Maui Weekly Obituary Notices: August 28, 2016
Gert K.B. Kiep
January 19, 1931 – August 23, 2016
Gert is survived by his sons, Gary (Penny) Kiep, Brian Kiep; daughter, Ingrid (Cameron) Little; grandchildren, David Little, Cameron Little, Amber Kiep, Brittany Kiep, Austin Kiep, Emily Kiep; great grandchildren, Brian Little, Hannah Little, Ethan Little, Brittany Little; his brother, Eti Kiep and best friend of 70 years, Kurt Kosmider. Gert is predeceased by his parents, Kurt and Herta Kiep; brother, Eckart Kiep and sister, Helga Kiep. Visitation will be held at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 5 p.m. with service at 6 p.m.
Olimpia Espanola Casumpang
October 10, 1927 – August 22, 2016
Olimpia Espanola Casumpang, 88 of Kahului, passed away on August 22, 2016, at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born on October 10, 1927 in the Philippines.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Norman’s Mortuary; prayer service will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 12:00 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery in Haiku.
Olimpia was a retired Housekeeper at Royal Lahaina Resort. She is survived by her daughters, Victoria C. Divina, Veronica C. (Tito) Vargas; son, Nicanor E. (Nenita) Casumpang Jr.; grandchildren, Nikko C. Casumpang, Janis C. Casumpang, Nicanor C. Casumpang III, Bong Bong Divina, Katrina Ugot, Karen Divina; and 10 great grandchildren.
December 19, 1936 – August 20, 2016
Rose Genevieve Kakalia
January 30, 1933 – August 15, 2016
Rose Genevieve Kakalia, 83 of Pukalani, passed away on August 15, 2016 at her home. She was born on January 30, 1933 in Paia, Maui.
Family visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016, at St. Joseph Church in Makawao; public visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Mass will begin at 11:30 a.m. and burial will follow at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery at 1 p.m.
Rose is a veteran of the United States Army.
She is survived by her husband, David Gordon Kakalia; son, David Gordon Kakalia Jr.; daughters, Gordean K. Kakalia, and Roselee (Apollo) Kepo’o; sister, Ethel Soon; 12 grandchildren, Wadell L. Davis, Alana K.P. (Francisco) Matesanz, Victoria M. Davis, Thomas (Lele) Kepo’o, Andrew Kepo’o, Nicole Kepo’o, Emma Kepo’o, Shantey Kakalia, Vanna (Darrell) Duarte, Tia Kakalia, Kanoelani Kakalia Dodd, and Kaleikaumaka Kakalia Dodd; 7 great-grandchildren, Sienna Matesanz, Lokene Duarte, Elena Duarte, Kainoa Coppa, Akela Kakalia, Blade Kakalia-Ching, and Ocean Kakalia-Ching.
The family wishes to acknowledge all the help they are receiving from her extended family near and far that are helping to make her funeral happen. They would also like to express their gratitude for the support and care received from Islands Hospice.
***For more information, to leave condolences, or to send flowers, visit the Ballard Family Mortuary website.