Anna Leask

Anna Leask is senior police reporter for the New Zealand Herald.

Funeral for victim of Winz shootings to be held next week

Peggy Noble's funeral will be held next week in Ashburton. Photo / supplied
Peggy Noble's funeral will be held next week in Ashburton. Photo / supplied

The funeral of slain Winz worker Peggy Noble will be held on Monday in Ashburton.

Family notices published today described Mrs Noble, 67, as a loved partner and mother of two and a loving sister.

"Special Nana Peg of all her grandchild and a loved 'Aunty Peg' to many," one notice read.
Her sister Rose and children Geneva and Alex said she was "dearly loved".

"Precious memories of you will last forever," their notice read.

Mrs Noble will be farewelled at 11am on Monday at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre, followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs Noble was also a stepmother to Mr Campbell's children, and others from a previous marriage.

Mr Campbell's children Dave, Nicola and Lisa also published a notice.

"Forever thankful for the years you spent making our dad so happy, a special part of our lives and a much loved Bonus Grandmother to our children. You will be sadly missed," they wrote.

Leigh Cleveland

The funeral for Leigh Cleveland will be held in Alexandra tomorrow.

A funeral notice for Ms Cleveland described her as a much loved daughter of Kathleen and the late Eric of Alexandra.

She was also a loved sister, aunt and great-aunt.

Her funeral service will be held in the District Club in Alexandra at 2pm tomorrow.

In lieu of flowers, her family have requested that donations are made to the New Zealand Guide Dog Association.

Fund for victims

The Ashburton Benevolent Trust has established a fund for the victims of Monday's tragedy.

Donations can be made online or at any Westpac Bank branch to The Ashburton Victims Fund, account number 03-0835-0342252-00.

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