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Anne van de Stolpe


Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital,  with her daughter at her side on November 14, 2021, aged 89 years. Anne was the beloved wife of the late Adrianus (Adrian) and the much-loved mother and mother-in-law of Yolanda and Tony, Des and Patsy, and René  and Deidre. She was the dearly-loved Oma of Emanuella and Dustin, Clementina and Josh, Ashleigh and Dion, Harmony, Krissie, Daniel and Mel, Tyler, Todd, and Brianagh. She was also a cherished Grote Oma to Connor, Caleb and Milly, Aiden and Ayla, Archie, and Tomie.

Anne will be forever held in the heart of her remaining sister Astrid and the extended family in Holland. A small memorial gathering of close family was held on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

“Because I have loved life,
I shall have no sorrow to die.
I have sent up my gladness on wings,
To be lost in the blue of the sky.”