Sunrise: 1931 – Sunset: 2017
We wish to announce the death of Mzee Joseph Bokea Ondaba which occurred on Friday, 8th September 2017.
Beloved husband to Agnes Gechemba. Son of the late Ondaba Marita and the late Paulina Nyakara. Father of Francis, Margaret; the late Cecilia; Crispin, Helen; Edward, Flora; Samuel, Mellen and Kemunto; Teresa Kemunto; Mary Kerubo and Gladys Gesare. Brother of the late Maria Oisebe, the late Oiruria, the late Monyenche, the late Marita. Ondaba; Billiah, Lydia &Veronicah Ondaba and Prisca Nyaneko. Grandfather of Edna & Dismas Moindi, Judy; Pauline & Alfred Bokea; Nancy and Hilda Ondaba; Onsando & Dominic among others. Uncle of Lucy & Lawrence Oisebe; Gesare & Ondaba Oiuria; Kemuma & Debra Ondaba; Moses, Pauline & Austin Ondaba; Christoper Okari; Bartholomew Sunda among others.
Friends and family will meet to finalize funeral arrangements at United Kenya Club, opposite St Paul’s University Chapel, Nairobi, on Wednesday, 13th September 2017 from 5.30 pm.
The cortege leaves Ram Hospital, Kisii on Thursday, 14th September 2017 at 2.00 pm for a requiem mass at Mogorora Centre from 3.00 pm.
A celebration of his life and burial will take place at his home, Kiongongi sub-location; Itumbe, Bobasi Mokwerero, Kisii, on Friday, 15th September 2017 from 11.00 am.
May His soul rest in eternal peace.