de WYS Jean Esaie Christierne, (Tjerne) on August 28, 2016. Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. In his 92nd year. Beloved husband of Margaret. Much loved father and father in law of John and Judith, Nick and Hilda, Marianne and Chris, Chris, Paul and Sue, David and Jill, and Tim and Mae. Loving Grandad of Karen, Justin, Andrew, Roberta, Blair, Christine, Steven, Michael, Alistair, Ashley, Cameron, Jesse, Daniel, Ben, and Kate and loving great Grandad of his 22 great grandchildren. Dearly loved brother of Ida and Mabette. Special thanks to the staff of Ward 1 Ashburton Hospital for their love and care of Tjerne. No flowers by request please. Messages to the de Wys family, P O Box 472, Ashburton. A service for Tjerne will be held in Our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Thursday September 1, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.