INGRID GISELA KUTER (BORDASCH) Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2017 in her 80th year, following a courageous battle with cancer. Despite the toll, it never prevailed over her indomitable spirit, wit and passion. Most cherished and beloved wife of Gerhard Otto, married 56 years. Loving and devoted mother to Ian Gerrard (Erin) and cherished Oma to Lilly Ann. Dear sister to Dieter Bordasch (Gabie) and Detlef Langer (Adelhaid). Predeceased by her parents Liselotte (Ernst) and Erich Bordasch. Ingrid will be lovingly remembered by all her relatives, extended family and many friends. Ingrid was born July 5, 1936 in Berlin, Germany and immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1957, where she enjoyed a long and successful career as a Clerk in the Insurance industry. She married the love of her life, Gerhard in 1960 and their only beloved son Ian was born in 1966 and adored sole granddaughter Lilly Ann was born in 2007. She travelled back to Germany many times, maintaining close ties with her mother, her brothers and their families, relatives and friends. Alongside Gerhard, they celebrated 60 years of dedicated senior membership with the Alexandra Yacht Club. Ingrid enjoyed entertaining and interior decorating and was able to express her love for her yacht club actively volunteering in work parties, committees, events and social gatherings. Ingrid was an example of outspoken and tireless positive energy, devoted to improving her beloved yacht club for all to enjoy and be proud of. Many are indebted to her and her wise counsel over the years, and she is lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her many close friends at AYC. Many thanks are extended to the Sunnybrook Palliative Care Unit-K Wing for their excellent care and support. A private family funeral service has been arranged. A Celebration of Life is planned for the Spring of 2017 at the Alexandra Yacht Club at 2 Stadium Road, Toronto.
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