Joshua Aoko Ogola

1949 — 08/01/2023

It is with profound sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Joshua Aoko Ogola.

Loving husband to Herine Ogola of BugoVillage, Kogweno Oriang’ Location, Karachuonyo Constituency, Homa Bay County. Father to Carol, Alen, Larry, Lorine and the late Elvis Ogola.

Son to the late Ogola Onguru and Prescila Ongere. Son-in-law to the late Solomon and Margaret Agwati of Kamuma Village Oyugis.

His other uncles include; Mbuya Openda, Samson Onguru and Boaz Ongus. Brother to truphena Agono, Zilpa Abok, Esther Amolo, Salome Atieno, Grace Akoth, Olivia Oketch, Margaret Atieno (Kadogo), the late Elizabeth Akumu, Mary Auma, Anna Ongus, Hamis, Okeyo, Kellion Ogola, Jeremiah Ogola; the late Charles and Elis Ogola, and Musa Mbuya.

In-law to Morris Agwati, Tom Agwati, the late Ezron Abeka, William Wanjira, Solomon Ondili, Agnes Abeka, Dorcas, James Ondiegi, Chris Batti, Gabriel Odada, Peris Oyieyo, Julia Ogola (USA).

Grandson to Min Ondeng’e, Min Ouko Kawadhgone. Uncle to Ezron Agono, Humphrey Abok, Tom Amolo, the late Tedly, Bonface, Leon, Wendy (USA) and Brian Ogola, among others.

Family and friends are meeting every day at his residence Golden Gate – South B, Nairobi for prayers and funeral arrangements.

There will be a fundraiser at Joshua Ogola’s home in Bugo Village, Eka Church on 31/01/2023, as from 1:00pm and also on 30/01/2023 as from 5:00pm at Mbita Point Restaurant in Church House (St. Paul’s University Building) in the CBD.

A requiem mass will be held at Nairobi South SDA Church in South C, Nairobi on 01/02/2023 at 12:00noon.The burial service will be held on 03/02/2023, at his home Bugo Village, Kogweno Oriang’ Location, Karachuonyo Constituency, Homa Bay County.


Mzee Elizaphan Onyancha Ombongi

We regret to announce the death of Mzee Elizaphan Onyancha Ombongi of Buyonge village, Buyonge Sub-Location, Kanyimbo Location, Bomachoge Chache, Gucha Sub-County.

Son to the late Jeremiah Ombongi Manyura, the late Miriam Kenyaga, and to the late Milka Moraa Ombongi (Keginga-Settlement Scheme).

Husband to Madam (Rtd) Elizabeth Kemuma Onyancha formerly Nyamiobo Primary School. Father to Linet Nyaboke, Isaac Nyaberi (KDF) and Hope Kerubo. Father In-law to Duncan Otwere Nyandoro, Winnie Kemunto, Fred Onunda Mogusu. Grandfather to Dorcas, Ezra and Wesley among many others.

Brother to the late Augustino Nyaberi Ombongi (Kenyenya), the late Peris Kerubo Nyabuto (Nyabisia), the late Teresa Nyaboke Nyandwaki (Nyanguru-Kiogoro) Naomi Sarange Bosire (Keroka) and Jacob Ogechi Ombongi (Nairobi). Step brother to Jerusha Onyikwa, the late James, the late Kefa, the late Grace, the late Dorcas, Henry Nyabuto, Orpah, Joyce, the late Ongeri and Alice.

Uncle to Advocates Justin and Samson Nyaberi, Caren, Omwebu, Henry Nyandwaki, Lilian, Edgar (USA), Joshua among many others.

Brother In-Law to Onyancha Ombongi the late Loice Nyaberi, the late Harrison Nyabuto (Nyabisia-Bobasi), Donald Nyandwaki (Nyanguru-Kiogoro), the late Peter Bosire, Beatrice Ogechi, the late Nyambane, Thomas, Samwel, Mongeri, the late Dr. lsaack, Mose, Oriki, Mageto, Kenyansa (Australia), Nyabwengi, Ann Marube and Basweti among others.

Son In-law to the late Mirieri Omari and the late Mama Kerubo Mirieri (Nyankononi village, Mwa’moriango, (Nyaribari Masaba).

Korera to Charles Nyandoro Kebaba & Tabitha Bitengo (Gotichaki), Nicas Nyabeta & Mary Bonareri Mose (Manga,Esaba), Victor Mogusu & Mellen Mogusu (Ikonge) among others.

Friends and relatives continue to meet at his Buyonge home and in Nairobi to prepare for his final rites.

The main funds drive shall be held on 31/01/2023 at Central S.D.A Church Nrb (Old Sanctuary).

The cortege leaves Hema Hospital Mortuary on Thursday 2/2/2023 for Burial on 3/2/2023 at his Buyonge home.

For further information and financial support, please reach out to Joshua Nyaberi on 0721830670 or Sam Nyaberi on 0720309522

Luke Karimi Muriuki

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of our beloved Luke Karimi Muriuki, through a tragic road accident at Kenol, along Sagana – Thika Highway.

Son of the late Joseph Muriuki Kabia and Eunice Muthoni Muriuki.

Husband to Caroline Wangeci Karimi. Father to Joseph Munyui Karimi and Chelsy Muthoni Karimi.

Beloved brother to Priscilla Wangechi Deputy Principal Kaloleni Girls Secondary School), Loise Njeri Mihango – Nairobi), Lucy Wainoi (Pats Motors – Nairobi), Elijah Wanjohi, Peter Gitari (Mukuyu Secondary School), Josphat Mugo (Central Bank of Kenya), Haron Njoka (GSU Headquarters – Nairobi) and Zaweriah Wangui. Cousin and uncle to many.

Prayers are being held daily at his home in Githunguri Village, Kirinyaga County, from 4.00pm.

The cortege leaves ACK Mt. Kenya Hospital Funeral Home, off Kerugoya – Kagumo Road at 9.00am and thereafter funeral service and burial will be held at his home in Githunguri Village, Kirinyaga County, on Tuesday 31st January, 2023 from 10.00am.

Life at best is very brief. Rest in peace Luke. You are now in better hands of God.

Agnes Wachuka Gichohi (Nyina wa Gachahi)

1932 — 2023

The family of the late Councillor Joseph Mwangi Gichohi wishes to announce the promotion to glory of their beloved matriarch, Mrs Agnes Wachuka Gichohi on 28th January 2023.

She was the daughter of the late Nyuthe and Njeri Wambaria.

She was the beloved wife of the late Councilor Mwangi Gichohi.

Sister to the late Waihiga, the late Wambaria, the late Wanjiku, the late Wambura and Wambui.

Sister in law to Don and Grace Maina.

She was the beloved mother to Steve and Helen Gichohi, Virginia and the late Bills Gatundu, late Jimnah and Margaret Kariuki, Frank, late Njeri Karuri and Florence Karuri, Njeri and George Karugu, and Phyllis Muguku. She was an auntie to many.

Grandmother to Wachuka Gichohi and Nyambura & Robert Mills, Elynne Gatundu (U.S.A), Jay & Keli Migwi (USA), Bo and Ciru Ciera, Wachuka Kariuki, Liz & Kamau Thayu, the late Mwangi and Waithera Kariuki, the late Wachuka, Kui, Muguku, Kago, Tattiana, Kriss and Keagan Karuri, Karaya & Muguku Karugu, Gakeniah, Wachuka and Muigai Mburu.

Great grandmother to Aisha, Ella, Waithira, Sebee,Wairimu, Gatundu, Wachuka, Zaq, Zoe,Wambui, Joe, Jay, Jac, Grace, Karuri and Kaniya.

Funeral arrangements and prayers are being held at Kabete Springs and Ngoe Farm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4.30pm.

Cortege will leave the Lee Funeral Home, Nairobi at 7.00 am on Friday 3rd February 2023, for a funeral service at ACK St. John’s Kiru Church at 10 am and thereafter the burial at Ngoe Farm.

2 Timothy 5:7 ” I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith”. The name of the Lord be praised

Ignatius Kioko Mutia

Sunrise: 17th October, 1979 – Sunset: 21St January, 2023 

It is with profound, deep sorrow and humble submission to God’s will that we regret to announce the sudden passing on of Ignatius Kioko Mutia on 21st January, 2023 after a brave battle with severe pneumonia in Intensive Care Unit.

Beloved son of Maurice Mutia Munyao and Rose Munyao.

Husband to Regina Mutei Kioko. A doting father to Claudio Munyao and Ethan Mutia.

Son-in-law to the late Boniface Kasee and Veronica Kasee.

Loving brother to the late Claude Munyao Mutia and Dr.Thecla Mutia (GDC and FAO Kenya).

Brother-in-law to Leonard Wafula (GDC), William Kasee and Eunice Nduku.

Adoring uncle toYasmine Mukite, Lucious Ndirangu, Lucas Ndirangu, among many others.

Nephew to the late Joseph Munyoki, the late Boniface Musyoka, Robert Mulwa, the late Francis Mwanza, Veronica Mailu, the late Josephine Kavengi, Patricia Mutinda, the late Stephen Kioko, Josephine Kimoli, Beatrice Kitili, amongst others. Cousin to many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at his home in Mikindani – Mombasa, Sentrim Castle Royal Hotel – Mombasa and Kitui (Kalawa Sub-location, Changwithya East).

Two fundraisers (Pay-bill no. 8051928, Acc no.Your Name) to offset the hospital bill, will be held on Sunday, 29 January, 2023 at his residence in Mikindani – Mombasa, from 3.00pm and on Tuesday 31 January, 2023 at KPA – Mbaraki Sports Club in Mombasa from 5.00pm.

The cortege leaves Jocham Hospital Mortuary (Mombasa) on 2nd February, 2023 at 9.00am for burial on 3rd February, 2023 at 11.00am at his home in Kalawa Sub-location, Changiwithya East, Kitui County.

Special thanks to the medical team and staff of the Mombasa Hospital for tirelessly attending to Ignatius while on treatment. We appreciate friends and relatives for the overwhelming support.

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

Eternal rest grant unto Ignatius O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.Amen!

Johnson Kaguri Mucheke

Sunrise: 3rd April, 1952 – Sunset: 22nd January, 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Mr. Johnson Kaguri Mucheke, which occurred on 22nd January, 2023, after an illness bravely borne.

Son to the late Nelson Mwangi Kaguri and the late Lillian Wanjiru Mwangi. Son-in-law to the late Joseph Mwangi Kamwachio and Esther Wairimu Kamwachio.

Husband to Dorcas Wangari Kaguri. Father to Lillian Wanjiru, Esther Wairimu, Nelson Mucheke, Mariam Wangui and Joseph Mwangi.

Father-in-law to Peter Kabue, Stanley Muhoro, Elizabeth Kageni, Willis Wanyiri and Miriam Nduta.

Grandfather to Maina, Kaguri, Jayden, Kariuki, Kamau, Jared, Muthoni, Zoe, Loninn and Jabali.

Brother to Mary Wangui Wahome, Mary Wathua Gichia, Josphine Wangu Kimunu, Rose Wairimu Mugo, Margaret Wanjiku Maina, Jane Nyokabi Kagochi, Susan Wanja Ndirangu, Esther Muthoni Mwangi and Beatrice Njoki Mwaliki.

Prayers and meetings are held dairy at his home Njumbi and Ngoingwan in Thika at 6:30pm.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Funeral Home – Thika Road, on Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 at 8.00am for a church service at ACK St. Stephen – Njumbi from 10.30am. Thereafter, he will be laid to rest at his farm in Ithanji Village, Nyakianga Location, Gitugi Ward, Mathioya Constituency.

May God rest his soul in eternal peace.

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

Ann Wanjiku Muiruri

 11th January, 1972 – 21 St January, 2023

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing on to eternal glory of Ann Wanjiku Muiruri of The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) on Saturday 21st January 2023 after a long battle with illness.

She was a daughter to Joseph Gatonye Muturi & Lucia Wagio Gatonye.

Together with the late Alfred Karanja Macharia they were blessed with four children; Susan Wanjiru Karanja, Dominic Macharia Karanja, Maureen Wagio Karanja and Natalie Wangari Karanja. Mother-in-law to Kamau Kibugi and Emily Akayi.

Sister to the late Robert Muturi, the late Pauline Wangari, Anthony Muiruri, Paul Kimani, Samuel Mwaura, Catherine Wambui.

Grandmother to Leanne Wanjiku, Lynsey Wanjiku and Leilani Wanjiku.

The burial will take place on 28th January 2023 in Migumoini, Muguga, Kiambaa.

A requiem Mass was held on Wednesday 25th January 2023 at 12.00 Noon at the Catholic University Holy Trinity Chapel.

2nd Timothy 4:7 — ‘You have fought a good fight, you have finished the race and kept the faith.’

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

Caleb Wafula Musamali

Sunrise: 1973 — Sunset: 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on to glory of Mr. Caleb Wafula Musamali of Nairobi Railways Club through a tragic road accident at Kambiti, Nairobi – Nyeri Highway on 21st January, 2023.

Son of the late Shadrack Musamali and Mrs. Loise Nekesa and Mrs.Alice Naliaka of Kuywa Village, Sitikho Sub-location, Webuye Location, Bungoma County.

Beloved husband to Mary Nthiga. Father to David Luther, Cynthia Nekesa and Blessing Anna.

Brother to Newton, Charles, Richard, John, Geoffrey, Bramuel, Haroon, Martin, Reuben,Wycliffe, Robinson, the late Mary Mabonga, Nilah, Getrude, Janet, Florence, Edith, Vevianne, Everline, Margaret and Belinda. Uncle and a Cousin to many.

There will be a fundraising on the 29th January, 2023 at the Waiting Lounge (former KRA Office) Green Park Stage, from 2.00pm and meetings are ongoing at the same venue from 5.00pm.

The funeral service and burial will be held on Saturday 4th February, 2023 at his farm in Kiminini, Kitale, Trans Nzoia County.

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

Rest in Eternal Peace.

Pauline Mallombo Yaa

Sunrise: 30 October, 1975 — Sunset: 17 January, 2023

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Pauline Malombo Yaa who rested on Tuesday, 17th January 2023 at Coast General Hospital after a long illness bravely borne.

Daughter to the late George Shadrack Yaa and the late Agatha Nerima Yaa.

Wife to David Kapeku. Mother to Jones Mramba and Florence Kadzo.

Daughter-in-law to the late Simon Kapeku and Florence Kapeku.

Sister to Margaret, the late Dorothy, Catherine, Dennis, Raymond, Evans, Maria, Stephen, Victor and George Jnr. Niece, aunty, cousin, in-law and friend to many.

Family and friends are meeting daily for prayers from 5.00pm — 6.00pm at the family home in Mbungoni — Bombolulu, Mombasa County.

The cortege leaves Jocham Hospital on Tuesday, 31st January at 6.00am to her family home. Funeral mass will be held on The same day from 10.00am at St. Martin’s Catholic Church, Bombolulu. Thereafter, she will be laid to rest at Frere Town Community Cemetary.

“The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.”— Job 1: 21

Julius Kamande Kamau (Githanja)

 26/06/1964 – 20/01/2023

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Julius Kamande Kamau (Githanja), Businessman Ruai, Utawala & Makadara, Nairobi County.

Husband to Emily Waruguru Njomo. Father to Rosemary Wanjiku Kamande, Florence Muthoni Kamande, Michael Kamau Kamande and the late Master Philip Njomo Kamande.

Son to the late Michael Kamau King’er and the late Mary Wanjiku Kamau of Gikomora village, Maragua, Murang’a County. Brother to the late Teresiah Wanjiru, Agatha Njeri, the late Boniface lrungu, John Ngugi, Consolata Nyambura, Ceasar Mwangi, Francis Muiruri, Jacinta Wambui and Lucy Muthoni.

Son-in-law to the late Philip Njomo Njuki and the late Florence Wanjiku Njomo. Brother-in-law to the late Lois Wangari Mbiyu, the late Cyrus Njuki, Humprey Maina, Irene Wanjiru, Millicent Karigo, Joyce Waithera and Sylvia Muthoni. An uncle and a grandfather to many.

The body is resting at KLP Funeral Home.

Family members and friends are meeting daily at Jam Rescue, Makadara Nairobi, starting at 5.30pm for prayers and funeral arrangements.

There will be a requiem mass on Friday, 27/1/2023, at Queen of Apostles Church, Thika Road.

The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, 31/1/2023, at Gikomora Catholic Church from 11:00am, followed by internment at the family gravesite in Gikomora, Maragua, Murang’a.

2 Cor 5: 1 —”For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.”