Anna de Leeuw

Anna de Leeuw

1929 - 2021

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Obituary of Anna de Leeuw

Anna de Leeuw was born on September 10, 1929 in Oosterhaut, Holland and passed peacefully on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at the age of 91 years.

On April 17, 1952, Anna Mureau married Peter de Leeuw and they came to Canada and settled in Alberta, after several different adventures together they retired to Camrose.

Anna was a person who always put others before herself. She loved to do needlepoint, crochet, puzzles and in her later years, watching television. She enjoyed many visits from her family and having a cup of tea together while sharing her life lessons and stories. She truely enjoyed the many trips she made to Holland to visit friends and family.  One of her fondest memories was the bus tour to the Maritimes with her sisters Joy and Cora. She enjoyed many road trips to British Columbia with her family.

She will be fondly remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Left to cherish her memory are her children Rita (Larry) Gross, Annie (Randy) Hagstrom, Ed (Sandra) de Leeuw, Greg (Bonnie) de Leeuw, Marla (Bob) Sandberg and Carla (Randy) Johnson; 14 grandchildren;21 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; brother Koos Mureau; sister Reika Snoren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Anna was predeceased by her husband Peter; parents Pierre and Maria Mureau; three brothers; six sisters; two sisters-in-law; seven brothers-in-law; grandchildren Lynda de Leeuw, Jacqui de Leeuw and great-grandson Matthew Molloy.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2021 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church (3605 50 St, Camrose, AB T4V 5E6). 

Memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation or to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation-Palliative Care