Obituaries for Friday, September 7, 2018

Concepcion ‘Connie’ Villapania Chang

Concepcion “Connie” Villapania Chang, 80, of Lihue, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, at her home in Lihue.

Born on July 16, 1938 in Koloa, she was a supervisor with the state Department of Transportation Airports Division Visitor Information program.

She was preceded in death by daughter Brenda “Bree” K.C. Martin, father Serafin Villapania, mother Meletona Bonghanoy, sisters Mercedes “Mercy” Vallejos and Dorothy D. “Loling” Low, and brother Julian R. “Robit” Villapania.

She is survived by husband Christian J. Chang Sr. of Lihue, daughters Verna (Moki) Okami of Lihue and Tanya (Ferdinand) Dosono of Kapaa, sons Christian “Sonny” (Shirley) Chang Jr. of Kapaa, Ryan “Koko” (Sheila Guzman) Chang of Lihue and Kevin Chang of Lihue, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, brother Paul “Polin” Villapania of California, sister Antonina “Nina” Mirafuentes of Oahu, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue from 9 to 9:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Masayo Yoshihara

Masayo Yoshihara, 96, of Kapaa, passed away on Aug. 12, 2018, at her home in Kapaa.

She was born on July 24, 1922 in Lihue.

She was preceded in death by husband Masaichi Yoshihara, parents Yoshigoro and Misu Tamura, brothers Nobuyoshi Tamura, Tatsuo Tamura, Tetsuo Tamura and Charles Tamura, sisters Miyako Takenaka and Chieko Ota, and daughter-in-law Amy Yoshihara.

She is survived by sons Dennis Yoshihara, Gordon Yoshihara and Wayne Yoshihara, daughter April (Michael) Womack, grandchildren Leslie Womack, Len Yoshihara, Dean Yoshihara, Michele Womack, Kira Lin Needham, Marc Yoshihara and Daryn Yoshihara, great-grandchildren Shylalyn Maluo-Yoshihara, Makenna Needham, Achiles Yoshihara, Kailena Needham, Ivy Yoshihara, Joshua Rego, Qinstinn Yoshihara, Violet Yoshihara, Maria Yoshihara, Dylan Yoshihara, Angela Yoshihara, Jonah Yoshihara and Emily Yoshihara, great-great-grandchildren Zayven Maluo-Yoshihara, Zaidyn and Zandon Gacusana, sister Michie Yonekura, sister-in-law Eleanor Tamura and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Kapaa on Saturday, Sept. 8, with visitation at 3 p.m. and service at 4 p.m.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Thomas Ah Nee Young

Thomas Ah Nee Young passed away on July 2, 2018 at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home in Omao at the age of 75.

He was born on July 5, 1942 in Honolulu.

He was preceded in death by father Thomas Ah Nee Young Sr., mother Sapphire Kamoohila Kahele Noeau, brothers Ronny Ah Yee Young, Ronald Young and Donald Ah Yee Young, and sisters Charlotte Kamoohila, Mei-Ling Young and Siu Fan Chan.

He is survived by son Koa Joseph Ah Nee Young, sister Jermaine Iwalani Ah Mei Young, brothers and sisters of the Kaumualii Royal Order of Kamehameha, Gaibrielle Young, and the many friends who loved him.

He was an avid ultralight fisherman who enjoyed his fishing trips to Alaska, and a beloved member of Chapter 3 Kaumualii Royal Order of Kamehameha.

A celebration of life will be held at Prince Kuhio Park in Poipu on Saturday, Sept. 8, with visitation at 10 a.m. and service to follow at 11 a.m.

Please contact Glen Foster at 634-1400 for any questions.

Andres Bueno Agtarap

Andres Bueno Agtarap, 102, of Lihue, passed away on Sept. 3, 2018, at his home.

Born on Nov. 4, 1915 in Laoag City, Philippines, he was a photographer and owner of Sonray’s Photography.

He was preceded in death by wife Adriana Andres Agtarap, parents Juan and Anglia Agtarap, and children Virjilo Agtarap, Florimelda Agtarap and Eleanor Guerrero.

He is survived by sons Macrino (Vicky) Agtarap, Dominador Agtarap and Manuel (Cheryl) Agtarap, daughters Myrna Joaquin, Aida Pascual, Remedios (Armando) Corpuz and Milagros (Elesther) Calipjo, 26 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, brothers Raymundo Agtarap, Pastor Agtarap and Mariano Agtarap, sisters Frances Alipio and Monica Agtarap, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 5 to 9 p.m., and again on Monday, Sept. 10, at Immaculate Conception Church from 8 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Glenn Kaopua Kaulukukui Jr.

Glenn Kaopua Kaulukukui Jr., 67, of Kapaa, passed away at home on July 3, 2018. He was born on Oahu on March 14, 1951. He was a professional surfer and surf instructor.

He was preceded in death by mother May L Wright and brother Fred Kaulukukui.

He is survived by wife Kathy Kaulukukui, children Kaiea Kaulukukui, Winter Baker, Nicolas Lester, Kalani Rowland and James Fleming, three grandchildren, father Glenn Kaulukukui Sr., siblings Roddy (Gina) Kaulukukui, John Kaulukukui, Moses (Michelle) Kaulukukui-Palisbo, Douglas Kaulukukui, Kainoa Kaulukukui, Kanani (Carl) Moore, Juliana (Gabriel) Tennberg and Fabian (Anacleto) Kaulukukui-Heloca, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 3 p.m. at Pine Trees Beach in Hanalei. A potluck will follow the paddle-out.

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

Dr. Gunther ‘Jack’ Schlager

Dr. Gunther “Jack” Schlager, 85, of Salina, passed away Aug. 29, 2018. He was born Jan. 14, 1933 in New York City to Matthias and Lina (Kronmuller) Schlager. He was married for 52 years to Ann Adair (Prater) until her death in 2008.

He grew up in New York City, then headed to Denver, where he graduated from the University of Denver and met and married his wife Ann. He received his doctorate from the University of Kansas, then worked at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, doing genetic research. He later moved back to Lawrence to teach and do research at the University of Kansas for 29 years. After retiring to Princeville, he recently moved to Salina to be close to his family. He volunteered for Meals on Wheels, loved traveling around the world and was always a big University of Kansas basketball fan.

He is survived by daughter Karen Stansberry (Gary) of Salina, sons Michael Schlager (Lolly) of Houston and Patrick Schlager of Lawrence, Kansas,. four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Peter John Borrero Jr.

Peter John Borrero Jr., 79, of Lihue, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on Aug. 28, 2018.

Born on April 12, 1939 on Oahu, he was a retired superintendent.

He was preceded in death by wife Lorraine Borrero, son Donley Borrero, parents Peter and Annie Borrero Sr., brothers Phillip, Richard and Raymond Borrero, and sister Posie Reese.

He is survived by sons Derek (Michele) Borrero and Darrell (Kris) Borrero, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sisters Sylvia Troche and Matilda Yaris, brother Rudy Borrero, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Sept. 14, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary chapel in Koloa from 9 to 9:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the mortuary, and inurnment at 2 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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