Mrs. Ligea McCracken Painter, 94, Kailua-Kona died Sept. 28 at a private residence. Born in Afton, Okla., she was a former teacher and an airline stewardess for the former Continental Airlines. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Cousins of the Daughters of Hawaii, life member of the Kona Outdoor Circle and P.E.O. Services will be held at a later date. Survived by sons, Steven (Carla) Painter of Spencer, Iowa, and Douglas (Amelia) Painter of Fostoria, Iowa; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a niece and nephew. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Jeane “Harpo” Kubera, 75, of Keaau died Sept. 6 at home. Born in Chicago, he was a retired truck driver for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Company. A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Gilbert Carvalho Park, 860 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo. Casual attire. Survived by sons, Anthony “Harp” (Maria) Kubera and Rick (Paula Modjeska) Kubera of Pahoa; daughter, Debra Agbayani of Keaau; sisters, Rose (Wil) Stafford of Huntley, Ill., and Janice Johnson of Coloma, Mich.; grandsons, Travis Agbayani of Keaau, Clark Kubera and Riker Kubera of Pahoa, Koa Kubera of Hilo, and Kai Kubera of Honolulu; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Timoteo C. Badua, 95, of Orchidland died on Aug. 24 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a vegetable harvester for Koi Tomato Farm and a member of the First Born Temple in Hilo. Friends may call Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hil for a 9-11 a.m. visitation and 11 a.m. funeral service. Casual attire; burial at Alae Cemetery. Survived by sons, Quirino C. Badua of Keaau, Benito C. Badua of Philippines, Pedro C. (Josefa) Badua of Oahu and Marcelino C. (Veronica) Badua of Orchidland; daughters, Mina B. (Tino) Ventura of Kohala, Cecilia B. (Aurelio) Asencion of Kohala and Lope B. (Wilfred) Daquio of Philippines; sister, Eugenia Acob of Philippines; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.