Obituaries for Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Dionicio Olivas, Emy Ramirez, Sigrid Makanani

Dionicio Olivas

Dionicio Olivas of Waimea, Kauai, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on Oct. 13, 2002 at the age of 75.

Born in Magsingal, Ilocos, Philippines on Feb. 23, 1927, he was a drip irrigator with Kekaha Plantation.

He is survived by wife, Vicenta “Vicky” of Waimea, Kauai; two sons, Norvin G. (Jessica) Olivas of Lihu’e, Kaua’i and Dennis Olivas of Oakland, Calif..; daughter, Erlinda (Malik) Miah of San Francisco, Calif..; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Santiago (Ida) Olivas of Santa Rosa, Calif.; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Waimea Sacred Hearts Catholic Church; service officiated by Father Larry will begin at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Emy Ramirez

Emy Ramirez of Kilauea, Kauai, died at home on Oct. 12, 2002 at the age of 75.

Born in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines on July 23, 1927, she was a housekeeper with Princeville Hotel; she is survived by son, Robert (Paz) Ramirez of Kilauea; three grandchildren, Raymond, Ronald and Robert Jr.; two sisters, Leonora P. Cariazo of Philippines and Lolita P. (William) Villanueva of Kilauea, Kauai; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Kilauea St. Sylvester Catholic Church; rosary to begin at 7 p.m. Visitation also at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Kilauea St. Sylvester Catholic Church; service officiated by Father Bruce will begin at 11 a.m. Followed by burial at the Kilauea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Sigrid Makanani

Sigrid Ellen Makanani of Lihue, Kauai, died at home on Oct. 2, 2002 at the age of 65.

Born in Germany on Nov. 21, 1936, she was a chemist.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Lihue Cemetery . Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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