Beatrice Kaindu Kyalo

It is with humble acceptance that we announce the promotion to glory of Beatrice Kaindu Kyalo of Ititu Village, Uvaleni Sub-location, Makueni County on 15th October, 2019.

Daughter of Mutune Nzuki and the late Esther of Mulala Location. Wife of Jackson Kyalo Mutwiwa. Mother of Ndoto and Bernina. Daughter-in-law of the late Mr. Mrs. John Mutwiwa. Grandmother of Mutune, Faith and Ruth. Mother-in-law of Purity and Julius. Sister of Dr B.K Kisumbi, James, Isaac, Nzuki and Nene. Sister-in-law of Wambua, Munini and the late Peter, Charles, Bennedeta, Margaret, Ann and Praxedes.

Family and friends are meeting daily at her home in Mukaa and on Tuesday 22/10/2019 at 5.30pm at Tumaini house, 5th floor, for funeral arrangements. A fund-raiser will be held on 23/10/2019 at 5.30pm, at the same venue.

The cortege will leave Montenzuma Funeral Home, Machakos at 8.00am for a funeral service at ACK St. Pauls Wathini starting at 10.30am .

Contributions via Mpesa Pay bill: (610336), Account: (Your name)

Alphonse Ngochi Michuki

Sunrise: 1946 — Sunset: 2019

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Alphonse Ngochi Michuki of Thindigua, Kiambu County which occurred on 19th October, 2019 at Coptic Hospital, Nairobi.

Son of the late Jackson Michuki and Magdalene Nyaguthii Michuki of Kihuri, Othaya. Husband of Elizabeth Waithira Ngochi. Father of Catherine Nyaguthii, Antony Michuki, Grace Muthoni and Purity Wambui. Grandfather of Tevin, Rick, Abaye, Talia, David, Yeshi and Ruby. Brother of the late Carmelina Wambui and Godfrey Gichara, Matthew Gichuri of Kitale, Veronica Wanjiku Mbuthia, Agnes Wanjiru Waitara and Alice Njoki Maina. Uncle and cousin to many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at his home in Thindigua from 4.30pm.

The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home on Thursday 24th October, 2019 at 8.00am and thereafter burial service at his home in Thindigua from 11.00am.

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servant.” Psalm — 116: 15

Tapsabei Chelangat Chumo (Cheboserser)

Sunrise: 1919 — Sunset: 16/10/2019

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Mrs Tapsabei Chelangat Chumo (Cheboserser) of Masare Village, Cheboin Location, Longisa Sub County of Bomet County which occurred on Wednesday 16th October, 2019 while undergoing treatment at Kericho Outpatient Hospital.

Wife of the late Tapsore arap Chumo. Co-wife of the late Chemarus Chumo and daughter of the late Serser arap Sosobe and Mrs Chepositienei Sosobe. Sister of the late Kimore arap Serser, the late obot Kiprob, the late Tapletgo Ngasura and the late Tapkesos Maritim. Sister-in-law of the late Kipkemoi arap Mosonik, the late chepkelat arap Mosonik, the late Korgoren arap Chumo, the late chesimet arap Chumo, the late Kaliasoi arap Chumo, the late Cherobon arap Chumo, the late Tapkesos obot Kiprugut, the late obot Sonoiya, the late Obot Ludiah and the late Langok. Mother of Raeli Bartegan, Joel Terer, Zedy Chepkwony, Linah Chepkwony and Eng. Joseph Kiprono Terer, CECM for Roads, Public Works and Transport of Bomet County (Formerly Managing Director of KERICHO Water & Sanitation Company LTD). Step-mother of the late Obot Suser, the late Obot Paulo, the late Jeremiah Terer, the late Elizabeth Laboso, the late Joseph Cheruiyot Terer and Rebecca Cheriro. Mother-in-law of the late Kipkorir Bartegan, Pastor Joseph Chepkwony and James Chepkwony. She is survived with 5 children, 51 grandchildren, 164 great-grandchildren and 51 great-great-grandchildren.

Fund raising in support of the funeral will be conducted on Wednesday 22nd October, 2019 at Masare home ground starting at 2.00pm.

The cortege leaves Siloam funeral home on Friday 25th October, 2019 at 11.00am for church service at St. John Bosco Kimugul Catholic Church in Longisa Sub-county at 2.00pm.

Funeral program will start at 9:30am, on Saturday 26th October, 2019 and church service will start at 2:30pm at her home in Masare Village, followed by the burial ceremony, thereafter.

Mama, you have fought a good fight, you have finished the race, and you have kept the faith.

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

Rev. Sr. Charity Rima, LSSTCJ

 Sunrise: 04/07/1968 – Sunset: 15/10/2019

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we, the Religious family of the Little Sisters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of Mr. & Mrs. Julius Miriti announce the promotion to glory of Rev. Sr. Charity Rima, LSSTCJ.

Daughter of Mr. Julius Miriti and Isabella Julius. Sister of Catherine (Giantune Pry), Lucy (Katheri Dispensary), Eugenius (Segel Pry), Venasio (MCCU), Fredrick (Businessman), Onolata (Muranthankari Sec. Sch), Nazario (Businessman), Joseph (Bura Mpya Sec. Sch.), Leonella (Mukuune Sec. Sch.) and Beatrice (Imola, Italy).  Sister-in-law of Ann, Susan, Juliet, Christine, Glory, Francis, Samuel and Martin. Aunt of Martin, Vincent, Dominic, Kelvin, Christine, Atabiano, John, Jackline, Mwirigi, Bundi, Ntinyari, Blesson, Grace, Muthethia, Mugambi, Precious, Chris, Munene, Kanana, Muthomi, Muthuri, Clare, Michel, Joy, Regina. Peter, Annbelle and Faustina. A cousin to many.

There will be a night Vigil (prayers, Masses and adoration) on Tuesday, 22nd October at St. Theresa Mission Hospital Chapel starting at 6:00pm.

The cortege will leave the chapel on 23rd October at 8:30am to Our Lady of Fatima Kiirua Parish for the funeral mass starting at 10:00am.

Friends and relatives are meeting daily at the Little Sisters of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Kiirua Community; and Mr. Julius Miriti’s Home in Mukuro Village, Igandene from 4:00pm for burial preparations.

My God I love you (St. Therese of The Child Jesus). In God’s hands you rest: in our hearts you remain forever.

Rev. Prof. John Samuel Mbiti

Born: 31/11/1931

The Mbiti family announce the passing on of Rev. Prof. John Samuel Mbiti on Saturday, 5th October 2019 in Burgdorf, Switzerland. Rev. Prof. John Samuel Mbiti was born in Mulango, Kitui County Kenya.

Son of Mutuvi Ngaangi and Velesi Mbandi. The elder brother of Meliki Mbithe, the late Willy Mutuvi, Mailu Mutuvi, Lenah John and Margret Mwangangi. He is survived by his wife Verena and children: Kyeni, Maria, Esther and Anna-Kavata and five grandchildren.

Rev. Prof. John Samuel Mbiti was Emeritus Professor of the Makere University of Kampala, Uganda and of the University of Bern, Switzerland. He was a retired Parish Minister in Burgdorf, in Switzerland.

We thank God for his immense contribution to scholarship in African religion and philosophy and in the development of Kiikamba language and literature. The translation of the Greek New Testament, into Kikamba was his latest work. In 2016, the Anglican Church of Southern Africa honoured Prof. John S. Mbiti with the Archbishop’s Award for Peace and Justice during a celebration of his life and writing at the University of Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa.

We’ll celebrate his life through a memorial service on 01/11/2019 at All Saints Cathedral.

Burial will be held on 02/11/2019 at his Mulango home in Kitui County.

Meetings are taking place daily at All Saints Cathedral starting Tuesday 22/10/2019 from 5.00pm.

All are welcome

Patrick Maganya Ondicho

Sunrise :1942 – Sunset :09/10/2019

We announce the passing on to glory of Patrick Maganya Ondicho which occurred on 9/10/2019.

Son of the late Ondicho Nyabobe and the late Sophia Keriso. Loving husband of Susan Kemunto Ondicho. Son-in-law of the late Mokaya Kibagendi and the late Jeriah Kerubo. Father of Agnes, Judith, Dorcas, Ruth, Sammy and Anne. Father-in-law of Achiki, Onantwa, Ogamba, Nancy and Douglas. Grandfather of Onyancha, Moraa, Susan, Natasha, Kemunto, Nesta among others. Brother of the late Rori, the late Aboki, the late Nyang’au, Obino and the late Mokano. Brother-in-law of the late Bochaberi, Jemimah, Onsomu, Zachary, the late James, the late Isabella, Kibagendi, Bitange, Nyanganyi, Migosi, Ndemo, Moraa, Rael and Sabina.

The main fundraisings will be on Tuesday 22/10/2019 at Professional Centre as from 5.00 p.m. and at his home Nyamusi.

The cortege leaves Nyamira Hospital Morgue on 24/10/2019 for burial ceremony on 25/10/2019 at his home Nyamusi Division, Nyamatuta Village.

Psalms 116:15 “Precious in God’s sight is the death of His saint”

Joseph Manza Muli

1958 – 2019

It is with profound grief and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Mr Joseph Manza Muli on 16/10/2019.

Son of the late Luka Muli Kitele and late Mary Luka. Beloved husband of Priscilla Mwikali. Son-in-law of the late Samuel Mutiso and Janet Kalee. Father of Mary Zawadi (Priscillar Kioko Advocates & Associates), Janet Syokau, Faith Mbatha, Agnes Mutio and Isabella lueni. Brother of the late James N. Muli, Regina Kanini, late Everlyn Mbatha, Jennifer Syokau, Esther Mukui, George Kioko Luka, Sammy Luka, Florence Mueni, Grace Kavete and Agnes Muli. Brother-in-law of Albert Mutiso, Michael Mutiso, Henry Muli, Antony Mwatu, Naomi Mbula, late Rose Mbithe, late Rael Jimmy, Mary Muli, Isabella Kioko, Francesca Maingi, Isaac Makau, Stephen Mwilu, late Mati Kituku, late Benedict Nzesya, late Boniface Nzioka and late Kimeu Kyambo.

Uncle of Maria Kioko, Benard Kioko (USA), Priscillar Kioko, Regina Kioko, Stella Mbai, Daniel Kilonzo, Benjamin Muoki, Alfonce Muli, Benigna Nduku, Pauline Kithuka, Rosemary Oda, John Makau, Patrick Nzesya, Festus Muli, Francis Muoka, Prudence Mutindi, Michael Mati, Charles Mati, among others.

Funeral arrangements are ongoing at his home Katulu Village, Nguluni Location, Matungulu, Machakos County.

The Cortege leaves Machakos Funeral Home on 26/10/2019 at 8.00am for funeral service at Katulu Salvation Army Corps and thereafter burial service at home Katulu Village, Nguluni, Machakos County.

The Lord gave and the Lord has taken. May the name of the Lord be praised.

Eunice Wakini Munene Ngigi

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that the family of the Late Gabriel Ngigi announces the demise of Eunice Wakini Munene Ngigi on the 12th of October, 2019.

Wife of the late Gabriel Ngugi. Mother of Andrew Ngigi (USA), Lee Ngigi, Kamau Ngigi, Becky Ngigi, George Muriithi Ngigi and Tunely Michere Ngigi (USA). Mother-in-law of Richard Kuster, Lucy Wambui and Stella Kamau. Grandmother of Makena, Marcia, Kevin, Bancie, Roger, Chloe, TJ and Wakini. Daughter of the late Joel Munene Gichimu and the late Joyce Muthoni Munene. Sister of Joseph Muriithi, Perminus Murage, Charles Muriuki, the late Sophia Mundia, the late Josephine Wambui, Peter Munene, Job Munene, Grace Wanjira, Esther Mbogo, Bancy Waceera,Ann Wairimu and Rose Munene. Daughter-in-law of the late Jacob Ngugi and the late Beth Nduta. Sister-in-law of Grace, Jose Edward and Njambi. A cousin, aunt and friend to many.

The cortege leaves Coptic Hospital, Ngong Road, Nairobi on Wednesday 23rd October at 9:00am for the funeral service and burial at her home in Tigoni.

Rest well Mom, you were a beautiful rose that God has picked for His garden.

David Ouma Owuato

 (Born: 12/01/1989 – Died: 29/09/2019)

It is with the acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of David Ouma Owuato (formerly of Kenchic Ltd) through tragic road accident.

Son of the Late AP Instructor Elisha Otieno Owuato (Malaria) and Elizabeth Ndiege of Nakuru Education Office. Beloved fiancé of Sheba Awino. Grandson of the Late Samwel Otieno Owuato and Teresia Achieng’ Otieno of Roo, Kaksingri West, Suba South, and the Late Stephen Ayieta and the Late Mama Meresia Osewe Ayieta of Seme Ngere, Kisumu. Brother of ldah Atieno (Nakuru) and Anne Akinyi of Nashville. Nephew of Samson Otieno, George Otieno, the Late Sofia, Caro, Owuor Ominde, Nonkwe Manyanki, Hon. Zadock Syongo, John Owuato, Magambo Kadeka (all of Suba), Samson Owino, Jared, Gordon Okayo, and Celline Okayo (Seme), Owino McAdhawo, and Stan Ogejo. Cousin of Fredrick, Odhis Kadeka, Clinton, Esther Kadeka, Ronny and Hezron, among others.

Friends and family are meeting daily for prayers and funeral arrangements at his house in Nyalenda Railways (Kisumu), at his mother’s residence in Ngata CDN (Nakuru), and at his grandfather’s home in Ukula village — Roo.

The cortege leaves Aga Khan Hospital Mortuary in Kisumu on 24th October 2019 at 9.00am for a requiem mass at Milimani Catholic Church before brief viewing of the body at his Nyalenda Railways Residence and thereafter proceed to his family’s home at Onywera Village, next to Onywera Secondary School, Kaksingri East Sub-Location near Sindo Market.

Burial takes place on 25th October 2019 at Onywera.

“In our hearts you shall forever dwell, amen”

Sarah Wanjiru Mwangi

12th, Sept 1934 – 13th, Oct 2019

It is with profound grief and unbelief that we announce the sudden demise of Mrs Sarah Wanjiru Mwangi, wife to the late pastor James Mwangi Muiruri of SDA Church Maragua. She passed away on Sunday 13 October 2019 after a gruesome attack in her home compound.

Darling Mum of Rachel Nyambura Kamau, Esther Muthoni Muthike, Jemimah Wangu Njoroge, Samuel Muiruri (UK), Eunice Wanjiku, Reuben Maina (USA), Paul Guchu (USA), Rhoda Thogori Kangethe and Davies Muguro Mwangi (PGH NYERI). Mother in love of Harrison Kamau (Ndula), David Muthike Nyaga (Kutus), Peter Njoroge Njunge (KU), Susan Wanjuki (UK), Ruth Nyaruai (USA), Emma Guchu (USA), Joseph Kangethe and Rhoda Wanjiru (Cobiz films and images – NYERI.). Grandmother and great grandmother of many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at her home, Ikuyu village, kianjiruini Maragua, Stardust hotel NYERI town and SDA Nyeri central church for prayers and arrangements toward her burial.

Cortege will leave Montezuma Monalisa Funeral Home, Kabati, along Thika Kenol road, next to shell Thika road on 22nd October 2019 at 8AM. Burial service will follow thereafter at Kianjiruini Secondary School Compound Maragua. The late Mrs. Sarah wanjiru Mwangi will be laid to rest on Tuesday 22nd October 2019, at her home, lkuyu village, kianjiruini, Maragua.

Rev 21:4.”He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away”