March 5, 2014
Leslie Arthur “Les” Botelho, 71, of Hilo, a retired superintendent for the Hawaii County Motor Pool Division, owner of L&B Trucking LLC and former Hilo Iron Works welder, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty Jean; sons Anson Botelho, Kyle Schuman and Dalston Cortez; daughters Martha Rodillas, Wendy Botelho-Cortez, Peggy Kealoha and Ellie-Jean Kalawe; brother Brien; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.