Muriel "Lois" Ahrens, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Hanover and District Hospital on Thursday, October 27, 2022.  She was 99. 

Lois was born in Bentinck Township daughter of Wesley and Eva (Barbour) Magwood.  She was employed by MacMicking Motors for 15 years, a member of Malcolm Institute, the E.L.W. of St. John's Lutheran Church, Elmwood, the Elmwood Chamber of Commerce and the Elmwood Seniors. She had a talent and love for quilting, knitting, sewing and adorning everyone with her creations. 

Mother of daughter Elaine (Larry) Frook of Owen Sound, sons Paul (Louise) Ahrens of RR#2 Elmwood , Glenn (JoAnne) Ahrens of RR#1 Cargill, and her daughter the late Brenda (Wayne) Burrow of London. Loved grandmother of Scott (Angela), Chris (Sue), Jeff (Helen), Leslie (Alen), Michael (Andrea), Bradley, Kristina (Joe), Mark (Emily), Ben, Daniel (Jessica) and John. She adored her great grandchildren: Ginny, Emma, Carter, Mateo, Sofia, Jack, Alexander, Nicholas, Charlotte, Heidi, Simon, Zoe, Oliver, Kylie, Finley and Elinor. She delighted in every visit with her grand and great grandchildren, meticulously remembering every one of their birthdays so you could expect a call or a card for the occasion.  Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and their families. Forever grateful to the family of the late Rex Luckhardt for their special friendship over the years. Predeceased by her husband Milton, daughter Brenda Burrow and brothers Stuart (Peggy) Magwood, Morris “Nick” (Reba) Magwood and Orland (Gloria) Magwood. 

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Celebration Service held at St. John's Lutheran Church in Elmwood on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 11am. Cremation has taken place. A family inurnment in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery Elmwood will be held. Pastor Catherine House officiating. There will be a time of fellowship and refreshments following the family’s return from the cemetery in the basement of the church. All are welcome. 

Memorial donations to the Launch Pad (, or to St. John's Lutheran Church - Elmwood would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.  Condolences may be sent to the family at


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