With great sadness, we announce the sudden passing of Andrea Gayle Baird on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 46 years of age.
Andrea leaves behind her loving father, Robert (Bob) Baird, and her stepmother, Julie. Missing her greatly is Kirk Calder (Nicole Macintosh), her son, whom she loved with all her heart; he was the shining light in her life. Remembering her also are biological father Frank Ostrowski and brother John Waudby, numerous relatives and many friends, including special friend Rayne Greyeyes.
Born May 16, 1974, Andrea was adopted by her parents, Bob and Pat (deceased), when she was eleven days old. She attended school in the Selkirk area and lived there all her life. Andi (as friends called her) loved living in the country and the outdoors. She enjoyed writing poetry, fishing, camping and spending special summer vacations at Luther Village camp with Kirk.
Andi was feisty and outspoken. She had a special affinity for the underdog and would do anything for anyone in need. Her strong determination lead her to overcome many struggles and challenges, one day at a time. Andi found strength in the love she had for her son and recently also enjoyed friendship and support from her church community. Her many health challenges, however, proved insurmountable.
Cremation has taken place and interment will take place at a later date.
Donations in Andrea’s memory may be made to Luther Village, 560 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, R3G 1Z5 or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Condolences may be left on Andrea’s memorial page at www.interlakecremation.ca
God wanted her home. Rest in Peace.
Arrangements entrusted to Interlake Cremation & Memorial Services.