Obituaries for July 19, 2014

• Sekiko Valpoon • Robert Nesti

Sekiko Valpoon

Sekiko H. Valpoon of Kapaa, Kauai passed away on July 9, 2014 at the age of 97. Born on March 27, 1917 in Eleele. She was owner of T. Higashi Store.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie (Gerald Sr.) Ellamar; son, Audie (Charmaine) Valpoon, brother, Jack N. Higashi, 3 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Service. Family suggest No Koden.

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

Robert Nesti

Robert “Bob” A. Nesti of Princeville passed away at home on July 2, 2014 at the age of 77. Born in Manhattan, He was a retired Regional Director with Boehringer Ingelheim. 

Preceded in death by his parents Anthony and Martha Nesti and his wife Melinda.

He is survived by his 6 children, Robert Jr and Luice, Thomas and Petra , Tony and Betsy, Joann, Kim and Bogen, Sean and Tiffini. His brother Anthony Nesti Jr, Sisters; Francesca Gabrielli, Janet Schubert, Michelle Nesti and Yvonne Rockwell, His 7 Grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held on Tuesday July 29th at 10:00 AM at the Wai’ oli Hui’ia church in Hanalei (Also known as the Green Church) In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary.


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