Obituaries for Thursday — March 13, 2003

Kayla Manibog Itamura, Momoyo Sadaoka, Walter Lewis Johnston, Eliseo Umipeg, John Perreira

Kayla Manibog Itamura

Kayla Noelani Manibog Itamura of Kalaheo died in Honolulu, on Mar. 10, 2003 at the age of 2 days old.

Born in Lihu’e on Mar. 8, 2003, she is survived by her parents, Cheryl Manibog and Galen Itamura of Kalaheo; paternal-grandparents, Glenn and Barbara Itamura of Lihu’e; maternal-grandparents, Rudy and Agnes Manibog of Hanama’ulu; paternal great-grandparents, Raymond and Marie Itamura of Kalaheo, Soei Oshiro of Hanama’ulu, Eileen Costa Brum of Lihu’e; three uncles, Garen Itamura of Kalaheo, Arnold (LaRhonda) Manibog of Hanama’ulu, Jon (Sally) Manibog of California; aunty, Brandy Itamura of Kalaheo; two nephews, Makana Manibog and Kainalu Itamura.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Mar. 22, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary from 1-3 p.m. where services will begin at 3 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Momoyo Sadaoka

Momoyo Sadaoka of Lihu’e died at Straub Clinic and Hospital on Mar. 8, 2003, at the age of 76.

Born in Lihu’e on Mar. 26, 1926, she retired from Hawaiian Telephone Company.

She is survived by five brothers, Atsushi “Archie” (Ruth) Watanabe, Samuel (Hideko) Watanabe, Harold (Wiley) Watanabe, Allen Watanabe, James (Jane) Watanabe of Glendora, Calif.; sister, Mildred (Henry) Sasaki, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Mar. 16, at Lihu’e Christian Church at 1 p.m. where services will begin at 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.Arrangements are being handled by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary in Waipahu.

Walter Lewis Johnston

Walter Lewis Johnston, 91, of Peachtree City, Georgia, died in Fullerton, Calif. on Dec. 18, 2002.

Born on Nov. 22, 1911 in Denver, Colo. he worked for Westinghouse Elevator Division, Jersey City, N.J. for 42 years.

Services were held at the Peachtree City First United Methodist Church, Georgia. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn, Georgia.

He is survived by his wife, Leone B. Farmer Johnston of Peachtree City, GA; sons: Ernest (Evelyn) Johnston of Lihu’e, Robert (Susan) Johnston of Peachtree City, GA, and Glenn (Joan) Johnston of Fullerton, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Eliseo Umipeg

Eliseo Perreira Umipeg of San Francisco, Calif. died on Mar. 10, 2003.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita Umipeg; two children, Randal and Gareth, daughters-in-law, Mary and Natalie; grandchildren, Brandon, Erin, Danny and Andrew; brother, David (Diane), numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Services were held. Arrangements by Duggan’s Serra Mortuary.

John Perreira

John “Sonny” Perreira of Kalaheo died at home on Mar. 8, 2003 at the age of 78.

Born in Koloa on July 9, 1924 he was a Laborer with Nelson Construction Co.

Preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Santos Perreira, he is survived by son, John Perreira Jr. of Kalaheo; two step-sons, Alfred (Helena) Medeiros of Kalaheo and Wayne (Shirley) Medeiros of Lihu’e; seven step-daughters, Brenda (Butch) Durant of Lihu’e, Elaine (Squeaky) Kealoha of Lihu’e, Eleanor Haumea (Guy Menor) of Lihu’e, Clara (Mel) Leasau of Oma’o, Mary (Allan) Kealoha of Honolulu, Donna Medeiros of Hanama’ulu and Cookie Silva of Oma’o; two brothers, Stephen (Bernice) Perreira of Kalaheo and Norman (Patricia) Perreira of Reno; three sisters, Delphine McCormick of Kalaheo, Lillian (Richard) Jardin of Kalaheo and Adelaide (Larry) Ross of Kalaheo; 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Sat. Mar. 15, 2003 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, service officiated by Father Keahi will begin at 10 a.m. Followed by burial at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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