Obituaries for June 20, 2000

William Ralph Ford, III, of Koloa, died June 16, 2000, at his home in Koloa at

the age of 56.

A carpenter, he was born Sept. 28, 1943, in Canada.


is survived by his wife, Michele Ford of Koloa; two sons: William R. Ford IV

and Edward K. (Sharlene) Ford, both of Koloa; two daughters: V. Renee Ford of

Koloa and Alia (Gary) Sutton of Costa Mesa, Calif.; one brother: William K.

Ford of Koloa; one sister: Lynn Peltier of Florida and his mother: Kathleen


Private services were held. Arrangements were handled by

Borthwick/Kaua’i Mortuary.

Florence Haruko Valpoon of Anahola died June 18,

2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 78.A farmer, she was born

Aug. 14, 1921, in Hilo, Hawaii.

She is survived by three daughters: Marie

(John) Leekley of Wisconsin, Karen Valpoon of Anahola and Debbie Coleman of

Anahola; one son: Amil “Tinoa” (Beverly) Valpoon, Jr. of Anahola and one

brother: Archie (Dolores) Soken of O’ahu; six grandchildren: and three great


Friends and famly may call on Thursday, June 22, at Koolau

Hui’ia Church in Anahola from 10 a.m. where services will be celebrated at 3

p.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i Mortuary.


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