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SKILLING, Ronald Benjamin James (Ron) on March 12, 2019

Passed away peacefully at Ashburton Hospital on March 12, 2019. Aged 97 years. Husband of Nisbet for 72 years. Loved father and father in law of Annette and Les Wickstead, (Australia) Lyall, (Australia) Carolyn and Les Donaldson and loved grandad of  Jason, and Julian and great grandad of Ally, and Jessie; (Australia) and Tristan (Germany). Loved uncle of Raymond Colville. Messages to Skilling family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to Carolyn and Les for their wonderful support, the staff at Coldstream House and Ashburton Hospital for their special care and attention they gave to Ron. A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held at our Chapel Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday March 18. Commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.