Obituaries for Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Steven M. VictorinoTrinidad Dana BanquelJose CaminosTakayuki KimuraGeorge MoriDonald Butcher

Steven M. Victorino

Steven Maurice Victorino, 68, of Lihue passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, on October 12, 2013. He was born at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 1945, in Lihue, Kauai. He was the first baby of the New Year for the State of Hawaii.  He retired from Hawaiian Airlines as a supervisor and also from Paradise Service Station as a manager. He recently held a temporary position at Kauai Community College as a campus security officer.

He was preceded in death by son, Steven M. Victorino, Jr. and father, Louis Victorino.

He is survived by his wife, Julie Victorino of Lihue; daughters, Tammi (Mark) Marchant of Wailua; Donna (Ray) Smith of Lihue; granddaughters, Chloe and Jessica Marchant; mother, Margaret Machado Victorino of Lihue; brothers, Ronald (Marie) Victorino, Sr., and Patrick (Sue) Victorino, Sr., both of Wailua; brother-in-law, LeRoy (Sandi) Silva of Colorado; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 26, 2013; at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kapaia from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. with Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa.

Trinidad Dana Banquel

Trinidad “Trini” Dana Banquel of Kapaa, formerly of Hanamaulu, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on October 12, 2013, at her residence in Kapaa at the age of 79. She was born on February 8, 1934, in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She was a retired nurse’s aide at Samuel Mahelona Hospital.

She was preceded in death by parents, Pedro and Maria Dana; brothers, Antonio Dana and Paustino Dana; son, Russell Planas.

She is survived by husband, Lorencio “Larry” Banquel, Kapaa; daughters, Clarissa (William “Billy”) Valdez, Maui; Karen (Warren) Rita, Eleele; sons, Darrell (Enola) Planas, Maui; David Planas, Kaumakani; John (Linda) Planas, Kapaa; Terence Planas, Kapaa; Alvin “Ali” Planas, Kapaa; stepson, Lorencio “Larry” (Toshimi) Banquel Jr., Washington; Lionel Banquel, Nevada; 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; numerous Aunties and Uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins and friends.

Celebration of Life Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Hanapepe Veteran’s Cemetery, Service at 2 p.m., Inurnment to follow and Family suggest casual attire.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai

Jose Caminos

Jose Caminos of Anahola passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on October 15, 2013, at the age of 78. He was born in Wahiawa, Oahu on May 24, 1935, and was employed by Castle Resorts as a security guard.

He is survived by his wife, Natividad “Naty” Caminos of Anahola; daughter, Jeannie “Missy” (Mark Fujiuchi) of Kauai; sons, Jeffrey (Lori) Caminos of Oahu, Joseph “Joey” (Kristina) Caminos of Kauai, Jason (Laura) Caminos of Kona, Jonathan (Valerie) Caminos of Kauai; hanai sons, Clyde (Oma) White of Kauai, Russell Borges of California; 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Patsy Tolentino of Oahu, Encarnation Gray of California; brothers, Gale (Marilou) Caminos of Oahu, Augustine Caminos of Oahu; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013, at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at Kauai Memorial Gardens at 12 p.m.

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

Takayuki Kimura

Takayuki “Taxi” Kimura of Kilauea, Kaua’i passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the age of 91 surrounded by family. He was born on April 1, 1922, in Kilauea, Kaua’i, worked for Kilauea Plantation and retired with the County of Kaua’i.

He was preceded in death by parents, Kuniyoshi and Sato Kimura; brothers, Kiyoshi Kimura; Yukio Kimura; Seiki Kimura; Tadayoshi Kimura and one great-grandson.

He is survived by his wife, Sally Pacheco Kimura; sons, Alan (Maile) Kimura; Don (Malia) Kimura; Karl (Corina) Kimura; Jan (Shaylyn) Kimura; Ted (Lisa) Kimura all of Kaua’i; daughters, Gale Kahao of O’ahu; Lori (Alan) Cadawas of Kaua’I; Jaymie Kimura-Kunimura of O’ahu; 19 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Machiko (Masaru) Kimura; brother, James (Sandra) Kimura; sister-in-law, Shizu Kimura; numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church in Kilauea, Kaua’i Friends may visit with the family beginning at 8:30 a.m. with Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

George Mori

George Chikayuki Mori of Puhi passed away at home on October 12, 2013, at the age of 86. He was born in Kipu, Kauai on January 30, 1927. A veteran of the United States Army, he retired as a plumber from Grove Farm.

He is survived by his wife, Hanako; three sons, Roger Mori of Lihue; Gerry (Audrey) Mori of Waipahu; Bryan (Marina) Mori of Puhi; two daughters, Marilyn Onishi of Puhi; Jean Sherman of Lihue; 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held privately at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Donald Butcher

Donald “Don Tiki” James Butcher of Keaau, Hawaii and formerly of Kauai and Oahu died on October 14, 2013, at his residence at the age of 63. He was born in St Joseph Micigan on December 24, 1949. He was a Handyman and a Veteran of the US Navy where he was a sonar technician on numerous submarines.

He is survived by wife, Madeleine Butcher of Keaau; step-daughter, Carol Peahu of Kauai; mother, Marie Butcher of St. Joseph, Michigan; numerous nieces and nephew.

No service will be held.

Arrangements are being handled by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. Hilo, Hawaii.


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