1957 – 2016
The late Peres Adera Osodo or Nyasimbi as we fondly called was born on 10th October 1957 in Karachuonyo, Homabay County. She was the first born in a family of 8 children of the late Senior Chatechist of the Catholic Church mzee Mathews Odingo Okwach and the late mama Christina Okoth Odingo. Her brothers and sisters were the late Dorina Ojuka, the late Anna A. Odongo,
Silvanus Okwach Odingo, Jenipher Oguta, the late Edward Ochieng,’ the late Maureen Omondi Odingo and Michael Ouma Odingo.
The late Peres Adera Osodo attended Asumbi and Simbi Primary Schools’.
The late Peres Adera Osodo met and married her beloved husband the late James Adera Osodo in 1980. They were blessed with 4 children namely Fredrick Osodo, Tolbert Osodo, Nzike Osodo and Nzamo Osodo. Her co wives were Erca Osodo and Emma Osodo. Her daughter and sons in law are Scholarstica odondi, Nick Ogada and Jacob Ochieng’. She lived to see her grandchildren namely James Osodo, Biden Osodo, Xian Helida and Jayson Ochieng. She was a doting mother to Werner Osodo, the late Marvin Osodo,Sheila Osodo, George Osodo, Michael Osodo and Valerie Osodo.
Being the daughter of a catechist, the late Peres was astaunch catholic.