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• Emery Nester • Toru Kawakami • Evaron Haumea Sr. •
Dr. Emery Nester died peacefully on Nov. 14, 2011, after a brief illness. He was a long-time resident of Kaua‘i and O‘ahu. Born on Jan. 16, 1925, in New Plymouth, Idaho, to Emory and Gladys Nester. He was the founder and author of Lifestyle Discipleship and author of a book on depression. He was also a practicing psychologist both in the private sector and for school districts in Kapa‘a and on O‘ahu.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann; daughter, Suzanne Ritchey and brother, Billy Nester.
He is survived by son, Tim (Carol) Nester of Kapa‘a; grandchildren, Timmy and Sara Nester of Kapa‘a and Kara and Royce Hammer of Reno, Nev.; sister, Betty (Bob) Gillikin of San Carlos, Calif.; brother, Bob (Peggy) Nestor of Greer, S.C.; son-in-law, Lloyd Ritchey of Reno, Nev. and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held in Kapa‘a at Calvary Chapel on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m.
Toru Kawakami of Kalaheo died on Nov. 14, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 90. He was born on Oct. 1, 1921, in Port Allen. He was a real estate broker and developer and owner of Yoneji Realty. Also together with his parents, brothers, sisters and associates, he was one of the founders of N.F. Kawakami Stores Ltd., and Big Save, Inc.
He was preceded in death by his son, John Fukuo Kawakami; his parents, Fukataro and Hisa Kawakami; his brothers, Norito Kawakami of Honolulu and Keiji Kawakami of Honolulu and sister-in-law, Mitsuko Kawakami.
He is survived by his wife, May Kawakami of Kalaheo; his grandchildren, Sonoi and Chance Kawakami; brother, Dan Kawakami (Mitsuko) of Placentia, Calif.; sisters, Yukie (Tsukasa) Murakami of Hanapepe and Mabel (Norman) Hashisaka of Kalaheo; sisters-in-law, Joan (Norito) Kawakami of Honolulu and Edith (Keiji) Kawakami of Honolulu; brother-in-law, Ben K. Tsutsumi of Santa Maria, Calif.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. John’s Church in ‘Ele‘ele; service at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.
Evaron Ipolani Haumea Sr. of Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i, died on Nov. 28, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 64. Born on Sept. 30, 1947, in Waimea, he retired as a truck driver.
He is survived by his daughters, Cristie (Lonnie) James, Sr. of Wash.; Rachelle Noe (Earl Thronas, Sr.) Haumea of Wailua; Desiree Haumea of Wailua; son, Ipo (Stacy Waikoloa) Haumea of Wailua; brothers, Terrance (Girlie) Castillo and Shane (Linga) Castillo; sisters, Keikilani (Wayne) Harada Sr.; Wendy (Glen) Tano and Jonelle Word; step brother, Joseph (Lusalle) Andrade; step sisters, Agnes (Joseph) Perreira; Cecilia (Bernard) Perreira and Rosemary (Americo) Morris; sister-in-law, Lita Haumea; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Dec. 10, Kekaha MacArthur Beach Park at 10 a.m.
Arrangements made by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
Leslie Stone died on Dec. 5, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 85.
He was born on April 23, 1926, in Ogden, Utah. He was an architect with Stone/ Stone Architects and Planners.
He is survived by four sons, Ian Stone of Kaua‘i, Eric Stone and Jeff Taylor both of California and Jay Taylor of Texas; two daughters, Jill Horne and Janice Brewster both of California; two sisters, Vinette Stanger of Idaho and Ruthie Southwick of Utah, and seven grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
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