Mama Janet Juma Otieno (Nyar Yimbo)

 1st April 1946 – 24th July 2017

It is with humility and acceptance of God’s will that we want of announce the passing on of Mama Janet Juma Otieno.

Daughter of the late Rev. Thomas and Patroba Ogombe of Yimbo Nyangera. Sister of the late Beldina Jagongo, Martin Ogombe,Ywanita Onyango, Lydia Okungu, Dorcas Majiwa, Musa Ogombe and Monica Ogolla.  Wife of Samuel Otieno Oyugi of Nyadhi Village, Kakumu-Kombewa, Central Alego, Siaya County. Mother of Prof. George M. Onyango, Lilian Opiyo, Joseph Otin, Thomas Oduor, Loise Awino, Evelyn Achieng and the late David Odhiambo. Mother-in-law of Justice Jane Frances Onyango, Dr. Arnold Opiyo, Jane Bunoro Otin, Phenesa Oduor. Grandmother of Rodney Onyango, Kevin Onyango, Linda Opiyo, Lorraine Opiyo, Ashley Akinyi, Janet Akinyi Otin, Georgina Otin, Joseph Otin Jnr, Diana Oduor, Samuella Oduor and Nia Ivana. Great-grandmother of Frank and Chris.

Burial will be on Saturday 5th August 2017 at Nyadhi Village. There will be a Harambee on Tuesday 1st of August at Garden Square from 5.30pm of offset medical and funeral costs.

Rev. Lee Weiss

 12/1/1937 – 26/7/2017

The board and trustees of Transformation Ministries Africa are sad to announce the passing of our co-founder and trustee, Rev. Lee Weiss after a prolonged illness. He was the husband to the late JoAnn Allen Weiss and Sandy Weiss. Son of the late Arthur and Clara Weiss. Brother of the late Arthur Jr.Weiss and Paul Weiss.

Father of Patricia Weiss, Rick and LeAnn Rupard, Stephen and Tammy Weiss, Sharon Childers and Rev. Victor and Sarah Kabutha. Grandfather of Josiah, Joseph, Jonah, Joannah, John, James, Victoria, David, Travis, Austin and Logan. Rev. Weiss pastored several churches in the USA before moving his family to Kenya in 1986 where he has served with passion for 31 years. His legacy lives on through the many lives he has impacted.

There will be meetings to celebrate his life at Parklands Baptist Church (Rhapta Rd, Westlands) at 6pm on Tuesday, 1st August and Thursday, 3rd August. The main funeral service will be held on Saturday, 5th August at 2pm at Parklands Baptist Church.

Isaiah 26:12. Shalom.

Michael Kiliko Mutwiwa

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s Will that we announce the passing on of Michael Kiliko Mutwiwa which occurred on Monday, 24th July, 2017.

Son of the late Dickson Mutwiwa and the late Anastasia Syokau. Loving husband of Deborah Kanini. Father of Beatrice Munanie (Spiegel) and Peter Mutwiwa (Automech). Grandfather of Michael Kiliko (Jr) and Tiffany Ngina Mutwiwa. Father-in-law of Beatrice Mumo. Brother of Phyliss Mumbua, the late(s) Modest Kitonyi, Paul Kasyoka, Modest Kasia, Nicholas Mutuku, and Zakayo Mutwiwa. Brother-in-law of Rodgers Mumo. Uncle of Antony Mbui (KCB ), Fr.Mark Kasia (A.P), Grace Mueni (Mikono Pri.), Christopher Kyalo (Unilever) among others.

Family and friends are meeting daily at his home in Upper kiandani, Mumbuni location, Machakos County upto Monday and in Nairobi at Yaya Inn, South B shopping centre at 6pm up to Saturday. The cortege leaves Machakos funeral home on Tuesday, 1st August 2017 at 9am for mass at Kusyomuomo Catholic Church and thereafter burial will take place at his home in Upper Kiandani.

Dad, you lived life to the fullest. We thank God for your life and celebrate it.

Simon Muriithi Gachara

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Simon Muriithi Gachara of Thaithi village, Kirimukuyu location Nyeri which occurred on 25th July 2017 after a short illness.

Son of the late Jackson Gachara and the late Esther Wamucii Gachara. Brother of the late Paul Kinyugo, Francis Gatunyi and John Kareko. Husband of Alice Njeri. Father of Esther Warnuyu, Juliet Nduta, Sharon Muthoni and Sheila Wanjiru. Grandfather of Ethan Muriithi, Fridah Gathoni, Gachuhi Muturi and Noel C. Kinuthia. Father-in-law of Muturi Gachuhi, Joseph Kamau and Derrick Manyarra. Loving uncle of many and a friend to all.

Friends and relatives are meeting at Holy Family Basilica. The cortege leaves KU Mortuary on 1/8/2017 at 8:00 am and thereafter funeral service and burial will be held at his home from 11:00 am.

In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever.

Sardar Mohan Singh Padam (P.D.G) HSC

 28th April 1933 – 27th July 2017

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Mr. Mohan Singh Padam (P.D.G) HSC, of Kisumu after a short illness.

Husband of the late Davinder Kaur Padam. Father of Jaswinder K. Eari, Harminder S. Padam and the late Raju S. Padam. Brother of Rajinder Kaur of Amritsar, Sawinder Singh Padam of Kisumu. Grandfather of Sukhdeep Sehmi, Sonia Shah, Harleen Eari, Raaj Singh Padam and Aman Singh Padam. Great Grand Father of Simran. Uncle of Vicky Singh Padam, Bunty Singh Padam and Sunny Singh Padam.

Our special thanks go to Dr. M.V. Patel, Dr. Allibhoy, Dr. lyer, nurses and staff of Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu. Funeral to be held on Sunday 30th July 2017 at 2.30pm at the Kisumu Hindu Crematorium.

May the Almighty rest his soul in eternal peace.


Regina Karungari Watoro

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of Regina Karungari Watoro of Kagumo village, Othaya .

Wife of the late Celestino Watoro Njathi. Sister of Peter Mwai, the late Jervasio Ndonga, Daniel Mutungu, the late Paul Mwai, Cecilia Njoki and Samuel Waititu. Mother of Samuel Maina and Elizabeth Wangui, the late John Mwangi and Nicerah Njeri, Paul Kiragu and Margaret Wanjiru, Peter Nderitu and Irene Njeri, Joseph Njau and Leah Njau, the late Simon Wachira and Mary Wangari, Jervasio Ndonga and Josephine Njerl. Grandmother of Rev. FR. Bernard Watoro, Watores, Regina’s, Maina’ s and many others.

Friends and relatives are meeting daily at her home Kagumo village, Platinum Restaurant Nyeri, Mfalme Meeting point Tea Room Nairobi, and Mr. & Mrs. Peter Nderitu Watoro’s Ngoigwa residence home,Thika. The cortege leaves Consolata Mission Hospital Mathari on Monday 31/07/2017 at 8:00 am for funeral service at St. Charles Lwanga and St. Maria Goreti Kagumo Catholic Church Karima Parish Othaya, she will be laid to rest at her home in Kagundu-ini, Kagumo village Othaya.

“In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you remain forever. Rest in eternal peace”

Peter Opande

It is with sadness to announce the death of our beloved Peter Opande of African Development Bank in Kampala. Son of the late Stanley Opande and Mama Teresa Opande. Husband of Teresa Kwamboka. Father of Joshua Miregwa of South Africa. Lydia Moraa, Brenda Nyaboke both of USA and Sharlene Mongina of the University of Nairobi.

Brother of Jephter Opande of National Bank, Samson Opande of Kitale, Ruth Kerubo Nyambane, Dorcas Nyaboke, Isabela Opande of NHIF Kericho, Jared Opande of Eco- Bank, Laban of USA and George Opande of Nyamira Law Courts. Nephew of Prof Meroka Mbeche of University of Nairobi, the late Johnson Okemwa, Joseph Mabuka, David Onchari, Osiri Nyakundi of Treasury, the late Peter Makori, Bismarck Nyakundi, Oyaro Nyakundi, Gichora Orioki among others. Cousin of Shadrack Makori of NSSF, Kennedy Ongoa„ David Okioma, Peter Magubo, Peter Magiya, Samson Elijah, Mobisa Onchari, Osiri Nyambati, Saiex Osoro, Alice Okemwa, Douglas Omariba, Torn Mogaka of USA among others.

His Aunts are the late Dinah Nyachama, Abisiba Ongoa, Mary Nyagoti, Pacificah Magubo,Jane Elijah, the late Gesare Mogaka,the late Basweti, the late Nyaitondi, Billiah Nyambati. In-law of the late Francis Nyakweba, Oman lsanda and Omwoyo lsanda among others.

Friends and relatives are meeting daily at his residence at Karen.

Funeral arrangement will be announced later

Peter Wandeto Njogu

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the sudden passing of Peter Wandeto Njogu (formally of K. Mwaura & Co. Advocates).

Son of the late Zacharia Njogu and Sarah Wachuka; Husband of Rose Wanjiku of Kiamumbi, father of Eddah Waniiru, Sarah Wachuka, Martin Njogu & the late Wangui. He is also a Grandfather and Brother of many.

A meeting will be held today (Friday 28th July) at Norwich Union, 7th floor, Room 5A (opposite Hilton Hotel). Family and friends are also meeting everyday at his home in Kiamumbi.

The late Wandeto has left a hefty Medical bill at Ladnan Hospital in Pangani and we the family are appealing to friends and well wishers to help clear the bill. A harambee will be held on Sunday the 30th July 2017 from 2pm at the ACK Church in Kiamumbi. Mpesa contributions no. 0720391697

Lucy Mary Muthoni Maranga


It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Lucy Mary Muthoni Maranga that occurred on 25/07/2017, after a long illness bravely borne.

Daughter of the late Elijah Wang’ombe and Esther Wangari of Karago-ini, Leshau, Nyandarua County. Loving wife of Catechist James Maranga Kiruthu of St,Benedict Kiamuiru Catholic Parish Nyeri. Doting Mother of Agnes, the late Esther Herman, Tecia, Ursula, Rev. Fr. Maranga, Speranza, Emilio, Ambrose and Susan. Grandmother and great-grandmother to many..

Daily Holy masses and burial preparations are being held at her Muruguru home from 3.00pm. The cortege leaves Nyeri Funeral Home (Outspan Hospital ) on Monday 31/07/2017 for funeral service at St Benedict Kiamuiru Catholic Church, Nyeri at 10.30am,and thereafter burial at her Muruguru home, Nyeri.

Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord and perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace, Amen

Kevin Muchiemi Muchoki

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden demise of our son Kevin Muchiemi Muchoki.

Son of Clement Muchoki Muchiemi (Nairobi City County) and Mary Muchoki (Kasneb), brother of Maureen Wanja M. Njuguna and Moses Mathendu. Brother-in-law of John Njuguna, Evelyn W. Ochieng and Arnold Kariuki. Nephew, cousin, uncle and friend of many.

Family & friends will meet at Montezuma funeral home on Tuesday 1st Aug 2017 at 8.00am for viewing of the body and proceed to Langata Cemetery for the burial at 11.00am.