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Obituaries for Thursday, May 17, 2018

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka, 81, of Kapaa, passed away on May 12, 2018, at his home in Kapaa.

Born on Nov. 30, 1936, in Kilauea, he was a retired school teacher and counselor with Kapaa High School, and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by wife Margaret Tasaka, parents Kenichi and Asayo Tasaka, and brother Vernon Tasaka.

He is survived by daughter Toni (Pancho) Tasaka-Alapai of Wailua Houselots, four grandchildren, sisters Winona (Tom) Yoshida of Oahu and Gladys “Shinae” Tasaka of Hanalei, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 2, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 10 to 10:45 a.m., wehre services will be at 11 a.m.

The family requests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ercally Mary Soriano Renti Cruz

Ercally Mary Soriano Renti Cruz, 81, of Kalaheo, passed away on May 9, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Dec. 8, 1936, in the Philippines, she was a retired nursing supervisor at Wilcox Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. William Renti Cruz, and son Daniel Renti Cruz.

She is survived by daughters Diana Honjiyo of Eleele and Dena Renti Cruz of Kalaheo, brother Conrad Soriano of California, sisters Conchita (Bruce) Hallingstad of Minnesota and Lillian (Roger) Duncan of Florida, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, June 2, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ulla Margareta Heyn

Ulla Margareta Heyn, 92, of Lihue, passed away on May 10, 2018, at her home.

Born on May 21, 1925, in Stockholm, Sweden, she was a housewife and travel agent.

She was preceded in death by parents Axel and Helga Sternberg.

She is survived by husband Robert “Bob” Heyn of Lihue, daughters Carla of San Diego and Karen of New York, son Greg of Kentucky, five grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, brother Rune of Sweden, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on a later date.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Castora ‘Casey’ Guillermo Suero

Castora “Casey” Guillermo Suero, 96, of Lihue, passed away in Wilcox Medical Center on May 14, 2018. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on March 29, 1922, and retired as a butcher with Yoneji Store. She was an active member of the Lihue Senior Center and an avid crocheter making beanies and blankets for friends and family.

She was preceded in death by husband Catalino Suero, daughter Andrita Perreira, son Catalino Suero II, sister Nancy Corpuz and brother Nicanor Guillermo.

She is survived by children Carmencita (Aurilio) Padilla, Kathleen (Ronald) Aceret, Catalino “Tino” (Carol Joslin) Suero III and Charlmaine (Adams) Bulosan, 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family suggests aloha attire. Check www.castorasuero.com for more information.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, June 1, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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