Kirkland-webAnn-Marie Kirkland, of Owen Sound, formerly of Hanover,  passed away at Grey-Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Saturday, November 01, 2014.  She was 52.

Born on October 29, 1962 in Exeter, Ontario to parents Elisabeth “Betty” (nee Luteijn) and the late Henk Brand.  Ann-Marie was a member with the Hanover Lions Club.

Survived by loving husband Jim Kirkland of Owen Sound, cherished daughter Jamie Kirkland of Owen Sound and beloved son Ryan Kirkland (Megan Goetz) of RR 1, Hanover.  Ann-Marie will be missed by her mother Elisabeth “Betty” (nee Luteijn) Brand of Exeter, sisters Elisabeth (Bert) Beardwood of Orillia and Marilyn (George) Lutchman of Newmarket.  Predeceased by her father Henk Brand and infant son Jordan Andrew Kirkland.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm where a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at 11:00 am.  Rev. Alice Wilson officiating.  Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Hanover and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at

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