John Obara Odindo (Wuod Mwalo)

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that the family of Joel Obara Odindo announce the sudden death of John Obara Odindo of Harold R Ferywick and Associates.

Son of the late Joel Obara Odindo and the late Joan Achieng, the late Grace Atieno and Flora Atieno of Asembo Ramba (Langi). Loving husband of Roseline Abwao Obara of Aga Khan University Hospital. Loving father of Joel Bill Obara (Kabarak University), Mark Obara (Intel College) and Andrew Obara (Riara Springs). Beloved brother of Doris, Risper, Alice, Peter, Moses, Tobias, David, the late (Caren, George, Rose, Susan, Paul and Mary). Son-in-law of Judith Abwao, Rosebella Abwao and the late Robert Abwao. Brother-in-law-of Engineer Michael Okonji, the late (Major Canton Aketch, Omolo Oloo), George Achila, Sween, Eunice, Pamela, Alice, Dinah, Sophia, Michael, Dinah Abwao, Eunice, Millicent, Alfayo and Michael Omolo. Cherished friend to Charles Nyabera and family.

Family, relatives and friends are meeting daily for prayers and funeral arrangements at his residence, Eagle Plains Estate, House No. 333 off Mombasa road.

The final Harambee is scheduled for Tuesday 23.01.2018 from 5.00 pm at All Saints Cathedral. The requiem Mass will be at Don Bosco Catholic Church, Upper Hill at 11.00 a.m on Thursday 25.01.2018. Thereafter the body shall be taken for an overnight vigil at his residence.

The cortege arrives in Kisumu on Friday 26.01.2018. Funeral service and burial will be on Saturday 27.01.2018, from 10am at his home in Asembo Ramba (Langi), East Asembo, Rarieda Sub-county, Siaya County. Contributions may be made via MPESA PAYBILL 511024.

Wuod Mwalo, You Lived Peace and Brought Peace wherever you Went. Your Memories will Always be in our Hearts. Fare Thee well


  1. Magero Gumo says:

    John, A honorable, caring, respectful, humble, honest man. A great friend.

    I will miss your wise counsel and unconditional friendship.

    Fare thee well my friend…..till we meet again, may the almighty god rest your soul in eternal peace

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