Posted On February 6th, 2012 -


Age 92, of Kamuela, Hawaii, passed away January 6, 2012 in Honokaa. Born November 15, 1919 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Katherine was a retired lead foreman for the former Dole Cannery. Waitressed at Willy’s Restaurant in Aiea, member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waipahu.

She is survived by husband, Edelbert D. Lara; son, James (Mae) Lara; daughters, Viola Lara, Nancy Cabral, Alma (Ben) Delos Santos; brother, Benny Jose Oneha Fuentes; sisters, Mary Lee Willis, Mildred Ibous; 26 grand-children; 67 great-grand-children; 28 great-great-grand-children; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (February 10) at St Joseph Catholic Church; (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Aloha Attire.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran