Botman's funeral details announced

2014-07-02 12:04
Professor Russel Botman (Stellenbosch University)

Professor Russel Botman (Stellenbosch University)

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Cape Town - The funeral service of Stellenbosch University rector and vice-chancellor Professor Russel Botman is to be held at in the DF Malan Centre at Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch on Saturday 5 July at 10:00.

A memorial service will be held at 13:00 on Wednesday in the Endler Hall on the campus for staff and students wishing to pay their respects to Professor Botman, whose sudden passing prompted tributes to pour in from across the country.

The university said in a statement that Botman died in his sleep at his home in Stellenbosch on Friday night.

Both services will be streamed online, and an additional service will be held in the second semester to accommodate students and staff that cannot attend due to the holiday period. 

- News24
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