Obituaries for May 24
Truman “Tru” King Odman, 84, of Kailua-Kona died May 14 at Life Care Center of Kona. Born in Little Rock, Ark., she retired as chief of the Healthcare Finance Administration Policy Division for Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. She was a volunteer and member of the Kona Coffee Festival, International Billfish Association, Kona Yacht Club, Les Gourmets de Pupu, Kona Outdoor Circle, KOC Foundation, Kona Historical Society and Calabash Cousins. Private services. Survived by hanai daughter, Janice Odman of Wyoming; hanai son, Chip Sterry of Kailua-Kona. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Robert Shane Silva, 45, of Mountain View died May 10. Born on Oahu, he was a Jehovah Witness, trimmed trees and enjoyed hunting and gardening. Celebration of life from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at the Kona Imin Center in Holualoa. Survived by wife, Violet Silva of Mountain View; children, Tiani (Kysonlanning) Hapenney-Silva of Kailua-Kona, Moani Silva of Hilo, Mikea Silva of Maui, Ashley Silva of Maui and Erin Silva of Maui; step-children, Brian Llanes, Jr. of Kealakekua, Bradley Llanes of Kailua-Kona, Violet Llanes of Captain Cook and Jerrica Acol of Kailua-Kona; parents, Robert & Gladys (Carvalho) Silva of Wyoming; brothers, Delwyen (Victoria Denis) Silva of Kona, Randy Silva of Kauai, Robert (Patricia) Silva, Jr. of Georgia and Larry (Tammy) Silva of California; sisters, Sheirell Medeiros of Evansville, Wyo., Yvonne Silva of California, Debbie Silva of Kona, Wanda Pavao of Maui, Chamaine (Willie Johnson) Gaspar, of Evansville, Wyo., Marlena (John) Kumm of Evansville, Wyo., Donna Silva of California; one grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.
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