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• Fendel Oclit • Karma
Fendel Pali “Ding” Oclit of Kapa‘a died Sept. 14, 2010 at Mahelona Hospital at the age of 73. Born on Sept. 29, 1936 in Kona on the Big Island, he was a retired contractor.
Preceded in death by wife Eloise Oclit and sons Fendel Oclit and Kimo Kaneakua, he is survived by sons: Keoua (Laure) Kaneakua, Jimmy Yap and Jonathan (Marlene) Oclit; daughters: Ginger (Chuck) Kaneakua, Donna (Bobby) Ho‘opi‘i and Franque (Brisn) Oclit; and companion Marlin Cummings. He is also survived by a brother, David Sotelo; sisters Lena (Dennis) Rutledge, Terrylnn Sotelo and Loretta Sotelo, 42 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends my visit with the family on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 at Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church from 8 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010. Scattering of ashes will be held at noon at the family beach house, 4466 Kukui St., Kapa‘a.
Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Karma Christensen Knudsen of Koloa died Sept. 21, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 72. Born June 10, 1938, in Provo, Utah, she was a spiritual writer and cattle rancher.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Valdemar Knudsen of Koloa.
She is survived by her bothers: Marty, Lynn and Richard Rasmussen; sisters, Evelyn, Elaine and Shawna of Utah; sons, Clint Prescott of Kaua‘i and John Adkins of Koloa; daughters Lori Prescott of Kaua‘i, Sheryl Prescott and Ronnie Walker of Spokane, Wash., and Annalena (Dewey) Thompson of La Jolla, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Margaret Prescott of Kalaheo; grandchildren Malia (Gross) Gall, Shane Prescott and Lea Prescott from Kalaheo; Keoni Adkins, Aubry, Zachary and Brandy of Washington; Tiare and Alexa Thompson of La Jolla, Calif.; great-grandsons, Nathan and Noah Gall of Kalaheo; and numerous nieces and nephews of Utah.
A celebration of her life for friends and relatives will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kalaheo where services will begin at 12:30 p.m. The family requests casual attire be worn. A potluck and memorial celebration will be held at Po‘ipu Beach Park after the church service from 2:30 p.m. to sunset for family and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary in Koloa. Visit www.hawaiianvibes.com for more information.
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