April 27, 2011
James “Jimmy” Couttie, 77, of Halaula, Hawaii, a retired welder at the former Kohala Sugar Co., died at home. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret, daughter Elizabeth Bautista, brother Thomas, sister Jeanette Richards, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kohala. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.