Former president FW de Klerk to have state memorial service

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A state memorial service will be held for former president FW de Klerk in Cape Town on Sunday.

In a statement on Tuesday, the government said the service would take place at the Groote Kerk at 10:30.

Attendance would be limited due to Covid-19 regulations.

READ | Former president FW de Klerk dies, age 85

De Klerk was buried in a private ceremony at an undisclosed location last month.

He died at his home in Fresnaye, Cape Town, on 11 November after battling mesothelioma cancer.

The 85-year-old is survived by his wife, Elita, children, Susan and Jan, and his grandchildren.

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