Peacefully on December18, 2021. Treasured and dearly loved Husband of Pam for 61 Years. Cherished Father and Father in law of Leith and Cheryl Shearman, Janine and Warren Brooks, Nicky and Murray Eccles, and Mel and Brendon Webby. Adored Papa and Old Papa of Kate, Josh and family, Anna, Seth and family, Charlotte, Troy and Lauren, Dane and Stacey, Lynaire and Shonelle, Ben, Harry and Millie. Special thanks to Doctor Varty for his kindness and care towards Ian over the years and to Matamata Country Lodge for the love and care Ian received. A celebration of Ian’s life will be held on Friday 24th December at 11am at the Matamata Club, followed by private burial. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service or made on line at or Direct Debit to 06-0317-0063608-00. Messages to the Shearman family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.