SAGE, Ronald Hubert (Ron) , of Waikaia, in his 91st year. — Peacefully, after a short illness, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, at Gore Hos pital. Dearly loved husband and friend of Shirley (nee Stevenson) for 61 years, much loved Dad of Susan and Stewart Roy (Balfour), Frances and Darryl Black (Balfour), Ross and Robyn (Waikaia), loved and respected Grumps of his five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, loved brother of Betty Frewen, Arthur* Sage, loved brother-in-law of Barbara, Jimmy, Myra*, Joan, Frances* and loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews (*denotes deceased). Special thanks to Kay and St John Ambulance. — In accordance with Ron's wishes a private service will be held. Flowers respectfully declined. Messages to Shirley Sage, 28 Albany Street Gore 9710.