Dionicio AcobDionicio Sagabaen Acob of Kapa’a died July 9, 2000, at

Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. Born on Oct. 20, 1907, in the

Philippines, he was a seed man with ‘Olokele Sugar and a tractor operator for

Lihu’e Plantation.

He is survived by his wife, Anastacia “Tacing” Ganir

Acob of Wailua; one daughter: Leorie Acob of Wailua; one son: Larie Acob of

Wailua; one granddaughter: Ariel Acob of Seattle, Washington; one sister:

Enriquita (Vicente) Cubangbang of Hanama’ulu; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, July 20, at Borthwick Kaua’i

Mortuary Chapel from 6-9 p.m. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Visitation is

again scheduled for Friday, July 21, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

from 9 a.m. where mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. by Father Paul. Burial

will follow at the Kaua’i Memorial Gardens. Casual attire is


Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua’i


Leona Omo

Leona Omo of Kealia, Kauai, died at Wilcox Memorial

Hospital on July 13, 2000, at the age of 77.

Born April 12, 1923, she was a

retired Pantry Cook with Kauai Sands Hotel.

She is survived by: her

husband: Alfredo Omo of Kealia, Kauai; seven sons: Guillermo (Leeanne) Donayri

of Honolulu, Oahu, Richard (Paula) Donayri of Florida, Francis Donayri, Raphael

Donayri, and Charles (Helen) Omo, all of Oregon, Patrick (Jodie) Omo of

Anahola, Kauai, Alfred (Rowena) Omo of California; six daughters: Naty (Jose)

Caminos of Anahola, Beatrice (Melvin) Hirahara of Oregon, Barbara (Charles)

Soto of Kapaa, Kauai, Darlene Donayri of New Mexico, Joyce Omo of Hanamaulu,

Kauai, and Mercedes (Avery) Youn of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai; 30

grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Larry (Madeline)

Espinosa and Vernon (Phyllis) Paler, both of Wailua, Kauai, Florentino Paler of

Anahola, Kauai; two sisters: Lorencia (Donicio) Corpuz and Alice Jacintho, both

of Hanamaulu, Kauai; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may

visit with the family at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19, at Jehovah Witnesses

“Kingdom Hall” in Kapaa; service officiated by Barney Tamura will

begin at 11:30 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.



Roland Robert “Bob” Schmidt, died July 10, 2000, at his home in

Koloa, Kauai, at the age of 78.

He was involved in the trucking business

for 40 years before retiring on Kauai with Sue, his wife of 58 years. His

early career included service and sales manager at an auto delearship,then

various jobs in transportation until he became owner of Central Coast

Trucking. His final venture was Southwest Truck Service, based in Watsonville,

which he operated in partnership with John Spear.

He was a veteran of WW

II, serving in the Aleutian Islands on a destroyer escort. He was a life

member of the Modesto Elks and the Elkhorn Yacht Club.

He is survived by

his wife, Sue, of Koloa; three daughters, Kris Hughes and Connie di Cristina

of Modesto, and Kathy Bigelow of Escalon; one sister, Wanda Morris of Anaheim;

ten grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be

offered Wednesday, July 19, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Modesto,

followed by interment at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Contributions may be

made to Kauai Hospice, P.O. Box 3286, Lihue, HI 96766.


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