BRUNNER, Annemarie Margarete (Kuhlen) - passed away peacefully with her family at her side at St. Joseph's Hospice in London, Ontario on March 13, 2015 after a very short and courageous battle with cancer. She was 69 years old. Annemarie was the beloved wife of Martin Brunner for 50 years, loving mother to Markus (Ann Marie) and Annette (Karlo). Annemarie was a loving grandmother to Lukas, Maximilian, Cole and Magnus. She was the oldest daughter of the late Walter and Johanna Kuhlen, sister Brigitte Seybold (Achim) and Klaus Kuhlen (Margareta) who reside in Germany. Annemarie will be fondly remembered by all of her family and many friends. Annemarie was born in Germany, immigrated to Canada in 1967 and became a proud Canadian citizen who traveled this country from coast to coast and always expressed a fierce love and admiration for her adopted country. Annemarie was an extraordinary amazing woman who lived life to the fullest. Some of her passions in her 69 years of life were cooking, baking, gardening, reading, mountain climbing, cross country skiing, hiking, canoeing, nature, wildlife, portages, camping, church, choir, and most of all spending time with family and her many friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Hickey her family Doctor, the Doctor's at the London Cancer Clinic, Dr. Dostaler and staff at Bluewater Health - Palliative Care Sarnia as well as Shirley Nieman and staff at St. Joseph's Hospice London for their kindness and compassion. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at St. James' Presbyterian Church, 19 Main Street North, Forest Ontario on Monday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m. with a celebration of Annemarie’s life to follow at the Forest Legion, 58 Albert Street. In lieu of flowers, Annemarie has requested donations to be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Doctors Without Borders or Christ Church Anglican in Forest Ontario.
Fred and Sharon Bryce
March 13, 2015, 2:34 pm
Dear Martin and family,
It is with heavy hearts that we send our sincerest condolences and sympathy to you, Martin, and to your family. Annemarie was a loving, caring, vibrant, and energetic woman, wife, mother, and friend. We shall really miss our dear friend.
We pray that God will send His "peace that passeth all understanding" to you, Martin, and to your family. Annemarie is no longer suffering and we are sure she is singing songs in heaven, as she reorganizes God's flower beds!
Our love to you all,
Sharon and Fred
Gary and Lynda Nichol
March 13, 2015, 6:20 pm
Martin we want to let you know how sad we are with Annemarie's passing. Gary loved all the many times the two of you would come to dance to his singing.I will treasure the pottery Annemarie made herself, she will be so missed by so many people, please know that we are thinking of you and your family.
Gary & Lynda
March 13, 2015, 7:37 pm
I am sorry for the loss of your mom. My heartfelt condolences to you , Anne-Marie and the rest of your family during this difficult time.You are all in my prayers.
Bill and Bev
March 14, 2015, 11:55 am
Dear Martin, markus and Annette,
We are so sad to hear about Annemarie. She was such a loving, kind friend that we will always treasure in our hearts. We will never forget our last party with her when she kept that smile knowing it probably would be her last. We will never forget her cooking, baking of cakes and her love for gardening.
We know that "death leaves a heartache, no one can heal but love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Pam and Werner Humann
March 14, 2015, 3:12 pm
Annemarie was a special friend who lived life to the fullest, saw the beauty in nature and respected everyone. She made everyday an experience and she will truly be missed by us all. Our love and prayers go out to Martin, Markus, Annette and their families.
March 14, 2015, 9:54 pm
My heart goes out to you,Martin and your family. I do know how you are feeling right now. I truly believe that. She will always be there in your heart and mind. All the smiles and laughs and good thoughts will always be there and will help to ease the pain at that time. May God bless you both Don FirmanH
Bruce and Yvonne Lambert
March 16, 2015, 5:34 pm
Dear Martin and family, Yvonne and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family. We were not privileged to know Annemarie for a long time. What a wonderful spirit and vivacious personality. She made you feel as if you had known her forever. We are sorry we were not able to attend her celebration. I am sure it was a wonderful celebration for a life
well lived. Unfortunately a life not long enough. Bruce and Yvonne
Bev and Wood
March 19, 2015, 11:43 am
So very sorry to hear this news. Our sincere condolences to you, Martin! And to your children and grandchildren as well.
Andy and Cathy Vrolyk
March 21, 2015, 1:39 pm
Martin and Family
Our condolences with the death of Annemarie.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
Ursula und Klaus Kampmann
March 23, 2015, 2:59 pm
obwohl wir uns heute morgen kurz gesprochen haben, möchte ich doch versuchen auf diesem Wege einen kleinen Gruß zu senden.
Wir wollen hoffen, dass du den heutigen besonderen Tag gut bewältigen kannst.
Ganz liebe Gruesse
Tantchen und Klaus
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