Gisela was born (as the 4th child and only girl) and raised in Bellville in 1971 to Herbert & Erika Prüter. She matriculated at the D.F. Malan High School in 1989 and spent 1990 as a gap year in Germany – working and getting to know the distant family.
In various stages of her life, the Kreuzkirche Bellville featured prominently.
- Christened by Pastor Peters in November 1971
- Attended Kindergarten under Renate Schmidt
- Kindergottesdienst and Jugend
- Confirmed in April 1989 by Pastor Plüddemann
- Previous Church Committee member
Almost all the congregants know her as she has been a member of the Kreuzkirche all her life.
In her spare time she enjoys camping, travelling, socializing with friends, reading and cooking.
Danie was born on the Steytler Estate in 1952, matriculated at Paul Roos Gymnasium, in Stellenbosch, did his military training at 1 Parachute Battalion, in Bloemfontein, and was active for ten years in 2 Parachute Battalion as a volunteer, where he successfully completed an officers course.
He studied Agriculture in Pretoria and Stellenbosch, before joining the family business in 1976 as third generation winemaker. He has been the CEO and Cellar master of the Estate since 1984.
Danie has been married to Yngvild Steytler for 37 years, and has two children and four grandchildren, with the fifth due in August.
Having been in business for 41 years, in a difficult industry, makes his primary interest financial matters. Danie is a reborn-Christian and finds happiness in serving the Lord and the congregation.
In his leisure time, Danie is very passionate about the outdoors – tennis, canoeing and cycling.