Obituaries for Wednesday, December 24, 2014

• Geraldine Kauai • Santos Padilla • Mildred Hudson • Nerio Valenciano

Geraldine Kauai

Geraldine Bukoski Kauai of Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on December 14, 2014 at the age of 68. Born on October 26, 1946 in Waimea, Kauai she was sole proprietor for Butterflies Too? and worked at Love’s Bakery.

Preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence & Violet Bukoski and brother Gerald Bukoski.

She is survived by her daughter, Marlene (Hughes) Ebinger of Lynnwood, WA and son David (Yvette) Kauai Jr. of Kapahi. Grandchildren: Siana & Srisa Ebinger, Kyra & Kelly Kauai, great-grandson Reagan Ebinger, sisters: Priscilla Bukoski of Omao and Yvonne (Stephen) Ruiz of Kalaheo, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

A celebration of life will be held at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa, Hawaii on Saturday, December 27, 2014. Visitation from 9-9:45am, Mass to be celebrated at 10am.

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

Santos Padilla

Santos “Sandy” “Sonny” Padilla of Mililani, Hawaii passed away on November 17, 2014 at the age of 75. Born in Kipu, Kauai on August 20, 1939 he was a retired telecommunications technician from GTE Hawaiian Tel & Network Technician from T.W. Telecom.

He is survived by his wife, Estrellita “Lita” A. Padilla, daughters: Melissa “Lisa” A. Padilla, Catherine “Cathy” F. (Michael) Wanner; sons: Victor “Vic” P. (Leah) Padilla, Andrew “Andy” R. (Karen) Padilla; brothers: Alfredo Padilla, Aurilio (Carmen) Padilla, Raymond (Rosie) Padilla, George Padilla, Charles (Diane Lam) Padilla; sister: Cralina Tacderan and 9 grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel. Visitation and wake service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be held on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani) visitation Mass at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Family suggests casual attire and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Mildred Hudson

Mildred “Millie” Hudson of Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on December 16, 2014 at the age of 89. Born on February 24, 1925 in Beaumont, Texas, she was a retired operator for the Federal Government.

She is survived by her daughters, Darline (Bob) Talley, AZ, Susan (Gary) Kaohelaulii, HI; sons, Glen (Debra) Davis, WA; Jesse (Diane) Davis, TX, 6 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren.

A private celebration of life was held.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.

Nerio Valenciano

Nerio Pablo Valenciano of Kaumakani died on December 21, 2014 at KVMH at the age of 66.

He is survived by his wife, Terry Valenciano; two sons, Reynold (Summer) Valenciano of Honolulu, Kevin (May) Valenciano of Hanapepe; two daughters, Heizel Valenciano of Hanapepe, Gail (Jay) Parinas of Honolulu; nine grandchildren; mother, Presentacion Valenciano; six brothers, Danillo (Ofelia) Tutop of Ele’ele, Romeo (Lelani) Valenciano of Ele’ele, Edgar (Leilani) Valenciano of Hanapepe, Elmer (Aida) Valenciano of California, Cesar (Rhealyn) Valenciano of Waimea, Arnel (Jocelyn) Valenciano of Honolulu; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be at 9:30AM with services at 11AM and followed by a private burial. The family suggests casual attire, open to flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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