The funeral service for Ian was held at the Parish Church of St. Barnabas, Bradwell at 12noon on 5th April. The assembled congregation far outstripped the seating capacity of the church leaving many people standing. Ian was clearly a very popular person . Rtn Jane Weightman gave a very moving tribute to Ian as a Rotarian and several other tributes were paid by family and friends.
Commital was held after the service at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium.
The Grouse Inn, Longshaw, home of Ian's Rotary Club, played host to a reception for friends and family after the service.