In Memory of

Markku LAINE

Mogadishu, 21st of March 2021

It is with the greatest of sadness we mourn the passing of our friend and colleague Markku Laine, Head of EUCAP Somalia’s Garowe Field Office, who passed away on 21 March 2021 in Nairobi Hospital. This is a terrible loss and shock to the entire Mission family. EUCAP Somalia sends its joint deepest condolences to his family.

We are opening this book of condolences to offer the opportunity to pay respects and to honour Markku’s memory. We remember Markku with great fondness for his gentle spirit, humour, loyalty and being a great leader of his Field Office.

 

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Silvia Chiarelli

I am deeply saddened by the news of Markku’s passing because he was an outstanding colleague with a nice word for everyone. My deepest condolences to his nearest and dearest ones. …

Firdawza HUSSEIN

I was very saddened to hear the death of Mr Marrku LAINE. Please accept my condolence on this tribble loss,  i will always remember Mr Laine  for his wonderful sense of humer. Remembering his wounderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearth, My he rest in peace.  I offer you my preyers …

Andrew T. Lyttle

It is with the fondest memories that in March 2020 that I recall first seeing Markku speaking from his home in Finland with a family wall clock ticking away behind his head. Markku  quickly gained an early grip on what had to be achieved in the mission and his leadership and pragamatic stance on …

Procurement international and national staff

Dear Markku, there are no words to express our pain, or that could fill the void caused by your terrible loss. May the Earth be mild to you. Your Procurement team, Sibille, Matthias, Gabriele, Josip, Nima, Alice, Caleb, Abdikani, Simone …

Halima ADAN

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague. May God be with his entire family throughout this very trying time. My heartfelt condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues. He will be truly missed and will always be fondly remembered.    …

Maria Goretti Uwamahoro

Dear Markku’s family and friends,  Please, receive my heartfelt condolences for the sad loss of you beloved Markku. Whenever Markku came to Mogadishu we took great pleasure in speaking norwegian and about his service in Norway. He was funny and pleasant to be around. I wish you all light and strength to help go …

Petra Heppeler

I was deeply saddened to hear of Markku`s death these days. Time is moving faster and faster, as many people feel in the present. All the faster everything goes back to its course in the daily routine, as if death were not a reason to pause for a moment. I want to express my …

Miika Laitinen

I express my deepest condolences. I was priviledged to meet Markku before joining the mission. I will always remember him as a great soldier and great person. May he rest in peace. …

Alfonso Martinez

I send to Markko’s family and my EUCAP’s colleagues my deepest condolences. You will be in our hearts for ever. Alfonso. …

Istvan Varga

As a Garowe team member, I would like to offer my deepest and most sincere condolence; may the soul of Markku rest in peace.   …