Mary Aoko Koyi Athembo  

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on of Mama Mary Aoko Koyi Athembo that occurred on the 20th January, 2019 at Guru Nanak Hospital.

Daughter of the late William Onyango Amuom and Damaris Onyango of Kogweno Oriang’ Village. Loving wife of Joshua Koyi Athembo and mother of Mildred Akinyi, Vivian Adhiambo, Winnie Anyango, Helyn Atieno, Donwill and Joseph Koyi. Sister of the late Samuel Onyango, John Owino of Kahawa Barracks, Samuel Kiche, Joyce Obilo and Maceline Guravi. Aunty of Maurine, Salome; Damaris, Michael, Newton, James, Priscah, John, Rose, Maxwel, Rogers, Donwill, Jaban, Lilly, Rey, Ken, Felix, Ruth, Belo, William, Gideon, Robert, Jayden, Caroline, Richie, Salma, Precious and Beryl. Sister-in-law and cousin of many.

The cortege leaves Guru Nanak hospital mortuary at 7:00am on Thursday the 21st February, 2019 after mass at the hospital chapel by God’s Everlasting love (Hera Mosiko) and arrive home — Kano; Ombeyi, Kamagaga Village for an overnight stay.

Burial will be on Friday the 22nd February, 2019.

Rest in peace Mum!

Cornelius Nzau Kitevu

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the demise of Cornelius Nzau Kitevu on 14/02/2019.

Son of the late Julius Kitevu and the late Beatrice Kitevu. Loving Husband of Rhoda Kasimbu. Father of Kelvin Kasimbu Nzau, Karin Ndinda Nzau and Valentine Kathini Nzau.

Brother of the late Mueni, Muya, Muoki, Ndinda, Katile, the late Mulwa, the late Maingi, Rose and Raymond Muisyo. Brother-in-law of Hon. Alex Kamitu and the Kasimbus. Caring cousin, Uncle and father figure to many.

Friends and relatives are meeting daily at Cornelius Nzau All Saints Cathedral and at his residence; in Syokimau, from 6.00pm.

A Fund raising will be held on Thursday 21st February, 2019 at All Saints Cathedral.

The Cortege leaves Montezuma funeral home on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at 5.30am for burial at his farm at Militani Village, Milaani Sub-location, Ndithini ocation, Masinga (Kwandulyu).

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Ex-Senior Chief Daudi Owino Olak

The family of Ex-Senior Chief Daudi Owino Olak wishes to announce his promotion to glory on Friday, 15th February 2019 at The Mater Hospital Nairobi.

He was the son to the late Zachariah Rakula Olak and the late mama Elizabeth Ondondo. Beloved Husband to the late Mama Peres Owino, Mama Anna Owino, the late Mama Millicent Akoth Owino and the late Mama Herina Owino. Father to Margaret Apondi Wasonga, the late Dr. G.R. Owino, Eng. Frank Owino, Prof. Joseph Owino (U.S.A), Yuanita Owino, Caroline Owino, Lillian Owino, Steve Owino, Godfrey Owino, Consolata Onguto, Judy Owino (U.S.A), Michael Ondondo Owino and all late (Alice, Jane, Rose, Eunice, Oduori, Knight). Father in-law to Jack Wasonga, Audrey Davis Owino, Rosemary Owino, Josephine, Ruth, Margaret and the late Hon. Justice Joseph Louis Onguto.

Brother to the late Edward Ondondo, the late Ochieng Oburu, Alice Oyie Othieno, the late Joseph Ogolla, the late Bwana, the late Helida Abiero among others. Brother in-law to, the late Josek Oyugi, the late Samuel Otieno, the late Alice Oloo, the late Amelea Owino, Prof.Walter Oyugi, George Oluoch, Clarice Wedegu and Penny among others.

Grandfather to Dickson (USA), Knight, Robert, Albert, Eric (USA), Mike(USA), Belinda, Kevin, Titi, Noelle, Rita Akinyi, Perez Auma , Lynn , Dave, Yvonne, Don, Delvin, Rose (USA), Patty (USA), Georgina (USA), George Jr. (USA), Eddie Olang (Nation Media), Otieno, Claire Mbuji, Robert Tongoi, Joseph Tongoi, Tom Tongoi (USA), Joy (USA)Onyango Jr. (USA), Monga (USA,) Zacky (USA), Annette, Jane, Mueni, Chichi, Georgie Owino (USA), Betty (USA), Chele (USA), Paul (UK), Paula(UK) , Patricia(UK), Richard Onguto, David Onguto (UK), Louisa (UK) and Walter Onguto.

Great grandfather to Abigael, Ariana, Alice, Grace, Nelson, Jordan, Leteipan, Tajeu, Peter Jr, Olak and Rita. Uncle to the Ondondos, Ogollas, Othienos, Oburus, Oloos, Otienos, Oyugis, Owinos (Kogelo). Beloved Friend to Gatembu Mugaa.

Relatives and friends are meeting daily at the residence of the late Daudi Owino in Nairobi South “C”, opposite Mama Ngina Kenyatta children’s home.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday 28th February at 10am at the All Saints Cathedral Nairobi.

The body will be flown to Kisumu on Friday morning for Burial at his rural home in North Ugenya, Lifunga Kobiero Village on Saturday, 2nd March 2019.

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

Agnes Mutave Nduva (Kitaa)

Sunrise: 01/01/1938 – Sunset: 15/02/2019

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Agnes Mutave Nduva (Kitaa) of Uvalini village, Ngelani Location, Machakos Sub-county, Machakos County.

Daughter of the late William Musyimi and the late Tabitha Vivi Musyimi. Wife of the late Francis Nduva Muthusi. Sister of the late Joshua Kimangu, Simion Musyimi, Jackson Muange, Serah Munee Kavingu, Susan Mbithe Nduva, Jane Nthule Matheka, Joseph Mwilikya, Esther Mwikali Kaburu, Catherine Katunge Muthama, Regina Nzilani Kyalo, Nduku Katung’u, David Makau, the late Mary Kavita, Harrison Nduva, Charles Kasomo, Grace Mueni and the late Damaris Ndungwa. Mother of Mary Kituku, Ann Ndunge, Anthony Mwanza, Maurice Muteti (UK) Jackline Mwanzia (KRA),The late Kilila, Alex Muthama (Mini Bakeries) Teresia Njogu (Moi Forces Academy), Alfred Nduva (Nursing Council of Kenya), Jane Musau and Cynthia Kioko.

Mother in-law of Catherine Mwanza, Florence Muteti, Josephine Muthama, Felister Musyimi, John Kituku, Peter Mwania (Police HQ), Late Willy, Edward Njogu (Easy couch), Victor Musau (Captain Andys Fishing supply) and Joseph Kioko (Morningside Office). Grandmother of Dorcas, Nicholas, Joyce, Bill, Cosmas, Benson, Meshack, Ian, Sharon, Vincent, Maxwell, Angelique, Mwikali, Nthenya, Wambua, Mwendwa, Ngau, Prudence, Susan Njogu, Morgan, Brian, Patricia, Gloria, Rodgers, Kilila, Susan Nicholas, Susan Mwendwa, Charles, Julius, Patrick, Muthusi, Evans and Jeremy. Great-grandmother of Wilma, Eden, Michelle, Amara, Bradon, Joy, Baraka, Bahati, Millicent, Tracy and Everlyne.

Family and friends are meeting daily at Nairobi Railways Club from 6:00pm.

Mini harambee will be on Thursday 18/02/2019.

She will be buried on 23rd February 2019 at her home grounds Uvalini village (Kwa Mbaa Nthunu), Ngelani Location, Machakos County.

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

Margaret Wanjiru Gathuru

 Sunrise: 15th January 1961 – Sunset: 15th February 2019

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Margaret Wanjiru Gathuru which occurred on Friday, 15th February, 2019.

Daughter of the late George Gathuru Githuka and the late Loise Gakima Gathuru. Wife to the late Edward Waithaka Wachaiyu. Loving mother of Stephen Wachaiyu Waithaka, George Gathuru Waithaka and Martin Mbugua Waithaka. Mother-in-Law to Naomi Wangui, Beatrice Muthoni and Catherine Wairimu. Sister of the late Victoria Njeri, the late John Githuka, Alfred Waiganjo, the late Janet Muthoni, Fred Ng’ang’a, the late Ephantus Ngugi, Salome Wangui, Lucy Wanjiku and the late Mary Nyokabi.

Grandmother to Vanessa, Trevor, James, Mukeni, Melvin and Stephanie. Daughter-in-Law to the late Thomas Wachaiyu and Harriet Njeri. Sister-in-Law to Mary Wanjiku, the late Samuel Mbugua, Vincent Gichamba, the late Charles Kibe, the late Bernard Gakuru, Igiria Wachaiyu and the late Esther Nyokabi.

Friends and relatives will be meeting at Ngong’ Hills Home and Antonio’s Grill in Nairobi CBD at 6pm for funeral arrangements.

The cortege leaves Montezuma Funeral Home on Friday 22nd February 2019 at 9.30am for funeral service and burial thereafter at the Ngong’ Hills Home.

Matthew 5:4 – Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

MARGARET AOKO OKUNDI (NYAKODO)

 1939 — 2019

The Okundi family regrets to announce the death of their beloved mother, Margaret Aoko Okundi (Nyakodo) who died on the 14th Februry 2019 after a long illness bravely endured.

She was the wife of Eskar Okundi Olweya of Kanyadhiang village, Kendu Bay, Homa Bay County. She was the daughter of the late Kodo Onuko and Teresiah Anyango of Kochia, Kawura sub location, Homa Bay County. She was the daughter in law to late Nathan Olweya and Esther Awuor Olweya. She was mother to Doris Atieno, the late Akinyi, the late Janet Rajabu, Luka Okundi (KISE), Steve Okundi (Monarch Insurance), Benson Okundi (PwC), Jerusha, Adah Adhiambo and Trizah Okundi.

She was sister to late Samwel Onuko, Adrian Okombo, Chrisantus Dwalo, Patrick Ndege, Marcelina Onyango, Peninah Akeyo, Roselida Osodo, Alfred Yogo and Vitalis Owino. She was the Mother in law to Appeles Okundi, Rehema Okundi and Hellen Okundi. Nyakodo is survived by many grandchildren. She was sister in law to Late Dr. Walter Abila, Late Adah Opundo, Gina Ogutu, Beldina Ochiago, Dursilla, Selina Auma and the late Mudah Olweya.

The cortege will arrive at her home in Kanyadhiang, Kendu Bay, on 21st February 2019.

The Burial will take place at her home on 22nd February 2019.

Nyakodo fought a good fight, finished the race and kept the faith. May her Soul rest in Eternal Peace. AMEN.

Mama Wilikister Atieno Nyakinya (Nyakopas)

30th Dec 1941-13th Feb 2019

It’s with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Mama Wilikister Nyakinya.

Daughter of the late Fanuel Opana and Carren Opana. Wife of Christopher Nyakinya Owaga. Mother of the late Bob, Michael, Isaiah, George, Millicent, Ben Nyakinya, Mary Amoke and Dorine Nyakinya. Sister of Mary, Sammy, Poly and Aloo. Beloved Aunty of Julia Otieno. Mother-in-law of Lilian, Pamela, David Amoke, Elijah Yongo and the late Auma. `Nyiwendege gin’ Yongo, Amoke, Aloice, Maritha Okoth, Cecilia, Omuya and Sylvester Grandmother of Pauline, Calvine, Jennings, Ted, Ian, Boniface, Warren, Marlene, Sylvester, Wilhelmine, Vincencia, Lyveen, Vernell, Alvin, Quinsley, Arden and Paul.

The cortege leaves Star Mortuary on Thursday, 21st February 2019 at 9:00a.m for burial at Katombo Village, Naki school, Sondu on Friday, 22nd February 2019.

“Nyakopas! We loved you so much but God loved you most.”

Loise Waithira Ng’ang’a

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing to glory of our beloved Mom/Cucu/Aunt Loise Waithira Ng’ang’a, who passed on peacefully in her sleep on 17th February, 2019.

Wife of the late Stanley Ng’ang’a. Daughter of the late Elijah and Peris Gachiri. Daughter-in-law of the late Nahashon and Charity Njoroge. Mother of Nahashon Njoroge, Elijah Gachiri and Margaret Njeri, Charity Wambui Francis Mwaura, Wiliam Komu and Jane Wanjiku, Karen Nyambura and Gerrishon Gachoki, Duncan Gachiengo and Evangeline Wangari. Sister of the late Daniel Gachiengo, Joel Njenga, Mary Wanjiru, Rosemary Watiri, the late Mary Njeri, Isaac Thuo, Samuel Mwangi, Irene Wairimu, Joseph Gichuru.

Grandmother of Ivy, Brian, Kelvin, Michelle, Abby, Allan, Lorna, Stanley, Whitney, Joy, Charity, Angela, Nadia and Vivian. Sister-in-law of Mary Kamau, the late Josephine Wairimu, William Mburu, the late Shadrack Kinyanjui, Joyce Njeri, Samuel Guchu, Lydia Muita, John Kamau, Margaret Ng’ang’a, David Kinuthia and the late Michael Njuguna. Aunty of many.

Funeral arrangements are taking place at her Naaro Home near Naaro High School everyday from 3.00pm.

The cortege leaves Bishop Okoe Funeral home Thika on Friday 22/02/2019 at 8.00am followed by the funeral service and thereafter, burial at her home Naaro, Kandara Murang’a County.

***Rest Mami Rest ***

Josephine Ruguru Kagondo-Gitara

Sunrise:1965 – Sunset:2019

It is with the humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Josephine Ruguru Kagondo of Kiambu County Government (Ruiru Sub-county), on Saturday 16th February, 2019.

Beloved daughter of Mr. Paul Kagondo Nganga and the late Lydia Wairimu Nganga. Beloved wife of Mr. Jonh Gitara Muraya (Redhill, Limuru). Doting mother of Kimberley Muraya Esq., Brenda Muraya and Angela Thuguri Muraya. Grandmother of Kiethan Jeremiah Atumanya. Loving sister of the late Jane Njeri, the late Charles Nganga, Mercy Mwihaki (London). Beloved sister-in-law of Alice Njoki Nganga (Ruiru), Davies Ngure (London), Theresa Icharia, Peter Chege, Lucy Kisanya, Patrick Mureithi, Alice Njoki (US) and Edward Karanja. Loving aunt of many.

Family and friends are meeting daily at 4:00pm in Nairobi, Clay Eden Estate off Seasons- Kasarani, ACK Church Lane.

The cortege will leave Kenyatta University Funeral home on Friday, 22nd 2019, at 9:00am and proceed to Redhill, Limuru for the burial.

Philippians 1:21 – “For me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” 

James Ndung’u Wanja

It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Mr. James Ndung’u Wanja of Inter Management Group (IMG) Kenya Limited in a road accident on Saturday, 16th February 2019.

Husband of Ms. Florence Kaviu Masila and father of Eric Wainaina Ndung’u and Elvis Masila Ndung’u. Son of Ms. Hannah Wanja Wainaina. Brother of John Wainaina Wanja. Son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Masila Mathuku. Nephew of Mr. Edward Ndung’u and Ms. Milka Njeri. Cousin of Allan, Jimna, Kiraguri, Kaguru, Wainaina among others. An uncle of Mwaniki and Kinyanjui. A loving friend of many.

Family and friends are meeting at his home in Ndakaini, Tuguru Village near Hekima Girls High School and in Nairobi at Norwich Union Towers, 4th floor, Room 8 from 5.00pm for prayers and funeral arrangements.

The cortege will leave General Kago Funeral Home on Friday, 22nd February 2019 at 9.00am and proceed to his home in Ndakaini, Tuguru Village for the funeral service and burial at 11.00am.

The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.