Tabitha Ndinda Richu

Sunrise: 1924 – Sunset: 16/03/2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Tabitha Ndinda Richu.

Wife of the late Thomas Richu Kibera.

Daughter of the late Sila Mukeka and the late Nzisa Sila. Sister of Muthoka Sila, the late Nzioki Sila, David Wambua Sila, Nahason Mailu Sila, the late Beatrice Mukii Munguti and the late Elizabeth Wayua John.

Mother of Stephen Mbugua Richu, Reuben Ciira Richu, William Kimani Richu, the late Josphat Muthoka Richu, Bishop Esther Kabura Maingi, Nancy Waceke Githaiga and the late Simon Njoroge Richu. She was a grandmother and great grandmother to many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at her home Kiambururu for prayers from 4.00pm.

The cortege leaves KU Referral Funeral Home on Friday, 24/03/2023 at 8.00am. Funeral service will be held at P.C.E.A Kiburi Thumbi 2 and thereafter burial at her home at Riakahara, Kiambururu, Githunguri Sub-County.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished the race! have kept the faith.” (2nd Timothy 4:7)


Cleophas Kiplagat Rugut

Sunrise: 1966 — Sunset: 2023

It is with great sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of Cleophas Kiplagat Rugut (Teacher at Terige Boys High School).

Son of the late Elnathan Kipkios Rugut and the late Zipporah Sigei Rugut. Step-Son of Evaline Rugut (Kapkesses Family). Son-in-Law to the late Job Boit and Grace Boit

Husband to Rispa Rugut. Father to Mercy Jelimo, Edith Jepchumba, Judy Jepkogey and Bethwel Kimelly.

Brother to Joyce Too, Fanuel Rugut, Christine Tanui, Naftali Kesses, Asbel Kios, John Kosgei, Linus Sum, Naomi Cherotich, Chemurgor Chemutai, James, the late Zennah and the late Laban.

Brother-in-law to Emily, Irene, Elseba and Robert Boit.

Uncle to Jesse, James, Brian, Peter, Joan, Winnie, Laura, Kimaru, Heidi, Chiri, Kipchumba, Chepchumba and Cherop.

Grandfather to Jason, Cherop,Ty, Simba, Generalli, Mishi and Maya.

The cortege leaves Rescourse Hospital Morgue on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 9:00am for a requiem mass at Terige Boys High school starting from 11.00am. There after the body moves to his home for a night vigil.

Funeral service and burial will be held on 24th March 2023, from 9.30am at his home Lolkireny Village, Lessos Division, Nandi County.

Psalms 23:4 —Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: For you are with me: thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.


Margaret Njoki Kinyanjui (Mama Peter)

With humble acceptance of God’s will, we announce the passing on to glory of Mama Margaret Njoki Kinyanjui (Mama Peter) which occurred on 16th March, 2023-Formerly a business woman in Marigat Baringo County.

Loving mother of Esther Muthoni (Mawanga), Peter Kinyanjui (Teacher), Jayne Wangeci (kibwezi), Rose Wanjira (Mawanga), Timothy Maina (USA), Anthony Kuria (Lanet) and Martin Muigai (Mawanga).

Mother-in-law to Josephine Murugi (Teacher), Josephine Kamau (USA) and Cliff Mbondo (Kibwezi).

Sister of the lateTeresiaWangari, Rosemary Wanjiru, Philomena Mumbi, Susan Waithera, Veronica Wambui and David Kuria. She was a friend, cousin, aunty and grandmother to many.

Prayers and funeral arrangements are held daily at her home in AIC Mawanga-Nakuru at 5.00pm.

The cortege leaves War Memorial Hospital Mortuary Nakuru on Thursday 23rd March, 2023 at 8.00am for funeral service and burial at her Farm in Mangu, Menengai West, Nakuru County.

Mummy, Shosho, In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you remain forever. Amen

Edward Mugasia Amadi

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to Glory of our great hero Mr. Edward Mugasia Amadi which occurred on 11th March 2023 at Avenue Hospital Kisumu.

He was the 9th born son of the late Hezekiah Amadi and Lenah Kalegi Amadi. His siblings are the late Alfayo Amadi, the late Pastor Japheth Amadi, the late Joram Amadi, the late Joseph Amadi, the late Herman Amadi, the late Jerusa Muluhya, Serah Lavisa, the late Ronald Amadi and Philemon Amadi.

Loving husband to Leah Kavere Amadi. Adoring father to Dr. Edgar Hezekiah Amadi (Kenyatta University Medical School) and Dr. Alvin Keya Amadi (Urologist, Baringo County).

Son-in-law to the late Ishmael Keya and the late Tokesi Kegenyo. Brother-in-law to the late Alfred lmbwana Keya, Elizabeth Kagiika Mugadi, the late Erastus Lamenya Keya, Mary Muhonja Agufa, Timothy Injairu Keya, Tom Laban Keya, the late Florence Kavurani Keya, the late Joyce Evereso Keya and Joram Avida Keya.

Father-in-law to Dr. Lynda Oluoch (PHRD Kemri, Thika) and Dr. Doreen Njeri (Gertrudes Hospital, Muthaiga).

Grandfather to Aiyden Randiga Mugasia, Nathan Oluoch Amadi and Sophie Kavere Amadi.

Vasanji to Elly Randiga Oluoch and Rosemary Halwenge of Bondo and Paul Nganga Mwangi and Patricia Waruguru Kinyua of Mombasa.

The cortege leaves St. Monica Mortuary, Kisumu on 24th March 2023 for an overnight vigil at his home in Gisambai, Hamisi Sub-County, Vihiga County. The funeral service will take place on 25th March 2023 at Gisambai Primary School followed by burial at his home in Gisambai.

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

Martha Muteti Makasi

Sunrise: 1st January 1963 – Sunset: 22nd March 2021

You left us a while ago but it’s just like it was yesterday. Many months of mourning, grief and loss that keep staying. Life has not been the same since you left; you live in memories held deep inside wrapped in our fragile hearts.

We will use today, the 2nd anniversary of your passing on to remember what a truly wonderful person you were; your untiring duty in serving God and people; your beautiful smile even when hurting; your calmness even when facing challenges; your unwavering forgiveness and kindness even when wronged, your unconditional love to all and your sacrifice for needy causes. We are saddened that you took away our best part.

You are always loved and will forever be missed by your loving husband, children and grandchildren.

Rev. (Rtd.) Michael Kimosop Cheboiywo

It is with profound sorrow, and acceptance of God’s will, that we announce the demise of Rev. (Rtd.) Michael Kimosop Cheboiywo, which occurred on 19th March, 2023. He was a long-serving teacher and a Reverend at AIC Eldama Ravine DCC.

Son of the late Cheboiwo Kiptenlakwa and Mokio Kogop Kandie. Son-in-law to the late Chelal Cheromit, the late Tarkok and the late Kabon Chelal.

Husband to Everlyn Sote Cheboiywo. Father to the late Julius Kipkorir, the late David Kibet, Anthony, Mary, Daniel, Justus, Brenda and Kibiwot. Father-in-law to Catherine, Esther, Christine, Haron Kibogong, Florence, Caroline and Dr. Victor Ombeka.

Grandfather to Hilda, Tony, Sharon, Jeff, Cohen, Jayden, Lydia, Richard, Jeremy, Brian, Linda, Carol, Jackline, Chantal, Tracy, Ivy, Roy, Raphael, Kayla, Justin, Jesse, Albert, Leon, Natalie. Great-grandfather to Favour and Koros.

Brother to Kipsetim Cheboiywo, the late Sote Kaptomno, the late Laban Cheruiyot, the late Sote Kaplimo, the late Chepkoros and the late Elijah Kendagor.

Brother in-law to Nicholas, David, Sote Chepkurwo, Hon. Mwaita and Dinah Mwaita, the late Sote Chebogoge, and the late Harun.

In-laws to late Kibowen Tandui, the late Kiplagat Arap Serem, Hon. Samwel Moiben, the late Kibogong Kiloo, the late Snr Chief Changole, Maj. (Rtd) Wilson Chesire and Caleb Otieno. Cousin to Esleen Bett, among others.

The burial will be held on Saturday 25th March, 2023 at his home in Benonin Village, Eldama Ravine, Baringo County.

Contributions to defray medical expenses can be sent to: M-Pesa Pay-bill No.: 247247, Account No.: 773500.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. From now on there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness.” (2nd Timothy 4:7)

Diana Wanjiku Njuya

1941 – March 17, 2023

It is with great sorrow and acceptance that we announce the passing of Diana Wanjiku Njuya who went to be with the Lord on Friday 17 March 2023.

Daughter to the late Mr. Ngaruiya and the late Wangu of Muhohoyo area near Punda Milia Makuyu.

She was the loving wife of the late Joel Njuya Mutega of Kahuho Village near Sabasaba Town. Mother to the late Moses Mungai Njuya, Joyce Njoki Gakuya, Perpetual Wangu Njuya, Anne Wairimu Githinji, Hon. Mary Wamaua (MP Maragua), Beth Wanjiru Watene, Harrison Ngaruiya Njuya and Phoebe Muthoni Maingi.

Sister-in-law to the late George Ndungu Mutega, Beth Wanjiru Mburu, Eliud Mbugua Mutega and Anne Wairimu Mburu.

Sister to Mary Wairimu Muguro, Monica Muthoni Mburu, the late Dr. Fredrick Kinuthia Ngaruiya, Bernard Mbau Ngaruiya, Joseph Wanyoike Ngaruiya, and Lydiah Nduta Muiruri.

Mother in-law to Josphine Muthoni, Francis Gakuya, Peter Nioroge (Maua,) Grace Waithera, Steve Maingi. Grandmother and great grandmother to many.

Family and friends are meeting at Golden Palm Hotel Kenol daily at 5pm and at her home in Kahuho at 4pm.

The burial ceremony will be on Thursday 23rd March 2023 at Sabasaba Primary School ground Maragua Constituency, Muranga County at 10.00 Am. Thereafter, her body will be laid to rest at her Kahuho home near Sabasaba.

2 Timothy 4-7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

Judith Atero Ochieng’

 26th June, 1966 — 8th March, 2023

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely death of our beloved Mrs. Judith Atero Ochieng’, which occurred on the 8th March, 2023 after a short illness. Until her death she was the Deputy Principal of St. Christopher Ayweyo Secondary School.

Daughter of the late Senior Chief Noah Omukamani Shibukule Ambunya and the late Mwalimu Penina Waswa Ambunya of Ingotse Village, North Butsotso Location, Navakholo Sub-county, Kakamega County. Daughter-in-law to Helekiah Opiyo Ochira and the late Dorcas Ngadi and Carolyne ofTuraVillage, Kakola Sub-location, Nyando Sub-county, Kisumu County.

Wife of John G. Ochieng’ Opiyo. Mother to Penina Waswa Ochieng’ (Mamii) and Trisha Gorddad Oronga. Grandmother to Tessie Judith Atero.

Sister to Roselynn Oronga Esonga, the late Ruth Amwayi Lubanga, Jonathan Shiyuka, the late Lilian Mandera, Howard Ambunya, Abiude Waeme and Joy Baraza Ambunya.

Sister-in-law to Charles Esonga Onduso, the late Joseph Lubanga, the late Horipa Nabakwe, Joyce Mideva, Miriam Obare,Alexina Bulinda,Anne Ongare, Sellah Opiyo, Dan Obote and Florence Akinyi, Pamela Opiyo, Elsa Awino, Josephine Awuor, Philip Omondi and Everlyn Akinyi, the late Diana Aketch and the late George Opiyo.

Niece and cousin to the Ambunya’s, Mutsoli’s, Waeme’s Malala’s, Washiali’s, Wabuti’s, Machio’s, Aleka’s, Matara’s, Wawire’s, Oyalo’s. Okova’s, Olaka’s, Wechuli’s and Wafula’s. She was an aunt to many.

The cortege will leave Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Referral and Teaching Hospital Mortuary, Kisumu on Thursday, 23rd March, 2023 at 9.00am for an overnight vigil at her home in Tura Village. The funeral service and burial ceremony will take place on Friday, 24th March, 2023 at Tura Village from 10.00am.

Nora Nthule Matindi

Sunrise: 25th May, 1968 — Sunset: 19th March, 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will, that we announce the demise of Nora Nthule Matindi on 19th March, 2023 after a short illness. She was working as a Deputy Director of Housing in the Ministry of Lands, Public Works, Housing and Urban Development.

She is survived by the love of her life, Martin Matindi and children; Judy, Bonface and Ruth.

Daughter of the late Titus Muoki and the late Monica Wambua, Mother-in- law to Anthony Maina.

Sister to James Muoki (Muoki & Co. Advocates), Betty Kasyoka (Kiambu County, Health Department) and Matthew Muiwa (Kyaani).

Sister-in-law to Flora, Daniel and Judith. In-law to Mr and Mrs Maina and was a Loved one to many family members.

She was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church where she served as a member of the General Council.

The family, church, friends and colleagues are holding daily meetings at her house in Ngara, Desai, Civil Servants Estate from 6.00p.m.

A Memorial service will be held at Nairobi home on Wednesday 22nd March, 2023 at 6:30 p.m to honor this great woman of God.

The cortege leaves Umash Funeral Home Nairobi on 24th March, 2023 at 8:30 a.m for interment at her Lukenya Farm, Machakos County.

1 John 4:4 .”You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.”

Phillip Mutiso Makau

Sunrise: 1940 — Sunset: 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of our Patriarch, Mzee Phillip Mutiso Makau of Mua Hills, Mutituni Location, Kyanda Village.

Son of the late Elijah Makau Kaseke and the late Beatrice Loko.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes Nzilani Mutiso and his children, Joan Mbithe, James Makau, Ancent Nzioki, the late Duncan Kaseke, Christopher Mutune, Betty Loko Wanyama and Robert Muinde. Father-in-law to John Kennedy Wanyama, Florence Mutune, Naomi Muinde and Faith Nzioki.

Mzee Phillip was a brother to the late John Musau, the late Andrew Maingi, the late Regina Ndinda, Rhodha Syokau, Paulina Ndunge and Francis Kingola.

He was a beloved grandfather to Winnie, Ryan, Alex, Deisha, Ivy, Abby, Gabby, Kayla, Khloe, Allan, and Declan.

Mzee Phillip was a cousin, uncle and friend to many and he will be missed dearly by many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at his home in Mua Hills, Mutituni Location, Kyanda Village from 3.00pm.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Machakos on 25th March, 2023 at 7:00am. The funeral service for Mzee Phillip Mutiso will be held at Mua Hills, Mutituni Location, Kyanda Village starting from 10:00 am thereafter interment.

“Mzee Phillip has fought the good fight, finished the race and kept the faith”— 2 Timothy 4:7