Obituary for Tuesday, June 6, 2017

• Jaime B. Basquez

Jaime B. Basquez

Jaime B. Basquez of Koloa, passed away on May 22, 2017, at the age of 89.

Born on Feb. 25, 1928 in Makaweli, he was a retired crash fire captain at Lihue Airport.

He was preceded in death by parents Rufino and Maura Vasquez, wife Apolonia Basquez, brothers Jesus and Querino Vasquez and niece Letty Vasquez Okino.

He is survived by wife Georgette Basquez, brother David (Lita) Vasquez, daughters Marlene (Stuart) McAtee and Jessie Basquez, sons Gerald “Shane” (Lorna) Basquez and Zane (Sunday-Lee) Basquez, brother David (Leticia “Lita”) Vasquez, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, June 7, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. The service is a 9 a.m., with a gathering to follow at the cemetery pavilion.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa.


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