Inga Power

Obituary of Inga Margareta Power

<h1>Inga Margareta Power</h1> 1928 – 2007 On Tuesday, March 13, 2007, our divine Father called his faithful servant, Inga Maragreta Power (Larsson) wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother home to his heavenly kingdom. She passed away after a long but courageous battle at the KW Health Centre at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, in her 78th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband, John Oliver Power. Dearest mother of Monica Kennedy and her spouse John of Orangeville, Patty Preiss and her spouse Bruno of Waterloo, Tom Power and his spouse Mary of Georgetown, Kathy Hansen and her spouse Kent of Mississauga and Michael Power and his spouse Helen of Ottawa. Cherished grandmother of Ryan and Adam Kennedy, Anna, Katie and Alex Preiss, Matt and Jenny Power, Lisa and Diane Hansen, Patrick, Kevin and Emily Power and Shannon Summers (Power) and her spouse Simon. Loving great-grandmother of James Summers. Dear sister of Carl Gustaf Larsson of Stockholm, Sweden. Inga Margareta was born in Uppsala, Sweden. She worked as a seamstress until she got married and moved to Willowdale in Toronto in 1956, where she lived happily and raised her family on Holmes Ave. Dressmaking and fashion continued to be her lifelong passion. Other interests included gourmet cooking, knitting, quilting, bridge, and Spanish lessons. She enjoyed retirement with her husband wintering at their condo in Fort Myers, Florida with her best friend Lois. Her deep faith was a central part of her life. She was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Parish in Willowdale for over 50 years and was an active member of the CWL. In 2004, after the passing of her husband, she moved to Waterloo and has been a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. She resided at the Sunshine Centre and made many good friends. Her greatest joy was her family. She was a dedicated and loving mother who was proud of all her children and grandchildren. She was thrilled to recently become a great-grandmother. We give heartfelt thanks to Dr. Louise Vitou and the P.D. Nurses at the Renal Clinic at Grand River Hospital for their ongoing support. Special thanks also to the medical staff in ICU and the nurses on 5 North especially Judy, Karen and Natalie for their tender care. Friends are invited to the visitation at Erb and Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Sunday, March 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Parish prayers will be held at 8:45 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Inga Margareta's life will be on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, 173 Lourdes St. W. Waterloo, the Rev. Edward Sheridan as celebrant. All are invited to a reception, immediately following the Mass, in the Parish Hall. Interment will be on Tuesday, March 20 at Holy Cross Cemetery, Thornhill at 11 a.m. for family members and friends. Memorial contributions made to the 7 A Peritoneal Dialysis Unit of the Renal Clinic at Grand River Hospital would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and can be arranged through the funeral home, 519-745-8445 or In living memory of Inga Margareta a tree will be planted through the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.