Margaret Achterstraat

Margaret Achterstraat

1 July 1925 - 7 March 2021

Margaret Achterstraat

Service Details

10 March, 2021
11:00 am
Rotorua Baptist Church
100 Malfroy Road

Graveside Service
2pm, Thursday 11 March
Maunu Park Cemetery
Cemetery Road
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Achterstraat; Margaret (Grietje)

Passed away peacefully in Rotorua on 7 March, in her 96th year.

Much loved wife of the late Geurt.

Cherished mother and mother in law of Anne and Stewart Koopal (Rotorua), Willy and Jim Newson (Perth), Peter (dec.) and Grace (Kerikeri), Aukje and Richard (Tauranga).

Adored Grandma to her 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

The funeral for Margaret will be held at 11am, Wednesday 10 March, at the Rotorua Baptist Church, 100 Malfroy Rd.

A graveside service will then be held at 2pm, Thursday 11 March, at the Maunu Park Cemetery, Cemetery Rd, Whangarei. 


  1. Our Condolences to you and your family.

    Adrie and Betsy

    Adrie Betsy, Rotorua
  2. On behalf of the White family from Kaitaia when the Achterstraat family were farming at Umawera, I send our love. Your mother was a loving, patient, caring lady (especially when it came to Peter + I). May you all find strength and comfort at this time of mixed emotions.

    Roger White, Orewa
  3. Love you all
    And pray for you .
    She’s in heaven with her Lord !
    But you’ve lost your mother and that hurts.

    Evelyn Hulsman, Rotorua

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