5/7/1924 – 21/8/2016
It is with humble submission to God’s will that we announce the passing of Rtd.
Ambassador Joshua Shidambasi Odanga of Shitochi, Kakamega, which occurred on
Sunday 21st August.
Husband of the late Rasoah Kavosa Odanga (2012). Brother of the late Zablon, the
late Jonesi, the late Hannah, Rhoda and the late Shiviriti. Father of Margaret, Joyce
(Tanzania), Patrick, Alan, Jimmy, Harold, Abigael and Jacqueline. Father-in-law of Jason,
Arthur (Tanzania), Damary, Ruth, Phoebe, Lucy, Pamela, Kate, John, Peter. Grandfather
of Michael (USA), Emmanuel (USA), Walter, Kidada (USA), Waridi (Tanzania), Sonny
(USA), Linda (USA), Millicent, Vincent, Raymond, Fiona, Gabriel (USA), Janet, Doris,
Lisa, Clifford, Rene, Cynthia, Audrey, Ashley, Conrad, Zinzi (USA), Balucci, Imani and
several great grandchildren.
A memorial church service will be held at Friends International Center (Quakers)
Ngong Road on Wednesday 31st August from 2 p.m.
There will be a fundraising meeting to be held after the service at the same venue.
The body is at the Kakamega mortuary and will be moved to his home in Shitochi
village for viewing on Thursday 1st September. Burial and funeral service will be held
from 10 a.m. on Saturday 3rd September, at his home in Shitochi village, Khayega
In God’s hands you rest in our hearts you live forever. Amen.