February 5, 2016

Kenyan mother dies while visiting her son in Colorado,US

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A Kenyan woman died in Colorado, US while visiting her son.
Mrs. Grace Nduku Mwele passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at a Colorado hospital where she was receiving treatment after a short illness . She was a former member of the Kenya National Choir-Muungano Choir.
“It is with profound sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing away of Mrs. Grace Nduku Mwele which occurred on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in a Colorado hospital after a short illness while visiting her son there.
She was the beloved wife of Mr Peter Mwele Babu of Nairobi, Kenya. She was mother to Charles Mwele, Florence Mwele, Joseph Kevin Mwele (Deejay Bigbwoy), Steve Mwele and Pascal Mwele. She was mother in-law to Catherine Ulanga, Carol Muia and Carol Makola.
Grandmother to Kezziah Nduku, Ashley Mbabu, Clive Mwele, Trevor Mburu, Sophia Nduku, Andrew Nzau, Andrew Mwele and Amy Nduku.Mrs Mwele, also fondly known as Mwalimu, was a former teacher at St Annes Primary School – Nairobi, Pumwani Primary School – Nairobi, Nairobi Milimani Secondary School, Upper Hill High School – Nairobi and former director of Talanta Preparatory School – Nairobi.
Music was her passion and she one of the founding members of Muungano National Choir, Kenya and Music Director of Our Lady of Visitation Catholic Church Choir, Makadara – Nairobi.
While we are saddened by her passing and the big void she has left behind; we are also comforted with our memories of her. Rich and wonderful memories of the person she was – faith filled, loving, kind, generous and full of wisdom.

Family and friends have been gathering at the following residences for daily fellowship and planning of Mrs. Mwele’s funeral arrangements & fundraiser.

17014 E. Florida Place
Aurora, Colorado 80017

and

3481 Arcade Street
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota 55127

The Organizing Committee and The Mwele Family humbly seek your support at the

1. FUNERAL FUNDRAISERS to help with the funeral costs, transport her body to her final resting place and to enable her children to travel to Kenya will be held in 2 locations:

Saturday , January 10, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at

7600 BOONE AVE NORTH, SUITE #26
BROOKLYN PARK, MN 55428

and

Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at

17014 E. FLORIDA PLACE
AURORA, COLORADO 80017

THERE WILL BE A MEMORIAL SERVICE

Saturday, January 17 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM

PIPKIN BRASWELL FUNERAL HOME
6601 EAST COLFAX AVE,
DENVER, CO 80220

For those who would like to help and cannot make it physically to the venues,you can make your contributions on

GOFUNDME.COM http://www.gofundme.com/jt3sww

or DEPOSIT to:

Bank Name: Wells Fargo
Account Name: Joseph Mwele
Bank routing Number: 091000019
Account Number: 3408328700
In Kenya, family and friends are meeting at CITAM (NPC) Valley Rd at theMcBride Hall starting Thursday January 18, 2015 from 5.30pm and at her family home in Tala, Kangundo
We extend our sincere gratitude in advance for each and every person who will give to allow us to bring Mrs. Mwele to her final resting place in Tala, Kenya.”
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3 Responses to “Kenyan mother dies while visiting her son in Colorado,US”
  1. James Kala says:

    My condolences to family and friends. R.I.P Mom!

  2. Okams Masao says:

    May the almighty give you strength to endure the pain.

  3. May she Rest in Eternal Peace, she was a great Mum, I have tasted her kindness and generosity.

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