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• Mildred Miller
• Anacleta Belarmino
• Hans Ulrich Willi
• Takeji Masuda
• Javis Martinez Ruaboro
• Diane A. Kawakami
Mildred Laycock Miller died in her sleep on April 29, 2005.
She was born in Little Rock, Ark., on Feb. 24, 1906. Her daughter, Martie Miller and her husband, Mitch Brelsford were at her side at their home in Browns Valley, Calif.
Mildred is survived by her daughter, Martie, grandson Arjuna Miller, great-grandson, Alexander Arjuna Miller, great granddaughter, Piper Leslie Anne Miller, a niece Leilani Bowen and a nephew Doug Pratt.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Edward Miller, the retired manager of Hawaiian Canneries of Kapa‘a in 1968.
Mildred had taught at various schools on Kaua‘i since 1930. She closed Ko‘olau School, taught and was librarian and vice principal at Kapaa High & Elementary School. She also taught at Lihue School and Wilcox.
After her retirement as Vice Principal of Kauai High School, Mildred volunteered at the YWCA, Women’s Center, and at the Kauai Museum.
There will be a graveside ceremony on Kaua‘i in July, 2005.
Anacleta Dulay Belarmino of Hanama‘ulu, died at home on May 6, 2005, at the age of 66.
Born in Malasiqui, Pangasinan, Philippines on July 13, 1938, she was a homemaker as well as a cook with Tip Top Café.
Preceded in death by husband, Apolinario Belarmino, she is survived by two sons, David (Cathy) Belarmino and Tony (Sheila) Belarmino, both of Hanama‘ulu; four daughters, Angie Valmoja of Kapa‘a; Noreen (Mansfield) Oyamot of Hanapepe, Lita (Milton) Amaki of Kekaha and Nancy (Sterlyn) Shimabukuro of Wailua; 19 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; one brother, one sister, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in the Philippines.
Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 13, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass officiated by Father Shannon will begin at 11 a.m. followed by burial at the church cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Hans Ulrich Willi
Hans Ulrich Willi of Princeville died on May 7, 2005, at the age of 75. A true citizen of the world, Hans was born in Zurich, Switzerland on Aug. 2, 1929, where he “retired” as a Swiss banker, following 25 exciting years running a business in Africa.
In 1997, Hans and his wife, Lynn, moved from Florida to Hawai‘i where he “re-retired” and found pleasure in hatha yoga, boogie boarding, and weekly movie and pizza dates with his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn Moffitt of Princeville; daughter: Caroline Willi of San Diego, Calif., sons: Carl Willi of Zurich, Switzerland and Henry Willi of Haselmere, England, along with Francesca Willi and Natasha Willi, also of Haselmere, England and Kimberly (Robert) Wright of Leawood, KS, and Jennifer Moffitt Finks of Kansas City, Mo.; brother: Jorg Willi of Zurich, Switzerland and five grandchildren.
To celebrate Hans life, friends and family will meet at the Hanalei Pavilion at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, for a beach walk, immediately followed by a reception for friends at “Spindrift,” 3572 Keoniana, Princeville.
Casual, aloha attire is suggested. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Disability Challengers, StokePark, Guilford. GUI 1TU, England (disability-challengers.org)
Arangements were handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
Takeji Masuda of Kalaheo, died at home on May 8, 2005, at the age of 94.
Born in Hanapepe, on Jan. 25, 1911, he was a retired Office Manager with Kauai Electric. He is survived by his wife, Shigeko; son, Clifford Masuda of Honolulu; four daughters, Judith (Roy) Koike, Carol (Kenneth) Hamamura, Janice (Fred) Tanabe, and Jocelyn Masuda, all of California; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Masuyo Nakatani of Honolulu, O‘ahu. Friends may visit with the family at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission; service officiated by Rev. Iwasa will begin at 3 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted. Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Javis Martinez Ruaboro
Javis Martinez Ruaboro of Kilauea, died May 9, 2005, at his home at the age of 56.
Born Jan. 1, 1949, in the Philippines, he was a gardener.
He is survived by three brothers: Feliciano (Pilar) Ruaboro of Kilauea, Ricardo (Dionisia) Ruaboro of the Philippines, and Van (Amelia) Ruaboro of Kilauea; one sister: Carmen (Jaime) Jiminez of Kilauea; numerous nieces, nephews, great grandnieces, and great grandnephews.
Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kilauea Japanese Cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Diane A. Kawakami
Diane A. Kawakami of Lawai, died at home on May 9, 2005, at the age of 18.
Born in Lihu‘e on Jan. 21, 1987, she was a student at Kauai High.
She is survived by her parents, Galen and Linda Kawakami of Lawai; brother, Bransen Kawakami of Lawai; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Koloa Union Church; service at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
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