After a long and fulfilled life on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at Christchurch Public Hospital, in his 92nd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Alice. Father and father-in-law of Daphne and Tom. A loved grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather (all in the USA). Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Audrey and Jim, Ronald and Jocelyn, Dawn and the late Trevor, and the late Yvonne and Noel. Treasured partner of Thelma. Loved and respected friend of Kerry and Roy, and adored honorary grandad of Jack, Maeve, and Otto. He was an inspiration to many. Messages c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lyttelton Historical Museum Society may be made at the service or online at A celebration of Baden’s life will be held in the Lyttelton Arts Factory, corner Oxford St and Sumner Rd, on Saturday, August 18, at 3pm. Private cremation thereafter.