BODY, Denis Roger

BODY, Denis Roger:
(Scientist)
Passed away peacefully on 19th October 2020, at Palmerston Manor, aged 83 years, after a period of illness. A much loved husband of Jenny, father and father-in-law of Derek, Nick and Sarah. Dearly loved grandad of David and Rachel. Brother to Kevin and Wayne. He was a caring husband and father, and a good Christian role model to all. A special thank you to good friend Judy and the caring staff at Palmerston Manor. There will be a funeral at 11.00am, Friday 23rd October, at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North.

KLETZKIN, Anna

KLETZKIN, Anna:
Of 10 Haydon Street, Palmerston North. Anna passed peacefully on 14th October 2020 at Wimbledon Villa Feilding, aged 95. Loved wife of Schaja, mother of Michael, Oma of Sam, Loren, Marshall, Veronica, Madi, Millie and Anna. Special thanks to Wimbledon Villa for their wonderful care of Anna. A private service has taken place. Messages to Anna’s family c/- PO Box 5126, Palmerston North.

COCKER, Christine Gay

COCKER, Christine Gay:
3.8.1952 – 17.10.2020
Of Rongotea. Surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Robert for 43 years. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Rachelle and Aaron, Alison; and Stephanie and Steven. Loved Nana to Zara and Oscar. A service to celebrate the life of Christine will be held at the Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North on Thursday 22nd October 2020 at 11.00am, followed by private burial. Messages can be sent to the Cocker family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

McQUEEN, Noel

McQUEEN, Noel:
Passed away 13 October 2020, aged 89. Dearly loved husband of June, much loved dad of Jayne, Carolyn, Sandi & Shane and Michelle & Shane. Grandad of Jo & Terry, Charla, Tegan, Dylan and Maddy. Great-Grandad of Ryan and Briar.
“Already missed but loved forever.” R.I.P.
A service for Noel to be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 16 October at 1.30pm. No flowers by request.

DOUGLAS, Ema Ahipene

DOUGLAS, Ema Ahipene:
Born 24.05.1932
Died 10.10.2020
Passed away peacefully surrounded by whanau at Brightwater Rest Home. Dearly beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In accordance with Ema’s wishes a private ceremony has been held. Okioki i runga i te rangimarie.

CHRISTENSEN, William George

CHRISTENSEN,
William George:
Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on Thursday 8 October 2020. Aged 64 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Cherie. Much loved Dad of Willy, Debbie, Zena, Gene and the late Nyree and Dawn. Loved Poppy of Jay, Kathini, Cheyanne, Paris, Jayden, Bella, Ivy and Marlee. A service for Bill will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 11.00am, followed by burial at Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. Messages can be sent to the Christensen family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

McDADE, William (Bill)

McDADE, William (Bill):
Passed away suddenly, but peacefully, at Arohanui Hospice on Sunday, October 4, 2020, aged 77. Much loved husband of Helen, beloved Dad of Glen, Lee and Grant Jackson, and Blair and Sarah (Brisbane). Dearly loved Grandad of Darryl and Margaret, and Rebecca, and cherished great-Grandad of Lukas. A service for Bill will be held at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday, October 8, 11.00am. Messages can be sent to the McDade family, PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WILSON, Iris Violet (formerly Hutton) (née Johanson)

WILSON, Iris Violet
(formerly Hutton)
(née Johanson):
Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Friday 25 September 2020. Aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of Len Hutton (deceased) and Russ Wilson (deceased). Loved mother and mother-in- law of Erryl; Paul and Maureen; and John and Trish. Dearly loved ‘Nana Foxton’ of Shane and Laura; and Nicky and Claye, and Great ‘Nana Foxton’ to William, Thomas; and Kasen. A service for Iris will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 2 October 2020 at 2.00pm. Messages can be sent to the Hutton family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

TURFREY, Julie Marie

TURFREY, Julie Marie:
On 17 September 2020, peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital with Sue by her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Nelson. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sue & Nigel Langford, and Brian & Maureen (USA). Loved and special Grandma of Blake & Tayah and Emma. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Bob & Ann Byres (both dec), and sister-in-law of Marj & Ron Whale (dec). Respected Aunt to all her nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Stroke Foundation may be left in the Chapel Foyer. Messages to the Turfrey Family, C/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North 4440. A service for Julie will be held at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 2.00pm.

TOMS, Arthur Roger

TOMS, Arthur Roger:
Of Tokomaru. Born Tyneside (England) on 22 January 1945, died after a long and bravely fought battle with illness at Palmerston North on 18 September 2020. Folk musician, writer, broadcaster, campaigner, exquisite lover and very best friend of wife Christine; affectionate champion of cats, dogs and all under-dogs. Wonderful stepdad to James, Andy and Emma and generous step-granddad to Sarah, Edward, Ben, Hannah, Davis, Lydie and Luke; step-great-granddad to Erin, Lilly and Benjamin Jr. Father to Nichola and grandfather to Hunter, Auckland. Brother to Glyn and Phil.
You fought and won
the battle.
Love All Ways, Always.
Thanks to hospital doctors and nurses. A celebration of Arthur’s musical, broadcasting and family life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, Wednesday 23 September at 2.00pm. Contact Lychway 06 357 8143 or 027 624 6078 for more info.