Obituaries for Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Jayne Audrey Brandess

Jayne Audrey Brandess, beloved mother and friend, passed peacefully in the early morning on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

She is survived by daughter Cari (David) Ream and son James Brandess.

She was born on May 23, 1928, in Joliet, Illinois. When she graduated high school she signed up for classes at the Joliet junior college, but the editor of the local weekly paper offered her a job and she took it.

In 1948 she took a different job with Western Electric as secretary to the editor of the employee newspaper, where she eventually became women’s editor of The Microphone.” During this time she also moonlighted as a ballroom-dance instructor at Arthur Murray Studios in Oak Park, Illinois, where she met Leo Brandess. They married in 1954. Together they started Brandess Home Builders.

She moved to Kaua‘i in the 1970s. She became an avid golfer. She managed real estate well into her eighth decade, at which time she made more time to enjoy her Zumba ‘ohana, her extended Takiguchi family, her many friends, and she also took up tai chi.

A private memorial service is planned. Cremation has taken place.

Evarista Cadiz Sagisi

Evarista Cadiz Sagisi, 81, of Lihu‘e, passed away at Garden Isle Health Care & Rehabilitation on Sept. 20, 2020. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Oct. 26, 1938, and retired as a laundry attendant with Up to Date Cleaners.

She was preceded in death by husbands Eustaquio Ramil and Justo Sagisi, and siblings Florentino Cadiz, Mariano Cadiz, Hipolita Cadiz, Alfredo Cadiz and Melchora Domingcil.

She is survived by daughter Virgie (Robert) Liberato, grandchildren Boyet Parras, Rochelle Parras, Bryant Liberato, Chelsea (John) Aspree and Kimberly (Jesse) Kaho‘onei, siblings Rosalino (Bibiana) Cadiz, Dominador (Maria) Cadiz, Feliza (Mariano, deceased) Tangonan, Maria (Victor) Acojido and Josefina (Marcelino) Dela Cruz, stepchildren Rolly (Virgie) Sagisi, Rosita Ikehara, Loring (Pedring) Queja, Pedro (Melda) Sagisi, Eddie Sagisi, Francing (Flora) Sagisi, Fe (Ernesto) Nacapuy and Layda Sagisi, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Oct. 17, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 9:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Face masks must be worn, and social distancing observed.

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

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 recentlyemployed 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 and Braden and Kaylee Ramos, best friend Cynthia Apana, sister-in-law Rosel (David) Holthaus, extended ‘ohana Kailee Loa Sugihara, Mikelle Quel, Tina (Burelle), Duke Alamillo, Roy Tabar, Michelle, Hannah and Makana McDermott, Essa Emelio, and numerous other family members and lifelong friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Oahu from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nu‘uanu. A celebration on Kaua‘i 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 including 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 at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Lihu‘e Hongwanji Mission 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 at a later date.

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

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