Obituaries for Friday — December 09, 2005

• Judith Rose Kessler

• Robert Stambaugh

Judith Rose Kessler

Judith Rose Kessler of ‘Oma’o died Dec. 2, 2005, at Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs.

Born Nov. 22, 1938, in New York City, she is survived by her husband: Alan Kessler; daughter: Deborah (Matt) Parker; two sons: Steven (Rae Ann) Kessler and Jonathan (David Lane) Kessler; five grandchildren: Elijah, Sophie, Matt, Ben and Peter.

Graveside services will be held at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 9.

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

Robert Stambaugh

Robert Howard Stambaugh of Kekaha, died on Dec. 1, 2005, at the age of 59.

Born in Salem, Ohio on April 9, 1946, he was a consultant and the president of Kapa’a Associates. He cofounded IHRIM (International Association for Human Resource Information Management), was a board member and chairman of IHRIM, and the Summit Award recipient in 2000. He was a well-known speaker and author and was presently the IHRIM Journal Editor.

He is survived by his wife: Judith (Miwa) Stambaugh; daughter: Lisa (Eric) Gordon of Napa, Calif.; his mother: Rosemary Stambaugh of Columbiana, Ohio; his sister: Jean (Dennis) Holt of Ohio; his brother: David (Sherrin) Stambaugh of Ohio; his niece: Katie Stambaugh; his nephew: Zack Stambaugh.

Funeral services on Kaua’i will be private and a memorial service in will take place on Dec. 17, in Ohio.


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