Sylvie Meis (44) says goodbye to her grandmother. The presenter wrote on Instagram that her grandmother died at the age of 94. In emotional words, she explained: “Our family has lost a matriarch, but heaven has gained an angel.”

Meis admired her “beloved grandmother” all her life “for her strength, friendliness, intelligence and humor”. It continues: “Whoever knew her loved her and I am so proud to have had you as my grandmother. I love you so much and will miss you endlessly. May you rest in peace.”

Meis also posted a photo showing her with her grandmother. Both smile at the camera. Another picture shows her grandparents apparently at a young age.

Numerous stars took part in the comments. Moderator Palina Rojinski (37) wrote: “Dear Sylvie, my condolences, she seems to have been a very loving, strong woman.” Influencer Riccardo Simonetti (29) also expressed his “heartfelt condolences”. Model Barbara Meier (36) posted an emoji showing a broken heart.