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Obituaries for Friday, June 12, 2014

• Juan Rabasa

Juan Rabasa

Juan “Johnny” Rabasa of Lihue passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on June 3, 2014, at the age of 78. He was born in Wailuku, Maui on July 13, 1935, a Veteran of the United States Army; he retired from the United States Postal Service as Postmaster of Kaumakani Post Office.

He is survived by his wife, Minako Rabasa; one daughter, Shirley Dennis of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two sons, John (Anne) Rabasa of Santa Clara, California and Jimmy Rabasa of Lihue; five grandchildren, Rachelle Colston, Thalia (Keenan) Edwards, Michael (Lianne) Dennis, Savannah Rabasa, Donovan Rabasa; 7 great-grandchildren; one brother, Pete Rabasa of Wailuku, Maui; two sisters, Tina (Joe) Brun of Koloa, Pauline Ibia of Hanamaulu; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Church with viewing from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

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

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