Sandra Lee Baron, 65, of Kailua-Kona died Sept. 28 at Hospice of Kona Nakamaru Hale in Holualoa. Born in Harrison, Ark., she was a special education teacher at Konawaena Middle School and member of Hawaii State Teachers Association. Private service at a later date. No flowers. Memorial donations to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745. Survived by husband, Robert Marty Baron of Kailua-Kona; mother, Peggy Young of Missouri; sons, Grant Terry and Chris Terry of Missouri; hanai son, Derek (Regan) Baron of Kansas; hanai daughter, Angela Ball of Missouri; sister, Brenda (Wayne) Scrivner of Missouri; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Jessica Kanoe Keka, 52, of Kailua-Kona died July 16 at home. Born in Kealakekua, she was co-owner of Aloha Linen Service and former head housekeeper for Kona Hawaiian Village and Holua Resort. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Hale Halawai. Celebration of life service at 3 p.m. Pupu and dinner to follow. Casual attire; lei and loose flowers welcome. Survived by companion, Raynell-Buddy Mata; father, Joseph Keka Sr. of Kailua-Kona; son, Bronson (Chayla) Mata-Keka of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Joseph Keka Jr., Jay (Emily Estoy) Keka and Joel Keka of Kailua-Kona, Justin (Nichole) Keka of Pahoa; sisters, Jean (Geri Keka-Santana) Keka of Kailua-Kona and Janice (Douglas) Belt of Oregon; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.
Trevor Donald Lista, 35, of Pahoa died Sept. 24 in Hilo. Born in Hilo, he was a carpenter, fisherman and father. Celebration of life 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the site of the former Akebono Theater. Survived by wife, Julie Kai-Lista of Hilo; daughter, Anela Kai-Lista of Hilo; father, Edwin (Stella) Lista of Keaau; mother, Carroll (Ed) Short of Coos Bay, Ore.; brothers, Mathew (Alvina) Lista of Pahoa and David (Alexandra) Knudsen of Reno, Nev.; sisters, Chrystel (Dane) Ramey and SaRa (Zackary) Bernhardt of Keaau; nieces, nephews, a grandmother, aunts, uncles and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
Kazumi “Carl” Okamura, 81, of Hilo died Sept. 24 at Adventist Health Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Oahu. Born in Pepeekeo, he was a retired civil engineer for the state Highways Division and county Department of Water Supply and member of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin and Palaka and Pauhana golf clubs. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Memorial service at 4 p.m. Casual attire; no flowers. Survived by wife, Jane Morishige Okamura of Hilo; sons, Van (Glynis Nakahara) Okamura of San Francisco and Dave (Kerri) Okamura of Hilo; brother, Teru (Mabel) Okamura of California; three sisters-in-law; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary,