26 June 2019
BENGE, Nancye Elizabeth
22 July 2019

ELLIS, Desmond Keith (Des) On 24 June 2019. Peacefully at Shona McFarlane Retirement Village. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Treasured father and father-in-law of Tony (dec), Geoffrey and Mary (UK), Barbara and Rudy van Baarle (LH). Much loved grandfather of Gemma, Adam, Cameron and Joshua. Special friend of James, Josephine and Tessa. Loved great granddad of Willem, Theo and Millie.  Dearly loved brother and uncle to family in Christchurch.  A service will be held for Des at Knox Presbyterian Church, High Street, Lower Hutt on Monday 8th July, 2019 at 2pm.

Followed by a private cremation. Sincere thanks to the staff at Shona McFarlane Tulip Wing for their care of Des over the last five months.   Messages can be left on Des’s tribute page at