Passing of Ellie Visser

Passing of Ellie Visser

Netzer Cape Town issued the following statement regarding the tragic passing of Ellie Visser, one of their Madrichim:


It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of one of our Madrichim, Ellie Visser.

Ellie was an active part of Netzer SA and our Cape Town branch for the last six years. She was one of the most enthusiastic and charismatic Madrichim we could have asked for.

We ask that you respect her family’s privacy at the moment, during their time of mourning. Should you wish to pass a message on to her family, please get in contact with Jason via his email (, who will pass it on.

The funeral will take place Tuesday, 14 August at 12:00 at Pinelands Cemetery .

May Ellie’s soul find rest and may her memory be for a blessing.

Kind regards,

Jason Bourne

Head of Cape Town Netzer South Africa


The SAUPJ and all its congregations and affiliates join with Ellie’s family and Netzer Cape Town in mourning her passing.

Ellie was 21, and we understand that she died in theatre while being operated on for blood clots on her lungs.