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June 02
Ogbu Kalu was born in Nigeria on June 2, 1942
January 07
Passed away on January 7, 2009
January 30
Public viewing at Leak and Sons Funeral Chapels.
18400 S Pulaski Rd.
Country Club Hills. IL 60478
Time: 0600 PM to 0800 PM
January 30
Wake Keeping organized by Igbo community
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Church
            26th/ Michigan Avenue,
            Chicago, Illinois
Time: 8.00 PM to dawn
January 31
Homegoing Memorial Service
Venue: Trinity United Church of Christ
400 West 95th Street Chicago, Illinois 60628
Phone: (773) 962-5650
  • Wake at Trinity United Church of Christ from 0900 to 1000 AM
  •  Funeral service from 1000 AM.........
 For those unable to physically come to the funeral service , the service will be web casted live at at 1000 AM ( Chicago time)
In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be sent to a Fund dedicated to continuing Prof Ogbu Kalu's charity works in Nigeria.
Please make checks payable to WJ Kalu.
Mail to: WJ Kalu.
P.O. Box 365.
Flossmoor, IL 60422
Suggested Airport: Midway Airport, Chicago
Suggested Hotel: Oaklawn Hilton Cicero/95th Street. Click on the link below:
January 31
Repast following Memorial Service
Venue: McCormick Theological Seminary
            5460 S. University Avenue,
            Chicago, IL 60615.
Time: 2.00 to 4.00 PM
February 12
 Special Seminar at University of Nigeria Nsukka in Honour of Prof. Ogbu Kalu at         
                    Eugene Udebuani Hall A. Faculty of Social Sciences.
 TIME: 13.30
February 13
09.00  Body is received at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
09.30  Body is received at the Senior Staff Club, University of Nigeria
10.00  Commendation Service at Christ Church Chapel, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
12.00  Body leaves University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for Ohafia, with flag stops
  • Achichi  Elu Ohafia.
  • Dr K.I.Kalu’s Residence. Ebem Ohafia for Ekeuke Family
17.00  Home Coming /Even Song at the Rev. A.K.Mincher  Memorial Church,  Isiugwu, Ohafia. Abia State.
20.00  Vigil (Wake Keep) at Ogbu’s Compound, Isiugwu Ohafia.
Anyone who plans to travel Nigeria with the family should contact me via email: or any member of the family.
February 14

10.00  Funeral Service at the Primary School Compound, Omaguzo, Isiugwu, Ohafia in  Ohafia LGA, Abia State.

 13.00 Interment at Ogbu’s Compound, Omaguzo, Isiugwu Ohafia.

February 15

10.00  Family Thanksgiving service at the Rev. A.K.Mincher Memorial

                      Presbyterian Church,  Isiugwu Ohafia.

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