Obituaries for Friday, June 20, 2008

• Mary Ludington

• Gilmath Brede

• Betty Measel

• Margaret Young


Mary Ludington

Mary Achi Ludington of Waipouli died June 7, 2008, at Hale Kupuna Care Home at the age of 94. Born March 29, 1914, in Ann Arbor, Mich., she was retired 25 years from Hawaiian Airlines.

She was a member of the Harmony Chapter #4 of the Eastern Star, member of Hale O Na Ali’i Hawaii Inc., Mokihana Club and the Kaua‘i Chinese Heritage Society. She also volunteered at the Kaua‘i Museum.

She was preceded in death by husband Frank Ludington, brothers Stanford Achi, Richard Achi, Stanley Achi; sister Rebecca Allen, son Kunane Ludington and granddaughter Kehau Hazelbaker.

She is survived by daughter Ann (Greg) McIntosh, son Kaina (Bonnie) Ludington, daughter-in-law Betsy Ludington, sister-in-law June Achi, grandchildren James (Noe) Leake, Kaipo Ludington, Bobby (Theresa) Ludington, Ho’olai (Calvin) Braun, John (Chelsie) Ludington, Wilabeth Ludington, Jan (Homer) Blake, Mita (David) Kaneakua and Chris (Michelle) Ludington; 16 great-grandchildren and also one great-great-granddaughter.

Family and friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church. Memorial services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Gilmath Brede

Gilmath L. Brede of Lihu‘e died June 13, 2008, at Straub Hospital at the age of 33. Born Aug. 6, 1974, in Kaua‘i, he was an A.C.O. with Kauai Community Correctional Center.

He is survived by wife Sheri Brede, daughters Kainani Brede, Gilla Brede, Mikaela Brede and Meilina Brede; father William A. Brede Jr., sisters Deborah K. (Joseph) Pinero and Julieann N. (Gilbert) Balai, brothers William A. Brede III and Shane R. (Susan) Brede, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at Kapaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Memorial services will begin at 1:15 p.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Betty Measel

Betty H. Measel of Princeville died from cancer May 27, 2008, at Life Care Center of Hilo, at the age of 82. Born in Lexington, Ky., she was a well-known real estate broker on Kaua‘i and O‘ahu for over 30 years. She sat on the board of directors of Kauai Board of Realtors and Hawaii Association of Realtors, together with The American Heart Association, Kauai division, Republican Party of Hawai‘i, Kauai Republican Party and volunteered at Wilcox Hospital for over 20 years. Betty was loved by everyone who knew her.

She is survived by son Robert Measel Jr. (only child) on the Big Island, grandchildren Heather Measel of Princeville and Travis Measel of San Diego, Calif., daughter-in-law Antoinette Russell of Temecula, Calif., and numerous relatives in Texas and on the Mainland.

Private services will be held at 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Hanalei Bay to celebrate her life. Please call for address and RSVP. Casual attire suggested. Please bring flowers and potluck style would be appreciated.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home in Hilo. For details and any questions please call 808-966-4211 or 808-936-8431.


Margaret Young

Margaret Tokiyo Young of Honolulu died June 11, 2008, at the age of 90. Born in Hanapepe, she was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by husband Harry H.S. Young, brother James Mitsuyoshi Sanada and sister Patsy Watanabe.

She is survived by son Calvin (Verna) Young, daughters Lynn (Glenn) Martin and Lorraine Young, grandchildren Margaret Asuncion, Lynn Campos, Daniel Martin, Courtney Young and Heather Young; brothers Richard Hiroki Sanada, Aaron (Betty) Sanada and George Sanada; sister-in-law Norma Sanada and brother-in-law Robert Watanabe.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Service begins at 11 a.m. Casual attire is suggested. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Private scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

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