Obituary for Monday, October 19, 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 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.


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