Dec. 26, 2011
Luisa Valdez Riingen, 76, of Keaau, Hawaii, a hand harvester for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. and harvester for the former Puna Papaya, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Aga Magsaysay, Isabela, Philippines. She is survived by sons Artemio, Rudy and Gilbert; daughters Benita Riingen, Chris Abaga, Rueda Ramos and Esminia Fuchs; brothers Vicente and Pedro Valdez; sister Maria; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Final services and burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.