Funeral Notices · 20 Jan 2021

Funeral Notices – Wednesday 20th January




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FINDLAY, Rodger:
NZINF 972197 CPL. Peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021. Dearly loved husband of Jeanette (Andy). Much loved and respected father of Brent and Donna, Graeme, Annabelle, Jamie and Tania. Adored Grandfather of Dale and Alida, Whitney and Sherry, Charlotte, Matt, Jaz and Sam, Jake and Estelle, Bailey, Madison, Hayden and McKenzie. Great-Grandad of Margot and George. We will be celebrating Rodger’s life on Saturday, January 23, 2021, 1.00pm, at the Riverton Racecourse, 2236 Riverton-Wallacetown Highway, followed by a private cremation. Messages to 9 Violet Street, Riverton 9822 or on Rodger’s tribute page at www.frasersfunerals/tributes/livestream. Watch Rodger Findlay Funeral by BECKFILMNZ 10730215/events/9492084

LEUTELE, Valma Irene:
At Vickery Court, Invercargill, on Monday January 18, 2021. In her 90 th year. Loved wife of the late Afi. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Sally and Tony Vincent (Invercargill). Loved Nana of Kirsten and Brendon Frew, Jon and Nicole Bisset. Cherished old Nana of Dane, Heidi* and Harry, Jaxon and Carter. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Stewart* and Ola* Allan, Jimmy* and Peggy* Allan, Douglas and Dulcie* Allan, Joy* and Digger* White, Noel* and Laureen Allan. Loved aunt of her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Vickery Court Home. Valma’s life will be celebrated in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 11am, on Wednesday January 20, followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. (* denotes deceased). Messages to 21 West Plains Road, Invercargill 9810 or to Valma’s tribute page at

MacRAE, Roderick James (Roddy):
CMT972838, Peacefully at Southland Hospital, aged 84. Dearly loved husband and friend of Anne. Best dad and father-in-law of Alan and Kimberley (Aust), Stacey and Mike (Whakatane), Gerald and Sally (Invercargill), Gareth and Sacha (Te Anau). Pop of Brittney, Karl, Sean, Pippa, Cameron, Connor, and Kelsey. A memorial service to remember the life of Roddy will be held on Sunday, January 24, 2021, 1.30pm at the Te Anau Club, Pop Andrew Drive, Te Anau. Messages to PO Box 39, Manapouri 9643, or to Roddy’s tribute page at where livestream details are available.

O’CONNOR, Kevin Barry: (Senior) (K.O)
Peacefully surrounded by his whanau at Southland Hospital on Sunday 17 January 2021. A much loved father and father-in-law of Graeme Penn, Kathryn Bunton, Kerry, Keri and Michelle, Ra and Vanessa, Kevin and Sara, Michael, Roimata, and Mereana, loved Popa K.O to Tyson, Paige, Teegan, Sarah, Adanya, Amelia, and Layla. A loved brother, uncle and friend. K.O will be resting at home until his service, which will be held in the Riverton R.S.A Palmerston Street Riverton on Thursday 21 January at 11.00am, private cremation to follow. Messages to 78 Palmerston Street Riverton.

SEATON, Alan John (Jock):
Unexpectedly at home on Friday, 15 th January 2021, Aged 78 years. Very much loved Dad and Father-in-law of Nikki and Gabe. Dearly loved Poppy of Josh, and Jamie. Father to Kim. Loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend.
Forever and always in our
Hearts and Memories.
Love you Dad.
A service to celebrate Jock’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Friday, 22 nd January at 11:00 am, the service will conclude with a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 121 Scandrett Street, Invercargill.

STRIDIRON, Lloyd M1244 RAF Malaysia:
05/03/1937 – 21/12/2020
A memorial service to celebrate Lloyd’s life, will be held in the Invercargill Workingmen’s Club, 154 Esk Street, Invercargill on Saturday 23 January 2021 at 11.00am. You are invited to join the family in remembrance of Lloyd.

WALTON, Robert Martin:
1947 – 2021
Martin passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at home with family. Dearly loved partner of Chrissie Somerville and loved Martin of her family. Much loved father of Sara and David, and cherished ‘Pa’ to his grandsons Ben and Matt Sinclair; Lachlan, James and Patrick Walton. A gathering will be held to celebrate Martin’s life on Tuesday, January 26, 4.00pm, at Club Southland, 115 Leet Street, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Otago Community Hospice.