Obituaries for Feb. 3, 2015

• Emi Schaefer • Eleanor Arrojo

Emi Schaefer

Emi Doi Schaefer of Kalaheo passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 90. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai on Feb. 18, 1924. She was a store clerk at Doi Store (family ran business) and later at Tanaka Plumbing before retiring.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Philip Schaefer of 70 years and her parents Raisuke and Kikuya Doi. Also preceded in death is brothers Toshio, Kenji, Isami and Raiso Doi and sisters, Asako Yamada, Shegako Kawakami, Yoshiko Matsumoto and Shizuko Tanaka.

She is survived by son Jace (Marilyn) Schaefer of Kauai and daughter Geraldine Tom (Herbert) of Oahu. She is also survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A private celebration of her life will be held at Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery on Feb. 7, 2015, where she will rejoin her husband John. Family requests no flowers and no koden.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd. and Veterans Affairs.

Eleanor Arrojo

Eleanor Ann Arrojo of Lihue, Kauai passed away on Jan. 23, 2015, in Honolulu, her place of birth at the age of 67. She was an early education teacher at Immaculate Conception, St. Catherine’s and Holy Cross Schools.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Gregory Arrojo, sons, Michael (Debbie) Manuwa, of Oahu, Randy (Janine) Manuwa, of Oahu and Jon (Del) of Lihue and daughter Melissa Arrojo (Tommejoe) of Lihue, brothers, Alan Manosa, Steven Manosa and Sidney (Nani) Manosa,, sisters, Theresa “Joyce” Magdadaro, Diane Barbadillo; Caregiver, Faye Yoshida and 10 grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family for visitation at Immaculate Conception Church on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., followed by Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Casual Attire is suggested.

Arrangements are handled by Oahu Mortuary, Inc.


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