John Muhindo

Obituary of John Muhindo

John Muhindo, 8, passed away on June 2, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospital, after an accidental drowning that took place on May 26, 2021. John was born on December 9, 2012 in Uganda Nakivale, in a Refugee Camp. In 2017, John and his family came to the United States. John is survived by his Mom, Nyota, and Dad, Kambale. John was one of 6 children, leaving behind sister Eliza (15), brother David (13), sister Christelle (11), sister Harriett (6), and sister Rihanna (4). John attended Longfellow Elementary School in Iowa City, where he was a 2nd grader. John befriended many kids at school as well as in his neighborhood. John loved being outside playing with his friends. John also always had a smile on his face. A funeral service is scheduled for 10 am, Saturday, June 26, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. A memorial fund has been established in John’s name and can be sent to the funeral home. Donations can also be made on Go Fund Me