Sunrise: 1927 — Sunset: 29/08/2022
It is with humility and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to Glory of Baba/Uncle/Kuka; Mau Mau Veteran, Paramount Ex-Senior Chief, Ex Councilor, Mzee Wanga Mahanga Oniangi HSC ; Secretary ACK Port Victoria Parish on Monday, 29th August, 2022.
Loving son of the late Mr. & Mrs. David Oniangi of Namakana Village, Bulwani Sub-Location, Obaro Location, Lugare Division, Bunyala Sub-County, and Busia County.
Loving husband to Mama Wilgada Odinda and the late Mama Susan Nabwire. Son-in-law to the late Laban Oduma of Maduwa Village and Michael Mutoka of Budonga Village.
Brother to the late Hezekiah Ogolla, Benson Khaduli, Joseph Munyobi, Jackton Oduku, Maria Oloro, Rosemary Obako, Phelesia Odondo}, Leonida Muruka and Magdalina Anyango (Obingo).
He was a loving father to Margaret – Formally of DCI Hqrs, Jane —Ascott Rodi Kopany, Taabu Daniels — Director NARC- Kenya, Phelesia — Nelcom Busia, Tom Wanga — Busia County Government, Anne — Budebu Village, Pamela- CHCD (Kenya), Laban — Ebenezer Transporters, Josephine Maitoyo — DCl Hqrs, Clare- Msa, Cllr. David Wanga — Mwendo Project USAID — Budalangi, James Voyager Beach Resort, Grace Monica – Port and Grace Val Wanga — Kenya Airways.
A cousin to Justice Juma, the Mukovas, Opamos, Orumas, Otemas, Ochieng, Otunges and Mujibis families among many others.
Uncle to the Ogollas, Khadulis, Bulumas, Makhulos, Sibeyos, Munyobis, Odukus and Magiyos families.
Father-in-law to Joseph Anuna, Seth Ndege, Rev. Gloria Taabu, Senior-Chief Clifford Mudonga, Carolyne, Linet, Dorcas, Mary and Doreen.
Grandfather to Kelvin, Vivian, Philis, Michelle Babra, Dedan, Laban, Nelly, Wellington, Benson, Norah,Victor, Davis, Nabwire, Faith Bukosia,Wisdom, Praise, Elisha, Boniface, Mackline, Achieng, Steveaustine, Deborah, Joy, David, Paullete, Soipan, Leshan, Ritah, Chief, Faith Nabwire, Dan, Favour, Otema, Gideon, David, Margaret, Pamela,Val,Antonina, Eldad, Shujaah, Praise Brian, Angel, Divine, Fadhili, Ivan, Michelle, Zisom, Happiness, the Olayos, Ogalles, Wanderas, Ogollas and Bulumas families. Great-grandfather to Sherlyn, Eli, Tamar, Chimamanda, Fadhili and Josephine. He was a father, uncle, Kuka, great-grandfather and friend to many.
Funeral arrangements are taking place at his home in Marenga Village.
The cortege leaves Port Victoria Sub-county Hospital mortuary on Tuesday, 6th September 2022 at 2:00pm for a requiem service at ACK Port Victoria Church from 2:30pm. The body will lay in state through Wednesday. Mzee will be aid to rest on Thursday, 8th September, 2022 at his home in Marenga Village, Budalang’i Constituency, Busia County.
“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, where unto thou art also called, and host professed a good profession before many witnesses.” —1st Timothy 6:12.
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith.”— 2nd Timothy 4:7.