Obituaries for Monday — October 10, 2005

• Manuel Lopes

• Robert Kondo


Manuel Lopes

Manuel Lopes of Hanama’ulu died on Oct. 4, 2005, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 73.

Born Feb. 7, 1932, he retired as a tractor and cane truck driver with Lihue Plantation.

Pre-deceased by his parents, John and Frances Lopes, and great-grandson, Chavis Cortez-Duclayan, he is survived by his wife Marie “Patsy” Lopes; children, Dorine (Junior) Pegeder, Adele (Roy) Duclayan, Derek (Holly) Lopes, Bibiana Lopes and Eric Lopes; sisters, Minnie (Ralph) Ramos, Eva (Albert) Gouveia and Emily Carvalho. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and uncles.

A memorial service is scheduled for Oct. 11, at Immaculate Conception Church. Visitation from 8:30 a.m. with mass celebrated at 10 a.m. by Fr. Bill Shannon.

Cremation and arrangements were handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.


Robert Kondo

Robert Kiyoshi Kondo of Whittier, Calif., died Oct. 5, 2005, at El Encanto Health Care & Habilitation Center at the age of 72.

Born on Kaua’i, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his wife, Amy Emiko Kondo of Whittier; sons, Kenneth Kazuo (Terry) Kondo and Douglas Kiyoshi (Alexandra) Kondo; granddaughters Sophia and Savannah Kondo, and sister, June Yokoyama.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church, 1255 San Gabriel Bl., Rosemead, under the direction of Fukui Mortuary in Los Angeles. The family requests casual attire.

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