Also known with affection as Ma, Elsa, Els and Nana Meg. Margaret found peace with grace and dignity, in the comfort of her own home and bed, on Wednesday 6th September 2017.
Beloved wife of Peter (deceased), mother and mother-in-law to Warren (deceased) and Linda, Sue and Chris Steven.
Adored grandmother “Elsa” to Ben and Simonne, and Drew. “Nana Meg” to Sam and Abby, Abigail and Callum, and Hannah and Trent. Besotted Great Nana Meg to Indi, Willa and Jack.
As Margaret had wished, an intimate farewell was held on Sunday.
Messages to Sue, 19 Cliff Wilson Street, Wanaka 9305 or Linda, PO Box 1050, Gisborne 4040.
19.10.1953 – 01.09.2017
Peacefully at home, Mohaka on Friday 1 September 2017 surrounded by her loving whanau. Loved wife of Richard Snr. Loving mother of Desmond Brock, Richard Jnr and Sharleen, Trevor and Tina, Quentin and Melanie, Robert and Monika, Dyanna and Jay. Loving grandmother to her mokopuna Harlem, Sebastian-Jade, Tequila-Jay, Lukitama, Lucian, Jordyn, Shaiya-Jayde, Kohatu, and Reginald. Beloved sister of Freda and Romeo (dec) Te Aho, Joe (dec) and Ani Price, Irene (Jackie) and Larry Hellyer. Valerie will lie at Waipapa-A-Iwi Marae, Mohaka, where her funeral service will be held on Tuesday 5 September 2017 at 10.00am, followed by interment in Wairoa Cemetery.