Obituaries for Friday, September 21, 2018

Stewart Vine ‘Stu’ Burley

26 February 1935 – 18 August 2018

Stewart Vine “Stu” Burley, 83, of Lawai, passed away at home on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on Feb. 26, 1935, in Binghamton, and retired from the U.S. Navy Pacific Missile Range Facility after 47 years of service.

He was preceded in death by wife of 52 years Ku‘uipo Gail Kaiwa Burley, parents Dexter Vine Burley and Margaret Robbins Stewart Burley, brother Richard A. Burley of Phoenix, and in-laws Edward Baba and Ida Kaiwa of Kekaha.

He is survivied by children Skipper (Tasy) Burley, Sperry (Renee) Burley and Surreyann (Kele) Alaibilla, grandchildren Seneca, Sera and Shelbie Burley, Sydnie, Steeler and Syren Burley, and Ryan and Taylor Robbins Parongao, great-grandchildren Slader and Sailen Burley, Skyleigh Gonsalves, Ryder K. Parongao and Cash Burley Daly.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward (Kaumuali‘i Highway, Kalaheo) on Saturday, Sept. 29, with visitation at 9 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe immediately following the services.

The family suggests aloha attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Esmenia ‘Oding’ Pascual Pascua

Esmenia “Oding” Pascual Pascua, 87, of Eleele, passed away on Sept. 11, 2018, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital long-term care.

Born on Aug. 25, 1931 in the Philippines, she was a retired housekeeper.

She was preceded in death by husband Jaime Pascua and parents Esteban and Sabina Labayog Pascual.

She is survived by sons Rodney (Jan) Pascua of Kalaheo and Edwin (Mely) Pascua of Eleele, daughters Eveline (Roger) Corpuz of Eleele and Delia (Allen) Tumbaga of Eleele, grandchildren Bryson (Hosanna) Tumbaga, Cyrus (Beverly) Tumbaga, Jaimie (Severino) Pascua, James (Jaimie) Pascua and Tiana Pascua, great-grandchildren Jayvier and Sylas Butay, Xaileia Hoopii and Marley Jay Pascua and Evelia Tumbaga, sister Magdalena Pascual Agbayani, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 5 to 9 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m., and again on Monday, Sept. 24, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo from 9 to 10:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 11 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.

Edwin Flagg Nilson Jr.

Edwin Flagg Nilson Jr., 57, of Kapaa, passed away at Hale Kapuna Heritage Home on Aug. 22, 2018. He was born in Hawaii on Jan. 26, 1961, and was previously employed by Kauai Easter Seals as an accountant.

He was preceded in death by parents Edwin Flagg Nilson Sr. and Lydia Low Brown Nilson.

He is survived by his siblings and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. After the burial there will be a reception at Immaculate Conception Church.

Contact Kalani or Charles at kalani.cotner@gmail.com, caaks@aol.com, or 814-419-9822, for more information.

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

William ‘Chad’ Charles Schimmelfennig

William “Chad” Charles Schimmelfennig, 69, of Lawai, passed away on Sept. 9, 2018, at Queen’s Medical Center.

Born on Dec. 5, 1948 in Honolulu, he was retired from the Kauai Fire Department Hanapepe station.

He was preceded in death by daughter Valerie Inman and brother Herman Schimmelfennig.

He is survived by wife Jane Schimmelfennig, sons Chadley Schimmelfennig and Wyley Schimmelfennig, daughters Melissa Bukoski and Mona Schimmelfennig, seven grandchildren, mother Cecelia “Mona” Lum, sisters Mona (Phil) Chapoulie, Harriet (Pat) Silva, Pearl Brandt and Melanie (Carlos) Palacio, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary chapel in Koloa from 9 to 10:45 a.m. where services will be at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow after the burial at 2:30 p.m. at Prince Kuhio Park in Poipu.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Felipe Lacaden

Felipe Lacaden, 74, of Kapaa, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, at his home in Kapaa.

He was born on Feb. 8, 1944 in Lihue, and was a dishwasher at Smith’s Tropical Paradise.

He is survived by wife Corazon Pabro Lacaden, daughters Stacie (Matthew) Lopes and Rhoda Lacaden, son Janssen Chad Lacaden, sisters Marina Ahnee, Fedela Hao, Helen (Allen) Somalpong, Laura Ballas and Marivic Lacaden, brothers Fernando (Dayne) Lacaden, Neal (Debra) Lacaden and Angelito Ruguian, 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa from 8 to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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