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Daily Nation : January 31st 2014
60 | Transition Death and Funeral Announcement Death has occurred of Mwalimu David Victor Karanja, Lecturer Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University. Son of the late Rahab Wanjiru and grandchild of Petro Mugo and the late Elizabeth Njeri of Thogoto Church of the Torch. Son-in-law of the Late Josphat Muruja and Sylvia Thigaa of Meru. He is survived by his wife Anisia Karanja and Children Dr. Kamau Edmund (USA), Helen Wanjiro (USA), Rahab Wanjiru (Nairobi) Johnwilly Kamau (Skysys) and Joe Munene (KU); Grandchildren, Hanna, Sorah and Mateo, Cousins Seline Udi (KCB) Edgar Hussein Waweru (KPA), Dr. Grace Gitonyi, Lee Ngugi and Martin Kinyanjui. Brother-inlaw of Violet Njue (Thika) Catherine Kagendo (Nairobi), Felicity Mbae, Kaaria, Kimathi and Kinyua (Meru), among others Death Announcement It is with deep sorrow and regret that we announce the sudden passing on of Ms Betty Naliaka Simiyu of Garissa University through a road accident in Garissa. She was formerly a tutor at Thogoto TTC. She was also a part time lecture at Kenyatta University and a Doctorate Student at Catholic University. Mother of Arnold Abraham Agwanda of Australia. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Syllevester Simiyu Wakoli of Lukhokwhe Village Bungoma County. Mwalimu David Victor Karanja Relatives and Friends are meeting every evening at his residence Burundi Hse No. 18, Kenyatta University for funeral arrangements. The funeral service will start at 9:00 AM at Kenyatta University Catholic Chapel on Thursday 6th February, 2014 and the burial thereafter at Thogoto village, Kikuyu. Financial contributions can be sent to: Mwalimu Karanja Medical/funeral Fund, Paybill number 316778 May the LORD rest his soul in eternal peace. Amen Never to be Forgotten It’s exactly one year since you were plucked from our midst on that fateful morning of Thursday 31st January 2013. No words can explain the agony and pain we suffer from your departure a year later. We thank the Lord for the time we shared with you and cherish the fond memories we have of you. Your determination, hardwork, love, care, understanding are legacy you set for all of us to follow. You were God’s gift to us and we can only turn to him for strength to withstand the pain of our loss. You are greatly missed by your beloved wife, Children, friends and relatives. It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of Peter Mutua Nzilu of National Cereals & Produce Board (NCPB) which occurred on 21st January 2014 after a long illness bravely borne. Son of the late Nzilu Kithongo and Kasyoka Nzilu. Loving husband of Belitah Mutua. Father of George (Kitui County - Ministry of Trade, Ind., ICT&Co-op.), Rose (Kitui Teachers SACCO), Sabina (KISCOL), Stephen and Daniel. Brother of Munyoki (former magistratekitui; deceased), Nzioka (former chief-Kyangwithya; deceased), Fredrick (Mwalimu SACCO), Mulwa, Mweu, Mutua, John, Kisau, Muyanga, Mariamu, Kathini, Viviana among others. Brother-in-law of Muthusi and his wife Margaret (Office of the President), Lucia, Kimanzi (Sky Relief), Masila, Kaseki, Musee & Mwelia. Father-in-law of Kariuki (Direct Auto-Spares) & Mwende. Grandfather of Winnie, Ashley & Shirley. Family, relatives and friends are meeting daily at Moonlight Restaurant-Kitui from 6:30pm and Garden Square - Nairobi from 06:00pm. The cortège leaves Jordan Hospital mortuary on 1st February 2014 at 10:00am for burial and funeral service at his home Ithiani village, Kyagwithya West Location, Kitui County. We wish to express our profound gratitude and sincere appreciation to all our friends and relatives in Eldoret, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kitale, Masimba, Kiomoti Community, among others for their support during this trying moment. A special thanks to the management and entire staff of Eldoret College of Professional Studies (ECPS) for their support, visits and prayers. Humphrey Michira Arisa (Ekemeru) Born : 11th Oct 1952 Died: January 31st 2013 As it is not possible to mention a person individually, kindly accept our gratitude for your support during this difficult period and ensuring that our beloved got a befitting send off. Baba, in God’s hands you rest ,in our hearts you live forever. Celebration of a Great Life Well Lived National Cereals And Produce Board Sister of late Pennina Waliaula, Wycliffe Wakoli (Former Employee of Heritage Insurance), Nabayi Sitanda, George Namasaka Simiyu (H/T Primrose Jnr School-Kikuyu, the late Eliud Mwambu Simiyu (Kimilili Precious Saints School), David Simiyu, Sella Walumoli, Stellah Otieno and Elam Muniafu. Sister-in-law of Joyce Wakoli, Mary Namasaka, Jesca Mwambu, Racheal Munyange and Sheillah Muniafu. Aunt of Willie Simiyu, Alex Wakoli of the University of Nairobi, Meneja (Samaj Schools), Sikolia, Pauline, Evans (Busakala Hight Sch.), Mark, Lynnet, Abedie, Edwin, Metrine, Kevin, Tayvin, Cynthia, Velma, Susan, Gideon and Chris. Niece of the Mwenya Muniafu’s, the Muniafu’s (Namukenge Village), the Asila’s, Mutali’s, Kedogo’s, the late Lena Basara, Anzagi’s, Wasanja’s and Kundu’s amongst many others. Betty Naliaka Simiyu Friends and relatives are meeting daily at Holy Family Basillica from 5.30pm for prayers and funeral arrangements, at her Lukhokhwe home and in her house at Dagoretti Centre. It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the Passing on of Lilian Wanjugu Moffat on 28th January 2014. Wife of the late Moffat Muriuki of Kiaruhiu Village, Iriani location, Mathira,Nyeri County. Mother of the late Joseph Gachanja, late Kihia, late Wanja, late Mundia, late Karuri, Prof.S.M Maranga (JKUAT), Mary Ndoria, Purity Hiuko, Caroline Wambere and Lawrence Kagema. Mother in law of the late Mary Karuri, Anne Kagema, Esther Wangari and Isabella Mundia. Grand mother of Wanjugu Mundia, (Tumutumu Girls) Muriuki Karuri, Wairimu Ndoria, Muriuki Kagema, Muriuki Maranga, Josephat Thinwa, James Karoki,Wanjugu Karuri, Njeri Mundia and Wairimu Mundia among others. Prayers and funeral arrangements are being held at her home in Kiaruhiu village and Afya Centre in Nairobi everyday at 5.00 pm. The cortege leaves Jamii Hospital Mortuary Karatina, on Wednesday 5th January 2014 at 9.00 am for a funeral service at Gathaithi PCEA Church Kiaruhiu followed by burial at her home. Lilian Wanjugu Moffat (1914-2014) We thank God for the life well lived. Amen Celebration of Life Well Lived It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce and celebrate the life of Mary Wanjiru. Wife of the late Jackson Matheru Gakunga. Mother of the late Ruth Wambui (Nakuru), Kellen Wangui Kago, Kanjae, Rachael Njoki Mwariri, Ngemwa, Esther Njeri Matheru Naivasha, Rahab N. Ndungu (KCB H. Office), Hannah Wanjiku Wamiti (Kiambu), Samuel Ng’ang’a Matheru (Nrb), Stephen Mwai Matheru (KIST), Lucy W. Matheru (JKUAT), Joyce G. Matheru - Gachoire, Grace N. Kungu (Kiambu). Sister of Esther Njeri Jonathan, the late John Mburu, the late Paul Kamau and Joseph Ngata, Ben Ng’ang’a. Mother in law of Joel Kago Muchogu, late Stephen Mwariri, John Njane Ndung’u, Ben Wamiti Mbaka, George Kungu, Margaret Muthoni Ng’ang’a and Lucy Wamere Mwai. Grandmother and great grand mother of many. DAILY NATION Friday January 31, 2014 Death and Funeral Announcement Mary Wanjiru Matheru Friends and relatives are meeting at her residence Gacoire in Kiambu everyday . The cortege leaves Mukoe Funeral Home on 1st February 2014 at 8.00a.m for funeral service at her home Gachoire Village-Gikara Gatamaiyu, Kiambu County at 11.00a.m. I have fought a good fight and I have finished the race and I have kept the faith. 2nd Timothy 4:7. Peter Mutua Nzilu 20/06/1960 - 21/01/2014 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my race and I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 In Our hearts Forever; 1st Anniversary Rev 21: 4. He will wipe every tear from their eyes, there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain. For the old order of things has passed away. Appreciation Death and Funeral Announcement Bertha Achieng Andaro(Dada) (Born 11.01.1949 - Died 31.01.2013) Dada, it is already one year since you went home to be with Jesus. How time flies! You may have physically departed from this world, but you have never left our thoughts and mind. You are a wonderful jewel to be cherished always in our hearts. You remain to us a gift from God; a pillar of strength, inspiration and hope. In life, we loved you dearly, in death we do the same. You left us peaceful memories, your life is still our guide. We are who we are because of you. You laid a firm foundation for us. Simon Mwahanje Muzungu 1972-26/01/2014 It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the sudden death of Simon Mwahanje Mzungu of NSSF,Mombasa.Husband of Mariam Mlongo Mkusi. Son of the late Mzungu Mashudi and Grace Mlongo Mwamkono. Father of Ruth Mwahanje, Alex Muzungu,Judah Mripha, Grace Mlongo, Mercy Kanga. Brother of Mashudi Mzungu, Rocha Mzungu, Kombo Mzungu, Yawa Mzungu and Bibi Muzungu. Son-in-law of the late Mukusi Mazera and Uchi Mgandi. The cortege leaves Kinango District Hospital Mortuary on Friday 31st January, 2014 in preparation for burial on Saturday 1st February, 2014 at his rural home in Mtaa Village,Mtaa Sub-location, Mtaa location, Kasemeni Division in Kinango District, Kwale County. In God’s hands you rest,in our hearts you live forever. As we celebrate your life today, we remember your guidance, faith, wisdom, focus, hard work, tenacity, generosity and love. Fondly remembered by your loving husband, Bishop Andaro, your children Millie, Eunice, Woli, Badi and Helen. Your grandchildren; Jojo, Laverne, Milan, Sam and Leroy. Your daughters in law; Mercy, Charlene. Relatives and Friends. There will be a memorial service on Saturday 1st February 2014 at 10.00 am at Jerusalem Healing Church, Ogango Village, Kolwa East, Kisumu County. And Jesus said to her; “ I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die” John 11:25-26 Dada, Rest in Eternal Peace. John Mwongera Kirera Mr. John Mwongera’s family thanks God for a rare gift in Mwongera and for his life. We sincerely thank CIC Group Ltd CEO, Mr. Nelson Kuria and all staff for you truly Kept Your Word! You gave our dad and a husband a kingly care and a grand send off. To the Nairobi Hospital medical and subordinate team led by Prof. Elly Ogutu and Dr. Gladwel Kiarie, we appreciate care, time and attention you gave to our beloved dad when he needed you. To Osupuko Estate residents, we were touched by brotherly and sisterly love you accorded Mwongera and us. Thank you for always caring for us. To the International Association of Women in Radio & Television (IAWRT) President, Ms. Racheal Nakitare and the members, we sincerely appreciate invaluable off-duty days you allowed and time spent with us. To Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) Chairperson Ms. Pamela Mburia, you spent many sleepless nights with us besides running errands. All members of the association; you humbled us with your care. To all our treasured friends from Internews in Kenya, we sincerely appreciate your heartfelt consolation. To the funnel committees that held meetings at the All Saints Cathedral and in Maua Town; thank you for sacrificing your time and spending many hours in planning for a befitting send off. To International Christian Center (ICC) West Campus, Maua Methodist Church and Ongata Rongai SDA Church: please accept our deepest gratitude. Your spiritual counsel and prayers has been our pillar of strength and comfort. To all our treasured siblings, relatives and friends in Kenya and overseas: we sincerely appreciate your messages of condolences. To all: We sincerely appreciate your heartfelt messages of condolences, kind donations and the time you spent in accompanying us to inter our beloved father and a loving husband to his final resting place. May God continually bless you. Mwongera, nothing can take away the love glued in our hearts, dear memories lives on. RIP. We will meet again!
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