It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Mama Jane Oneya Odera which occurred suddenly on 22nd July, 2022.
Daughter of the late Jeremiah Okello and Janet Okello of Nyamninia Gem. Wife of the late John Odera of Gem Sirembe. Mother of the late Fredrick Odera, Judith Kawa (formerly of Lions High School, Kisumu), the late Isaac Odera and Jotham Odera (of JKUAT). Sister of the late Elseba Ogonji, the late Rhoda Agola, the late Zedekia Omoro, the late Nehemia Oguna, the late Nashon Ooko, the late John Anyango and Joan Okowa.
Mother-in-law of Moses Kawa (formely CEMASTEA, Nairobi), Dollina Odera (African Union Ethiopia), Margaret Odera (JKUAT), Joshua Oyieko, John Shihemi, Mary Messo, Grace Ouma, Martah Odera, Margaret Otieno and Hilda Ochieng among others.
Mama was aunt to the late Linnet Omumbo, Fredrick Ogonji,Alice Ogot, Cannon Macrine Owiti, Judy Wazome, Prof. Florence Oyieke, Gordon Ogonji, Dorothy Shihemi, Jane Oyieko, James Meso, Florence Oyuga, Judy Oyuga, Jecktone Oneya, Laban Okowa among others. Sister-in-law to the late Walter Murono, Joseph Opondo, Ambrose Odhiambo and Julius Ngesa, among others.
Mama will be laid to rest on Saturday, 6th August, 2022 at her home in .Gem Sirembe in Siaya County.