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Obituaries for April 11

Mark Charles Carpenter, 72, of South Kohala died April 3 at home. Born in Oakland, Calif., he was a real estate professional, physicist and woodworker. Private services. Survived by wife, Stephanie Carpenter of South Kohala; brother, John Carpenter of Hayes, Va.; sister, Rosemary Baker of Newport News, Va.; hanai brother, Richard Cohn of Mill Valley, Calif. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Thomas Mack Cawthon, 88, of Kailua-Kona died March 24 at Hospice of Kona Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Cannon, Ga., he was a chemist. Private services at a later date. Survived by sons, Mark (Theresa) Cawthon of Erie, Colo., and Karl Cawthon of Kailua-Kona; two nieces. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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Allan J. Deehr, 75, of Keaau died Feb. 14 in Surprise, Ariz. Born in Milwaukee, he was a retired circuit judge for the County of Manitowoc, Wis., held leadership positions at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, consulted for the Diocese of Honolulu and Food Bank of Hawaii, played senior softball and was an avid bicyclist. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Service at 10 a.m. Memorial donations to Hawaii Island Food Basket. Survived by wife, Linda Deehr of Keaau; children, Amy J. (David) Rankin of Manhattan, Kan., Jarrod K. (Stephanie) Deehr of Albertville, Minn., Aaron (Kris) Deehr of Eau Claire, Wis., and Elizabeth R. (Adam) Bailey of Bakersfield, Calif.; siblings, Kate Deehr of Green Bay, Wis., Janice (Dennis) Collier of Madison, Wis., Karen (Lyle) Burmeister of Kaukauna, Wis., and Cyndi (Jeff Koob) Deehr of Manitowoc, Wis.; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Wanda Lucille Fabia, 81, of Hilo died April 1 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Caruthersville, Mo., she was a retired electronics technician. No services. Survived by husband, Francisco Fabia of Hilo; daughters, Jeanette (Jerry) Anderson of San Jose, Calif., and Frances (Michael) Ehrman of Manteca, Calif.; son, John (Diana) Fabia of Castle Rock, Colo.; brothers, Robert (Sharon) DePriest of California and Donald (Clara) DePriest of Missouri; sisters, Mary McNabb of California, Barbara (Dale) Roberts and Rachel Bradley of Missouri; sister-in-law, Carol DePriest of Arkansas; seven grandchildren and three great-grandsons; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Rodney “Bobo” Padilla, 67, of Waimanalo, Oahu, died March 25 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he was a laborer and handyman. Celebration of life 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Makaeo Events Pavilion, Old Kona Airport Park. Service at 4 p.m. Oahu celebration of life at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Waimanalo Village Recreation Center. Service at 4 p.m. For information about both services, call or text 640-9617. Survived by wife, Noe Padilla of Waimanalo; son, Kaleo (Misti) Padilla of Waimanalo; daughters, Uilani (Rob) Padilla and Aulii (Palani) Hesia of Waimanalo, Shalei Padilla of Kailua-Kona; mother, Francesca Matthey of Waimanalo; sisters, Laureen Lacsina, Cindy (Ron) Norr, Tanya Chauncey, Choagie Matthey and Darcey Matthey of Waimanalo; brother, Duncan (Stacey) Matthey of North Kohala; 13 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

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Natsuko Uehara, 90, of Mountain View died March 20 at a care home in Hilo. Born in Olaa, she was retired from the former Puna Sugar Co. and a member of Puna Hongwanji Mission. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughter, Julie (Alvin) Urabe of Hilo; son, Arnold Uehara of Mountain View; sisters, Betty Kikuyo Matsumoto of Honolulu and Jane (Edward) Imamura of Aiea, Oahu; sisters-in-law, Lillian Kiyabu of Aiea, Oahu, and Angela Uehara of Honolulu; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

The late Charles Thomas Paiva Jr. was survived by, among others, Rose (Vidal) Banaay of Washington. Incorrect information was submitted for an obituary published Tuesday.