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Friday, August 30, 2019 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We invite you to join the Rosen College family on Friday, August 30, 2019, as we say our final goodbyes to Dr. Mathilda van Niekerk. 

Mathilda went home to be with her heavenly father following a brave seven-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Her pain was great but her smile, courage and determination were greater. She was a lioness who purred so sweetly. Ever in our hearts.

 11:00 a.m. Greeting the Family

12:00 p.m. Celebration of Life Service

1:30 p.m. Reception


Darden Auditorium

UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management

9907 Universal Blvd. 

Orlando, FL 32819


*Please wear something colorful or red. Red is Mathilda’s favorite color

Parking on campus will be free on Friday to accommodate those attending the celebration of life


Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium


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