Obituaries for December 9

Stephanie “Landa” Yolanda Francisco, 64, of Hilo died Dec. 3 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was a cook for various restaurants and member of Malama Ka Pili Pa‘a. Celebration of life at a later date. Survived by children, Bridget (Keoki) Palacio and Jensen (Krysti Soares) Sugiura of Hilo, Sharday (John) De Motta of Pepeekeo, Shaylyn (Christopher Evangelista) Sugiura of Hilo; siblings, Wendy Wisniewski of Hilo, Edward (Tracy) Bufil Jr. of Pepeekeo, and Tanya (Todd) Pataray of Hilo; eight grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.