Let the memory of LORNA be with us forever
  • 83 years old
  • Born on November 12, 1931 in Madiri Village, Yala Township, Kenya.
  • Passed away on June 22, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The family of the late Jephthah David Wandera wishes to announce the death of their dearly beloved Lorna Auma Omolo Wandera who went to be with the Lord on Monday the 22nd of June, 2015. 


- Wife to the late Jephthah David Wandera of Samia, Busia.

- Daughter of the late Shem Ougo Agina and late Nereah Ougo of Yala, Gem.

- Sister to the late Albert Agina, Isaac Wale, Samuel Ougo, James Okelo, late Mark Okumu, Eng.Edward Samba, Monicah Machani and Festus Agina.

- Mother of Stephen and Regina, Caroline and the late Victor Machayo Omido, Angela, Michael, the late Andrew, Rachel, Cindy, Peter, and the late Emmanuel Wandera.

- Grandmother to Daniel, Anita, Philip, Lisa, Danielle, Gabrielle, Lethiwe and Christina-Marie. 

The Funeral Service will be held at CITAM Valley Road Church, Nairobi at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday the 30th of June, followed by burial at Langata Cemetery immediately after the service.

May Her Soul Rest In Everlasting Peace.

Glory be to His Name.

Posted by Catherine Kavuma on 22nd June 2018
Mom, continue to rest in eternal peace till we meet again.
Posted by Catherine Kavuma on 12th November 2017
Mom, happy birthday to you in Heaven!
Posted by Catherine Kavuma on 22nd June 2017
Dear Mom: I cannot believe it has been two years since you went to be with our Father. Continue to RIEP till we meet again.
Posted by Susan Oloo-Oruya on 12th November 2016
Remembered with love and this day we light a candle in your memory! Forever you live in or hearts. Rest in peace till we meet again.
Posted by Sheba Ogada Nyanjom on 12th November 2016
Aunty Lorna, continue to rest in peace. Forever loved and missed, Sheba.
Posted by Catherine Kavuma on 12th November 2016
Happy birthday!!! May you continue to RIEP in our Father's loving arms.
Posted by Angela Wandera on 23rd June 2016
With a large, gentle, caring heart, she loved all our friends and embraced them as her own. She taught us love, kindness and compassion .. She is so painfully missed.
Posted by Pamela Akuku on 22nd June 2016
Dear Mama, It only seems like yesterday. I remember your smile. I remember the last words you sent me in my distress. I miss you.
Posted by Tina Ambitho on 13th November 2015
Dear Mom, You know what; I honestly think that I should call you mummy/mommy at his point. I know you are wondering why but it all adds up to one word, a person that I’ve grown to know for the past six years of my life. So many years ago you gave birth to this hard headed, introverted, funny, shy, kind, selfless, annoying, sweet, human being that I call a friend – PETER!!!. He is a beautiful human being, and anything beautiful comes from something VERY BEAUTIFUL….YOU! Don’t worry we are watching over him for you, he is in good hands. Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Catherine Linda on 24th September 2015
To my cousins , I'm very sorry and saddened to learn of Aunty Lornas passing May God comfort you all at this difficult time Love and blessings Kaki and family
Posted by Grace Matiru on 4th August 2015
Angela dear, So sorry for your loss. May the love you shared with your mom be a comfort to you and the rest of your family in this time. God bless you and grant you peace.
Posted by Carole Kariuki on 29th July 2015
May the God of all comfort continue to give you His peace that surpasses all understanding. May the sweet memories of your beloved Mother help to take away the sting of losing her. Your family is continually in our thoughts and prayers. Shalom.
Posted by Enid Kivuti on 28th July 2015
Angela, so sorry for your loss... May the love and grace with which she lived be your comfort in her departure.
Posted by Marlene Pineda on 17th July 2015
Dear Angela, my condolences to you and your family,your beautiful Mom is another angel in God's arms now,losing my mother too know the pain of not having them physically but they are resting in the lord now and we just hope we will see them one day! Hugs to all your dear famlily
Posted by Jason Golnick on 17th July 2015
Angela and the entire Wandera family....Sorry for your loss. May your mom's memories keep shining forever! Sounds like she was a gifted and special person just like you.
Posted by Pat Opondo on 12th July 2015
Condolences to the Wandera family. Your mother was an amazing role model to many of us. Such dignity, poise and presence. I know the last few years were really difficult.. 1931-2015 was indeed a full life. She leaves an amazing legacy behind. May her soul rest in eternal peace, amen.
Posted by Nyarai Paweni on 9th July 2015
Dear Angela My condolences to you and your family. Your mother was a perfect example of beauty and grace. My thoughts and prayers are with you...
Posted by Don Samba on 7th July 2015
Forever in our hearts. Thank you
Posted by Meldon Weya on 7th July 2015
what a beautiful and respectful mother, a mum with memorial advises and encouragement of spiritual words. I will forever remember you. In body we are departed but in spirit we are together.
Posted by Ketan Chibber on 2nd July 2015
Dear Peter, Please accept my deepest condolences on the sad demise of your dear mother. It is not easy to lose a loved one, more so, a mother. I share your pain and grief my friend. Cherish your wonderful memories spent with her. Rejoice that she lived a good life and is now in a better place with other loved and dearly departed ones. Take strength from what she taught you as a parent. My sincere sympathies once again, Ketan
Posted by Susan Oloo-Oruya on 1st July 2015
Mama, I saw you lie there peacefully and I had peace within me knowing that you were safely in God's fold and you were ok. You will be surely missed but your legacy will live on in the memories of many. Till we all meet again.....
Posted by Ali Bhanji on 1st July 2015
Peter, I'm so sorry for a pivotal family loss. From the tributes I read here, your mum seemed a terrific human being who touched many others. May we all do the same as we emulate her generosity of spirit as we tread through our hours on earth--wherever we may be. May you all find peace at this difficult time.
Posted by George Owitti on 1st July 2015
Mike, Angela and The Wandera Family members, It was a great privilege and honor to know Aunt Lorna, your Mom. She was one of the kindest, compassionate and graceful person I have encountered. Every time I spoke with her she always reminded me of the Creators’ Great Love for all of us. Her journey on this physical realm may be no more, however, our fond memories of her will continue infinitely. She will be greatly missed. May her Spirit rest in eternal peace.
Posted by Tina Ambitho on 30th June 2015
My condolences to the Wandera Family. Take heart knowing she is at peace with the Lord. Rest in everlasting peace Mama.
Posted by Lyne Okello on 30th June 2015
rest in peace auntie,
Posted by Apollo Ougo on 29th June 2015
Auntie we shall miss your wonderful smiles and sweet calm voice, i personally will miss hearing the calm and tender voice you had mom,You are bound for the heavenly gate,the gate ajar for us all who believe in Christ Jesus, we love you Auntie.
Posted by Edward Chiselhands on 27th June 2015
Stephen, Peter, Angela and all I haven't met- thinking of you all during this difficult time Dan
Posted by Jennifer Kingangi on 27th June 2015
My condolences to Peter & the Wanders family. I pray that God gives you comfort as you celebrate the life of your mum. R.I.P Mrs. Wandera
Posted by Jennifer Kingangi on 27th June 2015
My condolences to Peter & the Wandera family. I pray that God gives you comfort as you celebrate the life of your mum. R.I.P Mrs. Wandera.
Posted by Jennifer Kingangi on 27th June 2015
My condolences to Peter & the Wandera family. I pray that God gives you comfort as you celebrate the life of your mum. R.I.P Mrs Wandera.
Posted by Caroline Adome on 26th June 2015
Our deepest condolences to Wandera family. May the sorrow you feel in your hearts lighten by the love that surrounds you. RIP Mrs Wandera.
Posted by Sheba Ogada Nyanjom on 25th June 2015
Aunty Lorna, Rest in eternal peace. You will be missed.
Posted by Pamela Akuku on 25th June 2015
Angie, I watched the relationship between you and your mother and was moved. There was a deep love, understanding and appreciation of one another. It is an honour to have known her and to share a fraction of that love. I appreciate every word of encouragement she gave me.Such a graceful and gracious woman! So glad to know she is happy and free of pain in the arms of the God she loved and revered so!
Posted by Michael Warui on 25th June 2015
Michael and Angela - so sorry to learn of your great loss this morning. Michael, you always spoke so lovingly of your Mum and I wish I could have had the privilege of knowing her… In a way though I do through you, her amazing children. May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of ALL comfort (2 Corinthinans 1:3) be with you and the family at this time. Mum being absent from her physical body is now present in her resurrected body with Jesus.
Posted by Mark Thaiya on 25th June 2015
Angie, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. May the lord rest her soul in peace. Mark and Christine Thaiya
Posted by Judy Omumbo on 24th June 2015
Such beauty and grace! We loved you very much Mama and though you will be dearly missed, we know that you are in the mansions of the Lord.
Posted by Charles Kasinga on 24th June 2015
I'm privileged to have know your mother since childhood. I have fond and warm memories of her. She leaves a wonderful legacy in her offsprings and a live well lived. She will be sorely missed. May her departed soul Rest In Eternal Peace!
Posted by Catherine Kavuma on 24th June 2015
Mrs. Wandera was my second Mom while at Loreto Convent Msongari, NBI. My family lived in Ethiopia in the 70s so it was not always easy for me to go home during half terms and exiasts. She and Mr. Wandera welcomed me into their home like a daughter. I learned so much about Kenyan life outside of the Convent from them, learned to appreciate their national cuisines and their culture and absolutely enjoyed being with all the Wandera family - Caroline, I'd like to thank you profusely for allowing me that experience also. You are all indeed my family from another mother and father and I will always relish in the fact that you all look at me that way. May God uphold you all during this time of darkness, but remember, your Mom is not gone, she's just away waiting for the day that you will all be reunited. May she RIEP and may God embrace her in His loving arms until then. I love you all!
Posted by Victor Owuor on 24th June 2015
She was a wonderful person and a nurturing mother, who added warmth to our lives. Even when she was ill her vibrant laugh was uplifting and encouraging. Only good things await her on the other side. Her generous spirit lives on in her children.
Posted by Eva ROGO-LEVENEZ on 24th June 2015
"My condolences to you Angela and your family. Your mother Lorna was not only a brilliant lady, but also a wonderful person. She will always be in heart. Que son âme repose en paix !"

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