Obituaries for Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

• Colleen Antoinette Ariola • Joseph Michael Polan • Terry McClard

Colleen Antoinette Ariola

Colleen Antoinette Ariola passed away at the age of 63 on Jan. 17 at her residence. Born May 6, 1953, in Lihue, she was a retired sales clerk.

She was preceded in death by her father Juan Begonia and sister Judith Raven.

She is survived by her husband Darrell K. Ariola; daughter Kimberly Kainoa (Randy Sukisaki) Ariola-Sukisaki of Hilo; hanai son Vance Igawa of Koloa; mother Fely Begonia; brothers John Begonia Jr. of Ewa Beach, Reuben Begonia of Mililani, Clarence Ariola Jr. of Koloa, Roland Ariola of Mililani and Byron Ariola of Eleele; sisters Bobbi Rogelstad of Mesa, Ariz., Stella Begonia of San Jose, Jackie Ariola Munos of Lawai and Clarissa Schraufnagel of Belleville, Ill. and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. with her celebration of life to begin at 3 p.m.

The family suggests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Joseph Michael Polan

Joseph Michael Polan of Puhi passed away at home on Jan. 17 at the age of 76. He was born in Lihue on April 7, 1940, and retired from Grove Farm as their construction supervisor.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Marciel Polan; brother Andrew Polan; and sister Judi Spencer.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy Chisai Polan; daughter Michele Polan; son Michael (Cheryl) Polan; granddaughters Sasha, Shyla, Nicole and Natalie; grandsons DJ and Michael Jr.; great-grandchildren Kingsten, Kazu, Shyli, Austin and Avery; sisters Alice Rowe and Bea Ebinger; brother Tuffy Poe; niece Lani (Aylward) Aranio; nephews Kalei, Sam and Sol Van Gieson; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, at Immaculate Conception Church, with visitation from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Polan family with arrangements.

Terry McClard

Long-time resident of Kauai Terry McClard passed away in Denver, Colo., on Jan. 17.

He lived on Kauai from 1973 to 1995.

He was well-known on the North Shore for his bartending expertise at Chuck’s Steak House. He was an avid golfer and loved the beach and all his friends and family.

Terry is survived by his brother Michael, partner Penny, and the Harder and Dooley families. He had great friends like Richard and Sully and many others.

Rest in peace brother.


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