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MZEE PETER SEMETU KAAKA: Laid To Rest At His Home In Oloika (PLUS PHOTOS)

The late Mzee Peter Semetu Kaaka was laid to rest yesterday at his home in Oloika.  Family, friends and elected leaders gathered in large numbers to say goodbye to a man who was well known beyond Oloika.

The widow of the late Peter Semetu Kaaka

Prayers were held at Kiserian Seminary Catholic Church followed by the final send-off in Oloika.

Family of the late Mzee Peter Semetu Kaaka
Facts about the late Mzee Peter Semetu Kaaka
  • He was born in 1940
  • Went to School at Kiserian Primary School and sat for the Common Entrance Exam in 1955.
  • Joined Kilimambogo Intermediate School in 1956 and then transferred to Government Maasai School in Narok
  • He qualified to join Mang’u High School where he attained the Cambridge School Certificate in 1962.
  • He graduated from Egerton College, Njoro with a diploma in Dairy Technology in 1965.
  • Employment History
  • 1966 – Joined Kenya Co-operative Creameries (KCC)
  • 1974 – Joined Cadbury Schweppes and eventually becoming a general manager where he retired in 1995.
  • Family members of the late Mzee
Community Service
  • He served as a board member – Postal Corporation Of Kenya, Kenya Revenue Authority, Kenya Literature Bureau, Ngong Land Board, Enoomatasiani Girls Secondary School, and Olooliser Dairy Co-operative Society.  He was a founder member of Landing Club and served as the 3rd Chairman.
  • Served as KANU Ngong Division Chairman for several years.
  • The daughter of the late Mzee reading the family tribute
Christian Life
  • Baptized in 1953 at Holy Ghost Missionary Catholic Church Riruta.
  • Founder Member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Kiserian and was the Chairman of the construction committee for the new church.
  • Member of the Catholic Men’s Association (CMA-K) and St. Stephen Small Christian Community until his death.
  • 2nd Right) Kajiado North MP Hon. Manje (3rd Right) Former Kajiado Senator Peter Mositet
Initiation

He was initiated under the Maasai custom and belonged to the Iseuri age group.

Daughter of the late Mzee reading the Eulogy
Family
  • He Married Mrs Irene Muthoni on 5th May 1973 in Nyeri.
  • They were blessed with several children namely; Jane Gakau, the late Dorothy, the late Jimmy, Anthony Wachira, Michael Gatheru, Caroline Silantoi, Pauline Sialo, Paul Kipapei, and Peter Kasaine.
  • He left behind 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren
  • CMA members showing their final respect to their departed member

The late Mzee Peter Semetu Kaaka joined his maker peacefully on 15th February 2019.

May his soul rest in Peace

From Left – Chief Partet and Assistant Chief Lewett
Mzee Kekuta giving his tribute to the late Mzee Semetu Kaaka. Mzee Kekuta was the Chairman of the burial organizing committee
CMA Members were very active during the funeral

 

The window of the late Mzee Semetu Kaaka being handed the CMA membership badge and certificate of the late husband.
The church was full to capacity

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