heidi made a world of difference. Thank you for all the special work you do every day.

Visitation will be on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Westmount Funeral Chapel, 1001 Ottawa Street., South. (519-743-8900) from 3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the funeral home at 11 am. Memorial donations in Heidi's name can be made to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation. Please Visit Heidi's Memorial at www.westmountfuneralchapel.com

"Dear Family, you receive all our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother, wife and grandmother Heidi. Kiss my uncle and your dad Ivo. Nina and Dado..."

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