ESTRELLA PAZ YADAO THRONAS
ESTRELLA PAZ YADAO THRONAS Estrella Paz Yadao Thronas passed away peacefully in her sleep at Garden Isle Healthcare on July 3, 2015 at the age of 88. She was born on October 10, 1926 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Emilio C. Yadao, and her mother, Anita Guerrero Yadao, sister, Priscilla Shishido and brother, Elias P. Yadao. She is survived by son, Stanley (Ginger), daughters Ku'ulei and Nalani (Andrew) Finn, grandchildren Kahea and Kapono Thronas, Anna Thronas Loganbill, Zoe and Eli Finn, and a great grandson, Felix Kanoa, a brother, Lawrence Yadao and two sisters, Amapola Barte' and Marielani Coloretti, numerous Thronas and Yadao nieces and nephews. Estie graduated from Kauai High School in 1944, worked as a disc jockey at KTOH, married Olaf E. Thronas in 1948. She lived a full life dedicating herself to raising her children and grandchildren, her church work, love of travel, reading, and was an avid MLB and UH baseball and volleyball fan. She received a lay minister certificate from the Bible Institute of Hawaii, led prayer groups, bible studies and Sunday school classes as well as accepted invitations to speak at numerous church services and gatherings. A favorite motto of hers: "If you have a chance to do good, do it." Services to be held Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Hanapepe Hawaiian Congregational Church. Family 8:30, visitation 9:00, service 10:00. Honolulu services on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Wahiawa Christian Church family 8:30, visitation 9:00, service 10:00. Private burial. Family respectfully requests no floral arrangements; leis gratefully accepted. Donations may be made in remembrance of her good works to the church of your choice or the Bible Institute of Hawaii. Family assisted by Garden Island Mortuary.
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