“Gone too soon but never forgotten” Katlego Danke Remembers Her Late Friend. This afternoon, Gomora actress Katlego Danke took to social media to remember her late friend and popular South African-Zimbabwean physician Dr Sindi van Syl.
“Today I remembered an angel. Gone too soon but never forgotten. It’s the pockets that reminded me of you. Took me back to your childlike joy in things you love. You left many lessons but also painful hearts for a life we will experience no more.” Wrote the actress.
Dr Sindi van Syl passed away on the 10th of April 2021. The news was announced by Kaya FM. “It’s with profound sadness that we confirm the passing of Dr Sindi van Zyl. Beloved by many in and outside the Kaya FM community.”
Her family issued out an official statement at the time of her passing.
“The Van Zyl family humbly thank everyone who stood together with them recently to help raise funds for Sindi’s hospital bill, in addition to the national outpour of prayer, love, and support for her. It is however with profound sadness that we confirm the passing of our wife, mother, sister, and daughter Sindisiwe Van Zyl (45),”
Sadly she passed away on Saturday morning, the 10th of April in Johannesburg whilst in hospital.
Affectionately known by her friends and family, she was a great doctor true friend and sister. Her love for family, work and community is well known.
Sindi always offered support and great advice to educate those around her. Not only was she a beacon of love and light on her Kaya FM show’Sidebar’ with Sindi’ and all her social media platforms, but she genuinely loved and gave endless love to all she knew with grace and kindness. She modelled the love and grace that she knew in Jesus.
She leaves behind her dear husband Marinus and beautiful kids, Nandi and Manie.
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The family humbly requests that you respect their need for privacy as they go through this difficult period of grieving, and ask that you keep them in your prayers.
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They are deeply thankful for all the personal messages of love and support. They are felt and appreciated.
Details of her memorial and funeral will be confirmed at a later stage.
With Love The Van Zyl Family.”
Dr Sindi was laid to rest at a private ceremony attended by close family and friends.
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