Obituaries Sunday, February 18, 2007

• William K. Lemn

• Alfred Peralta

• Gwen Leialoha

• Robert Victorino

• Ululani Rapozo

William K. Lemn

William K. Lemn of Anahola died Feb. 2, 2007, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, at the age of 92.

Born Nov. 5, 1914, in Honolulu, he was a retired policeman.

Preceded in death by his wife, Annie Valpoon Lemn, and son, Robert A.K. Lemn Sr., he is survived by sons William (Luella) Lemn and Harry Samuel Lemn; daughter-in-law Leona; sister Margaret Parker; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, at Koolau Hui‘ia Church in Anahola, where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Koolau Hui‘ia Church Cemetery.

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

Alfred Peralta

Alfred Castillo Peralta of Honolulu died Jan. 17, 2007, at Hawaii Medical Center East, at the age of 85.

Born March 27, 1921, in Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was a retired housekeeper with the Ilikai Hotel.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores “Bebang” Peralta; sons Ernest (Elizabeth) Peralta Jr., Jose (Norma) Peralta, Peter (Kelly) Peralta, Nelson (Fely) Peralta and Oscar (Carrie) Sagucio; daughters Delphine Shea, Adelina (Greg) Enriquez and Aurora (Edwin) Raposas; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister Mercedes Peralta Dela Cruz.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; services at 7 p.m. Visitation will take place again on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park at noon.

Arrangements are being handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Gwen Leialoha


Gwen Leialoha Burrows of Kaua‘i died Feb. 5, 2007, in Honolulu, at the age of 66.

Born and raised in Ho‘olehua, Moloka‘i, she was a cafeteria worker with the state Department of Education.

She is survived by son Ashley Place; daughters Tenley Amaki, Shelley Thomas, Chris Nihi and Robyn Nihi; brothers William Ahyee Jr. Thomas Ahyee, James, Frank and Jesse; sisters Ruth Soares, Willimina English, Billy-Jo Ahyee and Susan Ahyee; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Memorial services on Kaua‘i will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa, where visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. with service to begin at 3 p.m. Memorial services on Moloka‘i will be held on Saturday, May 26, at Kamalo Wharf; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire is suggested and lei are welcome.

Arrangements are being handled by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai‘i.

Robert Victorino

Robert “Bobby” Victorino of Wailua Houselots died at home on Feb. 6, 2007, at the age of 83.

Born in Kapa‘a on June 29, 1923, he retired from the Kaua‘i Police Department as a captain in 1976.

Preceded in death by his parents, John and Marie Ferreira Victorino, he is survived by his wife, Alice Maeno Victorino; daughters Joyce (Patrick) Hada of Kapolei and Sharleen (Peter) Soule of Massachusetts; son Bruce Victorino of Kaua‘i; grandchildren Derick Hada, Dana Hada, Bonnie Soule and Jeremy Soule; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services have been held at the Kauai Veterans Center in Lihu‘e. Inurnment will take place at a later date.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the Victorino family with the arrangements.

Ululani Rapozo

Ululani “Ulu” “Lani” Rose Rapozo of Anahola died on Feb. 12, 2007, at the age of 62.

Born in Honolulu on April 8, 1944, she was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. 

She is survived by her husband, Joseph; mother Elizabeth Kaopua; sons Herman Kaopua and Joseph (Christina) Rapozo; daughters Dawn (Mario) Hendricksen, Denise (Gino) Davila, Josette (Mark) Hansford and Jo-Ann (Bryan) Kau; 16 grandchildren; brothers David “Boy” Sherwood, Dennis Kaopua, Sherwood “Biggie” Kaopua, Sherman “Peewee”  Kaopua and Hamilton Kaopua; sister Edwina Mahelona; and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services over her cremains will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. at the Anahola Hawaiian Homes Club, Anahola Hawaiian Homes on Kawelo Street, with a celebration of her life to follow.

The family gratefully declines flowers.

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


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