It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing on of Senior Nurse Yunia Ingutia Maobe Shipiri on 12th October 2020 at Coptic Hospital, Nairobi. Member, Church of God Mariakani and Mwihila and Chairlady Nangulu Sisterhood.
Daughter of Filip, Flora and Felisia Ingutia of Butere, daughter-in-law to Musa, Rebecca and Alice Shipiri of Mundoberwa, Khwisero. Wife of the late William Mackinnon Shipiri and mother to Ken, Flora, Philip, Moses (Lillian) and Alex (Maria) Shipiri. Many others considered her mama, including Dan Masiga, Damaris Atiti and others.
Yunia is the 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. Church service will be held at on Thursday 15th October at Mariakani Church of God at 9 am, Nairobi, followed by prayers at the home at Woodley Estate from 2 pm.
The cortege leaves Lee Funeral home on Friday 16th October, to depart by KQ656 arriving at Kisumu International Airport at 1420hrs where she will be received by family and friends and transported to Mwihila, Khwisero for a church service at the Mwihila Church of God.
Burial will take place at her home on Saturday 17th October at Mwihila, Khwisero, Kakamega County