Kathleen Petrie and Meredeth Roberts

Recorded February 19, 2022 Archived February 19, 2022 39:28 minutes
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Meredeth Petrie Roberts (47) interviews her mother, Kathleen Petrie [no age given], about her childhood, her missionary work in Africa, and her memories of her late husband, Colin.

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KP talks about how she loved animals as a child.
KP remembers the cow, “Dairylike Sybil Princess,” that she raised growing up.
KP recalls working toward her dream of becoming a veterinarian, despite the fact that, as a woman, she was discouraged from attending veterinary school.
KP describes the moment she decided to go to bible school.
KP explains how she began working on gospel recordings.
KP remembers falling in love with her husband, Colin Loudoun Petrie, in Kenya.
KP describes her experience working on gospel recordings in Africa in more detail.
KP talks about some of the cultural differences she encountered during her travels.
KP remembers the monetary gifts she received to pay for her missionary travels, for which she always wrote thank you notes.
KP shares the story of how she met her husband, Colin, for the first time.
KP recalls what her father thought about Colin upon meeting him.
KP talks about her four children.
KP shares how she’d like to be remembered.
KP gives advice to her children and grandchildren.
MR and KP express gratitude for one another.


  • Kathleen Petrie
  • Meredeth Roberts

Recording Location

Virtual Recording