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Monday, December 14, 2015

Marie-Anne Helene Emanuela von Simson [Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt Krautheim und Dyck] 1933-2015

_. Marie-Anne Helene Emanuela von Simson [Altgräfin zu Salm-Reifferscheidt Krautheim und Dyck] died 8 Dec, 2015. She was born 18 Aug, 1933, dau of Franz Josef Fürst zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim und Dyck (1899-1958), by his wife Cäcilie Prinzessin zu Salm-Salm (1911-91), descended from the Royal House of Habsburg; she married firstly, 27 Jul, 1964, in London, as his second wife, Lt-Col the Hon Alexander Campbell Geddes (1911-72), a son of the 1st Baron Geddes, by whom she had issue. She was widowed, 22 Sept, 1972; she married 2ndly, 27 Nov, 1978, as his 2nd wife, Professor Otto Georg von Simson , who died 23 May, 1993, aged 80.

She is survived by two children from her first marriage, Camilla MacDonnell and Stephen Geddes.

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