1943 — 2015
The late Elkana Omutho Oloo was born in 1943, at Kawadhgone location, Kibiri ward. He was the second born child of mzee Philip Oloo and mama Silpa Odhiambo. He was a brother to the late Daniel Bungu and Ann Opapa.
He attended Kandiege primary school upto class 3 then later joined Omboga primary school where he did his class 4 upto class 8 but repeated his KAPE at Ofwanga primary school. He joined Kanyamfwa secondary school where he did his form 1 and 2 then joined Nyabondo secondary school where he did his form 4, East Africa certificate of education(EACE).
Mzee became a teacher at Lwaho primary then later on worked with OTC in Nairobi. He also worked with the ministry of education as education officer until he retired in 1994.
He got married to mama Magrate Adoyo in 1972. They were blessed with 8 children, the late Grace Akech, the late Janet Akoth, Calvince, Modock, Lydia, Phoebe, Denice and lastly Declerk.
Mzee Elkana joined Seventh Day Adventist church and was baptized in 1961 by pastor Mika Mitoko. He was a staunch dedicated God fearing man. His name Elkana depicted the character of biblical Elkana who was always there to assist anyone in need in whatever way he could in a responsible and an micable manner.Many believed he was a heaven sent and his family members concure with this.His traits were unique to individuals. He was generous, kind, compassionate and enjoyed sharing whatever he had