Dr. John Muthee Kaunga

15th June, 1962 – 25th July, 2023
It is with profound sadness that we announce the demise of Dr. John Muthee Kaunga, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Veterinary Services, University of Nairobi, Agriculture Campus, Kabete.

He was the son of the late Joseph Kaunga and Teresina Nkoyai of NchiruVillage, Meru.

Husband to Jane Wairimu Muthee of UoN. Father to Chris Muriuki Muthee, Terry Eunice Wangui Muthee and Gabriel Karithi Muthee.

Brother to the late Peter Kang’ote Kaunga, Karinguri Kaunga, Stephen Mwiti Kaunga, Mary Gituma Kaunga, Flora Linguli Kaunga, Sarah Mwonthea, Naomi Karimi Kaunga, Priscilla Ntongai Kaunga and Marcella Rotich Kaunga.

Brother-in-Law to Mike & Ann Makuro, Joyce Mwea, Nancy Mwea, Eliud & Jane Njoroge; Lucy Kang’ote, Agata Karinguri, Jane Mwiti, Linguli, Boniface, Kinyua, Rotich and Ntongai.

He will be laid to rest on Wednesday, 2nd August 2023 at his home Karebe/Nchiru village, Kunene Sub Location, Nkomo Ward, Tigania West, Meru County. The cortege leaves Chiromo University Mortuary on Tuesday, 1st August 2023 at 10,00am for an overnight rest at Kirua Mission Hospital. The cortege will then leave Kirua Mortuary on Wednesday, 2nd August 2023 at 9.30am for funeral service to be held at St. Rita Catholic Church, Nchiru. The final burial rites will be held thereafter at his home Nchiru Village.

Friends and relatives are meeting at 4.00pm daily, at both his homes at Fortsmith Gardens Estate, Ndumbuini, Lower Kabete, Nairobi and Nchiru Village, Meru.

He fought a good fight and he kept the faith.


Fridah Kananu Kinyua – Kimathi

 Sunrise : 30th July 1979 – Sunset : 26th July 2023

It is with profound sadness and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of our beloved Fridah Kananu Kinyua – Kimathi of Nation Media Group PLC, at Nairobi Hospital on 26th July 2023.

Beloved wife to Alex Kimathi formerly of Serena Hotel Nairobi. Loving mother to Kevin Mwenda (Chogoria Boys) and Brian Mwandiki (Midas Golden Academy).

Beloved daughter of Mwalimu lchillio Kinyua and the lateTeresa Kathiga Kinyua of Kaongo Village Imenti, Central, Meru County. Beloved daughter-in-law of the late Fredrick Kithinji and Tabitha Kithinji of Kaguma village, Maara Tharaka Nithi County.

Sister to Regina Makena, Richard Mwirebua (KDF), Pius Kimathi (Ministry of Interior), Edwin Mwiti (Businessman, Nairobi).

Sister-In-Law to Col. Fred Muchera (KDF), Sophie Mwirebua, Hope Kimathi, Rachael Mwiti (ITDP), Nyaga Kithinji, Irene Nyagah, Rachel Macharia,Wanja Gitari, Clement Mawira and Jasper Munene. She was a wonderful cousin, auntie, niece and friend to many.

Family and friends are meeting daily in Nairobi, Kaongo Village and at her rural home – Kaguma Village from 5.00pm.

The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home on Friday, 4th August 2023 for funeral service and burial at her home – Kaguma Village, Kirumi Location, Maara Sub-County.

For inquiries and support, kindly contact : 0722 – 725 428 (Charles Mugambi), 0700 – 547 114 (Edwin Mwiti).

Psalms 73: 26 – My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Retired Headteacher Jackson Rotich Ng’otie

It’s with deep sorrow and a humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of the retired headteacher Tenges primary school Jackson Rotich Ng’otie on 23rd of July, 2023 while undergoing treatment at MTRH Eldoret after long illness.

Son of the late Rotich Chemjor and the late Sote Rotich.

Husband to Eleen Rotich, Alice Rotich and Agnes Rotich. Beloved father to Cleophus (MTRH), Nelly (TVET tutor), Brian (G. BB(T), Mercy (JKUAT University), the late Grace,Ann (PUEA University), Paul, Ruth, Samson, Andrew and James Rotich.

Father-in-law to Naomi (Oak Tree Hospital) and Billy (Ministry of Water). Grandfather to Abihail Jepkosgei and Rebecca Jerotich.

Brother to Florence Kochei, the late Leah Yegon, Rosina Kombich, Laban Ng’otie, Linna Rotich and Alice Towett. Nephew to the late Chepyator, the late Kidogo, the late Chepsongol, the late Dickson, the late Kipkoech, the late Kiptum and Kiptiony Chemjor.

Fundraising will be held on Wednesday, 2nd August, 2023 from 2.30pm at his residence Kapcherusei estate Tenges.

Daily prayers and planning meetings takes place at his residence Kapcherusei estate Tenges.

The funeral service will be held at Tenges Primary School on Saturday, 5th August, 2023 and laid to rest at his Kaptigen home village Tenges.

May God rest his soul in eternal peace.

Robert Naftal Nyaberi

We are saddened to announce the death of Robert Naftal Nyaberi that occurred on 18th July 2023 after a short illness. Until his death he was a businessman and the Director of Roja City Cleaners Services Ltd.

Son to the late Nyaberi Nyanchoka, Joyce Nyomenda and the late Ruth Kemuma of Riosugo Sub-Location Nyamache Sub—County Kisii County.

Husband to Vane Nyaberi of Nyabisase Primary School. Loving Father to Griffins, Onkoba, Loyce and Purity.

Brother to Joseph, Mary, Nyaboke (USA), the late Nyanchama, Morang’a, Jane (USA), the late Sammy, Elijah, Teresa, the late Phyllis, Pamela, the late Tabitha, Rose(USA), Nashon, Barongo (USA), Kepha, the late Naftal Nyaberi and Kerubo.

Son-in-law to the late Augostin Nyaberi and the late Loyce Moraa of Kenyenya.

Son to the late Onkoba, Shadrack, Moroga, Isaiah, Principal Keronche, Zachariah, the late Momanyi, the late Oyaro, Oira, the late Sota, the late Ondieki, the late Mosero, the late Kwamboka,E lizabeth, Keremensia, the late Sabina, the late Magara and Mary of Irondi and others.

Cousin to Hon. Onkoba, Nyaberi’s, Jackie’s, Zipporah, Magutu, Nashon, Advocate Magoma, the late Monene, the late Harrison, Polycarp, Victor, Winnie, Cedric, Sammy, Phires, Linet, Magati, Naftal’s, Alfred, Fred, the late Patrobah, Diana among others.

In-law to Advocate Justin, Caren, Ombaso, the late Esther,Advocate Samson, the late Ontweka, the late Enock, the late Michira, Boaz Onchweri, the late Ontiri, Mayaka (USA), Philip Teya, Elkanah Mogire (DCI), the late John Mogire, Elima, Jerusa, Naomi, Annah, Ester, Ruth, Bonsiana, advocate Fred Momanyi, Charles Maranga, Justus Maina and others.

Grandson to the late Nyanchoka, the late Ombati, Onchiri, Nyang’icha, the late Nyaeti, the late Nyangiriri, the late Agnes, the late Nchore, the late Bakora Others.

Uncle to Naftali’s, Nyaberi’s, Ongeri’s, Michira P.A Cs Machogu, Shem (USA), Ruth (USA) Mosero’s, Livine, Ammah, Hamis (USA), Rehema, Kwamboka’s, Teresa, Melcky, Scholar, the late Boyani, the late Phenorah, Ruth’s, Siocha’s, Phyllis, Anthony’s, Agnes’s, Carol, Denis,Arumba, Peter among others.

Family and friends are daily meeting at Afya Centre Nairobi and mwamogotu Village (Home) for prayers and his funeral arrangements.

Main fundraising will be held on 1st August 2023 at Professional Centre Nairobi as From 4:00pm, and on 31st July 2023 at his rural home.

The cortege leaves Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital(KUTRH) on 3rd August 2023 for burial at Riosugo Sub-Location Kisii County on Friday 4th August 2023.

John 1:5- Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.”

Mzee Jeremiah John Ondieki

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mzee Jeremiah John Ondieki on the 24th of July, 2023.

He was the youngest son of Janai Abaya Mariita and Elizabeth Nyaboke Mariita.

He is survived by his wife, Winifred Muthoni Ondieki. He was a loving father to Eng. Elizabeth Rogo, the late Alison Rogo, Janice Rogo, Prof. Florence Ondieki-Mwaura, Janet Ondieki-Gikonyo, Dr Janai Mariita Ondieki, Peter O’Kebaso Ondieki and Edward Mandere Ondieki.

He was doting grandfather to Wangechi Mwaura, Nyaboke Mariita, Muthoni Mwaura, Kemunto Mariita, Kwamboka O’Kebaso, Kerubo Mariita, Kemunto O’Kebaso, Omao Mandere, Noah Mandere and Imani Mandere.

He was father-in-law to Stephen Mwaura, John Gikonyo, Dr Kamene Kimenye — Mariita, Emily Njagi — O’Kebaso and Nya Mandere.

He was a dear brother to Sarah Kerubo, Leah Nyanchama, James Omao, John Mariita, Teresa Mose (all deceased) and Agnes Nyamwamu. He was also a brother to Bitange, Zachariah, Anna, Esther, Margaret, Jane, Rosalia, Eunice, Marisella, Loise, Marita, Yobes, Nyaboke and Joseph.

He was a loving cousin to Naphtali Ondieki, Dr Meshack Onguti among others.

He was an uncle to Ben, Grace, Joseph, George, Lucy, Zacharia, Isabella, Jane,Tom, Nyaboke, Manyange among others.

The funeral service will be held at the Nairobi Central SDA church on 2nd August, 2023 from 9.30am. The burial will be held in his Kitaru farm in Nyamira county on Friday, 4th of August, 2023.

Daily prayer meetings are being held in his Nairobi and Kitaru farm homes.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course; I have kept the faith.”— 2 Timothy 4:7

Irene Nyangweso

Earth sent 01/02/1978 – Heaven called : 17/07/2023 

It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we announce the untimely death of madam Irene Nyangweso of Gesiaga Secondary School, Nyamira that occurred on 17th July, 2023 after a short illness.

Loving daughter to Blasio Arani and Alice K Arani.

Loving mother to Jayden B. Gorony and Kylan G. Gorony.

Beloved sister to Beatrice Nyaboke (Kericho), Jackline Kwamboka (Kapenguria), Elizabeth Moraa, Everline Chelang’at (UK), Bob Nyanumba (Kuresoi) and Judith Kemunto (Kikuyu Boys). Step sister to the late Cleophas, Peter, Jane, Norah, Eneth and Kasline.

Sister-in-law to Abotha, Wachira, Rashid, Purity, Daniel, Naomi, Mary among others.

Niece to the late Nyangweso, the late J. Chepkemoi, Josephine, Jane, Florence, Omara, The late Nyaera, late Nyamasege, Jelia and others.

Cousin to the Arisis, Okembos, Amimas, Thomes, Omaras, Nyamaseges, Nyachieng’as, Nyakinas, Orobis, Matweres, Ariagas, Nyang’ates, Nyanumbas, Ongoris, Nyanchubas and others.

Auntie to Brenda, Diana, Maureen, Anncyllah, Vanessa, Gloria, Renny, Sasha, Blessing, Lucky J, Daryon J, Yinna G, Denis, Vincent, Leaster, James, Eric, Judis, Jackline, Nyaribo, Everline,Wanjiku among others.

Friends and relatives are meeting at her home in Ekerenyo, Nyamira.

There will be a funds drive on Tuesday, 1st August, 2023 from 9.00pm at Ekerenyo stage and Sere home.

The cortege leaves Lazarus Funeral Home on 3rd August, 2023 for burial the following day 4th August, 2023 at her Ekerenyo home, lriba Village, Ekerenyo Ward, Nyamira County.

In God’s hands may you rest peacefully dear sister, and may you dance with the angels for you are one of them, Mummy!”

2 Tim. 4:7 “I have fought a good fight, I have kept the faith, I have finished the race”

Pastor Joseph Ngila Kyale

The burial of the late Pastor Joseph Ngila Kyale who passed away on 26th May 2023, will take place on Thursday, 3rd August 2023 in Miwani, Kalama Location, Machakos.

He was the father to Rachel M Kyale, Ronald K Kyale and Mrs Roda M Kyale Odari.

He was also the former Field Secretary of the East and Central Africa Division, Executive Director of the East African Union, Executive Director Central Kenya Conference and former Principal of Kamagambo Adventist College.

The cortege will leave Montezuma, Machakos at 10:00am for Miwani.The funeral service and burial will take place from 12:00 -16:00 at the graveside.

Contribution towards the funeral and burial arrangements can be made via Paybill No: 247247 Account No: 0170192094144.

Thank you for your prayers and support.

May God give us strength and comfort.

Matriach Anne Nduta Wachaga (Mama Mutero)

Sunrise : 1954 – Sunset : 2023

It is with humble acceptance that we announce the passing on of our family Matriach Anne Nduta Wachaga (Mama Mutero), on 24th July 2023.

Daughter to the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Kamau Kaime of Kileleshwa, Njoro, Nakuru

County. Loving wife to Edward Wachaga Mutero. Doting mother to Harrison Mutero Wachaga (USA), the late Patrick Kamau Wachaga, Robert Gachanga Wachaga (USA) & Esther Nyambura Macharia.

Mother-in-love to Joel Macharia Muriuki. Grandmother to Shanice, Shawn, Jabali, Nduta & many others.

Sister to the late Bernice Muthoni, the late Joyce, the late Benard Kaime, the late Margaret Wamando, Patricia Wanjiku, Slyvia Njeri & Peter Kirumba.

Step-sister to Kaime, Wanjohi, Nganga, Muchina, Muthoni, Wanjiru, Nduta, Njeri & Mwaura.

Sister-in-law to Murugi, Gachanga, Mbugua, Kamau, the late George, Mbaire, Kibe, Wanjiru, Bertha, Jecinta & many more.

Cousin to Kaime Mukono & many more.

Auntie to Mwenda, Mellisa, Mutwiri, Nyambura, Chris, Mutero,Wangari, Njeri,Wanjiku,Wanjiru, Kamau & many others.

The cortege leaves Umash Funeral Home for a Requiem Mass at Catholic Church, Kihingo, and final resting at Mutukanio, Kihingo, Njoro, Nakuru County on Wednesday, August 02,2023.

2nd Timothy 4:7 —”I have fought a good fight, I finished the race and I have remained faithful.”

Peter Mwongela Mwania

Sunrise: 1972 – Sunset: 25/7/2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that the Teachers Service Commission announces the death of Peter Mwongela Mwania of TSC Lamu County which occurred on 25th July 2023.

Peter was the son of Joseph Mwania Mulinge (late) and Maria Mwelu Mwania (late).

Husband of Esther Wanjiru Mwangi. Father of Sharon Mwelu, Brian Mulinge and Moureen Wanjira.

Brother of Benendeta Nduku (late), Marietta Kalekye, Magdaline Nyiva, Teresia Mido, Annah Mumbua, Agnes Mweni and Juliana Katunge.

Uncle of Martin, Marya, Paul, Esther, Grace, Daniel, Kyalo, Shiro and Junior. Nephew of Boniface Mutua,Tabitha Mwei among others.

Son-in-law of John Mwangi Wahome and Gladys Wanjira Mwangi. Brother-in-law of Rahab Wanjiku, Stephen Mwangi among others. Grandfather of Amore Wanjiru.

The cortege leaves Mpeketoni Hospital Mortuary tomorrow 1st August 2023 at 8.00a.m. The burial and funeral service will be held thereafter at his home in Umoja Village, Mpeketoni Division, Lamu West Sub County, Lamu County from 9.00a.m.

Peter, we loved you but God loved you more. Rest in Eternal Peace.

Rebecca Kwamboka Rioba

1956 – 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of our mum, Rebecca Kwamboka Rioba that occurred on Thursday, 20th July, 2023 at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.

She was wife to Pastor Sospeter Rioba Guku and mother to Jeremiah,Timothy and Eunice.

Daughter to the late Ochoki and the late Eunice. Daughter in law to Meshack Guku and the late Kang’ina. Mother-in-law to Molline and Vivian, in-law to the late Robinson, Jane, Enock and Lydiah.

Grandmother to Bruce, Chloe, Briton and Djibril.

Sister to Milka,Yunuke, Peter, Daniel, Bethwel and Gladys.

A fundraising for burial arrangements will be held on Tuesday, 1st August, 2023 at the 680 Hotel, Nairobi at 5.00pm.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Monalisa Funeral Home, Mbagathi Way, on Thursday, 3rd August, 2023 for a night vigil at her home in Bondeni Village, Kebirigo, Nyamira County. The funeral service will be held on Friday, 4th August, 2023 at Kebirigo SDA Church grounds from 9.00am and burial thereafter at her Bondeni home.

In our hearts, you live forever.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith — 2nd Timothy 4:7.