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Obituaries for Sunday, July 4, 2010

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Posted: Saturday, July 3, 2010 11:15 pm | Updated: 12:33 pm, Mon Oct 15, 2012.

Marian Jasper

Marian June Jasper died June 22, 2010, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. She was born on March 8, 1918, in The Dalles, Ore.

She was preceded in death by her husband Karl Jasper, and son Frederick Jasper.

She is survived by her brother Warren Bussell of Eugene, Ore.; daughter Peggy Osterbuhr of Blue River, Ore.; son Bob Jasper of Kapa‘a, Hawai‘i, and Greg Jasper of Las Vegas, Nev.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial service from 2 to 3 p.m., on Sunday, June 27, at Faith Bible Church in Spokane, Wash.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to missions at Faith Bible Church, 600 W. Cora, Spokane, Wash., 99205.

Patrick Riley

Patrick Riley of Kapa‘a died on June 24, 2010, at age 59. Born on May 16, 1951, he was a self-employed handy-man and musician.

He is survived by his son Patrick Riley; mother Barbara Sullivan; sister Elizabeth Riley and brother James Riley and many friends. 

A private memorial services was held at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens.

Remembrances can be made to the Kapa‘a Library.

Arrangements are being handled by Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.

Errante Valenti

Errante F. Valenti of Princeville died June 21, 2010, at Hoffman Estates, Ill., at age 84. Born on Nov. 22, 1925, in York, Pa., he was a sales manager with B.F. Goodrich Company.

He was preceded in death by his son Michael.

He is survived by his wife Ann Valenti; daughters Teresa Valenti, Toni Valenti, Catherine Valenti all of Princeville, Connie Valenti of Elgin, Ill., and Angela Valenti of Stockholm, Sweden; grandchildren Michele Valenti, Melissa Crawford, Jeni Valenti, Lori Valenti, Sophia Martensson and Samuel Martensson.

Mass at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, July 7, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Burial at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Casual attire is suggested and the family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

Chiyo Akimoto

Chiyo Akimoto of Koloa died June 25, 2010, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home at age 101. Born on Nov. 26, 1908, in Wahiawa, Kaua‘i, she was a seamstress.

She is survived by her sons Wallace, Paul and Alvin (Maizie) Akimoto; daughters Alice (Sadashi “Sam”) Isoda, Bernice (Harry) Kondo and Violet Onishi; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation at 3 p.m., service at 4 p.m., on Thursday, July 8, at Koloa Jodo Mission.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.

Lorraine Lizama

Lorraine “Vovo” Bettencourt Lizama of Kapa‘a died June 26, 2010, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 90. Born on Nov. 30, 1919, in Kapa‘a, she was a retail clerk for Big Save at Coco Palms Resort.

She was preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Helena Bettencourt; husband Benjamin Lizama; sisters Eleanor Bettencourt and Elsie Victorino; and brother Manuel Bettencourt.

She is survived by her sons Ben (Barbara) Lizama Jr., Patrick (Rhonda) Lizama, Michael (Marianne) Lizama, brothers George (Rosalie) Bettencourt, Albert (Helen) Bettencourt, Harold (Betty) Bettencourt and William (Gloria) Bettencourt; sisters Carey (John) Vilela and Marjorie (Enoch) Brown; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation from 7:45 to 10:45 a.m., divine mercy rosary from 8:45 to 9 a.m.; Mass at 11 a.m., on Friday, July 9, at Saint Catherine’s Catholic Church in Kapa‘a.

Aloha attire is suggested. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be sent to the memorial fund for Lorraine Lizama.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.

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