Anneliese (Leibsch) Brooks, 71, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Anneliese (Leibsch) Brooks, 71, died at her home in Middlebury surrounded by her loved ones on Aug. 12.

Anneliese was born in Zietlitz, Germany, but grew up in Massachusetts until marrying her husband, Lelon “Lee” Brooks and moving first to New York and finally to Vermont, where they settled and raised their family.

Anneleise worked for many years at the Middlebury Inn, Porter Nursing Home, Home Health and Hospice, Addison House Nursing Home, and finally, the last 15 years at Shaw’s in Middlebury.

Anneliese is survived by daughter Edna DeMers and husband Chris, son Joshua Brooks and wife Kaiya; daughter Trinkett Tanner and husband Jeremiah; and grandchildren Abbagale, Russell, Tristen, Avery, Collin, Talon, Matthew, Elizabeth, Dakota and Dalton; and great-granddaughter Skylee.

The family would like to thank the staff of Addison County Home Health and Hospice for all of the support and care given to Anneliese on her final days.

There will be a celebration of life this Saturday, Aug. 20, at Branbury State Park from noon until sunset. ◊

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