Obituaries for Saturday, December 16, 2017

Susan A. Linoz Butacan

Susan A. Linoz Butacan, 67, of Lihue, passed away on Nov. 26, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

She was born on Oct. 14, 1950, in Lihue.

She was preceded in death by parents Dalmacio and Feliza Linoz, brother Leonard Linoz, and sister Innocencia Linoz.

She is survived by sons Robert (Renee Navarro) Linoz and Douglas (Pearl) Butacan, daughters Roberta Linoz and Stephanie Rodrigues, five grandchildren, sisters Linda Paza, Charleen (Glen) Ganeku, Theresa Kihano and Charmaine Duarte, brothers Howard (Luz) Linoz, Derrick Linoz, John (Ruth) Linoz and Brandon Linoz, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. at Koloa Neighborhood Center for a celebration of life.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

James Shoso Kurihara

James Shoso Kurihara of Lihue passed away in Kauai Care Center on Dec. 5, 2017, at the age of 89. He was born in Lihue on Jan. 1, 1928, and retired from Lihue Plantation Company as an equipment repairman.

He was preceded in death by wife Satoyo Kurihara and parents Toshiichi and Cho Kurihara.

He is survived by stepsons Isaac (Hae Young) Iida and Daniel (Chung) Iida, stepdaughter Sharon (Jim) Richards, and brothers Tom (Mary) Kurihara and Yuso (Edna) Kurihara.

Private services will be held. The family requests no koden (monetary gifts).

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


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