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Family Notice - Deaths

MILL, Whare (Bunkum). 11 October 1939 - 5 June 2021. Aged 81 years. Dearly loved and precious husband and soulmate of Katerina - 52+ years of mutual love, respect and total dedication. Cherished Dad of Andrea Mill and TeHiwi Ransfield, Quentin and Maya Mill. Treasured Papa of TeRina and Heemi, Erica and Trent, Keagan and Katrina, and Manaia and Selina Mill. Adored Poppy of his 5 mokopuna-tuarua. Much-loved brother of Morgan and Heather Mill, Ngarangi and Tom Ihaka, Esther Mill (dec), Alfreda and Jan Kuipewytz, William, Novi (dec) and Eliza Pahuru. Respected and loved brother-in-law, 'Big Brother', cousin, uncle and friend to many. Bunkum's final journey began at Te Wiremu House early Saturday morning 5 June. Whanau spent the night with him at his home, and on Sunday 6 June took him back to his Marae, Hinerupe in Te Araroa. His final service was held on Wednesday 8 June. We laid him to rest with his grand- parents and whanau in St Stephen's Church- yard, Te Araroa. Now at eternal rest. Listen to the music and you will hear him, embrace a fond memory, and you will feel him, seek a cheeky grin, and you will see him. Arohanui, Katerina and family.