On January 21st, year 2020, Mzee Tom Cornel Wanyande, completed his journey on earth. Mzee Wanyande was the last born son of the late Joseph Kidandy and Mania Barbar Aloo, of Siaya District, West Ugenya, Masai, Kasideg Village.
Son-in-law of the late Anna Adala, the late Bernard Adala, the late Nazarius Wandor, the late Mama Maria Wandor and Mama Felista Adala.
Husband of Mama Anastasia Wanyande. Father of Jayne Stenberg, Maria Odido, the late Edmund Kidandy Wanyande, Tom Muganda Wanyande, Lucie Ekong, Bryan Wanyande. Father-in-law of Michael Stenberg, Ann Kidandy, Rose Muganda, Stephen Ekong, Jackline Wanyande. Grandfather of Eugene Kidandy, Tyrone Basil, Rosario Odido, Angie Odido, Andrea Odido, Kizito Odido, Amanda and Kristiensen Kidandy, Yvonne Kidandy, Nina Kidandy, Tanya Kidandy, Susie Kidandy, Christel and Hurbert Hatwig, Natasha Muganda, Edna Muganda. Ola and Jeff Ekong, Eric Ekong, Alan Ekong, Nicol Ekong, Bernard Adala, Wesley Odhiambo, Bernadine Banda, Rita Awino. Great Grandfather of Alexander Kidandy,Amos Alphonse, Fatima and Dana Mukasa, JJ and Carter Ekong. Brother of the late Norbert Oduor, Francis Wanyande. Uncle of Joseph Oduor, Prof. Peter Wanyande, among others. Brother-in-law of Loisa Atieno, Ochieng Adala, Salome Adala, Marcel Adala, Margaret Ojuando, Elizabeth Omar, Rosemary Akinyi, among others.
The cortege shall leave Sega Funeral Home at 11am on Friday 31st January 2020 and proceed to St. Joseph’s Kasideg Catholic Church for Mass at 2pm.Thereafter it shall proceed to his home at Bar Anyanga for an overnight stay where he final Mass shall take place at 11am the 1st February 2020 before the burial at 2pm.
“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith”