On Sunday 12 September 2021, brother Frederick and sister Magrietha Thys received the blessing

on their 40th wedding anniversary in Robinvale Congregation. The blessing was dispensed by their Rector, Priest Leon Hendricks. 

The couple met in primary school and became friends. They received their marriage blessing on 10 September 1981 in Scottsdene Congregation. They expressed their sincere thankfulness to God and their bearers of blessing for their help and guidance through the good and the difficult times.