Obituaries for Sunday — June 22, 2003

• Virginia Siewertsen • Carlos Isnec


Virginia Siewertsen

Virginia Siewertsen of Lihue, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Long Term Unit on June 16, 2003, at the age of 91.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 18, 1911, she was a commercial artist and worked for Marshall Field Department Stores. She graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago, she was a Charter Member of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and was a volunteer for 35 years. A longtime volunteer at the Kauai Museum she was well known for her Water Colors of Kauai and won many awards. She owned, operated and showed Cocker Spaniels.

She is survived by two nephews, Ken Johnson of Florida and Bill Siewertsen of Connecticut; three nieces, Robin Johnson of Florida, Ruth Erickson of New York, and Diane Siewertsen of Texas.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary where services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

The service is scheduled for Friday, June 27, 9:30 a.m. at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa town.


Carlos Isnec

Carlos J. Isnec of Lihue, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on June 18, 2003, at the age of 94.

Born in the Philippines on November 2, 1908, he was an Irrigator for the Lihue Sugar Plantation.

He is survived by his wife, Monica Isnec of Lihue; two sons, Emmanuel (Julie) Isnec of Lihue, Edgar Isnec of California; four daughters, Eileen (Wendell) Villatora of Nevada, Estrellita (Bert) Saiki of Eleele, Emeline (Glenn) Aqui of Lawai, Evangeline (Peter) Hesapene of Lihue; two brothers, Fermin Isnec and Rubin Isnec, both of the Philippines, 17 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, June 25 from 4-6 p.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary where services will begin at 6 p.m. Aloha attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

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