It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing on of Senior Nurse Yunia Ingutia Maobe Shipiri that occurred on 12th October 2020 at Coptic Hospital, Nairobi. Member, Church of God Mariakani and Mwihila and Chairlady Nangulu Sisterhood.
Daughter of the late Filip, Flora and Felisia Ingutia of Butere. Daughter-in-law to the late Musa, Rebecca and Alice Shipiri of Mundoberwa, Khwisero subcounty. Wife of the late William Mackinnon Shipiri. Dotting mother to Ken, Flora, Philip, Moses & Lillian, and Alex & Maria Shipiri. Many others considered her mama, including Dan Masiga and Damaris Atiti. Sister to Fanice Masiga, Augustine Khamalla, Risper Nyona, Mary Chesoni, Betty Ogessi, Elizabeth Olembo, Fred Ingutia and Susan Ingutia among others. Grandmother to Nichole Chesoni, Wendy Emali, Jayden Shipiri, Saya Shipiri, Yunibet Shipiri, Velma, Rebecca among many other grandchildren. Great grandmother to many.
Family and friends are meeting at Woodley Estate, Nairobi and Mwihila, Khwisero. A memorial Church service will be held on Thursday 15th October 2020 at Mariakani Church of God, South B at 11am, followed by prayers at her Woodley Estate home at 4pm.
The cortege leaves Lee Funeral home in the morning on Friday 16th October to JKIA Nairobi enroute to Kisumu International Airport and onward by road to Mwihila, Khwisero for a church service at the Mwihila Church of God at 12 noon.
Burial will take place on Saturday 17th October 2020 at her home at Mwihila in Khwisero subcounty, Kakamega County.
Jesus said: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die”. John 11:25