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Albert (Bert) Estiamba, Sr., beloved husband, dedicated Father and loving grandfather was born in Ewa, Hawaii on May 20, 1931, to Miguel and Sulpiapia Estiamba. He passed away peacefully in Torrance, California on May 9, 2018. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Consuela Estiamba, and his brother Carlos Estiamba. He is survived by his four children: son and wife Albert Estiamba, Jr. and Christina Estiamba; daughter and husband Jocelyn and James Pickard; daughter and husband; Janelle and Gregory Schooley; daughter and husband Candice and Christian Haskell; and four grandchildren: Ashley, Colt, Allison, and Coral. He loved family vacations, camping, fishing, boating, football, singing, and listening to opera music. He enjoyed “talking story,” cooking, and entertaining at his house. Bert was a survivor, and a hard worker his whole life. After graduating from Saint Louis High School in Honolulu, Hawaii, he attended The University of Dayton. He was a proud Army veteran. After thirty three years of work, he retired from American Airlines. Bert will always be remembered of his generosity, kindness and how much fun he was. Viewing will be held on Thursday May 24, 2018, 5-9PM at Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance. Funeral mass will be held Friday May 25, 2018 at 10AM at St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church at 1900 S. Prospect Ave. Redondo Beach, CA. Committal will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park at 2701 S. Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Reception will be held at Torrance Lighthouse Reception Room at Rice Mortuary in Torrance following the committal, at 1:30PM.

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  1. God bless you dad. I’m so happy you are free. Say hi to mom for me. I love you. I miss you terribly.

  2. Thank You for being my Friend and another Father to me. Your good sense of humor,easy smile and song are greatly missed..Love You Bert.

  3. May 22, 2018 Dad, you were always there for me. I will miss you everyday,but I love that you’re with Mom again. I will live my life to always honor you and Mom. I hope to pass on to Colt and Coral what you and Mom passed onto us. Kindness, integrity, compassion, strength and love. Sing away with Mom and the Angels in heaven, Dad. Dance away with Mom. I’m so happy for you that you are now in peace and no longer in pain. I love you Dad!!!! A hui hou. You were one of my first best friends. Thank you for always always having my back no matter what. I’ll see you soon again Dad. I LOVE YOU

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