Former president's wife Mrs Wee Kim Wee dies, aged 102

Monday, Jul 09, 2018

A steady stream of people headed into 25 Siglap Plain yesterday as family and friends paid their respects to Mrs Wee Kim Wee, who died on Saturday (July 7), aged 102. 

The wife of late Singapore president Wee Kim Wee - known for her warmth, grace and culinary skills - died on Saturday (July 7), two days after turning 102. President Halimah Yacob said Mrs Wee was an unsung heroine in Singapore's history as other leaders paid tribute to her.

In her casket, Mrs Wee was dressed in her favourite outfit - a pale yellow cheongsam with blue flowers made by her tailor in Shanghai, a silver necklace and a small black handbag.

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