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MEIRING, Ragnhild Ann

April 30, 1932 – Pretoria, South Africa
December 4, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Ann Meiring of Calgary, AB, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Ann was born in Pretoria, South Africa. As a young radiographer she met Peter at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto. They married and began an adventurous life together, living in Zimbabwe, Zambia, England, Australia, South Africa and Canada as they followed Peter’s career. Wherever they lived, Ann immersed herself in her new environment and made loving homes for her growing family. Ann lived in Calgary since 1991 and with her family now dispersed in five countries, she was the glue that held them all together.

Ann is survived by her loving husband, Peter; their daughters, Karin Karnezos (Peter), Sally Thorne (Tim), Katherine Williams (Jonathan) and Nicola Roberts (Jeremy); and her grandchildren, Nicholas, Laura, Thomas (Julia), James (Jacqueline), Matthew, Peter (Joanna), Emily, Anna, Elizabeth, Katherine, Tom and Sophie; and her great grandchildren, Harriet, Lucy, Lawrence and Emily.

Ann was predeceased by her parents Magnhild Katherine and Johan Christopher Jorgensen Norman.

A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church (7 Sunmills Green S.E., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

In living memory of Ragnhild Meiring a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Charlotte a thornton (meiring)

    Much love to all of you during this difficult time. Remembering wonderful family holidays in Pietermaritsberg, South Africa. Sailing, swimming, Christmas carols and picnics. Aunt Anne’s wonderful butter biscuits

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  2. Our deepest condolences to the family of Ann Meiring. May you all find peace in knowing that your mother and wife lived a good and productive life. The family she nurtured will surely miss her terribly. To Peter, our cousin, we send an especial message of love and sympathy.
    June Meiring Hallen in Sydney and Peter Hugo Meiring in Pretoria.

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  3. Bob and I send our deep condolences to Ann’s family. Peter, Kate and Jonathan, Emily and Matthew, we send our love and well wishes. Ann was a wonderfully gracious and generous lady and neighbour who welcomed us into her life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all

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