Waterloo great-grandmother and friend Anne Rennie will be missed

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Nicolette BarbasSouth Western Times

Waterloo Village Caravan Park lost a resident who, among many things, brought a smile to neighbours’ faces every day, with the death of Anne Rennie last week.

Anne, 80, was born in Narembeen in 1939 and was one of seven children.

She eventually moved to Geraldton where she raised her four children, two girls and two boys.

During her time in Geraldton, Anne worked as a cleaner before retiring.

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Anne’s daughter Janice said her mum had a smile that lit up the room.

“Mum was a beautiful lady,” she said.

“She loved seeing her grandkids and great grandchildren and being around family.

Her smile and presence will be greatly missed.

Anne Rennie
Anne Rennie's family are devastated by her death.
Camera IconAnne Rennie's family are devastated by her death.

When Anne’s daughter found work in Bunbury, Anne followed and moved in to the Waterloo Village Caravan Park.

“Anne was a resident here for more than 10 years,” park manager Tahnya Bellamy-Homer said.

She had a wicked sense of humour and always made me laugh.

Tahnya Bellamy-Homer

“For a woman in her 80s, she loved dressing up and wearing her high heels and always looked immaculate.

“Anne was a much-loved member of the village family and will be missed.”

Village resident Mari Johnson said Anne was a lovely lady with a beautiful nature

“In the last few years she really came out of her shell,” Ms Johnson said.

She was a very private person, but she would always sit down for a cuppa and make time for you.

Mari Johnson

“Anne lived for the gym in the mornings, she would go three times a week and she loved to garden, I was in awe of her garden.

“It’s hard to believe she’s gone, you walk around and think you’re going to bump into her or see her little Kia driving around, she will be missed.”

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