Obituaries for March 25
Kenneth “Kenny” Alton Dyer, 57, of Kailua-Kona died March 19 at home. Born in Tulsa, Okla., he was a framer and painter for Metcalf Construction Co., Tom Catton Painting and STP Painting LLC, and member of Narcotics Anonymous Hawaii. Celebration of life 10 a.m. Saturday at Kona Old Airport Beach double pavilion. Service at 11 a.m. Loose flowers welcome. For info call 960-5183. Survived by brother, Sam Dyer of Garden Grove, Calif.; sister, Marcia (Jerry) Bisbee of Garden Grove, Calif.; hanai brothers, Mark (Donna) Pollard of Hawaii Kai, Oahu, John (Ruth) Gallagher, Joe (Kathy) Tawater and Rob Stough of Kailua-Kona; hanai sister, Melanie Gallagher of Kailua-Kona; hanai sons, Jacob Pollard and Chance Pollard of Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Finn Gallagher of Kailua-Kona; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii
Eugene Emil Leucht, 85, of Papaikou, died March 8 at Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Facility. Born in Illinois, he was a retired architect. Private memorial. Donations to Hospice of Hilo or Christ Lutheran Church. Survived by sons, Gary Leucht of California and Jeff (Susan) Leucht of Hilo; daughter, Nancy (Kurt) Marquiss of Washington; four grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
Donny Kauwika Loando, 38, of Holualoa died Feb. 5 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a heavy equipment operator and truck driver for Kahanakoa Construction Co. Celebration of life 8 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Boat Harbor. Service at 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire; no flowers. For information call 315-2680. Survived by wife, Yvette Uilani Loando of Holualoa; son, Kayson Loando of Holualoa; parents, Jack and Lillian Loando Sr. of Holualoa; brothers, Jack (Kuulei Kelekolio) Loando Jr. of Honolulu, Mark (Alexa) Loando of Kalaoa and Tony (Rachel) Loando of Holualoa; sister, Lisa (Kimo) Duarte of Holualoa; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Ah Han Silva, 98, of Pahala died March 20. Born in Pahala, she was a homemaker. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Kauaha‘ao Congregational Church in Waiohinu. Memorial service to follow. Graveside committal service 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 31 Mililani Memorial Park on Oahu. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by sons, Thomas Silva of Oahu and Lawrence (Kay) Silva of Glendale, Calif.; daughter, Dorothy Kalua of Pahala; nine grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Joseph “Joe” Kamohoalii Yap, 86, of Pepeekeo died March 6 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Makawao, Maui, he was a farmer and U.S. Army and U.S. Merchant Marines veteran. Services held. Survived by daughters, Ramona (Tom Silva) Naone of Keaau, Brenda (Robert) Kleinschmidt of Carlsbad, Calif., Lindamae (Kevin) Horiuchi of Hilo and Zelda (Stephen) Montoya of Perrott’s Brook, England; three brothers and one sister; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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