In Memory

S. Makelani Wolfgramm

S. Makelani Wolfgramm

1954 ~ 2003

Siosiua Makelani Wolfgramm, age 48, died April 30, 2003 in Tooele, UT.

Born July 15, 1954 in Feletoa Vava'u, Tonga, son of Sione Tufui and Uinsie Salote Taimi Wolfgramm. Married Liviena 'Uhila Moe Langi May 21, 1977. He was an active member of the LDS church. Graduate of Liahona High School, left his island home of Tonga at age 18, since lived in Menlo Park, CA. Served in the Canada Calgary Mission. Attended San Francisco State University, majoring in Music Composition. While in college he started a Rock band with his brothers. Makelani supported his family as a self-employed roofer/construction worker. Following his older brother and father's footstep, his second son, Fonuaevalu, is currently in the Provo MTC preparing to serve a mission in the Kenya Nairobi Mission. His children best describe their father as a hard working man, bold, stubborn, yet loving, humble, and always giving. Consistent with his personality, he expects his missionary son to lose himself in his work, never looking back.

Survived by wife, Liviena; children, Uinise (Jeffrey) Va'enuku, Vungakoto, Lieszel, Lota, Fonuaevalu, 'Efalame, Liuaki, Solomone; grandchild, Kaloafu; three brothers; and five sisters.

Services were held in Palo Alto, CA.