Former State President of South Africa, Frederik Willem de Klerk’s son has died of cancer at the age of 53.
His death occurred on Wednesday 07th October 2020 and was announced by the foundation in his father’s name.
The brief announcement from the FW de Klerk Foundation read;
It is with the deepest sadness that FW de Klerk announces that his son, Willem, 53, died last night in Durbanville after a courageous battle against cancer, the family will, in due course, make a further announcement regarding funeral arrangements
Adding that last month, the foundation spokesperson Dave Steward disclosed that De Klerk junior was being treated for cancer in his jaw.
At the end of last year, Willem de Klerk underwent a major operation for cancer of the jaw. He continues to fight cancer. Willem will be 54 in Octoberhe added