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Recto Saplan
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Recto Ramos "Rick"
Saplan
1956 - 2018
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Obituary for Recto Ramos "Rick" Saplan

Recto Ramos "Rick"  Saplan
Recto “Rick” Ramos Saplan

October 6, 1956 – February 24, 2018

Recto “Rick” Ramos Saplan, 61 of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died on February 24, 2018 at the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Tarlac, Philippines. He served in the U.S. Military after graduating from Ka’u High School. Rick retired from the Kona Country Club in the Maintenance Department. He owned and operated his own taxi and tour service under Saplan Taxi.

He is survived by his former wife Linda Ganir; sons Ricky(Kylen) Saplan of Las Vegas, Nevada; Riley(Latasha Ortiz) Saplan of Kailua-Kona; daughter Rehna Saplan of Kailua-Kona; brothers Danny (Leslie Rosario) Saplan of Pahala, Hawaii; Wilson (Leonora) Saplan of Kailua-Kona; Dante Saplan of Naalehu, Hawaii; sisters Shirley (Richard) Sorensen of Bremerton, Washington; Lily (Davy) Tabbada of Kailua-Kona; 4 grandchildren and numerous, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

Funeral services will be held at the Life Water Church (formerly Central Kona Union Church) on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Cremation to follow and burial at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery on Tuesday, April 3rd at 9:00am.

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