Obituaries for Sunday – October 8, 2006

•Beatrice Veronica Daligdig

• John Koerte Sr.

Beatrice Veronica Daligdig

Beatrice Veronica Daligdig of Kapa‘a, died at her home in Kapa‘a at the age of 78.

Born Feb. 11, 1928, in Honolulu, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband: Theodore A. Daligdig, Jr. of Kapa‘a; three daughters: Stella (Irving) Kaui of Hilo, Beatrice (Harley) Yim of Wailua and Charlene (Charles Lono) McGee of Kapa‘a; three sons: Theodore (Queenie) Daligdig III of Kapa‘a, Terry (Joyce) Daligdig of Wailua and Herbert Daligdig of Mississippi; 30 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapa‘a, where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

The family requests that flowers be omitted. Donations may be made to St. Catherine Church Adopt A Student program in the name of Beatrice Daligdig.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

John Koerte Sr.

John Koerte Sr. of Hanama‘ulu died at home on Oct. 1, 2006, at the age of 81.

Born in Lihu‘e on Oct. 28, 1924, he retired as a machinist with The Lihue Plantation Co.

He is survived by his wife, Violet Carvalho Koerte; four sons, John Jr. (Judyann), Michael (Linda), Gerard (Avis), Anthony (Doreen), all of Hanama‘ulu; two daughters, Bernadine (Hanzs) Martins of Kapahi, Regina (Sidney) Ikehara of Hanapepe; 16 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Immaculate Conception Church in Kapa‘ia. Officiating the service at 10 a.m. will be Father Bill Shannon.

Casual or aloha attire is suggested and the family gratefully declines flowers.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.


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