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• Carl Gaber
• Katherine Apana Nakamura
• Yumiko Johnson
Carl Gaber of Ha‘ena, Kauai died at the age of 56 doing what he loved, body surfing, at Pine Trees on Friday, Nov. 26, 2004.
An electrical contractor by trade, he owned and operated Tradewind Electric. A 22-year Kaua‘i resident, Carl was born and raised on the Mainland where he lived in New York, New Jersey and Florida before coming to Hawai‘i. Carl touched so many lives; he was a good and thoughtful friend and will be missed terribly.
He is survived by his sister Claudia Van Raamsdonk and her husband Robert, two nieces Nicole and Daniell and one nephew, Robert as well as many other dear family members and friends in New Jersey and Gainesville, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his father David Gaber and mother Joanne Gaber. On Kaua‘i he is survived by a lot of dear friends and acquaintances. All are invited to celebrate Carl’s life at a memorial on Sunday, December 5 at Carl’s property, 7146 Alamihi Road, Ha‘ena (Alamihi is just before The Hanalei Colony Resort) at 3 pm. It will be a potluck/BYOB.
Katherine Apana Nakamura
Katherine Apana Nakamura of Kapa‘a, died Nov. 18, 2004, at her home in Wailua Houselots at the age of 75.
Born Dec. 5, 1928, on Kaua‘i, she was a secretary.
Preceded in death by her son, Byron, she is survived by her husband: Anthony Tatsuo Nakamura of Kapa‘a; three daughters: Leigh Nakamura, Gayle (Dean) Kuboyama, and Lisa Nakamura; three brothers: Bernard (Irene) Apana, Ronald (Grace) Apana and John (Janet) Apana. two sisters-in-law: Violet Apana and Mona Apana; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial services were held at Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church. Burial followed at Kauai Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Yumiko Judie Johnson of Anahola, died at her home on Nov. 22, 2004, at the age of 58.
Born Aug. 20, 1946, in Japan, she was a homemaker.
She is survived by one daughter: Michelle (Chris) Johnson-Ludington of Kapa‘a; mother: Miyuki Maehata of Anahola; two sisters: Lisa Nakamura of Wailua Houselots and Kay (Patrick) Mizumoto of ‘Ele‘ele; one brother: Mark (Janice) Maehata of Puhi and three grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Kapaa Hongwanji church at 2 p.m. Services to be held at 3 p.m. Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
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