Our Babi, Blanka Svanda passed away peacefully at Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. She is survived by her husband Karel and her brother Jirka Svoboda in Czech Republic. Babi’s life revolved around her family. The void will be felt by all who knew her. She will be sadly missed by her children Peter (Maike) Svanda, Katerina Bowden and her stepdaughter Zdenka Hnilica, as well as by her grandchildren Oliver, Robert (Demi), Jasmine (Braydon), Gaby, Alex, Jani (Angela), Heli (Joe). It is our hope she will be joining her son in law Bill Bowden in heaven for a cold one. Donations can be made to the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital. Please join us at GILCHRIST CHAPEL – McIntyre & Wilkie Funeral Home, One Delhi Street, Guelph on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. We invite you to leave your memories and donations online at: www.gilchristchapel.com and they will be forwarded to the family.