It is with profound shock and great sadness that we announce the death of Honourable Mark Kiptarbei Too, which occurred on December 31st, 2016.
He was a former Assistant Minister in the Office of the President and a Nominated Member of Parliament. He also served as Chairman; Lonrho East Africa, Kenya Sugar Authority, The Standard Group, Director Standard Chartered Bank among other positions.
Hon Mark Too is the son of the late Joseph Kandie and the late Christina Chesugut. Brother of Christopher Kemei, Clement Tirop, Nelson Too and the late Samson Rotich.
Husband of Mary Jepkemboi and Sophie Jelimo and a loving father of Elizabeth, Moses, Jenny, Daniel, Sandra, Kevin and Sharon. Father-in-law of Sammy Kositany, Aziza Shariff and Yusuf Melly. Son-in-law of Sylvanus and Hellen Chemengen and the late Jason Mosong and Lilian Mosong.
Doting grandfather of Leon, Patra, Daniella, Max, Kigen, Esther, Ceasar, Kibet, Alex, Zahra and Jamal. He was an uncle of many.
Burial arrangements are on going at his homes in Kapseret, Uasin Gishu and Nairobi.
A memorial service will be held at his residence 24 Muthaiga Rd opposite Getrudes Children Hospital, Muthaiga, Nairobi tomorrow Friday, January 6th, 2016 at 10am.
The cortege leaves Nairobi for Eldoret on Sunday 8th January 2017 followed by prayers at his Kapseret farm residence at 2pm the same day. The funeral will take place on his farm in Kapseret, Uasin Gishu County on Monday, January 9th, 2016 starting at 10am.
Bwana Dawa was a man of great humour, strength, courage, wisdom and had a very generous heart. He loved his family, friends and was a pillar of the church and community.
In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever, fare thee well.