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Obituaries for Thursday, March 4, 2021

Helen Anne Knudsen Callahan

“Auntie” Helen Anne Knudsen Callahan, age 60, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully at her residence on Feb. 21, 2021.

Helen was pre-deceased in death by her husband Darrick Callahan and father Eric Lewis Knudsen.

Helen is survived by her loving mother Nancy Austin Tracy (Robert), sisters Maile Knudsen Nelson (Barry), Anne Knudsen Temme (Steve), nephews Austin Lewis Knudsen (Andrea) and Collin, friend William Brown, caretaker Anne Chipchase, numerous cousins, uncles and aunts.

Helen will be laid to rest at the O‘ahu Cemetery (also known as Nu‘uanu Cemetery) in Honolulu alongside her ancestors during a private service.

A celebration of Helen’s life will take place on Kaua‘i. An announcement will be made once a date and time are determined.

Stanley Glaubrecht Griep

Stanley Glaubrecht Griep passed away on Feb. 24, 2021, at the age of 77. He was born in Honolulu, on Dec. 24, 1943, and was the sole proprietor of South Shore Builders.

Stanely was preceded in death by his wife Joanne Griep, parents Benjamin and Lani Griep and sister Lani Leach.

Stanely is survived by his sons Skye (Tailene) Griep, Keola (Stephanie) Griep, daughter Pualani “Pua” (Kahana) Poepoe and 8 grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Sharon Leton

Sharon Leton, 69, passed away on Feb. 26, 2021, at her home in Kapa‘a. She was born in Santa Monica, California, on July 6, 1951, and was an artist who was best known for being the owner and designer of Aama Crown Jewels of the Sea.

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Dolores Chandler.

Sharon is survived by her son Van (Etsuko) Leton, daughter Keana Leton, brothers Steven and Brian Chandler, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be announced at a later date.


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