• "An amazing guy in all aspects - a dedicated Round Table..."
  • "My heart goes out to you & family at this sad time marj &..."
  • "Nonie, a long time since I have seen you but so sorry to..."
    - Yvonne Brown
  • "Very sorry to hear of John's passing, Deepest sympathy to..."
  • "My thoughts are with you Nonie & your family at this sad..."
Service Information
William Cotton & Sons
29 Beattie Street
Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui
Death Notice

At Arohanui Hospice on Wednesday 31st March 2021 after a sudden illness bravely fought, with his family by his side. Aged 73. Dearly loved and loyal husband of Nonie. Devoted and treasured father and father-in-law to Jason, Daniel and Anne. Extra special Poppa to Emma, Jack, and Ben. Loved brother to Colleen and Kevin Laursen and Jane Humphrey. A popular, fun loving Uncle fondly remembered by his nieces and nephews and wider family. John was a humble, stoic, strong family man and respected friend to many. His pleasure in life came from caring and giving to others. A valued member of the Colyton Lions Club. Our thanks to the dedicated Hospice staff. Messages to 129 Mangaone Road, Feilding 4779. A private family farewell was held as John had requested.


Published in Manawatu Standard from Apr. 8 to Apr. 10, 2021
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