Wednesday, 30 January 2019 08:34

Wilson to be farewelled on Saturday

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John Wilson. John Wilson.

A funeral service for former Fonterra chairman John Wilson will be held in Hamilton on Saturday.

Read: Tributes flow for former Fonterra chair John Wilson.

Wilson, 54, passed away at his home on January 28; he stepped down as Fonterra chairman in July last year on medical grounds.

According to a funeral notice posted by the family, a celebration of John's life will be held at the Mystery Creek Convention Centre, Gate 2, 125 Mystery Creek Road (off Airport Road), Hamilton, on Saturday, February 2, starting 1pm.

This will be followed by a private cremation. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Waikato would be appreciated and may be left at the service, according to the family.

Wilson is survived by his wife Belinda and four daughters; Sophie, Victoria, Tessa, and Libby. 

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