March 17, 2011
Franklin Ladera Sr., 84, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Lahaina, a fresh fruit distributor for Maui Land & Pineapple Co. Honolua Plantation, a former bantamweight boxer and an Army veteran, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Franklin Jr. and Wesley Ladera and Steven Kaina; daughters Marian and Ivy Y.; sisters Katherine Fernandez, and Kay and Betty Santos; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased