Obituaries for June 21


Jefferson “Jeff” Robert Falkner, 85, of Waikoloa died June 15 at home. Born in Bessemer, Ala., he was owner of Jm Enterprises, grower of Singapore plumeria and white pineapple, a retired electronics engineer, U.S. Marines Korean War veteran and a member of Camp Tarawa Detachment No. 1255, Marine Corps League. Services TBA at a later date. Donations to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Rd., Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by wife, Marianne Falkner of Waikoloa; sons, Jeff (Becky) Falkner, Jr. of Newbury Park, Calif., and Sean (Karen) Falkner of Long Beach, Calif.; daughters, Lucia (Lance) Loughlin of California and Maurya (John) Freckman of Smartville, Calif.; stepsons, Marshall (Janice) Tate and Steven Tate of Big Sky, Mont.; stepdaughter, Leslie (Bob) Grau of Orange, Calif.; nine grandchildren and a great-grandson; two nephews and a niece. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Raymond Thomas Gaughen, 69, of Waikoloa died June 15 at home. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired heavy equipment operator, gradesetter and member of AFL-CIO Operating Engineers Union Local No. 3. Service 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Waikoloa Community Church. Reception to follow. Scattering of ashes at Anaehoomalu Bay. Casual or aloha attire to be worn. Condolences to the family at P.O. Box 385203, Waikoloa, HI 96738. For info, call 883-8311. Survived by wife, Chris Dein-Gaughen of Waikoloa; sons, Kiaka (Dorothy) Gaughen of Waimea, Raymond (Tami) Gaughen Jr. of Kula, Maui, and Kapono Gaughen of Waikoloa; sisters, Ho‘oipo DeCambra of Waianae, Oahu, and Sandy (Chris) Tollefson of Waimanalo, Oahu; brother, Ronald Gaughen of Honolulu; mother-in-law, IlaMay Dein of Gresham, Ore.; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Jane F. Hanna Herbst, 89, of Hilo died May 24 in El Cajon, Calif. Born in Rochester, N.Y., she was a nurse, Realtor/broker and owner of the former Herbst Realty, and member of St. Joseph Church, serving as a eucharistic minister and on the Parish Advisory Council. Memorial mass 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, followed by reception. Private committal. Survived by sons, Gregory Herbst of Volcano and Arthur (Jeanne) Herbst Jr. of Hilo; daughters Mary Margaret (Allan) James of El Cajon, Calif., Michelle (Martin) Branco of Wright City, Mo, and Kathryn (Ronald) Masulit of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Chantle Jaiden Palilio, infant girl, of Hilo was stillborn June 4 at Hilo Medical Center. Viewing and funeral service at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Born Temple Church behind Hilo Shopping Center. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, infant section. Casual attire. Survived by parents, Jaymar Palilio and Evangeline Rumeral of Hilo; paternal grandparents, Rodolfo and Melissa Palilio of Hilo; maternal grandparents, Eduardo Jr. and Lorena Flores of Maui; great-grandparents, Modesto and Luzviminda Palilio of Hilo, Rafael and Luzminda Tosio of the Philippines, Eduardo and Norma Flores of Maui, and Amparo Turno of the Philippines; uncles, aunts and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

 

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