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Willem Dirk Veenhof


April 5, 2018

Willem Dirk Veenhof passed Feb. 5, 2018, after a short illness.

He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on Feb. 6, 1941, to Hendrik and Sophia Van den Hoogen Veenhof. He completed all his schooling in South Africa.

He was a competitive swimmer, rugby player, and water polo player. In addition, he was a master level chess player, and earned a black belt in Judo.

In South Africa during his early 20s, he began his career designing products for the mining industry, which he continued until his passing. He traveled to many countries for his work. Throughout his career, he was awarde...

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