Obituaries for Sunday, April 23, 2017

• Ida Togadi Texeira • Ardel Henry Deppe • Wayne Masamitsu Amii • Henry Efhan • Edward Parangan

Ida Togadi Texeira

Ida Togadi Texeira, 83, of Lihue, passed away on March 22.

Born in Lihue, she was a retired nurse for Dr. Katok Chuang.

She was preceded in death by husband William “Billy” Texeira Sr., and parents Vebencio and Juana Togadi.

She is survived by sons Thomas Texeira of Lihue and William “Chucky” (Yvonne) Texeira of Maui, Alan “Robby” (Leoni) Texeira of Puhi, daughter Brenda (Ernest) Javier of Koloa, grandchildren: Cleve (Paige) Javier, Brandee (Les) Lovell-Obatake, Joni (Devin) Texeira, Mercy Texeira, Dawn Texeira, Kunani (Chelsea) Texeira, and eight great-grandchildren, Keana Lovell-Obatake, Lanakila Lovell-Obatake, Nakoa Lovell-Obatake, Mycah Dulin, Drake Javier, Sonia Vengley, Naiyah Texeira and Grace Javier.

Private services were held.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa assisted the family with arrangements.

Ardel Henry Deppe

Ardel Henry Deppe of Anahola passed away on April 15, at the age of 74. He was born in Iowa on Dec. 1, 1942, and was a building contractor.

He is survived by his wife Suzanne and daughters Alana (Toa) Deppe-Mariota of Oahu and Julie Jensen of Kauai, sister Eileen (Frank) Butts of Tennessee, grandchildren Travis (Kanani), Marcus, Shannon, Matt, Trevor and Savannah, and great-grandchildren Kainoa, Kainalu and Teiana.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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

Wayne Masamitsu Amii

Wayne Masamitsu Amii passed away at the age of 69 on March 31, at Wilcox Medical Center. Born on July 25, 1947, in Honolulu, he retired as a lead customer service representative with Avis/Budget Rental Car.

He was preceded in death by his mother Elaine Morishige, stepfather Walter Morishige, and father Alfred Amii.

He is survived by daughters Rachelle Benevides of the Big Island, Cheryl (Keone) Garma of Lihue and Brittan (Soheyl) Amii of San Diego, hanai son Cory Kaneshiro of Huntington Beach, California, grandchildren Raquela Benevides, Rikki Benevides, Devin Gouveia of the Big Island, Krystian Garma and Caylee Garma of Lihue, and Arlen Hatamitajik and Mika Hatamitajik of San Diego, great-grandchildren Kiara Martin, and Blaze Bento of the Big Island, brother Albert (Alice) Amii of Honolulu, sisters Eunice (Willy) Ugale of Mililani and Myra Uyehara of Maui, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai. Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with services to begin at 10:30 a.m., with a luncheon to follow.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Henry Efhan

Henry Efhan of Kapaa, Kauai, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on April 2 at the age of 77. He was born in Kilauea on May 14, 1939. A member of Operating Engineers Local Union No 3., he retired from working as a heavy equipment operator with various construction companies throughout the years.

He was preceded in death by his wife Priscilla Dang Efhan, parents Tiopelo and Ciriaca Mondarte Efhan, brothers Francisco Efhan, Lorenzo Efhan, Juan Efhan, Maximo Efhan Sr., Alfredo Efhan and Inocencio “Sancho” Efhan, and sisters Rosita Efhan, Mary Louis and Patricia Chapman.

He is survived by sons Darryl Efhan of Kapaa and Joel (Suzanne) Efhan of Honolulu, daughter Donna Efhan of Kapaa; grandchildren Kaileen and Kenton Efhan of Catalina Island, California, David and Charles Efhan of Honolulu, brothers Gary (Judith) Efhan of California and Vicente (Helga) Efhan of Kapaa, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held on April 29 at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

The family requests no monetary gifts and welcomes flowers. Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Efhan family with arrangements.

Edward Parangan

April 12, 1947- Oct. 18, 2016

Edward “Eddie” “Kimo” Parangan, 69, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Oct. 18, 2016, at home.

Born on April 12, 1947, in Honolulu, he retired from the military and U.S. Army. He worked as a security officer for Ft. McDowell Casino in Mesa, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife “Vicki” Parangan and parents Lucia and Domingo Parangan, mother Soledad “Sally” (Alfredo Sr.) Nebre, grandfather Juan Dela Calsada, sisters Sylvia Lee, Natividad “Rose” Asuncion, Carmen Domingo and Sylvia “Kainani” Soares, and brother Wilfred Lee.

He is survived by sons, daughter and step-daughter Brent “Kawika” Parangan of Kauai, Tina (Dan) Parangan-Nessick of Colorado, Patrick (Leslie) Soellner of Kentucky, Eddie “Kimo” (Donna) Parangan of Georgia and Diana Barrett of Colorado.

He is also survived by grandchildren Shawn C. Knudson, Autum (Chase) Nessick-Villalobos, Aaron, Issac and Emily Nessick, Ian and Tristan Soellner, and Caleb, Kyle, Kina and Kaegan Parangan, brothers Calvin (Sarah) Lee, Jayson Lee, Leroy (Essie) Lee, Alfredo (Evelyn) Nebre, Jr., sisters Gwen (Harry) Miguel, Sandi (Val) Inanod, Loreen (Ronald) Caberto and Didi (Gary) Chock, brother-in-law Catalino “Lino” Domingo, and numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Friends may visit with family on Saturday, April 29, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. with Mass to follow, at St. Sylvester’s Church in Kilauea. Inurnment will be held at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Lakeshore Mortuary (Dignity), Mesa Arizona. The family suggests casual or aloha attire, and requests flowers be omitted.


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