Orbituary | James Katajwa, Park University Holds Memorial Service For Dead Ugandan Athlete

Posted September 6, 2013 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Obituary ~ 7,020 views


Dear Friends,

As we mourn the loss of our friend and brother James Katajwa including all those departed in the recent days, an account has been opened to fundraise for his Funeral expenses.

Below are the details.

Bank of America
Acc. Name Solomon Ssali.
Acc. No – 355004163407.
Routing No – 081000032.

PS: Park University has arranged a Memorial Service for James today Wednesday September 11th 2013 at the main Campus. Service starts @ 1pm.

Best Regards,

Monday Atigo, MBA
Vice President – Ugandan North American Association, UNAA.

See crash video —

SHAWNEE, Kan. – Police have identified the man killed in a rollover crash at 75th and Nieman Thursday afternoon. James Katajwa, 26, was driving westbound on 75th Street when he hit a pole and was thrown from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Katajwa lived in Shawnee, but he is originally from Uganda. He played soccer at Park University. He was a second team NAIA All-American as a junior; honorable mention NAIA All-American as a senior, according to Park University. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business. The cause of the crash is under investigation

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    Not sure who set-up an online account for any help but hopefully our dear departed brother will be returned home.

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