Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at the Wairoa Hospital surrounded by his whanau. Loved partner of Rita.
Loved father and father-in-law of Wayne and Fiona, Dave and Rewa, Muffet, Matilda (dec), Daniel, Rawinia and Jay, and Pukehore.
Loved grandfather and koro-in-law of Shontaye, Jurnee, Beaudine and Hayley, Mika and Tui, Lani and Fabian (dec), MeiMarie and Haami, Sam and Stevie, Kory and Eric, Daniel and Helena, Rikki and Annika, Ebony, Georgia and Wiremu, Puawaireti and World Cup, Paengahue Te Wao, Aio, Tapiki, Iharaira, and Waiharuru.
Loved great grandfather of Ivory, Reeva, Vintage Te Kooti, Angeline, Wharehuia, Kerera, Toko Ngakorau, Tilly, Sharnie, Journey, Lakie, Arligance, Nicody, Pledge, Tiana, Deijah, Kishon Willow, Irie, Meelah, Te Awa, Lucie, Te Ata, and Puku Baby.
Ivan will lie at Waimako Marae from Wednesday evening and a Tangihanga for Ivan will be held on Saturday 19 October 2019 at 11.00am followed by burial in the Orangitirohia Urupa.