Obituaries for December 16

Elsa Kure Agena, 68, of Kailua, Oahu, died Dec. 2 at Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Hilo, she retired from Tihati Productions as an accounting supervisor. Visitation 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 23) at Borthwick Maunakea Chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. in Honolulu. Celebration of Life at 6:30 p.m. Survived by husband, Bryan Agena of Kailua; daughter, Kristi McCabe of Kailua; son, Jaysen (Beth) Agena of Hilo; sisters, Gerry (Roy) Arakaki and Kayleen (Mapu) Kure of Hilo, son-in-law, Travis McCabe; two granddaughters, an aunt, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Kendrick E. Andrade, 65, of Hilo died Nov. 9 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born on Oahu, he was a retired mechanic. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 22) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of Life at 10 a.m. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Jean Andrade; daughter, Nicole (Martin) Reynolds; son, Kendrick Maka (Sarah) Andrade; brothers, Raymond (Patricia) Andrade and Earl (April) Andrade; sisters, Raylene (Paul) Harrison, Rosemarie Andrade and Theone Morales; six grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Roselind Edwina Decker, 65, of Waimea died Oct. 26 at home. Born in Hilo, she was a telephone operator and member of Mana Christian Ohana. Visitation 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 22) at Mana Christian Ohana, 67-1182 Lindsey Rd., Waimea. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Pa‘ina to follow. Survived by husband, Dwight Decker of Waimea, sons Michael (Sui Yen Rita) Kauwe of Kauai and Dwight (Johanna) Decker of Waiohinu; daughters, Misty (James) Key, Melissa (Robert) Lander and Barbara Decker of Waimea, Naomi (Donald Gates) Decker of Hawaiian Acres; brothers, Reidar (Sharon) Smith of Carnation, Wash., and Elwood Smith of San Luis Obispo, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Angel Briones Salgado, 94, of Paauilo died Dec. 1 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Sagay, Negros, Occidental, Philippines, he was a retired truck driver for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., golf attendant at Waikoloa Village Golf Course, driver for the former Hawaiian Holiday Macadamia Nut Co., trolley driver for Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows and member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, ILWU Pension Club, Paauilo Kumiai and Visayans of Hamakua Club. Visitation 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 22) at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire; flowers welcome. Survived by wife, Cathy Salgado of Paauilo; daughters, Marilyn (Bernie) Billena of Papaikou, Alberta Fox and Teresa Nakama of Kailua-Kona, Angela (Gary) Silva of Ookala, Marla (Sam) Rabang of Kohala, Brenda (Darren) Salgado-DeMello of Honolulu, Danette (Felix) Guerpo of Waikoloa; brother, Ernesto B. Salgado of Woodside, N.Y.; sisters, Chita (Jun) Feredo of Manila, Philippines, and Lillian Salgado Salangsan of Sagay, Philippines; 17 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Silom Yamamoto, 85, of Kaauhuhu, Kohala, died Dec. 7 at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Makapala, Kohala, he was retired as garage manager for Kahua Ranch, was employed by Parker Ranch, Seymour and Priscilla Shingle, Alicia Shingle King and Stillman Ranch, a U.S. Army veteran and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 22) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward, 55-524 Hawi Rd. in Hawi. Memorial service at 10 a.m. Urn burial private. Casual attire. Survived by companion, Sharmaine Solomon of Kohala; daughters, Iris Sarah Yamamoto and Ginger (Rodney) Ishimine of Kohala; brothers, William (Mildred) Yamamoto and Kamaka Yamamoto of Hilo, Manuel (June) Yamamoto of Halaula; sisters-in-law, Ethel Yamamoto of Kapaau, Hanako Yamamoto of Niulii, Rosemarie Yamamoto of Lakeside, Ariz., Rose K. Ha of Wahiawa, Oahu, and Mary K. Lee of Waipahu, Oahu; five grandchildren; nephews, nieces and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

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