PHOTOS: Memorial Mass For Roko Construction Founder, Koehler

cialis 40mg geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>“I first met the late in 1979 and he was from Ghana so I later met him in Sweden but what is most amazing is that when we were still in the Bush war we knew about Roko Construction Company in Kawempe so we agreed not to disrupt its operations, side effects ” said Museveni.

“I advise the children of the late to continue with the great job of managing Roko construction as their dad was doing on top of attracting more investors to Uganda which has now a stable environment suitable for investments,” added Museveni

The main celebrant of the requiem mass held Wednesday at All Saints Church Nakasero, Rev Canon Steven Gelenge, urged Ugandan to emulate the deceased by focusing their energies to constructive work.

Museveni comforts Koehler’s widow

He said Roko has played a pivotal role in developing Uganda’s road infrastructure.

Gelenge criticized road construction companies which do shoddy work, leading to loss of lives.

The deceased’s son, Mark Koehler, described his father as a man of few words who had great love for his children, wife, family and his company as well.

Roko Construction was started in Uganda in 1979.

Jean Koehler bids her husband farewell

The company is known for the construction of Mapeera House, Crested Towers, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Kisementi Mall, Railway Workshop in Nalukolongo, American Embassy and many other buildings

Rainer Gottlieb Koehler, who was born on July 28, 1931 in Zurich, is survived by a widow -Jean Koehler; children Anita Koehler, Brigitte Koehler, Mark Koehler and grand children.

Mourners viewing the body at All Siants Church, Nakasero

He passed away on November 7 at the age of 82.

The late Koehler has served in Uganda for 44 years which has enabled him to acquire a wealth of experience with a number of Governments in Uganda

The body is expected to be flown back to his home country on Friday where the burial is expected to take place

Museveni greeting one of Koehler’s grand children

The casket being taken to a waiting van


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