Paul Sehubetjwane Maredi was born on the 28th of September 1968 in Jane Furse to the late Joseph Nthoneng Maredi and the late MarthaÂ Mamosotse Maredi.
He started school at Jane Furse and completed his high school educationÂ at Matsebong Secondary School in 1987. Â He went on to further hisÂ studies at Pretoria Technikon, where he studied electrical engineering.
Thereafter he completed his Postgraduate Diploma in BusinessÂ Management and Administration at the University of Stellenbosch, andÂ completed his Masters in Business Administration at Mancosa.
He started working at Sasol Synfuels in Secunda in 1993 as an electricalÂ technician and spent 20 years working at Sasol occupying various rolesÂ specialising in electrical engineering and later migrated to specialise in Information Technology and Change Management. He left Sasol in 2013Â to take up employment with Trafiqura, where he worked in the ITÂ Department. Paul was a dedicated and hard-working individual whoÂ took pride in delivering work of exceptional quality. He was knownÂ throughout all global offices of Trafigura as a person who embodied theÂ spirit of excellence.
He met his soul mate Lebohang Maredi and they wed in 2000, andÂ continued to have a happy marriage until his passing. Paul was a kindÂ and peaceful man, a loving friend and mentor. Â He was determined toÂ provide for his family and give them the life he felt they deserved. HisÂ family meant more to him than anything else in the world, something heÂ often mentioned. Â He was unendingly proud of Karabo, Kabelo and LeboÂ and always tried his best to support them.
Paul was also a passionate football supporter and could often be foundÂ hitting balls at the golf course when he wasnâ€™t at home.Â
Paul passed away on 24 January 2021 after a short illness. He is survivedÂ by his wife Lebo, his children Kabelo and Karabo, his 3 younger siblingsÂ & three Nieces.
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