Obituaries for Friday, March 20, 2015

• Natividad Saflor • Marie Lemke • Fallon Lopez • Evelyn Garcia • Inocencia Aggacid Acoba • Mikela Kaiwi

Natividad Saflor

Natividad “Naty” Ligaya Maglinti Saflor, a former longtime resident of Kauai, passed away on February 22, 2015 at Horizon Specialty Hospital in Henderson, Nevada at the age of 82. Born on November 1, 1932 in Kapaa, Kauai, She worked at the Coco Palms Hotel for 36 years as a waitress and dining room supervisor and retired at Kauai Wal-Mart.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Florencio “Enciong” Sicam Saflor; parents, Johnny “Juan” Dela Cruz Maglinti Sr. and Esidra Mangilit Maglinti; sisters, Sally Suzanne Maglinti, Violeta Maglinti, Mary Maglinti, Katherine Maglinti, Josiephine Maglinti, Pacita (Alfredo) Castillo; and brothers, Gilberto Maglinti, Alexander Maglinti Sr., William Maglinti Sr., Johhny “Juan” (Alice Almeida) Maglinti Jr., Antonio “Sabu/Tony” (Rosario “Rose” Pantigayon) Maglinti, George (Catherine Munar) Maglinti.

She is survived by five sons, Steven Saflor of Las Vegas, Dennis (Victoria “Nanea” Pu’ulei) Saflor of Wainiha, Jeffrey Saflor of Tracy, California, Fredric Saflor of Las Vegas, and Kevin (Starlee) Saflor of Las Vegas; three daughters, Cecilia (John) Moore of West Palm Beach, Florida, Valerie (Pascual) Riofta of Las Vegas, and Lorene (Roberto) Texeira of Hanamaulu; eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Vicente Maglinti Sr. of Oahu; four sisters, Gloria Santos and Inocencia “Sencia” Hoyohoy both of Oahu, Lourdes “Laurie” (Domingo Sr.) Alisna of Hanamaulu, and Incarnation “Inky” (Pancho) Ortiz of Lihue; and two sister-in-laws, Anna Seabury Maglinti of Wailua, and Pastora “Patsy” Pantigayon Maglinti of California.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, March 27, 2015 at St. Catherine’s Church in Kapaa, with viewing from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Services and Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Burial on Monday, March 30 at 12 noon at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Marie Lemke

Marie Carol Aguiar Lemke of Kapaa passed away in Garden Isle Health Care on February 27, 2015, at the age of 90. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii on May 30, 1924. She was a cattle rancher and owner of Lemke Ranch and also entertained and sang in the USO in her younger days.

Preceded in death by her husband, Paul D. Lemke; parents, Senator Manuel and Mrs. Beatrice Aguiar; sister, Beatrice Roberts.

She is survived by two daughters, Beatrice (Leroy) Lemke-Newman of Kapaa, Kulamanu (Wayne) Medeiros of Lihue; three sons, Paul Lemke (Tamara Neuberger) of Kapaa, William “Bill” (Darrelyn) Lemke of Lihue, Albert Lemke of Kapaa; 10 grandchildren, Summer (John) Holwegner, Kianalani Medeiros, Ashley Medeiros, Paul Nahio Lemke, Taylor Lemke, Kaulana Lemke, Kainoa Lemke, Makana Lemke, Aurora Lemke, Kekoa Lemke; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Charlotte Seyer of Connecticut; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa with visitation from 8:00 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Lemke family with arrangements.

Fallon Lopez

Fallon Lopez of Kapa’a passed away at home on March 8, 2015 at the age of 32. She was born in Lihue, Kaua’i on June 9, 1982, and was a Security Dispatcher for Securitas at Lihue Airport.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers Patrick Lopez Sr. and John I. Makanani and also by her grandmother Agnes Leimomi Makanani.

She is survived by her grandmother, Rosalina “Sweetie” Lopez; mother, Petra Lopez Makanani; father, Clinton I. Makanani Sr.; sister Lea (Rob) Makanani-Boyce; brothers Clinton “Ioane” (Shiannte) Makanani Jr and Stephen “Kaliko” (Patty) Makanani. 6 nieces Mercedes “Noe” Makanani, Leilyn Makanani, Brianna “Boo Boo” Boyce, Seijia “Kilinahe” Makanani, Kiana “Aiko” Makanani and Faith Makanani; 3 nephews Robert “Paka” Boyce, Michael “Kamalu” Makanani and Jacob “Keone” Makanani; numerous Uncles, Aunties, Cousins and Friends.

A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at St. Catherine Church with viewing from 8 a.m. and service at 10 a.m. Cremation and burial on Monday, March 30 at 12 noon at St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary assisted the Lopez/Makanani family with arrangements.

Evelyn Garcia

Evelyn “Bing” Padasdao Garcia of Ewa Beach, Oahu formally of Koloa, Kauai was called home to our Lord on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the age of 40. She was born on June 16, 1974 in Lanao, Bangui, Philippines and worked at Carnazzo Court Reporting as the Notice and Subpoena process server.

She is survived by her loving husband Stephen; son Bryan Caluya; step-daughters, Cheyenne Drake, Mariah Garcia; parents Felix and Florentina Padasdao; siblings, Emilie (Steven) Weinstein, Alexander (Adela) Padasdao, Brenda (Mike Stauber) Balaan, William (Grace) Padasdao, Eleanor Padasdao, Sherry Ann (Barry) Oyamot, Leanne (Brett Ishida) Padasdao; father in law, Renee (Jennie) Garcia; mother in law, Kathy (Victor) Potts; brother in law, Brent Garcia, Rob Potts; sister in law Angie (Conner) O’Shea as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles and cousins.

A “Celebration of Life” service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the St. Raphael Church in Koloa, from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM with Mass to follow at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were handled by Moanalua Mortuary.

Inocencia Aggacid Acoba

Inocencia Aggacid Acoba of Kekaha, Kauai, passed away surrounded by her family and friends on March 10, 2015 at the age of 83. Born to Cipriano and Escolastica Aggacid on July 4, 1931 in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a homemaker, devoted wife, loving mother, and caring grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Rafael Acoba; brother, Pedro Aggacid; sisters, Maria Aggacid, Esperanza Aceret and, Elena Aggacid.

She is survived by her daughter, Wilma (Carlos) Medina of Ele’ele; sons, Cesar (Estra) Acoba of Ele’ele, and Abraham (Rosalee) Acoba of Kekaha and Idaho; and five grandchildren, Heather Medina of Ele’ele, Charles Medina of California; Stephanie Maile Acoba of Ele’ele, and Alyssa and Wendy Perry, both of Idaho; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Kekaha, with viewing from 8 a.m., and services at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at the Kekaha Public Cemetery.

Family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Mikela Kaiwi

Mikela Kaiwi of Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii, passed away on March 3, 2015 at the age of 74. Born on July 16, 1940 In Pakala, Kauai, he was a tugboat captain for Hawaiian Tug & Barge

Preceded in death by his parents, Michael & Emalia Kaiwi; brothers, Bene, Allen, Kalawelo Kaiwi; sisters, Mary Pahulehua, Rose Kanahele, Salala Kaiwi.

Survived by his wife, Loisann Kaiwi; sons, Michael Kaiwi, Jeffrey “Manu” (Stacey) Kaiwi

daughters, Kehaulani (Ellsworth) Kaiwi, Mapuana (Willard) Pa, Sachiko Kaiwi; 11 grandchildren & 1 great grand child, hanai daughters, Sandy & Kendra; sisters, Emalia Kanahele, Isabella Matayoshi, Myra Kaiwi; brothers, George & Eugene Kaiwi

Numerous Aunts & Uncles, cousins and friends.

Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday March 28, 2015 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Koloa. Visitation at 10:00 AM followed by Service at 11 a.m.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai.


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