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• Phoebe Kwai Chau Liu
• Caridad Ballesteros Cadiente
• Karuna Thal
• Wilfredo A. Nebre Sr.
Phoebe Kwai Chau Liu
Phoebe Kwai Chau Liu of Kapa‘a died Feb. 2, 2008, at the age of 95. She was born in Honolulu in 1912 to Bung Lin and Lan (Lum) Hoo.
She had nine brothers and sisters. In 1935, she married David Liu, a physician at Kalaupapa, Moloka‘i. She and her husband moved back to Honolulu in 1936. In 1940, they moved to Kaua‘i, where her husband served as assistant director of Mahelona Hospital in Kapa‘a from 1940 to 1945 and physician for McBride Sugar Plantation from 1945 until he died in 1949. After her husband’s death, Liu moved to Kapa‘a, where she spent the rest of her life in a house she had built in the Kapahi area.
Liu was devoted to her four sons and tried her best to ensure that they obtained the level of education they wanted.
She was preceded in death by her third son, George, in 1985. She is survived by sons David Jr. of Oakland, Calif.; Frederick of Petrolia, Calif.; Thomas of Kapa‘a; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. At her request, she has been cremated. A memorial service will be held by immediate family members.
Caridad Ballesteros Cadiente
Caridad Ballesteros Cadiente of Kapa‘a died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Jan. 28, 2008, at the age of 72. She was born in Bacarra City, Ilocos Notre, the Philippines, on Aug. 23, 1935. She was a dedicated homemaker, taking care of her many children and grandchildren.
She is survived by sons Andres (Eden) Cadiente of Hanama‘ulu, Corazon (Elsa) Cadiente of Koloa, Fortunato (Aida) Cadiente of Lawa‘i, Federico Cadiente Jr. of Kapa‘a, Warlito Cadiente of Puhi, Robert (Lydia) Cadiente of Lihu‘e and Dennis (Aileen) Cadiente of Kilauea; daughters Erlinda (Prisco) Ancheta of Hanama‘ulu, Gorgonia (Rodger) Barr of Connecticut and Merlina (Manny) Catbagan of Kapa‘a; 31 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 1, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and mass at 10 a.m. by Father Bill Shannon. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Karuna Thal died Jan. 23, 2008, in Tijuana, Mexico, at the age of 59.
She was born in Toledo on April 2, 1948, as Harriet Thal to the late Stanford and Sylvia Thal. She was a massage therapist on Kaua‘i for 18 years.
Thal is survived by her mother, Sylvia Thal, of Madison, Wis.; brothers Richard (Jill Maidenberg) of Madison and Larry (Shannon Troxler) of Jackson, Wyo.; and sister Laurie, also of Jackson.
Memorials may be made to The Mountainside Institute Karuna Thal Wellness Center Fund, 541 Village Way, Victor, Idaho 83455, or to a charity of one’s choosing.
A memorial potluck gathering will be from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Taro Patch in Anahola.
Wilfredo A. Nebre Sr.
Wilfredo A. Nebre Sr. of Lihu‘e died in Honolulu on Jan. 31, 2008, at the age of 64.
He was born in San Manuel, Pagasinan, Philippines, on Oct. 12, 1943. He was a truck driver for McBryde Sugar Co.
He is survived by his wife, Bella; sons Wilfredo (Cheryl) Nebre Jr. of Honolulu, Alexander Nebre of Honolulu, Jonathan (Kathy) Nebre of Honolulu, William (Crystal) Nebre of Kaua‘i, Joseph Nebre of Kaua‘i; daughters Amy (Carlan) Maglinti of Kaua‘i and Jocelyn Nebre of California; brother Alfredo (Evelyn) Nebre Jr. of Kaua‘i; sisters Sandi (Val) Inanod of Kauai, Loreen (Ronald) Caberto of Kaua‘i and Didi (Gary) Chock of Kaua‘i; and nine grandchildren.
Visitation with family will be on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Immaculate Conception Church from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary and Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Nebre family with arrangements.
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