Obituaries for Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Trixia Mich SolivaFrank Lopes Jr.Patrick J. Brun Sr.Generosa Rivera AguinaldoTakiko TakiguchiPhillip ‘Phil’ W. SterkerMoises Burgonio Soria Sr.

Trixia Mich Soliva

Trixia Mich Soliva of Eleele passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 21, 2013 at the age of 6. She was born on October 30, 2006 in La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines. She was a student at Eleele Elementary School.

She is survived by her parents, Michael Soliva and Cherry Soliva; paternal grandparents, Roger Soliva and Delia Soliva of Eleele; maternal grandparents, Loreto Junsay Jr. and Felicidad Junsay of Philippines; paternal great-grandparent, Adoracion Soliva; uncles, Cristop Bon Amir Junsay, Ronald Soliva, and Darrel Soliva; aunt Irish Junsay; and numerous uncles, aunties, grandparents and cousins.

Wake service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Rosary will begin at 7 p.m.

Funeral service is on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo, with visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Frank Lopes Jr.

Frank Lopes Jr. of Lihue passed away on July 23, 2013 at the age of 71. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 7, 1942 and was a retired General Contractor and enjoyed living life to the fullest.

He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Rose Lopes Sr., Brother Raymond August and his in-laws Frank and Eleanor Carlos Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Maureen Lopes, two brothers, Gilbert Gomez of Las Vegas and Robert Stivers of Hilo. Six children, Deanne “Candy” (Mike) Lind of Wailua Homesteads; Sheri (Tom) Maier of Washington; Roxanne (Dave) Daugherty of California; Brian (Michelle) Lopes of Lihue; Maile (Ira) Silva of Lihue and Darin Lopes of Lihue; 19 grandchildren, Alana Ochoa, Alden Lind, Alanna Lind, Siera Maier, Chloe Maier, Chelsea Rhodes, Taylor Runco, Staphaine Daugherty, Gabe Daugherty, Tyler Lopes, Bradley Lopes, Kapono Lopes, Kamaile Lopes, Nainoa Lopes, Kaina Christian, Kelani Griep, Jordan Lee, Kainoa Silva, Kamaira Silva, and 1 great-grandchild, Ethan Rhodes; Brothers-in-law, Frank Carlos Jr., Richard Willson, Sisters-in-law Eleanor Hee, Donna Willson, Noreen Mokuau, numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary at 3168 Poipu Rd., Koloa. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Service at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at noon. The Lopes family requests casual or aloha attire and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Patrick J. Brun Sr.

Patrick James Brun Sr. of Kekaha passed away on July 25, 2013 at home at the age of 70. He was born on February 1, 1943 on Kauai. He was a retired worker at KVMH.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Adam and Daisy Brun; brother, Adam Ronald Brun;, and sisters Gracie Brun;, Barbara (Richard) Waalani.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Brun; daughter, Lorna Ouderkirk of Kekaha; son, Patrick (Nalani) Brun Jr. of Wailua; sisters, Marge (William) Cerny of Lawai; Anna (Albert) Braun of Utah; Linda Nawai of Koloa; Antonella (Carl) Schumaucher of Kapaa; Maryann (Wesley) Yorkman of Lawai; and Lexie (Randall) Cummings of Hanamaulu; four grandchildren, Brandon, Christopher and Andrew Ouderkirk and Kamalani Brun; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at St. Theresa Church with visitation from 9 a.m. and services at 10 a.m. A celebration of his life will be held immediately after at Kekaha Neighborhood Center.

Scattering of his ashes will be done at a later time.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Generosa Rivera Aguinaldo

Generosa Rivera Aguinaldo of Kaumakani, Kauai, Hawaii Passed away at Hale Kapuna Heritage Home on July 26, 2013 at the age of 103. She is born on January 15, 1910 in the Philippines. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by mother, Engracia Rivera; husband, Juan Aguinaldo; daughters, Martina Aguinaldo; Mercela Aguinaldo.

She is survived by sons, Amado Aguinaldo; Ernest (Jackie) Aguinaldo; Domingo (Sunday) Aguinaldo; Fausto (Rosa) Aguinaldo; daughters, Mariana (Benjamin) Villatora; Julia (Ferdinand “Andy”) Tambua; Karol (Nelson) Rita; 22 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with family on Saturday August 17, 2013 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, and visitation at 9 a.m. and service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai

Takiko Takiguchi

Takiko Takiguchi of Moili’ili, Oahu passed away at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on July 15, 2013, at the age of 91. She was born in Kealia, Kauai on July 29, 1921, and retired as a school teacher from Kuhio Elementary School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hitoshi and Masayo Takiguchi; brothers, Tadashi, Makoto and Harris; niece, Sandra Minn.

She is survived by two sister-in-laws, Sueko Takiguchi and Lillian Takiguchi; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

Phillip ‘Phil’ W. Sterker

Phillip “Phil” W. Sterker of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on July 11, 2013 at the age of 86. He was born in Evanston, Illinois on February 23, 1927, WWII veteran of the United States Air Corps and a retired contractor.

He is survived by his spouse, Sandi Sterker; 2 sons, Mike Sterker; Dane (Jennifer) Kilstrup; 3 daughters, Pat (Phil) Colman; Kathy (Gary) Manyik; Chris (Ben) Anderson; 10 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Services will be private at a later date.

Donations can be made to Lions Club International Foundations.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Sterker Family with arrangements.

Moises Burgonio Soria Sr.

Moises Burgonio Soria Sr., of Puhi passed away at home on July 23, 2013, at the age of 91. He was born in the Philippines on June 6, 1922, and retired from Grove Farm Museum as a groundskeeper.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Francisca Soria Alviar.

He is survived by his wife, Editha Soria; seven children, Gloria (Roger) Saraos; Vicente (Gloria) Soria; Loida (Roy) Neumann; Lemuel (Elizabeth) Soria; Glenda (Elmer) Cabulisan; Eunice (Elmer) Burgonio; Moises (Tasha) Soria Jr.; 15 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Leonora “Nida” Soria; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Lihue United Church with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihue Cemetery.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Soria family with arrangements.

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