Obituaries For Friday, January 31, 2003

Horace Less, Kinichi Isobe, Jack Leoiki

Horace Less

Horace Less of Kilauea died at home on Jan. 8, 2003, at the age of 82.

Born on Dec. 11, 1920, in Fromberg, Germany, he came to Rochester, NY in 1938 where he was married and had two children. He was in the grocery business. In 1970 he moved to Florida and to Kauai in 2001.

He is survived by his daughter Barbara “Magenta” Billet of Kilauea and his son Alan Less of the Republic of Panama.

A memorial blessing was held at Kalihiwai Bay.

Friends may contact Magenta at 828-1004.

Kinichi Isobe

Kinichi “Kane” Isobe of Koloa, Kauai, died at Wilcox Hospit on Jan. 26, 2003 at the age of 84. Born in Kukuiula, Kauai on June 18, 1918, he was a retired Equipment Operator with the County of Kauai. He is survived by wife Fumie Wakasa Isobe of Lihue; son, John (Annette) Isobe of Wailua; daughter Ann Isobe (James) Toyota of Wahiawa, Oahu; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.Jack Leoiki

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Jack Leoiki

Jack “Maha” Kahanukaumaha Leoiki of Kekaha, Kauai, died at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, on Jan. 23, 3003, at the age of 87.

Born in Waimea, Kauai, on July 13, 1915, he was a fireman.

He is preceded in death by his daughter: Eileen Ululani Malama. He is survived by four daughters: Roseline (“Lokalia”) Tremaine, Pinky (Paddy Boy) Malama, Sharon “Maha” Leoiki, Lolly Malama; three sons: Rosedale Jack “Bruddah” Leoiki, Robert “Boobie” Leoiki, Rodney “Charman” Leoiki; 22 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 2, at Waimea River Mouth at 1 p.m. for scattering of remains. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


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