Obituary for February 25, 2000

Laverne KapahuLaverne Puanani Montalvo Kapahu of Kekaha died Feb. 23,

2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 47.

A truck driver, she was

born on Sept. 2, 1952, in Waimea.

She is survived by two sons: Louis

(Shirlee) Montalvo III of Kekaha and Richard (Marla) Borrerro of Koloa; one

daughter: Cheryl (Gordy) Duarte of Kekaha; parents: Ashford and Momi Kapahu of

Kekaha; one brother: Howard (Pat) Naleimaile of Lawai; four sisters: Mona (Bob)

McCullough of California, Helene (Tommy) Vierra of Lawai, Becky Kapahu of

Kekaha, Wanda (Daimion) Freitas of Hanapepe; five grandchildren, aunts, uncles,

nieces, nephews and cousins.

Celebration of Laverne’s life will be held on

Wednesday March 1, at the family’s residence at 8101 Kekaha Road at 4 p.m.

Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by

Borthwick/Kaua’i Mortuary.


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