Lion Mike Erskine Called to Higher Service

Lion Mike Erskine passed away suddenly on the morning of Saturday 2 July. He was a dedicated and stalwart member of the North Durban Lions Club, who will be deeply and sorely missed.

The club holds his wife Lion Kay and her family in their thoughts and prayers.

Rest in peace Mike – we will always remember your kind heart and giving spirit.

Lion Mike Erskine and Lion Kay Erskine

Lions Mike and Kay Erskine

Messages of Condolence

The club has received several messages of condolence for Lion Kay, her family and the club as a whole:

From the Durban South Lions Club:

Our sympathies and condolences to Lion Kay and her family. Lion Mike was a wonderful man who will be missed.

The members of the Durban South Lions Club


From the Welkom Lions Club:

Dear Denis

Please convey our sincere condolences to the family of Lion Mike.

Sharon Beeton
o.b.o. Lions Welkom


From PDG Denis Meyer:

Dear LP Kim

Please can you pass on our deepest condolences to Lion Kay, their family and the Lions of North Durban. Lion Mike was a true colleague and gentleman and I had great respect for him. His legacy of service and friendship will live on in your Club and amongst your members. He will be sorely missed.

“Here’s to the tears of affection – may they crystalise as they fall and become pearls, that in the after years we’ll wear in memory of those whom we have loved”

With our very best regards

Denis & Chantell


From the Sinakekele Children’s Home:

Hi Denise

I heard that Mike had passed away.

Please pass our condolences to Lions and to his family – From Sinakekele.



From DG Stuart Charlton:

Dear LP Kim,

Unfortunately I will still be attending the International Convention in Seattle. Lion Mike was an outstanding Lion and will be sorely missed. Please tender my apologies, and sincere condolences to Lion Kay and the family.

It is at times like this that Lions stand together as family and the support rendered by the Lions of North Durban is greatly appreciated.

Best regards,

Stuart Charlton

District Governor

District 410C

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