- 26 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 6, 1986
- Date of passing: Nov 3, 2012
|Let the memory of Thabang be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Thabang Tsotetsi, 26, born on July 6, 1986 and passed away on November 3, 2012. We will remember him forever.
"It's a year exactly today!!! Time has flown by so quickly, yet the memories of U r still very much alive. There shall never be one like U, u were God sent indeed!"
"You'll forever be a friend, memories shared will live in my mind forever.
You are truly missed, will always love you."
"THE FIRST THING I WOULD HAVE DONE TODAY IS WHATSAPP YOU #SIGH. JUST ONE OF OUR BRILLIANT MOMENTS THAT WE USE TO SHARE #SOB. WISH THE WAS A PLACE WERE WE COULD MEET JUST FOR 'THIS MOMENTS' I MISS YOU MAN, I DONT THINK I'LL EVER GET USE TO THIS."
"Hey T'bang...still waiting for that day when it gets easier to think of you as gone. Loving you still my friend..."
"Minister you will always remain in our hearts, and your memories will always be shared among us. Though i won't be able to make it to your unveiling tomorrow. I'm with you in heart and soul."
"I can't believe I will miss ur unveiling, if it was by choice, I was gonna be the first one there. This doesn't mean I care or love u any less, Buhle is in a deeper need of me now. I pray that it all go well and smooth, that it will bring closer the ones u parted from. I know u would have nodded facing down with ur pinky in ur mouth, saying u understand. Gosh it still hurts!"
"Its only few hours before the unveiling and I'm still in tears coz its like a moment away wen I found out u were gone forever,I know u found healing,peace and rest in heaven nd I'm sure u r looking down on us smiling coz of da love we have for you,we will always miss you nd tomorrow we get to celebrate the beautiful life God once blessed us with,we will always miss nd love you Chako"
"Yesterday was 8 months since your passing...Ho thata hle ngwaneso, ke dula ke o hopotse, letsatsi ha le dikele ke sa nahane ka wena...Mathabo le Tate ba dula ba bua ka wena le bona ba o hopla... o robale ka kgotso MOTLOKOA...Re tla dula re o rata weso"
"only 1 day left before the unveiling of your memorial tombstone...i still cant believe you are gone...it seems like yesterday.it has never been easier and never will be...I miss you so much my little brother..i miss our talks, you asking advises about finances and life in general..me asking you about apps, gadgets and technology etc...Oratilwe is growing so fast and very handsome..RIP BRO."
"As the tombstone date approaches, its not getting any easier. *deep sigh* miss u"
"Oh my dear Thabang, it doesn't get any easier that you gone. I remember a convo we had about God and all I could think is why He'punished us by taking you. But I got reminded thru the birth of my twins that God formed u in your mother's womb, He allowed us to have met and shared times with you. We can't keep questioning His will but try accept and move on...♡♥♡ Always"
"It doesn't get any easier thout the pain is different wit each day,I remember when I told how Ora's shirt"Like father like son" reminded me of my son's dad passing you said to me" its never easy to loose someone close and that I should take comfort in the fact that he left me with a gift",I miss you dearly papa Oratilwe"
"every day i keep hoping i'll rcv a whatsapp msg 4rm u but ntn i thot i'd be used to it by now but no... Hi family and friends i've decided 2 continue Thabang's good work am starting a charity foundation "Jesus loves you 'be happy'" so any1 willing 2 help out let me knw on email@example.com. Thulani M am expecting you to help out cause i know T-bang would want u 2. thank you..."
"Mosele' Thabang sister says to tell you guys that the Tsotetsi family will be having a tombstone unveiling for Thabang on his birthday (6 July 2013). She knows that it will be cold but thinks it will be appropriate considering the day. So please let everyone of Thabang's friends know"
"i miss you"
"Thabang, had a wierd dream about u hle that u returned from death & everybody was filled with joy and relief, it was awkward but u remained calm and overwhelmed... Woke up & I couldn't believe it was a dream coz it felt super real.
In our dreams & memories u'll always live. U such a great soul T, forever missed indeed!"
"Oh my gosh this is all so surreal…still. It felt really good being with your family yesterday, I know you were there in spirit! I love you my friend…always! (*teary*)
God bless your soul..."
"Ooohn Thabang…. I still can’t get used to the idea that you are gone….I remember the last the conversation I had with you..we had agreed to go see the Soil and the Muffin at the market theater …you went to go see the Muffin and you sent me an sms telling me I shud have been there… I wished I had gone there with you to see you one last time…my your Soul Rest in Peace"
"Days later after you have passed - I still feel the gap that you have left - I will miss you forever - your spirit will live on in our hearts in our minds and through Oratilwe - God Bless Your Spirit my friend!!!"
"Thabang, even after ur funeral I'm still left in tears. I really don't understand how God works but I will not argue with him coz He knows wats best for us.
I can never forget u, u'r a caring & loving freind, a great father & an intelligent soul I ever met.
I will always love u. RIP"
"A sad loss indeed, not only to the IT field but also as a brother, someone we at VUT looked up to, someone who made FIS simpler and your memories will last with us for longer and heartfelt condolences to IBM, MTN and your colleagues and people you have worked with. May they find healing, strength and continued support to live your memory.....Much love...lived, loved left..Rest in Peace"
"Rest in peace babynyana yaga Mma Thabo............*teary*"
"Its hard to believe your passing, we were still expecting more to do with you. I hope Mama & Daddy will heal fast, that goes also to your sister Mosele, bro' Pele, your son and everyone who still wanted to shared a bit of your calmness and hard working, its a huge loss to a man such as you. May your soul Rest In Peace mfana, you will be forever missed."
"RIP Thabza...This planet will not be the same without people like you brother."
""I’ve worked with you for a short time but it was long enough to know you such a sweet and intelligent person. I’m still in shock …I guess its true that God only takes the best. We now all gained an angel that knows us personally. Gomotsegang losika ledi tsala. May your kind soul rest in peace Thabang.""
"Earth has lost and heaven has gained. Thabang “Chako” Tsotetsi you will be sadly missed by us all. Knowing you for the humble person you have been, I am sure that you have accepted your early departure on earth and have adapted in heaven already. They say the good die young, so sad but true. I hold back the tears from rolling down my chicks as I recall on the good and difficult times we’ve shared"
"This has truly been a sad day for us as it was for all of Thabang's friends. I know he has gone to a better place but he shall remain with all of us in our hearts. I have professionally known Thabang for almost a year and he was greatly respected for his knowledge within technical team. He was truly a good team member and will be missed. May he rest in peace"
"Attention: To everyone that ordered t-shirts. I will be present at the memorial this evening, kindly bring your $ as I have to pay balance upon delivery tomorrow morning.
Thanks to all those that have paid already. Only 11 T-shirts left."
"Thoughts & prayers are with the Tsotetsi in this heart breaking time. You have lost a son, brother, father & uncle and the world has lost one of its shining stars & guiding. Thabang has made a difference in a lot of lives just by being present, silent & always smiling with his head tilted to the left. Miss u always Chako makhelwane."
"One soul gone so early. i keep looking at his desk hoping what i heard was just a bad dream, its hard to believe. always wear that smile. I didn't know that the pool game we played on Friday was your way of saying goodbye. you have left a void in our heart, we have lost a friend, a colleague and a brother. our thoughts are with the family, friends and relatives, Rest in peace TST"
"Ncooh TT, funny, charming, intelligent n friendly. The short period of time I've Known him has been the most interesting ever! He'll always special to us.. Looking forward to that day when we will meet again. To the Tsotetsi fam May the grant you strength in this time. Morena o tseba tsohle, Thabang TT 'Chako' Tsotestsi robala ka kgotso Till we meet again.<3"
"Rest In Peace Thabang, you made a diffrence in our team and are sorely missed. Regards and best wishes to your family."
"We would like to send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Thabang Tsotetsi. Thabang will forever be missed, however knowing the incredible person he was, we live with the comfort that he will be at peace in heaven with God."
"There is no easy walk to freedom, and many will have to pass through the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires"
"A life well lived. am proud of the person u became, n i was always confident dat u would go much further in life. I rember the pride in ur father's eyes wen he spoke about u. The Maker had other plans bt for allowing us 2 know u we thank Him."
"i keep waiting to wake up from this horrable nightmare...i just can't accept that you gone. :( my life will never be the same, i wish i could just see you one last time or just hear your voice just one last time. I keep asking myself who will i turn to in hard times yoh ah ah ah, you will be greatly missed R.I.P. #warm hug to all his family members and friends."
"The two seasons we've played together at the indoor soccer, it was not the same and would never be the same again. You have left us with lifetime of memories. Bra T my man olwehlanga lungehlanga, lala ngoxolo."
"T-man m still finding it difficult to believe that you are no more, you'l b missed. crazy dancer"Thabang" you were a good friend.
u ta tshama uri embilwini ya mina.
May your soul rest in peace.
"Life = Sands of time passing through the hourglass. Day by day it will continue to empty until there is nothing left. And when there is nothing left you, Chako my friend, will 'rest in peace!"
"Minister you will be forever remembered for the person you have always been, playful, intelligent and a biskit. In you we have lost a friend, a brother, a father, a family member and an artist. Ha Modimo a o etse hantle moo o leng teng ho fihlela re ba mmoho hape.
HA MOYA WA HAO O ROBALE KA KGOTSO... HOBA LEFU KE LENQOSA LE MOLEMO LE KOPANYANG MOTHO LE MMOPI WA HAE. "SAKIE""
"Only saw him once and countless pictures, this msg is not for pity but for commemoration. I know what a great impact Thabang had on those around him and in his life directly, happiness that he brought to those whom i know means I might as well have known him myself:to be diligent, compassionate, responsible and adored by many.My condolences to his fam and loved ones..God bless his soul"
"I just realized that life is too short...
We have to accept that God has given and has taken, I cherish all the good times/lessons/jokes we have shared...
Rest in Peace"
"Our last conversation went something like..." me: dude u seem to be doing a lot of things lately, you: there is just a lot of things to do out there and it seems like I do not have enough time for all of them....."
its like you knew you had little time left...I admired your drive and passion. May your soul rest in peace!!!"
"Mfana we used to guide each other,we used to share.You will truly be missed my man."
"Rest nigga...till we see each other again..."
"I'm not getting used to u being gone, it wud have been better if u landed in a wheelchair or crashes after your accident. I guess, when God speaks, no man can change that.
I'm missing u so much. RIP (Return If Possible)"
"T-Man Chako my man I am really disturbed by your death. You were like my blood brother, intelligent, humbled and had respect. My Khune ko indoor soccer I lost a colleague,brother, teamplayer and Genius.Rest In Peace."
"I still cant believe will neva hear from u again,at 1st i thot it was some sick joke then i realised that you have indeed gone to a better place. Your void will be felt forever! U were an amazing soul and you loved life and i will remember you for that oh i will definetly miss your smart mouth Mr Tsotetsi. RIP chako will miss u."
"Ya neh....still can't beleive u gone. Thank God for the time we spend with n for being the nice guy u were. I remember when u started working with us we thought u were quite n shy but later on u changed our minds. May your soul rest in peace. Much love!"
"Thabang, you will surely be missed. To think when I first met you I was so scared of you coz you were quite and you had that eye and when I got to know you, you were a great person and enjoyed life... May God comfort your family. I know your son will be agreat man just like you.
It was a great pleasure knowing you and may your soul rest in peace..."
"Bra-Sol, i keep hoping you'll post something on your wall and this will just be a terrible nightmare :-( i really can't believe it. there is really no one who can fill the void you've left in our lives. Who is gonna be asking me which series im watching, who's gonna tell me how terrible my weave is, lol. i will forever be grateful for the vut tutorials, may your soul rest in peace manigga."
"We trully lost a young legend who made a massive impact on all the lifes he touched. The man gave his all in everything he did academics,sport, work and life in general like there’s no tomorrow……………may in you sprit we always give 110% in all we do…. O re roballe ka kgotso my authi"
"RIP Thabang. As thy days unfold. so shall thy strength. with yr cousin here. Motsekoa, telling me about u. May your soul RIP."
"we will forever cherish every second we spent with you and we will continue carrying the touché, we will try to make positive impact on other people’s lives as you made a huge positive impact we will always love you and remember you"
"To All and the family of Thabang Chako Tsotetsi.Please accept our deepest sympathy, for the loss of Thabang,Your empty seat is waiting you in your colour blocking attire occupying it with your signature greeting:"Sure".it was a blessing to have known a wonderful person like him,our thoughts and prayers are with you all..."
"My heart is deeply broken, Our company has lost a great leader. Who will push professionalism and heard work, who will run around organizing things for us. We are left with no answers, Our pain isnt that this is a mistake, our sorrow comes when we look @ life and see that you will not be there as brother. U have made a huge impact in our company, we will miss you Dearly. Khosi...."
"Check my last comment on Thabang’s last Facebook wall-post & “LIKE” if you’re available for his Memorial Service, suggested day; Thursday in the afternoon. Details to be confirmed based on number of available people (number friends who liked the comment)."
"T shirts orders with Chako pic... firstname.lastname@example.org / or whatsapp 0847588818"
"One of the songs tseo ke mo hopolang ka tsona; L-Tido – All or nothing.
You were so determined to succeed man, you gave it your all in life. Indeed you wanted only the best, not a piece of it. R.I.P my friend, R.I.P hard-worker."
"My tv watching buddy ,my tough love coach ,my crazy ass friend lol, Iv only known you for a short while but im glad to have met you ,wenever we all met we had fun. A great happy soul
"The Advices I Got From You!
The Recommendations You Made For Me.
Life Will Never Be The Same Without You BossO.
You Motivated, Inspired And Played A Huge Role In Ma Life.
Rest In Peace BossO - Khosi For Life - Love And Peace!
Rest In Peace Khosi! You Will Be Greatly Missed! CreemO!"
"Bheki, Stevie you have moved on to a greater place where your coding is much needed. You have blessed many with your presence, still shocking we will meet again... God your Son has come home."
"my kwasa kwasa buddy for that short time i known you its feels like forever....i used have the best time times when we all hang out much love , you will be indeed being missed. hamba kahle mfana lale ngoxolo"
"You were the most funny,crazy,intelligent,kind n handsme guy I've ever met,memories shared wil 4eva be cherished by me,u we're an awesum father as well,we realy lost a great friend in u Thabza,we gna miss u...may ur soul rest in peace..."
"Death, be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so;
From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be,
Much pleasure; then from thee much more must flow,
And soonest our best men with thee do go,
And better than thy stroke; why swell'st thou then?
One short sleep past, we wake eternally,
And death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die."
"Thabang much have been said u wer a rare kind of creature one who inspire people a leader a study mate a frnd We wil surely miss u Boss !!!R. I . P. My frnd"
"It was an honour to meet such a wonderful calibre like u, an amazing friend,crazy neighbor and a great brother. U were one of a kind yo memories will always stay in our hearts. RIP Mags"
"I haven't being myself ever since I spoke to the policeman who answered ur phone after ur car accident... In fact I'm not sure how I'll survive this. I will miss the times & goals we shared. U such a good guy Thabang, I will keep close the great memories of our happy moments. Us ur freinds & family will miss u. RIP Thabang"
"A son, a father, a friend, a artist, my only active friend on skype, a cool Nerd & a KHOSI 4 LIFE..!
You'll be missed my friend.
R.I.P. Avatar Thabangi."
"i'm still shocked and sad. But we can't question God as he 's will is done.
Can't say i know you any better but hey am going to miss you on facebook man. May your soul rest in peace to eternal heaven! My condolences to family and friends, Modimo one a adimile mme o boetse o latile. Robalang ka leqeba madi a tsholohe."
"Thabza,Mr Tsotetsi,I still can't believe this,thank u 4being there when I needed you and being an amazing soul!Thabz my friend,I will never forget you!if I knew u wudnt be here 2day I wud have made plans 2see you sooner!Papa Ora I will never forget you!RIP mohlanka wa ha Tsotetsi!"
"Such an intelligent man! My brother, my mentor u will be sorely missed. To a life that was unreservedly lived!!!!. RIP."
"There r special ppl who come along infrequently, who leave a positive n wonderful feeling in everyone with whom dey contact.Thabang was one of special ppl.Forever missed Chako"
"I can still hear you saying "Dude"! at the back of my mind.....ive learned so much from you T, never to hold grudges and to always forgive. u were always the bigger man and took blame for the sake of peace...I passed systems analysis coz of you and i promise il get a PD for Oracle. Movie nights wont be the same.Til we meet again Tamatie Sauce...much love bro.GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTEN!"
"YOU WERE LUVED BABY BOY. SEE YOU AT THE CROSSROADS, GOODBYE TILL WE MEET AGAIN.
"Whoever wants a t shirt with his pic on Saturday please e-mail email@example.com & budget max 100 to be safe but will confirm the price during the week."
"Indeed God's word will remain ..he says "..I will come like a thief and you will not know what time I will come.."
Thabang you have been a wonderful soul, this world knows your friendliness, warmth, care, love, passion etc. and I am honoured to have embraced you in my life.
Lala kahle Mfo.....Much love"
"You are a kind person and inspiratiion to all of us.I am liucky to have known you in this life time.We will all miss u."
"To family and friend this is a very sad time,but in heaven God and the angel rejoice,cos God is taking back his angels so as we cry up in heaven ur place awaits u my frnd,but then again knowng u,heaven aint gona be the same when u get there,my your soul rest in peace bro"
"how do we let go, how do we stop all this hurt, how do we keep on having faith, who do we look to for answers, what do we do from here on.... i have so many question and im afraid none of them will bring you back, u were funny and unapologetic about life, you embodied what a real father is, u were a bit of sunshine to everyone in different ways,you will forever be missed,RIP lotsaluv, bye."
"im still finding it difficult to believe that you are no more, your gonna be dearly missed.... the crazy squabbles that we used to have on facebook, you left us in limbo bra, Rest In Peace my dear friend... to the Tsotetsi family -- "when death is swallowed up, I will wipe away every tear from your face" says the Lord..... Isaiah 25:8"
"Bra I met you for a short while but still you were a friend one could count on. The little time we spent together you made an impact in my life. I will forever miss you & your crazy jokes. Yes you're gone but will always remember you nigga. Rest In Peace Chako."
"Oh T'bang you truly were one of a kind! I miss you already my crazy crazy friend...You were a good person and an even better friend and I thank God for having brought you into my life. Just like you were not ready to lose me, I was definitely not ready to lose you! I will never understand... May God rest your soul my friend!"
"I am gonna miss our gmail chats, skype, hang-outs on Google+ even though u didnt log in anymore... Tech / Gadget freak that you were... Clued up, intelligent, crazy, loud-mouth, ur laughter.... All those things made u different and special... Even though you liked bragging sometimes but we still loved you :) You loved your kid more than anything, will alwys respect u 4 dat. R.I.P Chaky"
"We thank God for your life you were one of intellectual, friendly, considerate individuals I met.You will be missed dearly by your family, friends and colleagues.
"Rest in peace boi, u will indeed be forever missed- we dd sum really crazy stuff together but we always remembered to shift the focus back to reality (not forgetting the mission) mostly inspired by the music we listened to... Dankie "Stevie""
"Dude dude I still don't believe you wont be with us at our company meetings you pushed us to be were we are you a good friend and partner your passion and commitment will be missed along with your unique dance moves... You will forever stay with us you will forever be a part of Gnosis Code RIP Genius Chako"
"I am were I am 2day because of u boy. I remember u helping me with VB.net. That package u gave me made a huge impact 2 the community. We will miss u but will never 4get u. REST IN PEACE BOY"
"I will forever miss you my nigga, life without you wont be the same, I have learned so much from you, you where a brother to me , a business partner, a genius , my gadget and apps buddy, drinking partner, even though you sucked at playing Fifa and PES , May your soul rest in peace , hope you are surrounded by beautiful angels up there..."
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