RIDDER, John Christopher. Peacefully at Clare House, Invercargill. On Saturday July 18, 2020. In his 92nd year. Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy for 66 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Merilyn and Blair Dockerty, Suzanne and David Westley, Donna and Neil Robertson, and Phillip Ridder. Loved grandfather of his seven grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Special thanks to Clare house for their care of John. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr. Esk and Doon Streets, at 11 am, on Thursday July 23. Cremation thereafter. Messages to 67B Bourke Street or to John’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.
RIDDER, John Christopher. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Doug and Fay Ridder, Cameron and Win McNaughton, Athol and the late Duncan McNaughton, Bruce and the late Marie McNaughton, and Rowena. Loved brother-in-law of Gwynda and Peter Campbell, William Crow and Lorraine, Desmond and the late Edith Crow, and Lawrence and Rhonda Crow. Respected uncle of his nieces and nephews.