- 67 years old
- Date of birth: May 17, 1944
- Date of passing: Oct 1, 2011
|Let the memory of Merete Tenna be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our beloved Lolo of Denmark, Merete Tenna Akwiwu, 67, born on May 17, 1944 and passed away on October 1, 2011. We will remember her forever.
"Happy birthday Aunty, I imagine all the fun you and my mom would have had today in celebration. You are forever missed. Love always Ogb xxx"
"Aunt Mere, its another October 1 and you are no more and to make matters worse Ada Oshimiri is also no more.- What hearts have to bear- Well we take solace in Romans 14:8 If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. Rest on in the Lord"
"Aunt Merete, We still miss your laughter, your presence, your tender smiles and the sparkle you brought to the Akwiwu family. Rest in Peace"
"Still thinking about you <3"
"Aunty like a joke its been 2yrs we still wish you where here to see all thats happening in the family all your extended kids grown . We really miss you .Continue to rest in peace"
"I miss you Aunty! it is so baffling, I always thought you would be with us much longer, but God knows why. I will never forget you Aunty!"
"Happy birthday grandma!! Forever in my heart"
"A year later and it still feels unreal. I still remember the trips to Dalston market, the books you bought me and that jumper . . . Aunty I may lack the words, but we know that God will continue to grant you rest in His bosom forever. Rest in peace, we miss you dearly!"
"Dearest Aunty, I can't believe it's been a year since you left us. I miss you so much. I thank God for the quality time we spent, the memories we created, our girls nite in, our girls day out, the songs we sang!!
You will never be forgotten. Sleep well my Honorary Queen of the Princess Club!!"
"One year has passed. You have always loved and cared for your friends and I know that you are watching over us from above. Rest in peace. Lorette"
"Miss you loads auntie , you will always be remembered"
"Aunt Merete as Oct 1 approaches, the cheerful thoughts of Independence celebrations are stained by the memory of having lost our very own Lolo of Denmark I miss you very much RIP"
"I can't believe it's been a year since I last spoke to you and told you I would come and see you in hospital after my trip to Nigeria. Lolo of Denmark, still miss you. Rest in the Lord Aunty Merete"
"Love for you Auntie Meerr is undying. Till we meet to part no more. Am sure the angels are throwing you a big birthday bash because they also have felt your touch."
"Dear Aunt Merete
Miss you so much and think of you daily.
You have a special place in my heart.
Your beautiful smile and always good humor.
I will never forget you.
"Aunty, I really miss the comfort of having you around. I will never forget you."
"A new beautefull angle in heaven <3<3<3"
"A great person with an even greater heart has left us.
May you rest in peace."
"EMEKA I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABT THE DEATH UR MOTHER.PLZ KNOW THAT ALL OF YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. I WANT TO LET YOU KNW THAT I AM HERE FOR YOU IN YOUR TIME OF LOSS. WORM REGARD....CHIDIEBERE UKACHUKWU"
""Fresh flowers, dallas bakeries, good food and loads of fun". We certainly had the best christmas holidays growing up as kids.
Aunty thank you so much for all the lovely memories. You are sorely missed!!
May you rest peacefully in his bossom - Adieu."
"We are at a loss of words on the passing of your Mom. We cannot imagine how you are feeling. With you, we share in the consolation that she rests in peace in the Lord."
"My clearest memory of aunty is me sneaking past the bar at Aba sports club and aunty bellowing my name out loud "Keke, come here! how is your mummy etc..." That was aunty. Pretty loud but ever warm. Its been so long since I saw her but the news of her passing hit hard like I'd just seen her yesterday. I'll miss you but you're surely in a better place now so I'm not mad. Take care aunty."
"The Ibecheole family is deeply saddened by the news of your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May Almighty God give you the strength you need to get through this difficult period but above all give your Mum eternal peace and rest.
The memory of your mummy will always be in our hearts. Lots of love, the Ibecheoles’"
"How do I remember Mrs Akwiwu? Vivacious, boisterous, no nonsense, live wire, happy, her deep unforgettable voice & her infectious laughter. She was one of the tough European women who stuck through thick and thin in Aba and remained there....and such women should be celebrated!!
God must have realised one of his angels was missing and asked her to get there asap. Rest in Peace."
"You were such a wonderful woman and a loving mother to all that came close you. You made your impact while on earth. Your memories will remain indelible. You will be greatly missed...Mama Okem, Lolo Denmark. Rest in the bosom of our Lord."
"The news of Aunty Meretes death came very suddenly but I am sure that she fulfilled her mission on earth as she touched many hearts of those she left behind.She was loving, kind and very peaceful and the entire AKWIWU family will feel the pain of her loss. May her gentle soul rest in peace""
But God had a spot in his garden, that needed a gentle soul,
So when I start missing aunty, I remember if I just wait,
When God has a spot in his garden, She'll meet me at the gate."
"So much love she would plant with each little seed,
But just like her flowers she was part of Gods plan,
So when it was her time he reached down his hand,
He look through the Garden searching for the best,
That's when he found aunty it was her time to rest,
It was hard for us who loved her, to just let her go,
But God had a spot in his garden, that needed a gentle soul,
So when I start m"
"A beautiful garden now stands alone,
missing the one who nurtured it
But now she is gone,
Her flowers still bloom, and the sun it still shines,
But the rain is like tear drops, for the ones left behind,
The weeds lay waiting to take the gardens beauty away,
But the beautiful memories of its keeper are in our hearts to stay,
she loved every flower even some that were weeds,
So much love she would p"
This is hard to write and has taken me a month because I seem to breakdown each time I try but had to be written, I just wish circumstances were different and we could sit and talk while you sipped on your black coffee like u always did and I must say real coffee tastes better no other way. Memories of you can’t cease to resurface as they left indelible marks in our lives, countless C"
Its hard to believe you are gone. I still feel like you traveled and will be back some day. Its hard to think that I will walk down to your house in the village and wont find you to gist with. I will forever be greatful to God for making you part of our family.There were so many fun memories and I would rather think on those ones. RIP"
"You are gone too soon Aunt Merete
Not giving me a chance to say the proper good byes
Not even a chance to do what I ought to have done now that things were different
you were like a 2nd mother in our house
You got on so well with my Mum it is almost unbelievable given that you were not Nigerian let alone Igbo
You were really meant for us - Our dear late uncle Chimezie and the whole Akwiwu"
"The news of your passing shocked me and my family and it still feels surreal, may your soul rest in peace and I feel honoured to have met and have known you.
"My Aunty Meréé,I feel so broken hearted and devastated to write you a love letter you can’t read. Your demise is very painful,we feel cheated. Nonetheless, we thank God for giving you to us in the first place. Have your beauty sleep and rest in the Lord your maker."
"Never met you but felt I knew you. From the Nwanunobis to Okem and to Emeka, you left a huge imprint of yourself and also that of your late husband, whom you’ve gone to re-join. May the good Lord accept you in his kingdom and may your good soul forever rest in peace. Amen."
"Dear Mrs Akwiwu. I never had the honour of meeting you, but I feel like Ive somehow known you through the eyes of Emeka and the many tributes in honour of you. You were indeed an amazing woman. May you rest in the arms of the Angels."
""Those we love remain with us, for love Itself lives on..."
Chin,Okem,Emeka , Ikenna and the entire Akwiwu family, accept my sympathy for your loss. Your mum was a big part of my childhood. She will never be forgotten."
"Grandma was one of the most inspirational people in my life.she helped me through the good times and the bad times.she had style and spunk that no one can take away from her. her soul may rest in peace. grandma i love you soooooooooooooooooooo much and i will miss you dearly."
"Death, don't laugh yet. Know this! We brought our Merete's case before God as a family. Your taking her from us is no suprise to Him. He permitted it. So where is your sting? Gone too soon? Yes. Still, since God allowed it, victory is hers and consequently, ours."
"We had a trip all planned out! This is one of those times life really leaves pain in its wake. We had the best of you when you were here and there's just got to be something beyond here! Aunty Merete, I will miss you so much!"
"When I heard u were gone, I heard ur voice in my head say "Ohax stop drinking ur tea with the spoon in ur cup" I'll gladly drink it with 3 spoons in just to see u again. Luv u aunty, but God knows best."
"you were there all through my growing years. i remember you with so much passion....you were so sweet. the reality of life is gradually settling in my heart as the parents of my childhood friends pass on ...one after another. Aunty Merete, rest in peace. u remain special to me."
"Dearest Aunty...i really do wish i got to speak to you! You were the 1st person that let me make turkey, rice and stew for you, Uncle Chime and Ohax so many 'Christmases' ago, that alone made me feel 'kitchen responsible'. i love you and miss you, Rest in the Lord. Mamamiya... :)"
"It was so nice to see you at my wedding, remembering how lovely you looked; death has done it again! May your soul rest in perfect peacein the bossom of our Lord and I pray that the Lord will console your entire family that you leave behind as they bear this irrepairable loss."
"I can't believe I could not say 'Goodbye'. Nonetheless, I'll cherish the memories and Thank God you came to us. You'll live forever in my heart...love Jonji."
"We all miss you aunt Merete!!!Thanks for the support you gave to my family the last time we met in Aba.
Hard to comprehend your no more here! But you will live on in our heart!
May you rest in Peace."
"Dearest Aunty Merete, I am going to miss you. You have always been in my life and not only been a wonderful friend to my mother but to me. You have left a gap which will never be filled and will be forever missed. Till we meet again I will always love you. xxx"
"Aunty Merete,I have too many childhood memories filled with ur presence.I remember countless fun weekends spent in ur Hse.I remember you fostered my insatiable appetite for reading novels.I wish we had kept in touch morein recent years.I will surely miss you.Rest in Perfect Peace"
"Dear aunty Merete, though it is now more than 25 years ago that I we last saw.
I remember you as being a positive thinking person, encouraging us back then Aba, Nigeria. Thank you and may God bless you. Obi"
"dear aunty marete, i was shoked to get this sad message :-( I remember you as funny, loving person and i loved the time we had in nigeria especially the delicous food you cooked. thinking of you - blessings iko"
"Aunty Merete.. You were a joy to know. May your beautiful soul rest in peace and give a hug to Uncle Chimezie.. Praying for fortitude on the lovely family you left behind esp Chinyere,Okem,Emy and Ikenna..
Love always, Chioma Shiweobi-Eze"
"Pally, May God grant you and your siblings divine grace and peace as you celebrate Mommy's life and legacy. She is greatly missed worldwide....RIP Lolo
Billy Okoye (Maryland)"
"Dear Aunt Mere, Lolo of Denmark "its a matter of cash". You were so much a part of our lives that 182 characters or whatever this site has to offer will never be enough to say how much we will miss you. We mourn you but our loss is your gain Rest in Peace"
"Onye ocha, that's what I called her. I've known her all my life; she is a part of all my childhood memories. She always had a smile for everyone. She was proud of her Danish heritage but was 100% Nigerian too. Lolo of Denmark, rest with the Lord, we miss you ..."
"My grandma was the best person you could think of,she was always there for you, you could tell her anything and she helped you think of a way to solve it.She's a caring, kind and loving person,now thats she is gone it is sad. May her soul ret in peace Grandma RIP, I love you! xxx"
"So sad that she's gone. May her dear soul rest in peace"
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