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Sione Maafu LasikeNovember 13, 1934 ~ October 30, 2017 (age 82)
Sione Maafu Lasike left this mortal life October 30, 2017 at the age of 82 years.
He was born in Nukunuku, Tonga November 13, 1934. Sione graduated from Liahona High School and studied at both BYU Hawaii and University of Hawaii. He was married to Sameloki Hataso Maile for 50 years prior to her passing in 2011.
Sione Maafu Lasike, worked as a librarian at Liahona High School taking care of his wife and little family of four children. Sione and Sameloki wanted a better life for their children and decided to move to the United States and relocated their family to Anaheim, CA. Here they worked hard to make ends meet to ensure their children could receive an education and learn the value of hard work. In addition, to being, a stalwart father, Sione served faithfully as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in many capacities including Bishop, a member of the Stake High Council, and most recently as Stake Patriarch. His strong faith was demonstrated in all that he did.
Sione loved the Lord and his family. It was his family that brought him his most joy. Sione had a strong belief that serving others was paramount to being happy in this life and he strived to instill this belief in his children and grandchildren. He will be sorely missed by his family.
Sione is survived by his siblings, Salesi Lasike, Matelita Lasike Moala, his four children, Salesi Lasike, Laipeli Lasike, Sofia Lasike-Richins and Joyce Lasike Kaufusi; his grandchildren, Jake Lasike, Joyce Nicole Fuga, Samantha Tiatia, Roxie Unufe, Leland Roy Lasike, Lineti Lasike, Blake Lasike, Victora Lasike, Kuuipo Key, Sione Lasike, Kanani Lasike, Sela Lasike, Paula Lasike, Leimaile Lasike, Wynonna Kaufusi and Sofia Kaufusi; his great grandchildren, Devon Lasike, Brock Lasike, Allie Lasike, Zoe Lasike, Rayden Fuga, Rylee Fuga, Ryker Fuga, Kingston Tiatia, Mya Tiatia, Blayk Tiatia, Maddox Tiatia, Jett Lasike, Jada Lasike and Mealofanatia Key
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Alberta Chapel 1360 Alberta Way, Concord, CA 94521. 10:00am viewing, 11:00am service.