Death Notice
  • "Dear Maralyn, Chris and I have just heard about John's..."
    - Fiona Read
  • "Dear Sowdie, wow what a shock, so very sad that I cannot..."
    - sally and rob Peter
  • "Dear Marilyn & Family, I am so sorry to hear of Sowdy's..."
    - Alby Orchard
  • "We were so sorry to hear of Sowdy's sudden death. Our..."
    - Barbara Ford
  • "We were saddened by the news of Johns sudden passing and..."
    - Maree & Stewart Garden City Motel

SOWDEN, John (Sowdy):
On Monday, August 6, 2018, died unexpectedly at his home in Kaikoura. Dearly loved husband of Maralyn. Loved father and father-in-law of Bruce and Kaylene, Tracy and Luke. Loved stepdad of Jason, Craig and Kylie. Loved granddad of all of his grandchildren. Respected brother-in-law of Peter and Sue, Rosie, John and Gina. Loved mate of Kobi dog. A very special thanks to Dr Chris Henry and the staff of Kaikoura Emergency Services. Messages of sympathy can be sent C/- Sowden Family, PO Box 134, Kaikoura. A service to celebrate Sowdy's life will be held at the Kaikoura Trotting Club, South Bay, Kaikoura, on Friday, August 10, 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by burial at the Kaikoura Public Cemetery.


Published in The Press on Aug. 8, 2018