WILD Owen Francis, passed away peacefully at home on 11 March 2017 aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Judy for 51 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Nicola and Alan, Jeremy and Lee, Grandad of Patrick and Rose, Reuben and Mitchell. Loved youngest son of the late Violet and Thomas Wild of Tokanui. Will be missed by his surviving sisters Isobel Jennings and Adeline Lamb and many nieces and nephews. Grateful thanks to Presbyterian Support, Hospice, Hospital Home Care and Respite Services, Alzheimers Society and caring friends who made it possible for Owen to remain comfortably at home. At Owen’s request a family gathering has been held. His wit, kindness and humility will always be treasured. “John 3-16” Messages to 99 Wills Street, Ashburton 7700.