Obituaries for October 15, 2015

• Louisa Tanigawa • Beatrice Coyaso Camacho

Louisa Tanigawa

Louisa Haruno (Apduhan) Tanigawa was born February 19, 1929 in Waimea. She passed away peacefully on October 6, 2015 at the age of 86 at Wilcox Hospital. She was the wife of the late Kenji Tanigawa. She was a housewife and also worked at the Sheraton Waiohai Hotel.

Louisa is survived by her sons, Clarence (June) Tanigawa of Wailua, Kauai, Jesse (Talu) Tanigawa of Hanapepe, Kauai; daughter, Rosalind (Carl) Figueroa of Columbia, Maryland; four grandchildren, Erik (Whitney) Tanigawa, Joanna (Devin) Daligdig, Cijay (Amanda) Tanigawa, Louisa Tanigawa as well as her 3 great-grandchildren, Evan Daligdig, Marie Daligdig, and Ian Tanigawa.

Services for Louisa Tanigawa will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Kekaha Assembly of God. You may visit with the family at 9-10:30 a.m. with services to follow.

Beatrice Coyaso Camacho

Beatrice Coyaso Camacho of Lihue passed away at Killeen Texas on October 2, 2015 at the age of 82. Born on December 20, 1932 in Numila, she was a laborer with the Hawai’i Labors Union.

She is survived by her husband, Arturo Camacho; son, Arturo “Artie” (Alexis “Lani”) Camacho of Lihue, Kaua’i; daughters, Mary (Lloyd) Shimono of Wailua and Susan Powers of Killeen Texas; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Marcelino “Kucho” (Isabel) Coyaso of Kalaheo; sisters, Laura “Lita” Vales of O’ahu and Dora (Henry) Vales of California; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her brothers, Ernest “Neto” Coyaso and Phillip “Beto” Coyaso.

A celebration of Beatrice’s life will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with services to follow at 11 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and is respectfully declining flowers.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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