Obituaries for Sunday, December 30, 2007

• Sheldon Camacho

• Mike Masami Ikeda

• Jordan Noah Lee Jr.

• Ruth Ewaliko Texeira

Sheldon Camacho

Sheldon Eric Camacho of Kapa‘a died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Dec. 24, 2007, at the age of 46.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1961, in Hilo and was employed by Kauai Commercial as a truck driver.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Camacho; sons Palani Eric Camacho, Ikaika Glenn (Kathleen Andres) Camacho, Kale Keith Camacho, Keolamaikalani Joshua Camacho, all of Kapa‘a; daughter Erica-Shay Pukanaaloha Paishon-Camacho of Kailua-Kona; god-daughters Raynell Clerese Pilialoha Olivera of Hilo and Georgie-Anna Kehaulani Himalaya of Kailua-Kona; parents Donald and Carole Laa Sr. and Joseph and Charlotte Camacho, all of Hilo; brothers Recardo Camacho of California, Randall (Heather) Oreta  and Donald (Claudine) Laa Jr., both of Hilo; sisters Sheldyn “Dolly” Camacho, Renee (Mark) Olivera Sr., Roxanne (Bernie) Llanes, all of the Big Island; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Kapaa Missionary Church  from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., with services beginning at 11 a.m. officiated by Pastor Thomas (Butch) Kahawai. Cremation to follow. Casual attire suggested.

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

Mike Masami Ikeda

Mike Masami Ikeda of Honolulu died on Nov. 14, 2007, at the age of 83.

Born in Ninole, Hawai‘i, he retired as a construction project manager.

He is survived by his wife, Misae; children Clifford, Pamela, Wesley, Michael, Alec, Richard, Barry, Leila and Heidi; brother Kazumasa Ikeda; sister Elsie Carter; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Private services were held. Arrangements were handled by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Jordan Noah Lee Jr.

Jordan Noah Lee Jr. of Anahola died Dec. 26, 2007, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 55.

Born Sept. 13, 1952, on O‘ahu, he was a maintenance worker for Kapa‘a Elementary School.

He is survived by his parents, Jordan and Roxane Lee Sr., sisters Jordene (Ralph) Lee Hornstine and Marlene (Edmund) Lee Hao, five nephews, three nieces, three grand-nieces and one grand-nephew as well as numerous aunts and uncles.

Private services will be held in Honolulu. Arrangements were being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Ruth Ewaliko Texeira

Ruth Ewaliko Texeira of Anahola died Dec. 26, 2007, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 94.

Born Dec. 22, 1913, in Hawai‘i, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by daughter Annie (Ronald) Kim; sons Clifford (Lani) Wong, Joseph (Janet) Wong and Solomon (Verna) Wong; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, at Koolau Huiia Church in Anahola. Services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

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


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