Obituaries for Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Fausto Bunao, Jr., Peggy Ditch

Fausto Bunao, Jr.

Fausto Bunao, Jr. of Kilauea, Kauai, died on Jan. 4, 2003, at Straub Clinic and Hospital on Oahu at the age of 71.

Born in Santa Ignacia Tarlac, Philippines, on Dec. 15, 1931, he retired from the Armed Forces of the Philippines after 26 years of service. On Kauai, he retired as a ground maintenance keeper at the Princeville Corporation.

He is survived by his wife: Leonora Bunao of Kilauea; three sons: Marxing (Digna) Bunao of the Philippines, Greg (Cresencia) Bunao of Kapaa, Leo (Nellie) Bunao of Hanamaulu; one daughter: Annabel (Eldy) Ragasa of Kilauea, one brother, Jose (Feliciana) Bunao, 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Jan. 17, at the family residence on 2476 Kamalii St. in Kilauea from 6-9 p.m. Rosary at 7 p.m. and again on Saturday, Jan. 18, at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea from 9 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by Father Vince Curtain. Burial to follow at Kilauea Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

James Napoleon Jr.

James (Nappy) K. Napoleon Jr., died Sept. 18, 2002, in Bothell, Wash., at the age of 69.

Born Dec. 6, 1932 on Kaua’i, he was the son of James Sr. and Albena Napoleon. A1950 Kamehameha School graduate, he was well known as “Nappy” of the Tiki-Lites.

He is survived by his spouse of 48 years, Alexa Napoleon, son James Napoleon III, daughters Haunani Napoleon, Frances (Brian) Olsen and Johanna Akse; hanai sons, Terry Anderson and Gary Bernard; brothers Jerry, Frances, and Bobby; sister Barbara Wheeler; 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and many extended family members.

Memorial services are being held Saturday, Jan. 18, at Lihu’e Cemetery at 11 a.m.

Peggy Ditch

Peggy Ditch of Topeka, Kansas, died Jan. 6, 2003, at a Topeka hospital, at the age of 73.

Born in Topeka, Kansas on July 22, 1929, she owned and operated Ditch Trash Service.

Preceded in death by her husband Warren Bert Ditch Sr., parents Raymond John and Virginia Martha Douglas Taylor and granddaughter Michelle Stephanie Ditch, she is survived by four daughters: Sharon Kay McKinney of Panama City, Fla., Camellia A. Crosby of Kauai, Hawaii, Lisa L. Jenkins of Topeka, and Kimberly A. Hocking of Linn., seven sons: Warren B. Ditch Jr., of Honolulu, Steven R. Ditch Sr., Gregory W. Ditch, Michael D. Ditch Sr. and Rocky W. Ditch and Scott W. Ditch, all of Topeka, and Quintin R. Ditch of Eskridge; 26 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at the Northland Christian Church. Burial at Topeka Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Peggy Ditch Memorial Fund and sent in care of Lisa Jenkins, 3443 N.W. Cherry Creek Drive, Topeka, Kansas 66618.


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