Obituaries for Wednesday — October 26, 2005

• Rosalina Valera Arzadon

• Beatrice Abreu Jardin Capocci

• Walter Tamashiro

• Cresalina ‘Saling’ Villanueva

• Yoshiko Yokoyama

• Veronica Ramil

• Victoria Lynn Van Aman

• Nicanor Minia


Rosalina Valera Arzadon

Rosalina V. Arzadon of Lihu’e died Oct. 22, 2005, at Kauai Care Center in Waimea at age 73.

Born in Lihu’e, she retired from the state Department of Education with more than 40 years of teaching. She was also involved in assisting immigrants in attaining United States citizenship.

She is survived by two sisters: Lucia (Adelino) Valentin, Pacita (Eugenio) Jimenez of Lihu’e; two brothers: John J. Arzadon of Kapa’a and Tony (Hazel) Arzadon of Koloa; step-mother: Ester Arzadon; two half sisters: Karen Arzadon and Juliet Arzadon; two half-brothers: David Arzadon of Kapa’a and Stuart Arzadon of Honolulu and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at the Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. to be conducted by Rev. Richard Chun.

Scattering of the ashes will be held at a later date by family and close friends.

Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary


Beatrice Abreu Jardin Capocci

Beatrice Abreu Jardin Capocci of Kalaheo, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Oct. 21, 2005, at the age of 81.

Born in Kalaheo on May 1, 1924, she was a retired airport security scanner with Freeman Guards.

She is survived by sons, Caesar (Kris) Jardin of Kalaheo and Gary (Heidi) Jardin of Anahola; daughters, Sandra (Dickson) Inouye and Maelynn (Kevin) Ikeda both of Kalaheo; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Henry (Joyce) Abreu, Nelson (Mary) Abreu and Edward (Lucy) Abreu Sr.

Friends may visit with the family from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo; Mass officiated by Father Napoleon will begin at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd


Walter Tamashiro

Walter Katsutoshi Tamashiro of Kane’ohe, O’ahu, died Sept. 14, 2005, in a Hospice home at the age of 66.

Also known as “Tofu,” he was a retired plumber.

He is survived by family members on O’ahu and a daughter, Alysyn “Pulama” Tamashiro, of Kaua’i.

He was a big part of many structures built on Kaua’i, most recently the Marriott Hotel, formerly, the Westin, the Lihu’e Airport, Kaua’i Community College and the Sheraton Hotel.

A celebration of friendship and life will be held at Lydgate Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, at noon.


Cresalina ‘Saling’ Villanueva

Cresalina “Saling” Villanueva of ‘Ele’ele died Oct. 20, 2005, at the age of 75.

Born March 21, 1930, in Pagudpud, Philippines, she was a junior sugar processor for McBryde Sugar Company.

She is survived by her husband: Washington Villanueva; daughter: Crestine (Steve) Hauser of Long Beach, Calif; sons Wilber (Christine) Villanueva of ‘Ele’ele and Henry (Carol) Villanueva of Los Angeles; grandson: Gunnar Hauser; sister: Juanita Magarro and numerous nieces, nephews and relatives. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary where services will be held at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary


Yoshiko Yokoyama

Yoshiko Yokoyama of Kekaha, died at Kauai Care Center on Oct. 16, 2005, at the age of 90.

Born in Hanama’ulu, on Aug. 31, 1915, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Ellen (Robert) Yamada of Hanapepe and Karen (Roy) Higa of Pearl City, O’ahu; six grand-children; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Hisae (Noboru) Iwamoto. Services were private.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd


Veronica Ramil

Veronica “Eniang” Ramil of Puhi died on Oct. 17, 2005, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 78.

Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Notre, Philippines, on March 30, 1927, she retired as a field worker with Grove Farm Sugar Plantation.

She is survived by one son; Renato (Mary Jane) Ramil, two daughters; Nena (Jose) Vallejo and Vicky (Stu) Ramil, all of Honolulu; two brothers: Federico (Pacita) Galiza, Pedro (Rosita) Galiza, both of Puhi, one sister; Monica Queja of Honolulu, eight grandchildren; Randy Ramil, Gene Ramil, Ryan Ramil, Reny Ramil, Sherri Vallejo, Shaun Vallejo, Gary Glauberman, Lilia Glauberman, numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday Oct. 29, at Immaculate Conception Church from 9 a.m. with Mass celebrated at 11 a.m. by Fr. Bill Shannon. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens in Kapaia.

Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home


Victoria Lynn Van Aman

Victoria Lynn Van Aman of ‘Ele’ele died Oct. 15, 2005, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 47.

Born Dec. 26, 1957, in California, she was a housekeeper.

She is survived by her husband: D.O. Lavern Van Aman; six children: Crystal Realy, Casarah Realy, Kenneth Gabbert, David Watkins, and Misty Watkins; mother: Adele Gabbert; four brothers: Michael Gabbert, Bob Gabbert, Jeff Gabbert, and Jay Gabbert; one sister: Wendy Gabbert; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Kalaheo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Hanalei.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary


Nicanor Minia

Nicanor Minia of Kekaha died Oct. 18, 2005, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, at the age of 70.

Born Oct. 17, 1935, in the Philippines, he was a bagasse house operator.

He is survived by his wife: Maria Minia; three sons: Eddie (Asun) Minia, Noel (Conchita) Minia and Rodel (Reza) Minia; one brother: Renato (Irene) Minia; six grandchildren: Mark, Zayin, Ayla, Tiffany, Azea and Kean; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at St. Theresa’s Church in Kekaha where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Father Biz.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary

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