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TONKIN Arthur

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TONKIN (ARTHUR)

Beloved husband of Bettina and proud father of Richard, Jasmine and Phillip. He lived a life full of passion and had a love for Chess, singing, tennis, coaching, acting, cricket, classical music and reading. He also rode a pushbike in the early days from Melbourne to Perth. He was a wonderful teacher and is remembered by many. He also leaves 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren, 2 step-sons and their families.

Published 14th May, 2022
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TONKIN:

The Funeral Service for Mr Arthur Raymond Tonkin of Warwick will take place in Bowra & O'Dea's Chapel, 502 Wanneroo Rd, Westminster commencing at 2pm MONDAY week (23.05.2022).

A Private Cremation will take place at a later time.

502 WANNEROO RD WESTMINSTER 9464 7266

WA Family Owned

www.bowraodea.com.au

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    For us Arthur Tonkin is remembered as the politician who in 1972 lit the fire under parliamentary and electoral reform eventually leading to a decent system. And he was the first Minister for Environment. A great legacy for WA.

    Lasting memories with Maggie Aggett and Graham Hawkes

    Tuesday, 17 May 2022 Submitted online by Graham Hawkes
  • TONKIN ARTHUR A man with integrity, principles and a strong commitment to the ALP. Sincere condolences to Bettina, Richard, Jasmine, Phillip and families.

    Diane and Gordon Hill

    Tuesday, 17 May 2022 Published in The West Australian
  • TONKIN (ARTHUR)

    Deepest sympathy to Arthur's family and friends. Sue and Brian Burke

    Saturday, 14 May 2022 Published in The West Australian

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    On behalf of WA Labor, the President and State Secretary offer sincere condolences to the family and friends of Arthur Tonkin. Arthur represented Labor as a Member of Parliament from 1971 - 1987 and as a Minister of the State Government from 1983 - 1987.

    Rest in Peace

    Friday, 13 May 2022 Published in The West Australian

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