Death and Funeral Announcement

It is with the humble acceptance of God’s will that the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) and the Family announce the death of our dedicated ICT Deputy Manager, Mr. James Otieno Ogonda, that occurred on Saturday 27th February 2021 at the Aga Khan Hospital – Kisumu after a short illness.

James was son of the late Mzee Vitalis Ogonda Otamo and Mama Mary Akinyi Ogonda and step son to the late Mama Maria Ogonda. He was loving husband to Winnie Awino Ogutu and doting father to Annie Ingaitsa formerly of Daystar University, Albert Ogonda of JKUAT and Mariah Amira. He was brother to Paul Ogonda, the late Vincent Oyaa, the late Dorine, Joel Ogonda of Nzoia Sugar Co. Ltd, the late Jackline Auma, Harrison Ogonda of Police Airwing, Everline Anyango, Anne Ogonda and George Ogonda;  brother-in-law to Leo, Gladys, Esther, Florence, Grace, and Damarice; Uncle to Ted of Telcom, Victor, Cynthia, Miriam, George, Zacheus, Tom, Evans, and Boyd among others; son-in-law to the late John Ogutu and the late Annie Ingaitsa Tera; cousin to the late Walter, Fred, Maurice, James, Susan, Evelyn and Edward among others; and nephew to Joseph, Caleb, Charles, Paul, Caren and Gladys.

The body will leave the Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu mortuary on Friday 12th March 2021 at noon for a church service at Tido ACK Church and proceed for an overnight stay at his rural home in Kanyawegi (in South West Kisumu location) where the burial will take place on the 13th March 2021.


Fare thee well Jemo.  May your soul and spirit rest in eternal peace.


“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” 2Timothy 4:7