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• Judy Freitas
• Stetson Furtado
• Richard K. Becker
• George ‘Keoki’ Kaneholani
• Oliver Cabreira
Judy Freitas of Koloa died Sept. 21, 2007, at Queen’s Hospital at the age of 46.
Born Nov. 17, 1960, in New Mexico, she was office manager for Stigmeier, Albert W. CPA Inc.
She is survived by her husband Leonard Freitas of Koloa, sons Brandon Freitas of Koloa, Bryson Freitas of Koloa, and Travis (Christina) Freitas of California; daughters Kitty (Brad) Celebrado of Puhi and Tracy Freitas of Missouri; parents James and Coleen Lawshe of Kalaheo; brothers James (Cindy) Lawshe of Arizona, Edwin (Valerie) Lawshe of Washington, Barry (Michelle) Lawshe of Colorado, and John Lawshe of Kalaheo; seven grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa, where Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Raphael’s Church cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Stetson Jamie Anelaokalani “Stilwata” Furtado, of Kekaha, died Sept. 15, 2007, at the age of 20.
Born in Waimea on Dec. 27, 1986, he was employed by Syngenta Seeds, Inc. and MCA.
He enjoyed creating lyrics for his band group called “Modern Marvels.” He was an avid Suzuki motorcyclist; he loved spending quality time with his future fianceé and two children.
Preceded in death by his mother Katherine Pi‘ilani Furtado, he is survived by his fiancée/high school sweetheart Noelanionamaunaokanani “Mama Noe” Oligo, son Hunter Kamakaoanalu “Buni-Buni” Furtado-Oligo, daughter StarLee Ann Kwai-lin Ku‘upuapikakeokalaniaina “Talula Ann” Furtado-Oligo; father Frank W. Furtado; brothers Johnathan (Corina) Wong, Stanley, Jaysen, and Taylor Furtado; nephews Kayalea, Kahykana, and Kaela Wong; grandmothers Lei Cano, Marlene Furtado and Florence Muraoka; in-laws, Fran and Randy Oligo; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
There will be a memorial motorcycle vehicle run prior to services. Riders will meet at Kauai Harley Davidson lot in Puhi no later than 8:30 a.m. Ride begins at 9 a.m. from Puhi to Kekaha to Borthwick Mortuary. All riders are welcome.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Borthwick Mortuary with visitation from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and services beginning at 12:30 p.m. Flowers are welcome and casual attire is suggested. Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Richard K. Becker
Richard K. “Papa Ritchie” Becker, of Kalaheo, died Sept. 18, 2007, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 88.
Born June 13, 1919, in Pittsburgh, Penn., he was an engineer, small plane pilot and avid salor, member of S.L.B.Y.C. of California and the Nawiliwili Yacht Club of Kaua‘i.
He is survived by his wife Borita “Bo” Becker; sons David (Janice) Rider of Oregon, Larry (Debbie) Rider of California, Gary (Teri) Rider of California, Mike (Bety) Rider of Delaware, and Joe (Thuy) Rider of California; daughters ianne Rider of California, Annette (John) Vallow of California, and Tricia (Kaipo) Blake of Hawai‘i; 14 grandchildren Steven (Kerri) Rider, Amy (Jeremy) Johnson, Shannon (Shane) Jackson, Nathan Rider, Justin Rider, Lori-Jo Rider, Cole Rider, Lucas Rider, Jessica Rider, David Rider, Daniel Rider, Fouad Rider, Bree Kanoe Blake, and Blythe Kahokulea Blake; and eight great-grandchildren Keana, Davin, Holden, and Aubrey-Rose, Maleah, Ainsley, Alexis and Yvesie-Plum.
Also surviving are sisters Jean (William) Sigler of New Jersey, Marge Becker (Dean) Hazen of California, Rene (Bill) Harter of Virginia, and Vira (Lyle) Becker McCoy of Pennslyvania; brothers Bob (Binky) Becker, Walter (Ann) Becker and Herb (Audrey) Becker, all of Pennsylvania; numerous nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Holy Cross Church. Friends may visit with the family at 10 a.m. The service will be at 11 a.m.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary handled arrangements.
George ‘Keoki’ Kaneholani
George “Keoki” Kaneholani died at home on Sept. 18, 2007, at the age of 57.
Born July 9, 1950, he was a caretaker of the “Lihi” as well as an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert Kelii Kaneholani and Elizabeth Sarah Kaneholani (Kaheana); brother and sister-in-law Harry Poe and Gina Kaneholani; brother David Kailikini Kaneholani; sister and brother-in-law Rosemary and Gregory Sanay and first wife LaFrance “Ululani” Kaneholani (Kauwe).
He is survived by his wife Marilyn Kaneholani (Matias-Reyes); children William (Shannon) Kaneholani, Naomi Kaiwi, Swansie Aki, Steven Aki, Savannah Aki and Starynn “Mieko” Kaupu; grandchildren Austin, McKenna and Haley Kaneholani; brothers Herbert (Star) Kaneholani, Bily and Gerry Kaneholani, John (Leila) Kaneholani, Daniel (Eva) Kaneholani and Clement Kaneholani; sisters Olinda (Yukio) Higashi, Midge Asai, Miriam Kupihea, Olandra Kaleiohi, and Tatiana Kaneholan Ryan; ex-wife Cheryllynn Kaneholani and sister-in-law Charlotte Kaneholani; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Friends may join the family in celebrating the life of George Kaneholani at noon on Sunday, Sept. 30, at the “Lihi” (the Kapa‘a small boat harbor).
Oliver Cabreira died Sept. 11, 2007.
He is survived by parents Ethel and Manual Martinez of Hilo; children Oliver Jr., Renae and Ryan of California; brothers Leighton Cabreira Sr.of Kaua‘i and Joey Cabreira of Florida; sisters Carol Kekau and Gwen Cabreira of Hilo; nephews Leighton Cabreira Jr. and Kevin Cabreira of Kaua‘i.
Services were held at Dodo’s Mortuary yesterday and again today from 9 a.m. to noon.
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