Well-known teacher dies

Valerie Oliver, 68, from Strandfontein died recently.

Well-known teacher and Strandfontein resident Valerie Oliver, 68, died on Wednesday August 10. Ms Oliver was a teacher for 26 years, having taught at Elnor Primary in Elsies River, Eisleben Primary in Rocklands, Westville Primary in Westridge and Dennegeur Primary in Strandfontein. Ms Oliver has four children and 10 grandchildren. Her daughter, Olivia said her mother was well known and had a passion for teaching. She said after her mother retired from Eisleben Primary, she went back to teaching after resting for a few years. Ms Oliver was also a catechism teacher at St Stephen Catholic Church in Rocklands and served on the alter as a Eucharist minister. Her funeral will be on Saturday August 20 at St Stephen, at 9.30am.