Let the memory of Merete Tenna be with us forever
  • 67 years old
  • Born on May 17, 1944 .
  • Passed away on October 1, 2011 .

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.

Posted by Ogbeialu Nkochi-Nwankwo on 17th May 2016
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
Posted by Ochi Ibe on 1st October 2015
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
Posted by Ochi Ibe on 1st October 2014
Aunt Merete, We still miss your laughter, your presence, your tender smiles and the sparkle you brought to the Akwiwu family. Rest in Peace
Posted by Susan Matthisson on 1st October 2014
Still thinking about you <3
Posted by Ndubisi Ogb Akwiwu on 1st October 2013
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
Posted by Chinasa Okon on 20th May 2013
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!
Posted by Amia Akwiwu on 17th May 2013
Happy birthday grandma!! Forever in my heart
Posted by Obi Nwajide on 4th October 2012
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!
Posted by Mmaezi Nwogu on 2nd October 2012
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!!
Posted by Ibecheole Lorette on 2nd October 2012
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
Posted by Ujunwa Akwiwu on 1st October 2012
Miss you loads auntie , you will always be remembered
Posted by Ochi Ibe on 29th September 2012
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
Posted by Ebere Okereke on 28th September 2012
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
Posted by Ujunwa Akwiwu on 17th May 2012
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.
Posted by Mette Würtzen on 26th February 2012
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. Love Mette
Posted by Chinasa Okon on 25th January 2012
Aunty, I really miss the comfort of having you around. I will never forget you.
Posted by Annie Enggård on 12th January 2012
A new beautefull angle in heaven <3<3<3
Posted by Susan Matthisson on 10th January 2012
A great person with an even greater heart has left us. May you rest in peace.
Posted by Anthony James on 27th November 2011
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
Posted by Uzoamaka Nwamarah (Lommy) on 11th November 2011
"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.
Posted by Uloma Nzeduru on 10th November 2011
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.
Posted by Kechi Ibecheole on 10th November 2011
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.
Posted by G Ibecheole on 8th November 2011
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’
Posted by Nnenna Ibecheole-Odigwe on 7th November 2011
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.
Posted by Ugochukwu Nwamara on 4th November 2011
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.
Posted by Nnembu Nwokeji on 3rd November 2011
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"
Posted by Chinenye Ezeh on 2nd November 2011
cont 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.
Posted by Chinenye Ezeh on 2nd November 2011
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
Posted by Chinenye Ezeh on 2nd November 2011
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
Posted by Ujunwa Akwiwu on 1st November 2011
Dearest Aunt 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
Posted by Keley Akwiwu on 30th October 2011
Aunt Merete, 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
Posted by Ochi Ibe on 26th October 2011
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
Posted by Emeka Akwiwu on 20th October 2011
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. Pontsho Mokoena
Posted by Evelyn Onyemelukwe on 19th October 2011
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.
Posted by Francis Ozoji on 16th October 2011
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.
Posted by Karen Koetsie on 16th October 2011
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.
Posted by Nkechi Obi on 15th October 2011
"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.
Posted by Amia Akwiwu on 15th October 2011
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.
Posted by Edna Nwanunobi on 13th October 2011
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.
Posted by Ebere Nwanunobi-M on 13th October 2011
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!
Posted by Ohax Akwiwu on 12th October 2011
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.
Posted by Udodirim Green Oji on 11th October 2011
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.
Posted by Chiwunma Akwiwu on 11th October 2011
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... :)
Posted by Nonye Anachebe Eneje on 10th October 2011
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.
Posted by Udoka Akwiwu on 10th October 2011
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.
Posted by Stacia Wokocha on 9th October 2011
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.
Posted by Ogb Nkochi-Nwankwo on 9th October 2011
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
Posted by Ojiugo Emeruem on 6th October 2011
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
Posted by Nwa Afo on 6th October 2011
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
Posted by Ikodia-Esther Ubani on 6th October 2011
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

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