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Tributes to "perfect" wife killed in motorbike crash in Austria
12:10pm Wednesday 12th September 2012 in News
A FAMILY has paid tribute to a “perfect” mum of four who died in a motorcycle accident while on holiday.
Christine Gaiger, 51, was riding pillion on her husband’s motorbike when they were involved in an accident in Arnoldstein, Austria.
The couple, from Romsey , were four days into a holiday travelling through Europe.
Husband of 27 years Steve told how his wife, who worked as an administrator at Braishfield Primary School, had been looking forward to the new school term.
She leaves behind sons Rob, 26, Tom, 24, Ed, 22, and daughter Laura, 19.
The couple had been staying in the village of Malta, in the Carinthia region of southern Austria, but decided to take a scenic day trip into Slovenia and Italy.
They were an hour into their journey on August 22 when Christine came off the bike.
Steve was uninjured but Christine died at the scene.
Steve, 55, of Smiths Field, said: “She was just perfect really, very loyal and loving and hard working and a homemaker. We were a team.”