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Obituary for Saturday —April 08, 2006

• Clara Y.K. Bode

Clara Y.K. Bode

Clara Y.K Bode of Wailua Houselot who was a wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend to many died at home on March 29, 2006, after a short illness at the age of 75.

Born Aug. 4, 1930, in the Waipouli coconut grove, she is preceded in death by her husband Harold W. Bode, Sr. and her hanai son, Charles Caspino.

She is survived by three daughters: Maryann Bode of Wailua, Philomena “Peaches” Bode of Oregon, hanai daughter: Charlene Veronica Wilson of North Carolina; five sons: Harold W. (Colleen) Bode, Jr. of Harwich, Mass, Raymond R. Bode of Pearl City; hanai sons: Dennis Caspino of South Carolina, Francis Ching of Jackson, Wyoming, and Joseph (Nancy) Coconate of O’ahu; five sisters: Frances Tabachman of California, Mary (Stanley) Duque of California, Eleanor (Lee) White of California, Mildred Lowney of California, and Alice (Clarence) Medeiros of Kailua; two brothers: Ralph Ching of Hawaii Kai and Clarence “Duke” (Laverne) Ching of California; 18 grand-children, 18 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, April 8, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapa’a from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Father Al. Burial to follow at St. Catherine’s Church cemetery in Kealia.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.


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