Obituaries for Nov. 9, 2016

• Dolores ‘Dolly’ Ragudo • Lorita Angala • Jerald John Yohan Kim • Melinia Dela Cruz Villanueva • Madeline ‘Tida’ Ornellas Yokoyama • Esperanza ‘Ansing’ ‘Espe’ Sagucio Antolin

Dolores ‘Dolly’ Ragudo

Dolores “Dolly” Ragudo of Kapaa passed away on Oct. 17, 2016, at Straub Hospital at the age of 73. She was born on May 10, 1943, and retired as assistant manager at the Kauai Sands Hotel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesus and Grace Viado; son, Richard Ragudo Jr. and grandson.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard J. Ragudo Sr.; sons: Terence Ragudo, Paulino Ragudo, Randy Ragudo and Quintin (Malia) Kaliloa; hanai children: Junior and Clarissa Pacheco; four brothers: James (Linda) Viado, Ray (Brenda) Viado, Alfred (Pam) Viado and George Viado; 28 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at St. Catherine Church, with viewing from 9 to 10:45 a.m. with Mass celebrated at 11 a.m.

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

Lorita Angala

Lorita Angala of Kaumakani passed away on Oct. 24, 2016, at home at the age of 74. Born on June 17, 1942, in Waimea, Kauai, she was a housewife.

She is preceded in death by Arsenio Angala Sr.; mother: Frances Morales; father: Lorenzo Mendosa; and sisters: Eileen Crawford and Rose Aquino.

She is survived by her husband, Frederick Viquelia; sons: Shaun (Brenda) Angala of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif.; Arsenio (Alice) Angala Jr. of Kaumakani; and Heath (Julie) Angala of Glenwood Springs, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister: Dorothy (Bill) Decker of Pearl City; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. with services at 11:20 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Jerald John Yohan Kim

Jerald John Yohan Kim of Anahola passed away on Oct. 18, 2016, at Queens Hospital at the age of 65. Born on April 29, 1951 in Honolulu, he was a police officer.

He is preceded in death by John Choon Mun Kim and Doris Kametani Geiger.

He is survived by his companion, Norma Wilson; sons: Blaide Yohan Kim and Hunter Kim, both of California; daughter: Kanoelehuaonalani Kaleiohi of Kauai; hanai son: Kevin J. Wilson; brothers: Jonathan (Debbie) Kim Sr., Franklin (Sheena) Geiger Jr. and Gregory Kim, all of Honolulu; and Stephen Geiger and Gregg Geiger, both of California; sisters: Wendy Kim and Carolin Geiger, both of Honolulu; and Tasha Ann Eli of Alaska; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. with a celebration of life at 3:30 p.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Melinia Dela Cruz Villanueva

Melinia Dela Cruz Villanueva passed away at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital on Oct. 20, 2016, at the age of 80. Born on Jan. 15, 1936, in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines, she retired from Poipu Bay Golf Course as a groundskeeper.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Laurentino Villanueva; daughter, May Villanueva; and son, Hector Villanueva.

She is survived by her sons: Edgardo (Caridad) Villanueva and Novy (Remy) Villanueva, both of the Philippines; daughter: Charlita (Orling) Oligo of Kekaha; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; parents: Luis Dela Cruz and Valeriana Abraham Dela Cruz; brother: Ernesto (Rebecca) Dela Cruz of San Francisco; sisters: Felicita (Hermie) Salonson of Kekaha; and Erlinda (Ben) Esguerra of Philippines; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the West Kauai Methodist United Church in Kekaha. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. with services at 10 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Madeline ‘Tida’ Ornellas Yokoyama

Madeline “Tida” Ornellas Yokoyama, of Las Vegas, died at Valley Hospital on Sept. 24, at the age of 73. She was born on April 21, 1943, in Lihue, and raised in Kealia and Anahola. She was an accomplished musician and entertainer who traveled the world sharing the aloha spirit through her gift of music.

She is predeceased by husband Robert Y. Yokoyama; father John “Cowboy” Ornellas; mother Harriet Kanoelani Kaui Ornellas; brother John Ornellas Jr., sister Beverly Ann Valpoon; and brother-in-law Lincoln Takenaka Jr.

She is survived by three stepchildren: Wade (Allison) Yokoyama, Linda Fujimori and Naomi (John) Baldado; grandchildren: Karlie, Cole and Noah; two sisters: Marleen (Mathew) Kaluahine and Evelyn Takenaka; five brothers: Raymond (Valerie) Ornellas; Michael (Nora) Ornellas; Stanley “Haole Boy” (Carolyn) Ornellas; James “Kimo” (Bernie) Ornellas and George Ornellas; sister-in-law Flora Ornellas; and brother-in-law Amil “Tinoa” Valpoon Jr. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends and family may call at the Kapaa Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 8:30 a.m., with services commencing at 10 a.m. Internment will take place at a later date.

Esperanza ‘Ansing’ ‘Espe’ Sagucio Antolin

Esperanza “Ansing” “Espe” Sagucio Antolin of Eleele, passed away on Oct. 22, 2016, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 77.

Born on Nov. 3, 1938, in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philipines, she was a midwife and attended Kauai Community College for nursing and was employed at Kauai Surf and Westin.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lorenzo and Josefina Sagucio; husband, Orlino Antolin Sr.; and son-in-law Garrick Nakaahiki.

She is survived by her daughters: Oriente “Ori” Antolin Nakaahiki and Imelda “Mel” (Paul) De Los Reyes, both of Eleele; Rosaly “Rose” (Frank) Domenden and Leoni (Allan) Texeira, both of Lihue; son: Orlino “Boy” (Ivy) Antolin Jr. of Hanapepe; 11 grandchildren: Shanette (Jason) Dias, Ashley Nakaahiki, Justin (Irene) Michaud, Christine (Rey) Grande, Joscelynn (Gino) Jarquio, Joni Texeira, Dawn Texeira, Jenna Antolin, David (Sheanee) Michaud; 14 great grandchildren, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Center. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. with service to follow at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow at Kalapaki Bay Cemetery, Lihue. Lunch and fellowship to be held after the graveside service at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.

Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa.

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