Obituaries for Aug. 24
Steven “Steve” P. Bowles, 76, of Waimea died Aug. 17 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he was a water and land resource management consultant, owned Waimea Water Services, and served on the Hawaii Island Fire, Agriculture, and Energy Advisory commissions, and the board of Kahua Ranch. Visitation 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School in Honolulu. Service at 10:30 a.m. service. Big Island service 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Kahua Ranch. Aloha attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Helen Bowles of Waimea; son, Dan (Donna Reisling) Bowles of Kawaihae; daughter, Lani (Kirk) Eubank of Hawi; brother, John (Gay) Bowles of Greensboro, N.C.; sisters, Helen (Christopher) Nicholson of Philadelphia and Virginia “Ginny” (Jay) Schnell of Klondyke, Ariz.; three grandchildren and two great-granddaughters; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu.
John Chiquita Jr., 71, of Hilo died Aug. 13 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, he was the retired owner of Johnny’s Auto Body &Upholstery and a member of Koa Puna Motorcycle Club. Memorial gathering 9 a.m.-noon Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Charlene Chiquita of Hilo; sons, John (Raejean) Chiquita III of Hilo, Jason Chiquita, Jordan Chiquita and Joshua Chiquita of Puna, David (Sherri) Rapoza of Las Vegas; stepson, Lot Noa Ewaliko of Honolulu; daughters, Shane Chiquita of Kona and Corie De Mello of Honolulu; sisters, Shirley Perreira and Betty (Antone) Pacheco of Hilo; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Brian John Ettley, 49, of Kealia Aug. 19 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Manhattan, N.Y., he was a glazier and heavy equipment operator. Celebration of life and potluck, 1 p.m.-sunset Saturday at Hookena Beach. For info, call Christy Ettley at 333-8387. Survived by wife, Christy Ettley of Kealia; daughters, Rachael Ettley and Caitly Ettley of Kealia; mother, Claire Ettley of Redondo Beach, Calif.; brothers, Jeff (Ann) Ettley of Redondo Beach, George Ettley of San Diego and Chris (Tara) Ettley of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; nieces, nephews and cousins; one uncle. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Frieda Louise “Baby” Lewis, 55, of Puna, formerly of Hilo, died Aug. 17 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a paralegal and office clerk for Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and member of Sure Foundation Church Puna. Visitation 5-6:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation again 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Gustavus Morante of Puna; daughters, Zhonna (Frank) Nobriga-Soares, Zasha Nobriga, Sheena (Kenneth Simons) Nobriga and Tarcel Lewis of Puna; son, Daniel Lewis Jr. of Puna; hanai sons, Hana (Roxanne) Morante of Puna and Travis Morante of Hilo; hanai daughters, Roseanna Morante of Puna and Megan Morante of Hilo; brother, Manuel Nobriga Jr. of Glenwood; sisters, Faye (Michael) Kuheana of Hilo, Yvonne Ferreira, Joanne Nobriga-Ford, Annette Noclain and Rochelle Nobriga of Puna; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandson; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
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