Chiromo Funeral Parlor (CFP) receives bodies of students killed at the Garissa University College terror attack

The Chiromo Funeral Parlor received all the bodies flown in from Garissa following terror attacks at the Garissa University College. Embalming and reconstruction of the 144 bodies received was performed by staff who worked day and night from the Thursday night of 2/4/15. The embalming and storage facilities at the CFP and main Department of Human Anatomy were used to facilitate the treatment and viewing of the massive number of bodies.  Fifteen pathologists from the Department of Pathology, University of Nairobi, Office of Government Pathologist and Kenyatta University perfomed postmortem examinations on the bodies. The Vice -Chancellor (University of Nairobi), Deputy Vice Chancellors, Principal CHS and Prof.  Saidi Queue Management at the Chiromo Funeral Parlour The University of Nairobi University Management Board led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, Deputy Vice-Chancellors Prof. H. Mutoro and Prof. I. Mbeche, Principal College of Health Sciences, Prof. Isaac Kibwage were on the ground throughout to support efforts by the Department of Human Anatomy and the CFP to manage the challenge. The Dean School of Medicine, Prof. Fred Were directed the operations. Other University units included academic departments of Psychiatry and Human Pathology. The MD UNES – Mr. Kenduiwo, UON chief security officer  – Mr. Wahome and the Student Welfare Authority Director Mr. Lugwe mobilized their units to support. Senior Managers of the University of Nairobi As usual, many Kenya Red Cross volunteers led by the Secretary General Mr. Abbas Gullet were at hand and managed registration areas, counseling stations, water points as well as queues and viewing areas. Medical and technical staff from Kenyatta University, Kenyatta National Hospital, office of the...
Kimberly Wells  (1927-2012)

Kimberly Wells (1927-2012)

KIMBERLY WELLS, 85 Kimberly ‘Kim’ Edna Wells, 85, entered into eternal peace on Monday, April 2, 2012, at the Salt Lake City County Hospice and Palliative Care Center. Kim was born on July 10, 1927, a daughter of the late Jacob and Lynn Jones. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School in 1944 and worked for the City of Salt Lake as a VP of Operations for the Parks Board. She married the late Martin Wells in August 1950 and together they owned the Well’s Corner Store in Salt Lake City, Utah. They worked besides each other for more than 40 years. Kim was a lifelong communicant of St. Patrick’s Church and a member and active fundraiser for the Variety Club. Kim was a very kind and gentle soul; she had a loving and generous heart, and was always giving to others. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 40 years, Martin Wells in 1996; her devoted son, Jack Wells in 2010; siblings, Jen McDonald, Jane Boyd and Will Wells. She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her; loving sisters, Janet L. Davidson of Provo, Utah and Elizabeth Hunter, of Ogden, Utah; adorning nieces, Alexis and her husband Michael Hicks, Julia and her husband Jason Kennedy; Chelsea and the late Doreen Morales; sister-in-law Joanne Ellis. Services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:30 am at the Wallace Family Funeral Home, Salt Lake City, Utah at 555 West 13th Street, then to St. Patrick’s Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow in Valley View Cemetery. Friends and relatives...
Keith Baker (1927 – 2012)

Keith Baker (1927 – 2012)

KEITH BAKER, 85 Keith Michael Baker, 85, of Las Vegas, passed away March 10, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada. Visitation will be held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home in Las Vegas on March 12, 2012 at 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home on March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am with Reverend Roger Lee of St. Anthony’s Church officiating. Burial will follow at Desert Valley Cemetery. Turner and Sons Funeral Home are handling the funeral arrangements. Keith was born in Las Vegas to Henry and Shirley Baker on March 15, 1927. He went to high school at Las Vegas City High School and graduated in 1944. He went on to earn a degree in Arts from Nevada State University. He worked as an Operations Manager for a casino for 30+ years. He was involved in the Rotary Club of Las Vegas. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR, football and the outdoors. Keith is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Shirley; two brothers Doug and Carl Baker; and a sister Amy Nelson. Keith is survived by his sister Carolyn (Robert) Adams of Henderson; son Partick (Rebecca) Baker; daughter Anna (Kevin) Sampson; two grandchildren Marie Baker and Brenda Sampson; and newborn great-granddaughter Jessica Baker. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 555, Washington, DC 00000. Condolences may be left in Keith’s online guestbook at www.yourtribute.com. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Henderson Hospice and Palliative Care Center for their support in his final...