Maria von Trapp Dies at Age 99

Published 02/22 2014 09:25PM

Updated 02/22 2014 09:34PM

Courtesy: Trapp Family Lodge
STOWE, Vt. - The Trapp Family Lodge has confirmed Maria von Trapp has died.

Maria died at her home in Stowe Tuesday. She was 99.

Maria was the last surviving member of the family made famous by the musical and movie, "The Sound of Music." Maria was a daughter of Captain von Trapp and in the story her character's name was Louisa.

Writing for the family, Johannes von Trapp said, "Thank you for your thoughts. Maria had a wonderful life and while we will miss her the memories of her will live on."

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