THE funeral service for Michael John Plaskitt, aged 70 years, of Searby, was held at North Kelsey Methodist Chapel.
The Rev Andrew Lomax officiated at the service which also included Caistor and District Male Voice Choir,
Funeral arrangments were by J W Varlow and Sons of Caistor.
Michael was a well known local farmer.
After leaving school he starrted work at JB Trafford and Son, auctioneers, Scunthorpe.
In the 1970s he farmed in North Kelsey Carrs, before returning to farm in partnership with his brtoehr Richard at Searby.
For the last ten years he considered himself semi-retired, enabling him and Vera to spend more time with their family andd grandchildren.
He and his wife Vera had been married for 45 years. He was a member of North Kelsey Methodist Chapel and enjoyed singing with Caistor and Distrcit Male Voice Choir.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Vera, sons Robert and Stephen and all his family.
Vera Plaskitt, wife; Robert and Lena Plaskitt, son and daughter-in-law; Stephen and Helen Plaskitt, son and daughter-in-law; Eddie Plaskitt, grandson; Adam Plaskitt, grandson; Catherine Plaskitt, granddaughter; Ellen Plaskitt, granddaughter; Kenneth A Plaskitt, brother; Mr and Mrs J Maultby, sister-in-law and husband; Mr and Mrs D W Johnson, brother-in-law and wife; Mrs M Todd, sister-in-law rep Mr I Hyde.
Nephews and nieces: Miss S Maultby rep Mr P Ogram, Miss H Maultby, Mr S King; Mr and Mrs R A Johnson rep Mr and Mrs N E Johnson; Mr C D Johnson rep Mr and Mrs H Chapman; Mr and Mrs A Knapton rep Mr and Mrs Hodson; Mr and Mrs A Prendergast; Mr and Mrs M R Plaskitt; Mrs B Osbourne.
Mr and Mrs M Bedells, couisin rep family; Mr and Mrs G M Thompson rep Linda, Alan, Mrs S Grant, Mr R Hodson; Miss P Hardy; Mr Arthur Dawson; Mr and Mrs T Gates; Mr R Gladwin, Mr R and Mrs L Alderson, Mrs J McKenzie; Mrs B Robinson; Mrs M Taylor, Mr E Ringrose rep Jean, Mr R and Mrs J Vickers, Miss S Burton, Miss E Grantham, Mr D Owen; Mr W F Smith; Miss S Burton, Miss E Grantham, Mr D Owen; Mr W F Smith, Mr Pat Cadd; Mr R Cole; Mr and Mrs P D Fox; Mr C Blackburn; Mr and Mrs R Stringfellow; Mr and Mrs G Everett; Mrs D and Mrs M Matthews rep Claude, Mrs S Bainbridge rep Chris; Mr and Mrs B Fields rep Nettleton Methodist Church; Mr Joshua Jones; Mrs S Tointon rep Barry; Mr A Dixon rep Peacock and Binnington; Mr M Yeo; Mr A Blackburn; Mr J Clark rep C H Jefferson; Mrs C Phillips; Mr J and Mrs J Hewson; Mr Peter Everett; Diane Kirton; John and Diane Cottingham; Mr and Mrs Terry Ringrose; Mrs Barbara Knapton; Mrs Ellen Knapton rep Neil; Mr and Mrs Taylor rep Tiana Birkett, John Jagger; Mr and Mrs Hilton; Dave and Roz Chapman rep Chris Chapman, Martin and Judy Chapman, Fred and Janet Chapman; Gillian Franklin rep Charles Franklin, Lindsey Sutton; Mr and Mrs B Bailey rep Mr aand Mrs R Naylor; Miss M Wilson; Mr Lewis Strange; Paul Knapton; Paul Knapton; Dave Rudd; David Raeburn rep Mable Rudd; Mr G Smith , Brenda Knapton rep Margaret King; Mrs C Balderston; Mr Redknap; Mr H Cox; Mr and Mrs T Gratton; Keith Knapton; Austin Pike, Colin Hair rep Mrs June Hair; Mr and Mrs D Smith rep Rachel; Mrs P Woodcock rep Mr N Woodcock; Harold and Anne Parry; Joe Gibson; Mark Smith; Mr K and Mrs M Baxter; Mrs Olive Shortland rep Cecil Shortland, Eileen Burnett; Mr and Mrs Simpson; Mrs D Atkin; Mr and Mrs T Faulkner; Brenda Cross; Mr and Mrs Chuck; Tony Burnett; Mr C Ellis; Miss Margaret Fidell; Susan Hannoth rep family; Mr C Everett rep Mrs C Everett; Mr and and Mrs K C Birch rep daughters; David, Janice and Wendy Lyle rep Mr and Mrs T Christian, Mr and Mrs D Thomas; Mr J Walker; Mr and Mrs B Page; David King rep Charlotte Linsell, the Old Castorians; Louis King rep Robina King; Fred and Jenny Thompson; Jeff and Ann Langton rep Connie Johnson; Alan Hipsley; John Shepherdson; Mr A Sleight; Mr and Mrs G Wells; Mr and Mrs N Arrand; Reg Lneton; Paul and Linda Gilbert; Keith Moorwood rep family, Dave, Rose; Mrs D Saunders rep sons; Brenda Pownall; Richard and Jackie Johnson; Brian Tuplin; David Deptford; Ken and Margaret Knapton; Mrs M Thomas organist; Mrs J Sheardown rep Mr B Sheardown.
Caistor Male Voice Choir: Mr and Mrs D E Peterson; Trevor Walton; Ray Wylie; Barry Dukes;Neil Thompson; Bruce Bushby; Mick Mellors; Ken Potts; John Dee; Roly Clark; plus other people.