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Knaap, Ann

Ann Louisa Knaap (nee Ooms), of Durham, passed away at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Durham on Monday, January 4th, 2021 in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Klaas Knaap. Left to mourn her passing is her son, Walter Knaap; her two grandsons, Mark and his wife Katherine, and Matthew; and her two great-grandchildren, Nolan and Grace. She also leaves many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her infant grandson, Nathan; her brothers, Harry, Wynant and William; her sisters, Louise and Marie; and her friend Jake Vanarkel. Klaas, Annie and Walter came to Canada in 1965 and resided in Durham while working at Kroehler’s (Durham Furniture). Annie loved to dance and attended many dances at the Durham Legion. Her favourite hobbies were knitting and watching television. Her favourite show was The Price is Right. Anny enjoyed time spent with family and celebrating birthdays with coffee, cake and card games. She and Jake enjoyed travelling to the West Coast of Canada and the Florida Keys after retirement. She will be missed by all who knew her.


Friends may call at the McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home on Friday, January 8th, 2021 from 1 – 1:45 p.m.

Due to Covid-19 protocols masks are required, social distancing must be respected on Funeral Home property and a limited number of people will be allowed inside for visitation at one time. Since we are in “Gray-Lockdown”, you MUST preregister with the Funeral Home in order to attend visitation, please call the Funeral Home at 519-369-3837 or visit the death notice on the Funeral Home website (www.mccullochwatsonfuneralhome.ca) and click on the “make a reservation” to confirm your attendance.

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A private funeral service will be held. Spring interment at Durham Cemetery.


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As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lung Association or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.

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McCulloch-Watson Funeral Home is located at 166 Bruce Street North in Durham, Ontario.