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Obituaries for May 20, 2015

• Adam Brun Jr. • Pelagio Andres • Linda Mae (Silva) Ching • Elaine Kealaaumoe Kupihea Watson • Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo • Lilian Ishida • Carrie Sagucio

Adam Brun Jr.

Adam Ronald Brun Jr. of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away on May 6, 2015 at the age of 51. Born on Jan. 25th 1964 in Lihue, Kauai, he was a firefighter stationed at the Lihue Airport Crash Fire Department. He became an avid cowboy starting with 4-H events on Oahu. He was a skilled farrier who felt it a calling to correctly balance shoes on each horse. He taught his farrier and rodeo skills to anyone who was willing to learn. His famous words “pay attention” will be remembered by those he taught.

He was preceded in death by his father, Adam Ronald Brun Sr.

He is survived by his children Alana (Darren) Agustin, Waylon Henry Brun, Kierra Bukoski, granddaughters Aaliyah and Dakota Agustin, mother Glenda Justina Vierra, siblings Robert (Lorna) Brun, Rhonda Brun, Stephanie (Bambridge) Aona, Leona Brun, Shana (Lance) Ling and Angela (JJ) Prigge, numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, and nieces.

A celebration of Adam’s life will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St. Raphael Church 3011 Hapa Road, Koloa. Visitation with family will be 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with Mass to follow. Western attire is requested.

Adam’s brief story was featured on the front page of The Garden Island newspaper on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 “Cowboy Up” by reporter Darin Moriki.

Adam’s ohana sends their deepest thanks and love to our extended family, friends, co-workers at Lihue Crash Fire and Sheraton Kauai Resort, cowboys and other supporters who helped Adam in his pancreatic cancer treatments. Numerous fundraisers where held and the outpouring of support was generous and beyond what was anticipated. Thank you to all who prayed which God gave Adam the incredible strength for the journey. To the many that spent time with Adam your visits lifted his spirit, thank you for your compassion.

Pelagio Andres

Pelagio Andres of Kalaheo, Kauai passed away peacefully at home on April 29, 2015 at the age of 90. Born on Oct. 15, 1924 in Dingras Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was one of the Sakada’s to migrate to Kauai in 1946 on the SS Maunawili. He retired as a truck driver with Hawaii Sugar Planters Association (HSPA).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernancio & Eusebia Andres, his bother Macario (Marcelina) Andres of the Philippines, Alfredo Andres of Oahu, and sisters Maximina Andres (Lorenzo) Verdadero of the Philippines, Avelina Andres Eugenio of the Philippines and sister-in-law Priscilla Nacnac Andres of Koloa, Kauai.

Pelagio is survived by his wife, Priscilla Lagadon Coloma Andres of Kalaheo, daughter Diane (Tony) Melchor of Koloa, son Jeffrey Andres of Kalaheo, and daughter Norma (Clyde) Hori of Kalaheo, Kauai as well as 5 grandchildren, Tyson Melchor of Koloa, Kendrick Melchor of Koloa, Diandra Melchor of Koloa, Kristy (Kelly) Hadama of Kalaheo and Titus

Hori of Kalaheo, 2 great-grandchildren, Kelson Hadama of Kalaheo and Kayden Hadama of Kalaheo; brothers Faustino Andres of Koloa, sister in law Bernabela (Alfredo) Andres of Oahu; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family & friends.

Please join our family in the celebration of his life on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo at 9 a.m. Mass by Father Tony Abuan will begin at 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Burial will be at Kauai Memorial Gardens. The family graciously requests no flowers.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick – Koloa Kauai & Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Linda Mae (Silva) Ching

Linda Mae (Silva) Ching of Littleton, Colorado and Lihue, Hawaii, beloved wife mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at home on April 17, 2015. Lin was born in Lihue, Hawaii on March 17, 1945. She retired as Secretary to the Principal in Littleton Public Schools and devoted her life to her children and grandchildren.

Lin was a gentle soul with a wonderful, sparkling personality who loved children, especially her sons and grandchildren.

She enjoyed going to bon dances, football games and playing cards. She will be forever loved and missed greatly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Harriet Silva and brother Frederick (Anita) Silva of Honolulu Hawaii.

Lin is survived by her husband Larry; sons, Lyle, Larry III, “Sonny” (Shayanne) and Lucas of Littleton, Colorado; grandchildren Kaitlin, Brittany, Kimiko, Taylor and Larry IV; brothers Ronald (Jean) Silva of Lihue and Alfred (Harriet) of Kalaheo; sisters, Aileen (Dennis) Higashi of Lihue and Lori Silva of Honolulu as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held in Littleton, Colorado.

Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo

Debra Kikumi Aguinaldo of Ele’ele, passed away on May 15, 2015, at Kauai Care Center, at the age of 61. Born on Sept. 14, 1953, in Waimea, Kauai, she was a retired public school teacher with the Department of Education.

Debra is survived by her husband, Stephen Aguinaldo; son, Travis (Brooke) Aguinaldo of Lihue; two grandchildren, Caitlyn and Cainan of Lihue; brother Bruce (Gail) Masuda of Pakala; and nephew, Kekoa Masuda of Utah.

Friends may visit with the family at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai, on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Visitation will begin at noon with services to follow at 1 p.m. Family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Elaine Kealaaumoe Kupihea Watson

On Monday May 11, 2015 Aunty Elaine-Tutu departed from mortality to rejoin her husband D Rollins Watson on their journey through eternity.

Elaine is preceded in death by their daughter Evone L Watson.

She is survived by her daughter Eileen I (Charlie) Bright, granddaughter Nancy L K Bright, her grandson Justin K (Jenna) Bright, granddaughter Chenoa K Watson and great-granddaughter Ryder Mahina Honjo.

Services will be held at Kapaa LDS Chapel located at 4561 Ohia St on Saturday May 23, 2015. You may visit with the family at 9:30 a.m., Service at 10 a.m. and Celebration of Life to follow. All who loved her are welcome.

Lilian Ishida

Mrs. Lillian Ishida passed away on May 7, 2015 at a Private Care Home. She was born in Koloa, Hawaii on Jan. 22, 1922 and was a retired Medical office Manager for Eleele Dispensary.

She is survived by her son, Warren Ishida; daughters Ms. Sandra Fuller and Ms. Karen Mukai , as well as 6 grandchildren.

Services will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 beginning at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eleele, Kauai.

The family is being assisted by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Carrie Sagucio

Carrie Jane Natsue Sagucio of Eleele passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on May 16, 2015, at the age of 56 after a long battle with Lupus.

She was born in Lihue on Nov. 11, 1958, and retired as an LPN with Veterans Administration (VA) Clinic.

She is preceded in death by her father, Hiroshi Wakumoto.

Carrie is survived by her husband, Oscar Sagucio of Eleele; sons, Justin Wakumoto of Eleele, Jarin Quibilan of Portland, Oregon; daughter, Jasmine Quibilan of Nashville, Tennessee; mother, Leatrice Togikawa of Wailua; sisters, Luann (Kimo) Latorre of Portland, Oregon, Kelly (Carl) Braun of Lihue; brothers, Dan (Hokulani) Togikawa of Lihue, Eric Wakumoto of Wailua; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015, at All Saints Church in Kapaa with visitation from 3 to 4 p.m. and services to follow. Casual Attire suggested.

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

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