Obituaries Sunday, May 20, 2007

• Harriet Schimmelfennig

• Charles Bunji Shimomura

Harriet Schimmelfenig

Harriet Leimomi Scharsch Schimmelfennig of Po‘ipu died at Wilcox Hospital on May 11, 2007, at the age of 82.

Born in Kipu on Oct. 17, 1924, she retired from the state of Hawai‘i as an administrator with the District Courts of Honolulu.

Preceded in death by her son Bryan Schimmelfennig of Aina Haina, she is survived by son Edward (Heidi) Schimmelfennig of Po‘ipu, daughter-in-law Beth Schimmelfennig of Aina Haina; six grandchildren, Leimomi, Kala, Nalu, Malia, Gavin and Chaz; one great grandson Ka‘iwa; niece Charlene (Jerry) Punahele; and nephew Kaipo of Hawai‘i Kai.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 25, at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Koloa. Mass will be officiated by Father Edison and will begin at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.

Charles Bunji Shimomura

Charles Bunji Shimomura of Hanapepe died at his home on May 11, 2007 at the age of 74.

Born in Honolulu, O‘ahu on Oct. 7, 1932, he was a retired County Clerk with the County of Kaua‘i.

He is survived by son Dale (Penny) Shimomura of Hanapepe; daughter, Christie (Stan) Umamoto of Granada Hills, Calif.; five grandchildren; brother Daniel (Judy) Shimomura of O‘ahu; sisters, Hilda (Yoichi) Tamura of Honolulu, O‘ahu, Nancy (Henry) Miyamoto of Pasadena, Calif., and Barbara Gillespe of Long Island, N.Y.; nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.


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