Timeline of Aletta Sophia Botha

Main Life Events

Born

06/18/1942

Born in Nylstroom

Moved To Pretoria

1945

Family moved from Nylstroom to Pretoria when Aletta was two and a half years old.

Graduates From Hermansstad Primary School

1955

Graduates from Hercules High School

1960

Work

Approx. 1961 - Approx. 2003

Mrs Botha first worked at a printing company and then at ISCOR.

Lived With Daughter

2011 - 2012

Mrs Botha stayed with her daughter during this time as she could no longer afford rent.

Moved to Silwerkroon Centre for the Aged

2012

Medical

Hysterectomy

1972

Has a hysterectomy at the age of 30 years.

Major Fall

2012

Mrs Botha had a major fall in 2012. She broke several ribs and her scapula.

Family

Married

1959

Mrs Botha married Gerhardus Petrus Botha in 1959 at the age of 17.

Birth Of Children

1961 - 1967

Mrs Botha gave birth to her 6 children during this 6 year time period. One of them was premature and died of pneumonia.

Death Of Father

1974

Her father died in 1974 at the age of 63. He died of meningitis.

Divorced

1974

Mrs Botha divorced her husband after 15 years of marriage. During this time he physically abused her.

Death of Ex-Husband

1993

In 1993, Mrs Botha's ex-husband died of liver failure.

Death Of Youngest Son

2008

In 2008 Mrs Botha's youngest son died in a motor vehicle accident.