Obituaries for Friday, November 2, 2007

• Isabel Sembrano

• Yong Ki U

• Sigundina Dela Cruz

Isabel Sembrano

Isabel Alba Sembrano of Puhi died at Wilcox Hospital on Oct. 30, 2007, at the age of 35. Born in San Jose City, Philippines, on Jan. 16, 1972, she was a mother.

She is survived by sons Jesse Rae Sembrano and Red Sembrano; mother Francisca Turiano; three brothers, Jaime Alba, Joey Alba and June Alba all of Philippines; four sisters, Juliet Gregorio of the Philippines, Josie Cabanero of Canada, Judith Santos of the Philippines and Jean Abadilla of California.

Friends can visit with the family at 6 p.m. on Friday, at 4084 Puaole St., Lihu‘e. Call Joy at 651-5691 for more information.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Yong Ki U

Yong Ki U, of Kapa‘a, died at his home on Oct. 30, 2007, at the age of 59.

Born in Tae Gu, Korea, on July 5, 1948, he was a machine operator with the County of Kaua‘i.

He is survived by son Tae Kyu U, of Kapa‘a; daughter, Hana (Christian) Jensen of Kapa‘a; two grandchildren; companion Lucy Balmores; brothers Young Bok (Ae Cha) U, of Kapa‘a, and Young Su (Mi Soon) U, of Virginia; sisters Song Ja Yoo, of Nevada, Bok Sun U, of Korea, Kun Cha U, of Lihu‘e and Sun (Jay) Gu, of Virginia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 5:30 to 6 p.m. only on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel. Funeral service officiated by Pastor Jung Lee Suk will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, at 5611 Kawaihau Road (Gas Station Building on Kawaihau Rd.); burial at Keapana Cemetery. Casual attire.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Sigundina Dela Cruz

Sigundina Lagrimas Dela Cruz of Kekaha died on Oct. 23, 2007, at the age of 88. She was born in Mayantoc, Tarlac, in the Philippines.

She is survived by husband Silvestre Dela Cruz of Kekaha; sons Remigio (Evelyn) Dela Cruz of ‘Oma‘o, Rogelio (Sonita) Dela Cruz of Kekaha, Arsenio (Elvira) Dela Cruz of California, and Monico (Rola) Dela Cruz of California; daughters Teresita (Benigno) Guillermo of Hanapepe, Rosita (Jose) Nolasco of California, and Clarita (Andronico) Rafael of California; 22 grandchildren,17 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends can call on Nov. 2, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday, Nov. 3, at St. Theresa’s Church in Kekaha from 8 a.m to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

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


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