Peacefully, at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on September 1, 2010 of Craigwiel Gardens, Ailsa Craig and formerly of Ilderton in her 88th year. As big as her heart was, in the end, it was that which failed her. Beloved wife of Ejgil (Ike) Christensen. Loving mother of Kathy Christensen of London and Chris and Janine Christensen of Ilderton. Doting grandmother of Karima, Jackson and Dylan. Dear sister of Eva Andersen of Denmark. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins in Denmark. Predeceased by her parents Niels and Albertine Rasmussen, her brothers Aage, Aksel and Holger and her sisters Elna, Ester, Olga, Mitte and Helga. Magda was born March 28, 1923 in Denmark and came to Canada in 1955. She married her husband Ejgil in London on December 1, 1962.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Craigwiel Gardens for their care and support of Magda, as well as the nurses and staff at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital for keeping Magda comfortable at the end.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, 600 Lawson Road, London on Saturday, September 4th at 11 AM with Rev. Richard Holm officiating. Cremation with interment Littlewood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family would ask you to consider a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association or Lupus Ontario.
Magda (Rusmussen) Christensen