Obituaries for Aug. 8

Joanna Lynn Stallard Makaula Makekau, aka Joanna Lynn Stallard-Peard, 62, of Pahoa, formerly of Kailua, Oahu, died April 1 at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she was a homemaker and student. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Luther Makekau Point, between Opihikao and MacKenzie State Recreation Area in Puna. Ceremony at 1 p.m. Potluck to follow. Survived by daughter, Dionne Hoku‘ao Stallard Sesepasara; son, Joel Peard; mother, Rachel Melekahiwa Stallard; brother, Robert Stallard; sisters, Lori Ann Baker and Tina Marie Duvoison; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

Calib Sarabia, 55, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 5 in Kailua-Kona. Born in the Philippines, he was a taxi driver. Private services. For service inquiries, call C.J. at 494-9379. Online condolences: Survived by sons, C.J. (Jeanny) Sarabia and Justin (Rose) Sarabia of Las Vegas; daughter, Collette Chapman of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Jessie (Pat) Sarabia of Federal Way, Wash., Danny Sarabia of Klamath Falls, Ore., Ben (Jessica) DeLeon of Maui and Wesley Sarabia of the Philippines; sisters, Clarissa Southerland of Kailua-Kona, Edith (Robert) Sarabia of Waimea and Lia (Paul) Lanuza of Phoenix. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Ted Tadashi Ura, 87, of Hilo died July 28 at Hawaii Care Choices Pohai Malama Care Center. Born in Kurtistown, he was a retired counselor and former football coach at Hilo High School, U.S. Army Korean War veteran, charter member of Lehua Jaycees and member of Keaau Senior Golf Club. Private celebration of life held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by wife, Ellen Ura of Hilo; son, Garret Ura of Wailuku, Maui; daughter, Gaylyn (Robert) Ura-Stout of Hilo; brother, Jack (Emi) Ura of Holualoa; sister, Gail Matsumoto of Kailua, Oahu; two grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.


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