ALBERTON - Family and friends bid farewell to jazz legend, Thandi Klaasen on Friday.
The official civic ceremony took place at the DJ Thomas Hall in Alberton -- it's a special honour, reserved for those who uplift the city.
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The Ekurhuleni municipality arranged and funded the civic funeral.
Klaasen's funeral procession will move to the Thomas Nkobi Memorial Park, where Chris Hani is buried.
Klaasen passed away on Sunday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.