She was born on June 26, 1939 in Wahiawa, Hawaii, to the late William and Mable (nee Kaleikilo) Kelii. Cecilia was raised by the late Simeon and Hannah Kaleikilo. She attended Leilehua High School and moved to New London, Ohio in 1958.
Cecilia worked at the former Fannie Farmer and Kent Sporting Goods in New London.
She enjoyed camping, playing Bingo, puzzles and her canine companion “Sally Sue”.
Cecilia is survived by her children, Reba Maloata, Roberta (Phil) Egnor, Robert (Lynnette) Carroll, Scott (Jayne) Carroll and Brandy Hatfield; stepchildren, Zina Castle, Gletha (Clyde) Sitz, Glenda (Ted) Mason, Lorna Waldrup, Sonya (Jon) Clark and Brad Case; 10 grandchildren; numerous step grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and siblings, Janet Kunukau, Nancy Belbin and Loretta Kelii.
In addition to her parents, Cecilia was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Case; son, Richard Carroll; sisters, Katherine Pakaki, Jerry Kaulupali and Wilimina Lopez and brother, Russell Kaleikilo; son-in-law, Pago Maloata and stepchild, Eugene Case.
A visitation will be held for family and friends at Eastman Funeral Home, New London from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 where a service will be held on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at 11 am with Pastor Ted Mason officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Street Cemetery. Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the Ashland Worship Center, 1420 Cottage Street, Ashland, OH 44805. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.eastmanfuneralhome.com