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“Dearest Munch - It is now April 2007, and I am thinking of you as I often do. This web site allows me to "touch" you again, and for that I am...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: Margie Annis Arnett - VA

“Losing a daughter One should never have to bury a child, least of all One so young. Your life, your laughter, your sunshine, Gone away from here...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Pat Singleton Achimovic - Bowie, MD

“Joe and Peggy, After reading the numerous memorials to Marguerite I feel like I know her in some small way. She was loved by many and her life...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Mary Ann Gurkowski and Chris Bracken - TX

“Dear Joe and Peggy: Margie just emailed about the terrible loss of your daughter. If you can remember me, I am her friend from Texas who now...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: Kathy Shelton - High Point, NC

“Dearest Munchkin, Through the years you stood as a testament to courage, endurance, faith and fortitude. You faced frightening and painful...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: Marjorie Annis Arnett - VA

“Joe and Peggy What a beautiful Young Lady. How proud you must be to have called her "Daughter". My heart is with you. Susie Webb ”
6 of 38 | Posted by: Susan Webb - Camden-wyoming, DE

“My heart is richer for it holds the warmth of Marguerite's smile. She was truly exceptional among all the very special young men and women of Beacon...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Betsy StoutMorrill - Inverness, FL

“Larry and I spoke with Abigail this afternoon. She had left a message for us while we were in Fl. We are sadden by this news about Marguerite but...Read More »
8 of 38 | Posted by: larry and christine macbean - NC

“Dear Peggy & Joe, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Marguerite. I know, from listening to you talk about her, that she has touched your...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Sonja Craythorne - Key Biscayne, FL

“Carol and I wish to extend our heartfelt condolences during your and Peggy's time of loss. Sorry we couldn't be there to help share some of your...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Martin Guerrero, MD - San Antonio, TX

“Dear Joe and Peggy, We send our heartfelt sympathy. We also know that she did much good during her shortened life and that she is reaping the...Read More »
11 of 38 | Posted by: Gary & Sandy Poehling - NC

“To Marguerite's Family, Although I don't know you personally, I want to thank you for sharing your beautiful daughter with me. Through our...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Vicki Reed - Austin, TX

“Joe, it is with great sorry that I write this. As I read the comments above I can only imagine your sorrow. Robert Jarrett ”
13 of 38 | Posted by: Robert Jarrett - Hanover, NH

“Dear Peggy and Joe I know the sadness you and your family feel at this time May you find comfort in knowing many friends have you in their thoughts...Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Fran Mauney - Durham, NC

“Dear Peggy and Joe I know the sadness you and your family feel at this time May you find comfort in knowing many friends have you in their thoughts...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Fran Mauney - Durham, NC

“Dear Peggy and Joe I know the sadness you and your family feel at this time May you find comfort in knowing many friends have you in their thoughts...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Fran Mauney - Durham, NC

“Dear Joe and Peggy, God sent you a special angel and now she's gone back to God. May happy memories be a part of your lives always. Our prayers are...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: James and Anne McNamara - NC

“Peggy and Joe; I am so sorry to hear of your terrible loss. Marguerite and both of you will be in Brenda's and my prayers for your healing....take...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: wadolan - rochester, NY

“Marguerite was an inspiration to so many of us here at Beacon College. The field of human services has suffered a great loss of a person who had so...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Marguerite Zeh - Leesburg, FL

“To the Annis family: Please accept Horst and my condolences and know that our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Robin and Horst ”
20 of 38 | Posted by: Robin L. Osborne - Evanston, IL

“Marguerite's life of selfless acceptance, individual courage and limitless love is an example for us all. My thoughts and prayers are with Joe, Peggy...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: Jonathan Annis - Ikongo

“Marguerite was a lovely young lady. I feel very blessed to have known her. My heart goes out to you at this very sad time! ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Leesburg, FL

“Dear Joe, Peggy, Sally and Mary Marguerite was such a charming young lady. We remember all those basketball games we attended together and she...Read More »
23 of 38 | Posted by: Barbara Schroeder - Austin, TX

“We feel blessed to have known Marguerite ("Munchkin") and spent time with her doing something she seemed to love so much...horseback riding. We will...Read More »
24 of 38 | Posted by: Ann & Lee Rodgers - Mentone, AL

“For the hopes and dreams that will never come to be, we are truly sorry for the family's loss of dear Marguerite. ”
25 of 38 | Posted by: Joe & Janelle Payne - San Marcos, CA

“When I think of Marguerite, I am always drawn to my memories of her as a little girl. I remember the pictures she drew for me, playing with her, and...Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: Carolyn Biebas - Austin, TX

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. ”
27 of 38 | Posted by: Bill & Rose King - League City, TX

“Paggy, Joe, and daughters, Today Ona and my hearts hurt for you. There are no words to express the grief and loss you are experienceing. During...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Dr. and Mrs. Roger W. Litwiller - VA

“Dear Family and Friends of Marguerite, My daughter Tara attended Duane Lake Academy with Marguerite. We were touched by her gentle spirit and...Read More »
29 of 38 | Posted by: Susan McCutcheon - Austin, TX

“Heaven is an angel richer. We hope you take comfort in knowing that Marguerite left this world just as she lived it -- thoroughly loved by all who...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Terry & Cathy Andrews - Austin, TX

“The loss is felt nationwide, as Munchkin is reunited with God. My his grace carry you through this tough time. Love Julie, Will, and Makayla ”
31 of 38 | Posted by: Julie - plantation, FL

“Peggy---just spoke to Lynette and learned of your famlies loss and wanted you to know you all are in my thoughts..... Chris ”
32 of 38 | Posted by: chris cooney - downers grove, IL

“Our thoughts will be with you on Monday with the knowledge that Marguerite is at peace. ”
33 of 38 | Posted by: Mike and Anne Rosenthal - CA

“I remember Marguerite as a bouncy little four-year-old, a favorite student in my preschool class. She was a delightful child and I will always...Read More »
34 of 38 | Posted by: Carol Shay - Austin, TX

“We will always remember the love and joy Marguerite brought to our lives. She is a very special angel. Don and Natala Goodman ”
35 of 38 | Posted by: don and natala goodman - Seattle, WA

“We'll always have fond memories of Marguerite. ”
36 of 38 | Posted by: Jack & Ann Hemmer - Spicewood, TX

“Munchkin's grace was an inspiration to all who were lucky enough to know her. Our world is a little better because she was here. Love and prayers to...Read More »
37 of 38 | Posted by: Mike, Beth, and John Michael McDowell - GA

“My life and that of my family were ever so blessed because of The Munchkin. I will always be grateful for her love and her presence in my life. ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Kathy McDowell - Lawrenceville, GA

Marguerite Metcalfe Annis Marguerite Metcalfe Annis, 22 years old, died in her Austin home with her parents at her side on Thursday morning, March 11, 2004. She was born in Austin, Texas on May 18, 1981. When 10 years old she was diagnosed with a brain tumor and over the following 12 years she endured with grace and dignity. She died of a seizure disorder that developed following brain surgery. Marguerite was a lovely, loving, and spiritual young lady who touched many in her short life. She was schooled in the Eanes School System and Duane Lake Academy, and graduated from Westlake High School in 2000. She attended Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida and graduated with an Associate Degree of Arts in Human Services in 2003. She is survived by her parents Joseph Annis, MD and Peggy Annis, of Austin, and sisters Sally Annis, of Nashua, NH, and Mary Starck Annis of Denver, CO; her grandparents Edward Annis, MD and Betty Annis, of Miami FL; 17 aunts and uncles, 10 cousins, and countless friends. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 15, 2004 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 5455 Bee Cave Road (328-3220), followed by a reception in the parish’s Morris Hall. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759; and St. David’s Foundation, 900 East 30th Street, Suite 206, Austin, TX 78705. Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78705 (512) 452-8811. You may view memorials online at