It is with profound sorrow and acceptance of God’s will that we announce the untimely death of Mama Rosalia Okulo Okelo Nyakora, which occurred on 27th December 2022 at her home Koru 920 after a long illness, bravely borne.
Mama Rosalia was the wife of the late Chief Alex Okelo Nyakora and a daughter to the late Barnabas Oluoch Okulo and Mama Domtilla Angira of Soba River.
Mother to Mary Nyakora (Formerly of Olago Aluoch Advocates), George Nyakora (Formerly Action Aid International and SOS Children’s Villages), Collette Alex (formerly of Mugoya Construction). Mama was Step Mother to John Okelo (Kenya Prisons), Roselyn, Stan, Felix, Ann, Steve, Lydia, Emelda, Edwin (Kenya Police Services), Lucy, late Jane & Carolyn.
Nyakorumba is a loving Mother-in-law to Mrs. Nora Agina Nyakora and an in-law to the Agina’s of Gem Yala.
She is a loving grandmother to Kevin Oduor, (South Sudan), Brian, Passy, Iddi, Alex (famii Telcom Ltd), Eliza (Near East University Cyprus), Ajenny Nyagot, Clinton, Clara,Aggy, Katty,Vincent, Diana, Annette, Fridah, Jimmy, Wilikista (Tz), Ednah, Beryl, Immaculate, Humphrey, Rolex, Christine, among others.
Mama was blessed with many great grandchildren, Lyrah, Lamar, Sheldon, Alex, Angel, Proven, Dylan, among others.
Mama Rosalia was a most loving aunt to countless nieces and nephews, notably Gorretty (UNHCR, Cameroon), Miriam (African Union, NY), Pamela,Vivian, Cynthia Omala, (PA USA) and Vincent Omala (Calgary, Canada); Fred Okore, Uhuru, Odiembos (Uyoma); Monica Ong’ino Ogeda, Godwin and Carol Adida; Chief Austin Nyakora, Maggie. Godi, Maureen, Chris, Scola Raywe, Owen, Francis,Anthony, Akech, Okoth, Dalmas, Nyagare Okongo, Fred, Akinyi, Monica, Awuor, Tatu, Jamondo, Nyagare Mlama.
Mama lived in harmony with her two co-wives Leunidah Aoko and Christine Juma.
Mama’s in-laws are Peter Adida, late Clara Ogeda, the late Marcella Odiembo, Luke Raywe,Titus Okongo, Fransisca Omala, and Mark Mlama.
The cortege leaves St.Vincent Catholic Mortuary on Friday, 13th January, 2023 for a requiem mass at Holy Family Catholic Mission – Koru Parish at 9:00 am followed by burial service on Saturday, 14th January 2023 at her home in Koru Scheme, Muhoroni Sub-county, Kisumu County from 9.00am.
Friends and Relatives are meeting daily at her home in Koru 920 near Koru Bible College to condole and pray with the family.
There will be a fundraising meeting on Thursday, 12th January, 2023 at Koru County Club, Mama Jaff Conference Hall.