Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, age 89, passed away peacefully at home today at 5.40 pm.
Mrs Lee Kuan Yew's maiden name was Kwa Geok Choo. She's the Wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
She was born in December 1920 to banker Mr Kwa Siew Tee and was one of 8 children.
The wake is held at Sri Temasek, official residence of the Prime Minister located within the Istana grounds, from 4th October (Monday) to 5th October (Tuesday).
Visitors who wish to pay their last respects may do so on 4th to 5th October from 10am to 5pm. Members of the public may call 6835 6614 for any queries. A private funeral will take place on 6th October (Wednesday) at Mandai Crematorium.
Madam Kwa Geok Choo is survived by her husband Lee Kuan Yew, her sons Lee Hsien Loong and Lee Hsien Yang, and daughter Lee Wei Ling.
The family requests that no obituaries and no wreaths or flowers to be sent. All donations will go to the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) Health Research Endowment Fund.
ShowNearby will hold an 89 mins mourning for Mrs Lee Kuan Yew by observing solemn silence.
Our deepest condolences to MM Lee Kuan Yew and his Family who have contributed much to this nation.
Revelation 14:13 (New International Version)
"Then I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on."
"Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them."