PEDERSEN, Svend Aage, Captain, Jutland Dragoon Regiment (Denmark) and United Nations Military Observation Group, in India and Pakistan

PEDERSEN, Svend Aage, Captain, Jutland Dragoon Regiment (Denmark) and United Nations Military Observation Group, in India and Pakistan. — On December 29, 2018, after a long illness; aged 87 years. Husband of Sonja for 55 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Lene and Peter (Auckland), Christine and Ole (Melbourne), and Tracey and Karsten (Queenstown), loved grandfather and great-grandfather of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, loved brother and brother-in-law of Edith (Canada), Eva, Arne Pedersen, Arne Nielsen and the late Esther and late Else (Denmark). We would to thank all those people who cared for and supported Svend during his illness, particularly Dr Robert Bester, the staff of Southland Hospital, Hospice Southland, Rowena Jackson and members of the Southland Orienteering Club. — A service to celebrate Svend's life will be held on Tuesday, January 8, at 1.30 p.m., at Fraser & Sons, Corner of Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, a private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, and in the memory of Svend, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and can be made directly or at the service. Messages to Pedersen Family, 226 Dunns Road, Otatara, No 9RD, Invercargill.