R.I.P. Herkie

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by seank, 13 Mar 2012.

  1. seank

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    Dunno where to place this thread. Mods, feel free to move.

    It is with great sadness that I have to let you all know that Herkie passed away last night.....

    We all know him as the great plan maker and huge DIY'er.

    I spoke to him just before he died yesterday afternoon and am still in shock.....

    Herkie, you are going to be missed... All over as you made friends with every single one you came into contact with.


    My sencere condolences to his family
     
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  3. seank

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    Very sad news.
    My condolences to his family and all that knew him personally.
     
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    LET THIS BE A WARNING TO ALL OF US.

    WE ALL HAVE EXPERIENCE STRAY CURRENT IN OUR TANKS SOME TIME OR ANOTHER AND DID NOTHING ABOUT THAT.

    Herkie did, and it cost him his life, Yesterday afternoon he phoned me, after the call, he went to work on his sump to sort the electricity issue. Nelia found him a short while later with his arm still in the sump.
    Yes, the earth leakage did trip in the house, but too late.

    Please, let us not take chances with electricity and water together
     
  6. belindamotion

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    VERY SAD NEWS..My condolences to his Family and Friends...:(
     
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    This is Terrible news! My Condolences to his friends and family!

    It is always sad when MASA suffers the loss of one of it's members!
     
  8. Express Reef

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    VERY SAD NEWS..My condolences to his Family and Friends...
     
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    This is so sad. Condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.
     
  10. Neil H

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    Terrible news, Condolences to the family
     
  11. rakabos

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    Sorry to hear! And condolences to the family.

    So current in the water killed him? SERIOUSLY?!!?!!?!!?!? :O :O
     
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    Really sad news. It is a painfull reminder how potentially dangerous electricity can be. My sincere condolences to his family and friends....
     
  13. Nemos Janitor

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    Condolence. What a terrible thing to happen.

    I am sure there will be an inquest into the cause.

    RIP Herkie
     
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    I never knew him but sad news nonetheless. Condolences to his family and all who knew the man.
     
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    Rest in peace Herkie, may God bless you, and deepest condolonces to family,
     
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    Oh my word! :( My condolences to his family.
     
  17. Dane

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    Such terrible news!!! I never met him personally but I experienced his wonderful character, personality and helpfulness through the forum... Rest in peace Herkie.
     
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    my deepest condolonces to family

    But can Stray current really kill with a earth leakage could have may have had a bad heart?
     
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    This is so sad. Condolences to his family!
     
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    Very sad news indeed. Condolences to his family and those that knew him.
     
  21. RiaanP

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    The family lost a father
    and you lost a friend

    Sorry Seank
     
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