Obituaries for Friday, April 27, 2012

• Olpiano Taguiped • Andrew Einck • Danny Alayvilla • Gertrude Uso

Olpiano Taguiped

Olpiano “Larry” Taguiped, 78, of Lahaina, died on March 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was born July 25, 1933, in Lahaina. He was a former electrician for Honeywell and a Class of 1951 Lahainaluna graduate.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Ramiscal Taguiped.

He is survived by his son, Bradley Taguiped; daughter, Ruth (Victoria) Camargo; and siblings, Kerminar Taguiped, Mariano Taguiped and Betty Yokoi.

Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i.

Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m. with urn burial to follow at 11 a.m. in the church cemetery.

Ballard Family Mortuary is assisting with the arrangements.

Andrew Einck

Andrew “Skinny” Cullen Einck died March 7, 2012, peacefully, but unexpectedly, in his sleep, at the age of 19. He was born on Kaua‘i Sept. 20, 1992. He moved to the Mainland after suffering a debilitating accident in 2008.  

He is survived by his parents, Emma Quinn and John Einck; grandparents, Richard Einck and Barbara Quinn; aunts Kathleen Selvin, Barbara McBride, Cydney Einck and Stacy Eckberg; uncle, William C. Quinn; and numerous cousins and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Andrew “Skinny” Einck.

Service will be held at Joe’s on The Green Saturday, April 28, at 3 p.m., with a traditional paddle out at PK’s. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted by the friends of Andrew Einck Fund to support Shriners Hospital, in care of First Hawaiian Bank, Koloa, HI 96756.

Danny Alayvilla

Danny Valmoja Alayvilla of Lihu‘e died at Straub Hospital on April 6, 2012, at the age of 49. He was born on Feb. 3, 1963. He retired from the County of Kaua‘i and was the entrepreneur of Danny’s Concrete Pumping & Bobcat Service.

He is survived by his daughter, Danielle Alayvilla; son, Micah Alayvilla; parents, Ernesto and Veronica Alayvilla; three sisters, Regina (Cris) Alayvilla-Schenck from California, Fely (Roger) Akama, Mila (Kyle Cremer) Alayvilla; two brothers, Alfonso (Belinda) Alayvilla from California and Eddie Alayvilla; one granddaughter, Autumn Alayvilla; friend, Susan Kashiwabara, and children, Tyler and Sarah; and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 28, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 12 p.m. Burial will be held at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Alayvilla family with arrangements.

Gertrude Uso

Gertrude Puanani Uso of Hanapepe died on April 22, 2012, at home at the age of 71. She was born Dec. 4, 1940, in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i. 

She is survived by her husband, Augustine S. Uso of Hanapepe; two sons, Michael A. Uso of Kaua‘i and Mathew (Danielle) Uso of Kaua‘i; three daughters, Monalisa Uso, Mara Uso and Marleen Uso, all of Las Vegas; four grandchildren, Tania Puanani Sagapolu, Gus K. Sagapolu, Michael Sagapolu and Brianne L. Watts; two great-grandchildren, Dayzjah K. Sagapolu and Kiara Sagapolu; two brothers, Stanley K. McKeague of Kaua‘i and Kelmar Weeks of Honolulu; and two sisters, Millie Kahalekai of Honolulu and Evelyn Souza of Newport News, Va. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on May 5 at the Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Visitation is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Service to begin at 11:30 a.m.          

The family suggests casual attire and flowers are open.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.


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