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Lesley Slade on 6 July, 2020 at 11:38pm

Dear Jan, Carlie, Tony, Mike and families,
We were so saddened to hear of Ian's passing and we are so sorry for your loss. He was taken much too soon. The memorial service was beautiful and it was clear he brought joy to so many lives. Ian will be dearly missed but his memory will live on through you. I have fond memories of our families catching up, going to concerts and having fun. There was always so much love and warmth. Thinking of you at this sad time and sending a lot of love your way. Ian was a wonderful man, a generous spirit and a true family man. Our deepest condolences.
With love,
Lesley and Aymen xoxo

Shirley Nicholson on 1 July, 2020 at 12:27pm

To Jan and all the family.
So sad to hear of Ian's passing. Sending you warmest wishes and love at this sad time. Shirley and Allan

Peter Hall on 1 July, 2020 at 11:39am

Jan & the Flanders family
We are very saddened by the passing of Ian “Molly” Flanders, a gentle and loving family man. Jan and his children where his only love and happiness, words cannot express our sorrow for your loss
Lynette and Peter Hall

Louise Chambers on 1 July, 2020 at 10:02am

We are deeply saddened by the news of Ian's passing. On the occasions we were in his presence, his love for his family and fervour for life was heartwarming. We hope you can find strength from the beautiful memories you shared and will forever hold onto. Rest in eternal peace, Ian.

Annette Logan on 30 June, 2020 at 10:49pm

We had the honour of attending many wonderful events with Ian & Jan arranged by the Oldham families. The love they shared was always evident with many a tale to be told, always a smile and always with Jan by his side. Rest In Peace dear friend, knowing that you always gave your best and were a true inspiration to us all. Our thoughts are with all the family. ???

Dean Webb on 30 June, 2020 at 9:48pm

I’m so sorry to hear of Ian “Molly” Flanders passing. We had a great time at AGC, working & playing hard, but one thing sticks in my mind. I remember Ian as a very loving family man. He never stopped talking about Jan and his family, I think 2 sons, but I maybe wrong. I can’t imagine how sad you must all feel, as I’m sure Ian was the most supportive and loving husband and father anybody could wish for. My sincere condolences to Jan, family and his close friends.

Stacey Leon on 30 June, 2020 at 4:36pm

We are so very saddened by the passing of Ian. Such a gentle, caring, genuine and loving man taken too soon. He will never be forgotten. Words cannot express our sorrow for your loss. Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. Sending much love during this difficult time.

Leith Young on 27 June, 2020 at 9:37pm

To Jan & the Flanders Family
I had the honour and great pleasure to work with Ian for some years.
Jan & Carlie, Through that connection, I’ve also had the pleasure to share time with you both and see first hand the incredibly strong and loving bond that your family have always had. A man that loved and cherished his wife & family like no other I’ve known. As my boss, colleague & occasionally my drinking buddy, Ian had my ultimate respect, commitment & loyalty. He taught me so much. He encouraged me, motivated and inspired me. Most special to me though, Ian was the first of only two leaders I’ve ever worked under that really understood, appreciated and encouraged me to be me. If I needed a lift he would provide it, if I needed to be knocked down a peg or two he would let me know. He valued my hard work & commitment and always showed me nothing but appreciation & respect. Ian was one of the greatest men I have ever been so fortunate to cross paths with. I can’t comprehend the pain & loss you his family and loved ones, are feeling at this time and for all time. Flanders is a Family name I will never ever forget and always with my utmost respect and gratitude. RIP mate.

Debbie Lee on 24 June, 2020 at 8:29pm

Ian I will always remember you as a gentle and loving family man and the love of Jan’s life. Soar high with the Angels Ian - you will be missed by so many. God Bless xx

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