On Monday, January 30, 2023, peacefully, at home with family, aged 79 years. Loved husband and best friend of Ruth for 59 years, best father, father-in-law, Grandad and Great-Grandad of Stephen and Aurelia, Matt and Mileesa, Marliegh, Micah, Tom and Sophie, Sadie, Ted, Maggie, Emily and Zac, and Bridie, Brenda and the late Russell Yates, Dallis Yates, Alise and Craig, Oscar, and Chloe Inger. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Ken Hand, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Ken believed that flowers are for the living and would prefer donations to Nurse Maude, these may be made online at nursemaude.org.nz in appreciation for their wonderful help over the last 15 months. A celebration of Ken’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday, February 7, at 2.00pm.