Hailed as the “unsung heroine of Singapore” by President Halimah Yacob, Mrs Wee Kim Wee was known for being many things — an advocate for disadvantaged children, an extraordinary talent in the kitchen, and a selfless woman of quiet grace. Many who encountered her have commented on her warmth and kindness.
While we mourn her death, we also wish to celebrate her life. Here’s a list of facts, from her contributions to Singapore’s communities to her relationships, that you might not have previously known about. Here’s to Mrs Wee, our former First Lady.