Obituaries for Friday, October 20, 2017

• Andy Leroy Reuarin • Masako Omoto Nakata

Andy Leroy Reuarin

Andy Leroy Reuarin of Lihue passed away on Kauai on Oct. 14, 2017, at the age of 65. He was born in California on Oct. 28, 1951, a Vietnam Veteran of the United State Army and was the owner of Andy’s Auto Body and soccer coach.

Preceded in death by his wife, Geri; sister, Estrelia Lohmeier; brother, Rufino Visaya.

Andy is survived by five children, Sonya Ortiz, Kimie (Kevin) Cabreira, Andy (Robin) Reuarin Jr., Rina (Jonathan) Wong, Ace Reuarin, hanai daughter, Christy (Kimo) Gusman; 20 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; sisters, Gloria Dela Cruz, Soli Antonio, Pauline Rosas; brothers, Tony Visaya, Efren Visaya, Art Veloria, Rick Searcy; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Aloha Church with visitation from 11 a.m. and services celebrated at 12:30 p.m.

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

Masako Omoto Nakata

Masako Omoto Nakata, 93 years old of Hanapepe, Kauai passed away on Oct. 17, 2017, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born on Feb. 29, 1924, in Kapaia, Hawaii, Masako was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tsunemi Nakata; parents, Shoichi and Tama Omoto.

She is survived by her sons, Keith Nakata of Hanapepe, Russell (Joy) Nakata of Eleele, Lance (Dolly) Nakata of Puhi; daughters, Susanne (Marvin) Shimatsu of Boise, Idaho, Darlene Sugimoto of Pearl City; grandchildren, Neil Shimatsu, Nathan Shimatsu, Alex Blackwell, Ryan Nakata, Jason Nakata, Robyn Nakata, Lee Sugimoto, Branden Sugimoto, Rae-Lynn Morikawa; great- grandchildren, Grace Shimatsu, Hope Shimatsu, Cooper Shimatsu, Jakolo Nakata; sisters, Violet Inafuku of Pearl City, Amy Shirakawa of Seattle, Washington; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Where services will be at 3 p.m. Inurnment will be at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Attire is casual, please omit flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


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