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• Guilherma Bakiano
• Rudy Ramos
• James Gill
• MacArthur Dela Cruz Sr.
Miriam Ann Pettler of Kapa‘a died on July 3, 2009, at Wailua ‘Ohana at age 91. Born on Sept. 20, 1917, in Middletown, Ohio, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by parents Morris and Rose Epstein, husband Arthur Pettler, brothers Mel Epstein and David Starling.
She is survived by her children Peggy (William) Ellenburg of Kapa‘a, Peter (Janet) Pettler of Torrance, Calif., Penny (Pete Venable) Jennings of Eugene, Ore.; brother Allen Starling of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and caregivers Debbie Bahnmiller and Conchita Kobayashi.
A memorial service will be arranged for a later date.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Pettler family with arrangements.
Guilherma “Gayle” C. Bakiano of Hanama‘ulu died on July 2, 2009, at Evergreen Hospice in Washington at age 82. Born on March 27, 1927, in Hilo, Hawai‘i, she was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband Gregorio, son Baron and daughter Regina (John) Becker, all of Washington; sisters Lorraine Celades of Nevada and Paulette Celades Kahana of O‘ahu; brother Rosindo Celades of O‘ahu; grandchildren Sarah, Teresa, Daniel, Elisa and Jacob; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 11, at Immaculate Conception Church with visitation from 9-10:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Bakiano family with arrangements.
Rudy Phillip Ramos of Lihu‘e died on July 4, 2009, at Queen’s Hospital at age 62. He was a self-employed excavation contractor, an active member of the Garden Island Racing Association and an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents Arcadio and Elizabeth Rapozo Ramos, infant brother Patrick and in-laws Domingo and Alberta Graychochea of Kahuku.
He is survived by his wife Francine Tejada Ramos, son Rudy L. Kelani Ramos of Waianae, brothers Donald (Sherry) of Mililani and Cedric (Sheryl), sisters Maxine and Dolores Ramos of Kaua‘i, brothers-in-law Francisco (Cissy), Allan (Ramona) Tejada, Don (Suzy), Devi (Marc) of Kahuku and Duran (DJ) Graychochea of Lihu‘e.
A Celebration of his life will be on Saturday, July 11 at the Church of Latter-day Saints, Lihu‘e Ward, with visitation from 9-11 a.m. and service at 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.
Casual attire suggested; flowers are omitted.
Arrangements are being handled by Nu‘uanu Memorial Park and Mortuary LLC and Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
James “Jimmy” David Gill of Kapa‘a died on June 28, 2009, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 19. Born on December 2, 1989, in Newburyport, Mass., he was a student at Humbolt State University.
He was preceded in death by his father David Gill and grandmother Anne Gill.
He is survived by his parents Adam and Michelle King of Kapa‘a; sister Christina King of Kapa‘a; grandparents Barbara Whittier and Benjamin Lastimosa; Merlon Gill, Leonard (Kay) Desmarais, Craig (Andrea) King and Cynthis (Pat) Nixon.
A celebration of his life will be at 4 p.m., on Wednesday, July 15 at Kukui‘ula Boat Harbor. In lieu of flowers please make donation honoring James Gill to YWCA or Life Bridges of Kaua‘i.
Arrangements being made by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
MacArthur Dela Cruz Sr.
MacArthur Dela Cruz Sr. of Kekaha died on July 2, 2009, at age 64. Born on October 17, 1944, in Waimea, he retired from Kekaha Sugar Co. and Syngenta.
He was preceded in death by son Darren Dela Cruz, parents Vicente and Rose Mary Dela Cruz and brothers Rudy and Gilbert Dela Cruz.
He is survived by wife Linda Dela Cruz, sons MacArthur “Bae” (Jodie) Dela Cruz Jr. and Doren Dela Cruz, brother Robert Dela Cruz, sister Gladys Cherry, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Viewing from 9:30-10:30 a.m., service from 10:30-11 a.m., on Saturday, July 18 at MacArthur Park in Kekaha.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
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