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1 of 10 | Posted by: Stacie Chronister - STL, MO

“Willem, words cannot express what a big hole your death has left in my life but I rejoice knowing that you are finally united to the God you love so...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Broberg-Swangin - IN

“My dear friend. You were a help to me in times of trouble. You were caring, trustworthy and gave sage advice. You made a tremendous difference in...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Droege - Fort Wayne, IN

“The time we spent together as patient and counselor and friend was very special and helped me during my life. I watched you touch many lives during...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Droege - Fort Wayne, IN

“My dear friend,You definitely have your own chapter in the book of my life. In times when all felt sad inside me you were there to tell me that...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Claudia Burns - Fort Wayne, IN

“A philosopher and a gentle man, we have been so fortunate to have had Willem in our lives. The best, best uncle, kind and intelligent. We love you...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Yolande de Villiers - Family

“We lost a great, great man this week however it is fortunate Willem's suffering is over. He is now in heaven. Willem made everybody around him...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Filus - Fort Wayne, IN

“I feel really blessed to have known Willem, because of him I've learned how to actually love myself and except any challenges and changes that life...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Kelsaw Graham - Fort Wayne, IN

“Willem was a fine man, someone who was deeply spiritual and compassionate. I was honored to be his friend. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: John Bowers - Columbia City, IN

“Sending condolences to the family.Willem was a good man and dedicated therapist. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Fray - Fort Wayne, IN

Willem A. De Villiers, 68, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home in Fort Wayne. Born in Harrysmith, South Africa, Willem moved to the United States where he attended Southern Baptist University earning his Master's degree. He was an ordained pastor serving at several churches in Campbellsburg, IN and Kendallville, IN. Willem also worked as a communications attache at the National Press Club in Ottawa, Canada, and later as a Psychotherapist with St. Joseph Hospital and the Northeastern Center in Kendallville, IN. Willem was a deeply spiritual person who loved spending time in nature and enjoying time with his many friends. Surviving are his special friend, Lucia Kroh of Fort Wayne; 2 grandchildren, Payton and Maddox; brother, Francois De Villiers of South Africa; and several nieces and nephews. Willem was preceded in death by his son, Willem De Villiers; parents, Adriaan and Coy De Villiers; and his brother, Coenie De Villiers. Service is 3:00 pm, Sunday, May 14, 2017 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Willem's grandchildren I/C of Lucia Kroh. To sign the online guest book, go to