LAKE PLACID - Waltraut Anna Meissner, 88, passed away peacefully Monday, March 5, 2012, at AMC-Uihlein, Lake Placid.
She was born in Marburg, Germany, Jan. 3, 1924, the daughter of Johannes and Dora Peter (Weichert) Fett.
She met and was married to Hans Meissner, a soldier in Patton's Army for 20 years.
She became a United States citizen in 1950.
She was a wonderful mother to Hanns Meissner of West Sand Lake and Margaret Boettcher of Saranac Lake.
She enjoyed reading, spirituality, music and hiking.
Professionally, she worked in real estate and medical records in New Jersey.
Those celebrating her life are her brother, Dieter Weichert of Dusseldorf; her daughter-in-law Linda Munro, wife of Hanns; Caitlin Meissner-Chiriga and her husband Tafadzwa; Lindsay Meissner; and Kristopher Boettcher.
A family celebration will be held in the spring.
Friends wishing to remember Waltraut can make donations in her memory to The Arc of Rensselaer County, 79 102nd St., Troy, NY 12180.
The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.