It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Dr. Stephen Kimotho Karanja, which occurred at the Mater Hospital following a short illness.
Son of Rebecca Wambui Karanja and the late Gadpon Karanja Kimotho. Step-son of Loise Ngina Karanja.
Brother of the late Wangui Gakunju, the late Njeri Itotia, the late Njoroge, Prof. Simon Karanja (JKUAT) and the late Wairimu. Half-brother of the late Njeri Wangaru, Fr. Kimotho, Sammy Njoroge, the late Mburu, the late Wanjiru, Wairimu and Wangari.
Husband of Betsy Waithera and Ann Wanja Karanja (Kentrade).
Father of Catherine Wambui, the late Karanja, Julius Njiraini, Rebecca Wambui, Rebecca Claire Wambui, Michael, Maria, Angela, Bakhita, Gabriel, Raphael, Immaculate and Regina.
Son-in-law of the late Njiraini and the late Waweru.
Grandfather of Mwihaki and Kimotho.
The cortège will leave Kenyatta University Funeral Home, on Thursday 6th May, 2021, for a church service and thereafter, burial will take place at his Kimotho Farm in Kithimani. Due to current restrictions of assembly, the funeral will also be transmitted virtually.
Fare-thee-well Dr. SK Karanja.