Obituaries for Monday, October 12, 2020

Alfred Calangan Lardizabal

Alfred Calangan Lardizabal passed away on Sept. 11, 2020, at the age of 82, in Honolulu. He was born on May 15, 1938 on O‘ahu. Kaua‘i and O‘ahu were his homes. He was most recently employed with the United Public Workers union as a government affairs officer.

He was preceded in death by father Mauricio Lardizabal Sr, mother Annie Macose, and brother Glenn Lardizabal.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Heide Hensen Lardizabal, son Perry (Dee) Lardizabal, daughter Sonya (Jess) Lardizabal Quel, siblings Maurice (Florence) Lardizabal Jr., Carmen (Robert) Mercado, Charlene (Thomas) Arita, Maureen (Zachary) Octavio and Scott Lardizabal, grandchildren Ashley (Kevin) Cremer, Mariah Pai and Kaileen Lardizabal, great-grandchildren Kaisen Yanos, Braden and Kaylee Ramos, best friend Cynthia Apana, sister-in-law Rosel (David) Holthaus, extended ‘ohana Kailee Loa Sugihara, Mikelle Quel, Tina (Burelle) and Duke Alamillo, Roy Tabar, Michelle, Hannah, Makana McDermott and Essa Emelio, and numerous other family members and lifelong friends.

A celebrations of life will be held on O‘ahu on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nu‘uanu. Kaua‘i services will be announced at a later date.

Nobuhiro Matsuyoshi

Nobuhiro Matsuyoshi, of Hanama‘ulu, passed away on Sept. 21, 2020. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan, on Sept. 5, 1946.

He worked as a cement finisher for various companies such as Shioi Construction, Hawaiian Dredging, Grace Pacific, Lihu‘e Plantation, Rego Construction and Aloha Diner.

He was preceded in death by parents Chogoro and Kimie Matsuyoshi and brother Kimiharu Matsuyoshi.

He is survived by wife Cathay Matsuyoshi, daughters Maycia (Guy Ibos) Matsuyoshi and Ki‘ilani Matsuyoshi, son Noa Nobuhiro (Shar Thronas) Matsuyoshi, sister Irene Hiromi (Dr. Michael) Johnston, and granddaughter Taylann Misora Maluhia Matsuyoshi-Ibos.

Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Lihu‘e Hongwanji Mission at 10:30 a.m. Due to COVID precautions, actual services will be limited to immediate family. However, friends and extended family may visit and pay their respects prior to the service beginning at 9 a.m.

Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Kaua‘i Memorial Garden &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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