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• Mary Ann Nester
• Yoshie Isoshima
Mary Ann Nester
Mary Ann Nester of Lihu‘e died on Feb. 7, 2008, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 82. She was born on May 3, 1925, in Los Angeles, Calif., and retired as a school teacher with the County of Santa Barbara.
She is survived by her husband Dr. Emery Nester of Lihu‘e; son Tim (Carol) Nester of Kapa‘a; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bob and Betty Gillikin of Calif., Bob and Peggy Nester of South Carolina; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her daughter Suzanne K. Richie.
A celebration of her life will begin with visitation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion; inurnment to follow. Aloha attire is suggested and the family requests flowers be omitted.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the Nester family with arrangements.
Yoshie Isoshima of Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i, passed away at Garden Isle HealthCare on March 6, 2008, at the age of 98. Born in Tokyo, Japan, on May 6, 1909, retired owner of Isoshima’s Bazaar in Honolulu and Isoshima’s in Waikiki. She is preceded in death by her husband Takeo Isoshima; daughter Amy Yukie Kekipi and great-granddaughter Darci Yoshie Isoshima. She is survived by her son Arthur (Sharleen); daughters Jane Asher and Ann Hanamura, all of Kapa‘a; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins; hanai children, Michael (Jo-Ann) Harunaga of Kapa‘a and William (Paula) Wicall of Kilauea; two hanai grandchildren. Services will be held at Kapa‘a United Church of Christ on Saturday, March 22, at 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers, please.
Donations in Yoshie Isoshima’s name may be made to Harris United Methodist Church in Honolulu, Kapa‘a United Church of Christ, or to the St. Andrew’s Priory School in Honolulu for the Yoshie and Takeo Isoshima Fund.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
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