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• Kimberly Dux • Julia Dixon • Karl Hopson • Daniel Rivera
Kimberly Campbell Dux of Hanama‘ulu died March 24, 2011, at her home at age 55. Born Dec. 7, 1955, in Guam, she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her father, William A. Dux.
She is survived by her sons, Edward K. Alapai Jr. and Anthony J. Dux (Tiffany Jeffries) all of Kaua‘i; daughters, Cassandra “Cassie” Ku‘uleimomi Dux (Robin Kamaki Gaspar) of Lahaina Maui, Lehua Ku‘uipo Aloha Alapai and Jesse of Lahaina Maui and Alicia Ku‘ulei Aloha Alapai of Kaua‘i; 18 grandchildren; mother, Bette Jo Campbell Dux of Kalaheo; brothers, John “Juan” Dux (Pam) of Kalaheo and Bill Anthony Dux (Terri) of O‘ahu; sister, Penelope C. “Blu” Dux of Lawa‘i; hanai sons and daughters.
A memorial luncheon will be held at 1 p.m. at Kukui‘ula Boat Harbor on Wednesday, April 27. Friends and family are welcome. Casual attire requested.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
Julia Patsy Dixon of Lihu‘e died at Garden Isle Health Care on April 19, 2011, at age 80. Born June 22, 1930, in Lihu‘e, she was the proprietor of Dixon Services, Inc.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William O. Dixon; son, Leonard Pia; step-sons, Billy Dixon, John Dixon; daughter-in-law, Crystal Pia.
She is survived by her children, Val (Jay) Hirsch of Calif., Patricia “Pinky” (Cecil) Baliaris of Hanama‘ulu, Jacob Pia of Lihu‘e, Faith Vidinha of Puhi; step-children, Larry (Anne) Dixon, Garry (Ann) Dixon, Sherry (Lynn) Stell, Amy Dixon and Paul (Debra) Dixon; sisters, Mildred Perreira, Anita (Dennis) Aquino; brother, Mariano “Uncle Kahea” DeBusca Jr.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Lihu‘e Ward with visitation at 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Dixon family with arrangements.
Karl James Hopson died at his home in Kapa‘a on April 11, 2011, at age 46. Born Aug. 28, 1964, in Hoag, Newport Beach, Calif., he was a jack-of-all-trades and worked all over the island for various people.
He is survived by parents James and Florence Hopson of Seattle, Wash.; brothers Kurt Hopson of Santa Clarita, Calif.; Evan (Rhonda) Hopson of Sacramento, Calif.; sister Claudia (Christopher) Stout of Santa Barbara; James Hopson of Colterville, Calif.; girlfriend Danita (DJ) Jones of Kapa‘a.
A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, May 8, at ‘Anini Beach. Remembrance donations are suggested to be made to Strategies for Life-Kaua‘i (prevention of teen suicide) and the Salvation Army.
Daniel Rivera, Sr. of ‘Ele‘ele died April 15, 2011, at his home at age 82. Born Jan. 3, 1929, in Koloa, he retired as a harvesting crane operator with McBryde Sugar Plantation.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Ramona Rivera; sister, Antonia Figaroa; brothers, Perfecto Rivera, Isidro “Kalalau” Rivera, George Rivera and Rudy Rivera.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Jane Rivera of ‘Ele‘ele; sons, Zeebedee (Raleen) of York, NE, Daniel (Melissa) Rivera, Jr. of Koloa, Mario (Rondalynn) Rivera of Pepeekeo, Big Island; daughter, Jan (Amador) Jacinto of York, NE; sister, Lucille “Lucy” Santiago of El Paso, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 14, at St. Raphael’s Church with visitation at 9 a.m. and Mass at 11 a.m. Burial at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Rivera family with arrangements.
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