Celebrating the life of Tevin Malone Obiga Jr.

It is with great sadness that the family of Mzee Charles Weda Obiga of Kisumo Kapuonja, Kisumu County, Kisumu, Kenya announces the death of Tevin Malone Obiga Jr at St Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada after a short illness.

Tevin was a Computer Engineering student at the University of Manitoba,  Formerly of Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya and Sunshine Secondary School Nairobi, Kenya – Class of 2014.

He will be lovingly remembered and cherished by his mother Lilian Atieno Ndiego, brother Leroy Edgar Ocheing (UK),  grandfather Charles Obiga and grandmother Jane Obiga,, aunts Pamela, Mercy, Perry, Phoebe, Eunice, Winnie and Victoria, uncles Bhutto, Hilary, Milton, Titus (Babu), Koffo Eleberi and Ruben Owoputi and cousins Leon & Ciara (UK), Stephanie (Canada), Hope & Shalom. Teu, Niyan & Kenji (UK). Nia and Rieny. Hannah and Victoria. Trayvon & Prince Bhutto. Ethan Rok.

Tevin was a ray of sunshine in the lives of everyone he met. He was a peacemaker, humble, ever smiling, full of laughter and jokes, friendly, likeable, industrious, outgoing, attentive to details, obedient and very hardworking among others.

In Winnipeg, an in person funeral service will be held on Sunday 20th March 2022 here at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg.  Viewing commences at 1:00 pm followed by service at 2.00 pm Winnipeg Manitoba time, which is 10:00 pm Kenyan Time.  The service will be live streamed on the Cropo website on the day of service. The link to the livestream can be found on the left side of Tevin’s obituary page under ‘Live Stream Link’ : https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/

A Nairobi in person funeral service is scheduled for Thursday 31st March 2022 at Citam, Valley Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

Burial is scheduled for 2nd April 2022 in Kisumo Kapuonja, Kisumu County, Kisumu, Kenya.

Contributions towards funeral and burial expenses, can be send through

  1. Interac to Kenya Association of Manitoba; Email: [email protected] (its on auto deposit) When you send your contributions to indicate in the message box “Contribution for Tevin”   or
  2. Thru Gofundme whose link is as follows https://gofund.me/a3049f93 or
  3. By Going to MPESA Paybill Business No. 8044703, Account: your name example Felix or just space then Amount or
  4. Mpesa to +254 722 763 820 George Bhutto.

Tevin we loved you, but God loved you more. Rest in peace Jaduong Obiga till we meet again.


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