Obituaries for Wednesday, August 21, 2013

James Dilwith Jr.Yukiko TsuyamaCrispin ‘Benny’ Bolosan FernandezEugenio Callejo RindonKaren Kimiyo YamamotoYoshio KubotaEnrique Corpuz Ancheta, Sr.Maria Yabes TumbagaNoboru Yamaguchi

James Dilwith Jr.

James “Jimmy” “The Crab Man” T. Dilwith Jr., of Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Aug. 5, 2013 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 72. He was born on April 16, 1941 in Waipahu, Oahu. He was a retired Police Lieutenant with the Kauai Police Department in the traffic unit.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Aileen Dilwith Sr.

He is survived by wife, Joyanne Dilwith, Kapaa; sons, Kalani (Tamra) Addington, Kapaa; James (Annette) Dilwith III; Mississippi; daughter, Deborah (James) Walker, Mississippi; hanai daughter, Debbie (Randy) Tandal, Oahu; sisters, Malinda (James) Micus, Oahu; Joan (Arther) Boener, Colorado; Bernadette Dumol, Oahu; Jami Dilwith, Nevada; Michelle (David) Lacerda, Nevada; step sister, Christine Dela Cruz, Oahu; brothers, Dennis (Phyllis) Dilwith, Oahu; Glenn Dilwith, Oahu; Dominic Dilwith, Nevada; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren numerous uncle, nieces and nephews and cousins and friends.

Memorial Service to be held on Friday, Aug. 23 at Saint Catherine’s Catholic Church, Kapaa, visitation at 10 a.m. and service at 10:50 a.m. Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.

Yukiko Tsuyama

Yukiko Tsuyama of Waimea passed away on Aug. 7, 2013 at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 94. She was born on Oct. 3, 1918 in Kauai. She was a retired Cafeteria Manager with DOE (Kaumakani School).

She was preceded in death by husband Tadao Tsuyama and son Paul Tsuyama.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Roberta Tsuyama of Pueblo Colorado; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Aug. 23 at the Waimea Higashi Hongwanji at 10 a.m. Service will start at 11 a.m.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Crispin ‘Benny’ Bolosan Fernandez

Crispin “Benny” Bolosan Fernandez of Kapaa passed away at home on Aug. 9, 2013, at the age of 69. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on Oct. 29, 1943. He was employed as a courtesy clerk at Safeway store in Kapaa.

He is survived by his wife, Lucena Fernandez; four sons, Jesse (Mercy) Fernandez of the Philippines; Eugene (Dolores) Fernandez of Kapaa; Philip (Suzanne) Fernandez of the Philippines; Jemuel (Malou) Fernandez of Spain; one daughter, Lovella (Ashley) Taylor of Canada; mother, Dionisia Ragos of the Philippines; 12 grandchildren, 2 great-granddaughters; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at Kapaa Seventh Day Adventist Church with viewing from 2:30 p.m. and services celebrated at 4:30 p.m. Cremation will follow.

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

Eugenio Callejo Rindon

Eugenio Callejo Rindon of Kapaa, Kauai passed away on Aug. 17, 2013 at his home at the age of 69. He was born on Oct. 29, 1943 in the Philippines. He was a retired Irrigator for Kauai Coffee Company.

He was preceded in death by parents, Carlos and Escolastica Rindon; sister, Conception Ariola.

He is survived by wife, Leonora “Lucy” Rindon; two sons, Eugenio (Joy) Rindon and Rudy (Emy) Rindon; one daughter, Melanie Rindon; two grandchildren; two sisters, Magdalena (Restitoto) Dumag and Isabel (Marlou) Infante; one brother, Dominador (Elma) Rindon and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with family on Friday, Aug. 30 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel on Koloa from 6 to 9 p.m and again in Saturday Aug. 31 at Immaculate Conception Church from 8 a.m to 9:45 a.m where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m and Burial to follow at Lihue cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/ Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.

Karen Kimiyo Yamamoto

Karen Kimiyo Yamamoto of Wailua Homesteads passed away on Aug. 17, 2013 at Garden Island Health Care at the age of 72. She was born on April 9, 1941 in Lihue, Kauai, she was a retired Teacher with Kapaa Elementary School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Shoichi and Kimiko Kodama; and brother, Ben Kodama.

She is survived by her husband, James Yamamoto; son, Reid (Janna) Yamamoto of Pearl City; daughters, Lori (Kent) Kikuchi of Lihue and Mari Yamamoto of Kapaa; sister, LaVerne (Ronald) Kodama Yokoi of Kapaa; sister-in-law, Ann Kodama of Kailua; six grandchildren, Ethan Kaiwi, Tamryn and Gavin Yamamoto, Kade and Heiley Kikuchi, and Justin Yamamoto; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai at 3:30 p.m. Service will begin at 4:30 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Yoshio Kubota

Yoshio Kubota of Waimea passed away on July 31, 2013 at home at the age of 86. He was born on March 30, 1927 in Kekaha, Kauai. He was a retired Mechanic Supervisor with Kekaha Sugar Co.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Kubota.

He is survived by his son, Stace (Cheryl) Kubota of Honolulu; daughters, Rhonda (Kevin) Ching and Corinne (Alan) Lau, both of Honolulu; and six grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai at 10 a.m. Service starts at 11 a.m. The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Enrique Corpuz Ancheta, Sr.

Enrique Corpuz Ancheta, Sr. of Mililani, HI, passed away July 31, 2013 in Mililani at the of 88. He was born June 21, 1925 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He was a retired U.S. Army master sergeant and retired Pearl Harbor Naval Station supply supervisor.

He is survived by wife, Remedios R. Ancheta; sons, Robert Ancheta of Kauai; Ronald (Michelle) Ancheta of Maui; Raymond Ancheta of Maui; Dexter (Melissa) Ancheta of CO; daughters, Mildred Darlene Crowe of AZ; Teresita (Michael) Riis of CA; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernardo (Gloria) Ancheta.

Visitation 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipahu, Oahu; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani mass 10:30 a.m. Committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe, Oahu. Casual attire.

Arrangements were being handled by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary of Mililani, Oahu.

Maria Yabes Tumbaga

Maria Yabes Tumbaga passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Aug. 15, 2013 at her home at the age of 101. She was born on Jan. 23, 1912 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a loving wife and mother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel F. Tumbaga

She is survived by her daughters, Carlina (Mariano) Vea and Romula T. Peake, both of Kekaha; sons, Oseas (Aurora) Tumbaga of Garland Texas; Job (Myrna) Tumbaga of Kekaha and Samuel (Mary) Tumbaga of Kekaha; hanai-daughter, Margaret Lacro of Waimea; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at Kekaha United Methodist Church from 8:30 to 10 a.m. with funeral service to follow. Burial will follow at the Kekaha Public Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Noboru Yamaguchi

Noboru Yamaguchi of Lihue passed away at home on Aug. 17, 2013, at the age of 86. He was born in Lihue on Jan. 14, 1927, and retired as manager of McKesson Wine and Spirits.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Yamaguchi of Lihue; two sons, Russell (Kathy) Yamaguchi of Mililani, Nelson (Charlene) Yamaguchi of Aiea; four grandchildren, Kris, Jennifer, Casey, Kaitlyn; three sisters, Harumi (Takeshi) Nanbu of Lihue, May Yamaguchi of Lihue, Ellen Okada of Gardena, CA; numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Lihue Hongwanji Mission with visitation from 3:30 p.m. and services celebrated at 4 p.m.

Family requests casual attire and graciously declines flowers.

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

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