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Memorial

 

Barbara Lowther "Have such fond memories of De Backery. He certainly left his mark on Edenvale! Condolences to the family. RIP"

 

Jan Patricia Horsfield "Deepest sympathies to the family. We have lived in Edenvale for many years and have always looked forward to going to the Bakery particularly for the sausage rolls. A really wonderful man RIP."

 

Kathleen Shannon Gersbach "RIP Mr. Verhoogt....I have many a time proclaimed that the de Bakery was the best bakery I had ever visited. I love their croquettes and their sausage rolls."

 

James Cosslett "RIP, Mr Verhoogt. I loved his bakery"

 

Theresa Pretto "RIP Mr Verhoogt! Every time I asked "how are you?", he would say, "you know, I have a bun in the oven"... or "how is business?" would result in "still making dough" grin emoticon Happy memories of a great Edenvale man!"

 

Karen Morrice "How sad! A little piece of history gone!! Condolences to the family"

 

Kathleen Day "That is so sad, my favourite was always the steak pie. Nothing comes close. And saturday mornings pancakes. RIP Mr Verhoogt ,my condolences to your family. X"

 

Helen Allen "I did not frequent his bakery much for whstever reason but I knew him well. He owned the Sunrise building I think when I worked for Zeta Schlosberg Optometrists .. a true businessman and character. My sincrre condolences ..."

 

De Paiva "Fondest childhood memories if De Bakery. you will be missed Mr Verhoogt"

 

Bev Hunter "Deepest sympathy to Marc and the Verhoogt family. Oom Wim was a legend and will be sorely missed by the community. xxxxx"

 

Susan Kirk "RIP, Willem, you will be remembered by everyone in the Edenvale Community."

 

Ria van Staden "We have been buying from de Backery since 1970, was there this week again. RIP Mr Verhoogt you will be sorely missed. Always smiling and talking to everyone in the bakery"

 

Michelle Merryweather "I am so sad, I was a little girl when we first met, always such a happy, Kind, friendly gentleman. Rip.....my sincere condolences to your family xxx"

 

Vanessa Winter "RIP very, very sad to hear this news. Condolences to the family. The community has lost a great man."

 

Doreen Skeggs "Oh no Willem, how sad. Rest In Peace dear man. Some people you expect to go on forever but of course no one does. Such an Edenvale legend and will be so missed. Condolences to his family. Dxoxo"

 

Joan Yvonne Boyd "Deepest sympathy to the family. Rest in peace. You will be missed"

 

Doreen Skeggs "My family and I arrived in South Africa to Edenglen in 1990 and a few years later the De Molen 3/4 size windmill was erected. What a beautiful sight. It was then that I found out that de Backery had opened in 1963 a tiny bakery. Willem and Thea made an Edenvale institution of the place with their son Mark and LeeAnne carrying on the legacy. Thinking of the family."

 

Barbara Cochrane "I loved the bakery food !! sorry to hear this"

 

Fontini Wilters "Our deepest condolences, may his soul rest in peace"

 

uon Anderson "He was a huge part of our community for so long. Thank you for making our town a better place. Rest peacefully sir. Condolences to the loved ones he left behind."

 

Kerry Flink-Caldeira "What a loss! Memories of many happy moments celebrated with the treasures from de bakery. Condolences to the family."