With courage, compassion and love Joan passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home. Aged 82years. A loving Mum to Mark, Chris, and Megan and loved Grandma to Renaye, Kurt, Faith, and Ethan; Jessie, and Charlotte. Loved great Grandma to Drew, Hunter, Heath, Klaus, and Bonnie. Loved sister and sister in law of John and Jenny, Patricia and Len, Phillip and Evy, Michael, and the late Tommy. Messages to the Strachan family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A Memorial service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday November 4, commencing at 2.00pm.