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Diane Kruger Mourns Stepfather’s Death with Touching Photo Tribute: ‘Thank You for Making My Mom so Happy’

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Diane Kruger‘s stepfather has died.

The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to pay tribute to her stepfather, posting a sweet photo of him with her mother Maria-Theresa Heidkrüger.

“Thank you for making my mom so happy and bringing peace to our family,” she wrote. “R.I.P.”

Thank you for making my mom so happy and bringing peace to our family. R.I.P ❤️

A photo posted by Diane Kruger (@dianekruger) on

In the photo, Kruger’s mom smiles as she leans into her stepfather.

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Kruger’s mother and stepfather often stepped out to support the actress at numerous fashion shows and award ceremonies.

In 2010, they attended the Golden Kamera Awards in their native Germany, where Kruger received the best actress international award.