Jan. 7, 2013
Coling Jacob “Reuben” Mandaquit, 76, of Kailua-Kona, a houseman at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows and the former Kona Lagoon Hotel, bellman at King Kamehameha Hotel and a veteran of the Army and National Guard, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Annie; son Coling Jr.; daughters Ruby Ann Souza and Corina Mandaquit; brothers Arthur, Marcelo and Clyde Mandaquit, Kamuela, James and Jimmy Wong, Bernard Vasquez, Thomas Baldovino, Robert Baladonado, Genaro and Donicio Quison, and Anthony Florendo; sisters Edna Keliikuli, Winifred Arnold, Shirley Schmitz, Margie Strong, Clairmont Keliiaa, Ethel Coleman, Sylvia Cariaga and Phyllis Malasig; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Ministries, 75-5660 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona. Services to follow. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.