Obituaries
Wednesday, August 28, 1996



James M. Akiona, 92, of Wailuku died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He is survived by stepsons Clement and Ernest Kong; daughter Helen Alves; stepdaughter Matilda K. Heeb; brothers Peter and Lawrence; sisters Helen and Annie Hew; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

Herbert K. "Da Herb" Andresen Jr., 51, of Haleiwa died Saturday in Kahuku Hospital. He is survived by sisters Cynthia and Cheyenne M. Mejia; brother Glenn; and companion Leila Monet. Memorial service: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Church By the Sea in Kahaluu.

Myra T. Araki, 46, of Waipahu, an Aluminum Shake Roofing Inc. employee, died Friday in Kaiser Hospital. She is survived by son Sheldon S.; daughter Coleen M.; mother Tomeko Shinozawa; and brother Wayne M. Shinozawa. Memorial service: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire.

Paul L. Chun, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died yesterday in Kuakini Hospital. He is survived by wife Beatrice M.; sons Michael H.C. and Peter H.S.; brothers James K., John, Theodore, Edwin, Wallace and Walter; and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Carol Ann Cross, 65, of Kahuku died last Wednesday in Kaiser Hospital. She is survived by sons Armand Jr. and Stephen; daughters Catherine Ishie and Kelli Ott; mother Georgia M. Ennis; and sister Julia Geisdorf. Private services.

Jose C. Cruz, 86, of Pearl City, a retired Federal Building security guard, died Aug. 18 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Rosalina D.; sons Jorge, Luis, Rodolfo, Carlos and Reymundo; daughters Virginia C. Agustin and Elsie C. Caberto; brothers Modesto, Rodrigo and Cresencio Costales; sister Victoria Costales; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Agustin M. Echineque, also known as "The Barber Shop Man," 69, of Ewa Beach died Aug. 9 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He is survived by wife Ester R.; son Arwin R.; daughters Rosita R. "Rosie" Lewis and Edna E. Peralta; brother Daniel; sisters Filomena E. Flores and Concepcion E. Echineque; and four grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Christopher A. Edrich, 36, a hairdresser at Avance in Honolulu Club, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He lived in Greece for a year, then came to Honolulu to live with his mother, Alexandra Markakis Edrich. He also is survived by brother Marcus and grandparents Paul and Emily Markakis. Services: 11 a.m. Saturdayat the Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway. Flowers or charity of choice.

Alfred K.L.B. Franco, 22, of Wailuku died Sunday at home. He is survived by son Rusty K.K.F. Sagawinit; mother and stepfather Gail and Patrick Matsui; father Norman J.; sisters Precious E.M. and Patience K.; brother James K.; grandma Elaisa E.P. Bergau; grandparents Ephraim "Sonny" and Kathy Bergau Jr. and Julio and Susan Franco; and companion Amanda Jean K.S. Sagawinit. Service: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary, call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Aurelio M. Galasinao is also survived by two grandchildren. He will be remembered in a 7:30 p.m. rosary tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcomed. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Carrie L. Gomes, also known as Nani Lepen, 67, of Honolulu died Aug. 8 in Straub Hospital. She is survived by husband Manuel Jr.; and sister Esther Lepen-Belen. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Elan S. Henderson, 12, of Coupeville, Wash., who died Saturday when she was thrown from the bed of a pickup truck that overturned in Haiku, Maui, will be remembered in services on the mainland. Henderson is survived by father James C. III; mother Kimberly Ann; sister Melea; and grandparents Werner and Jane Bergquest. Services to be held on the mainland.

Ruth A. Holdren, 69, of Waialua died Thursday in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kimo; daughter Annette Choi; and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 9 a.m. Friday at Alii Beach Park, adjacent to Haleiwa Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Thomas H. Hoo, 75, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Navy, Public Works Center, machinist, died last Wednesday at home. He is survived by children Sharron Hoo, and Diane, Robyn and Jim Rose; brothers Kami, Herbert and Clarence; and sisters Phoebe Liu, Alice Kop, Betty Harada, Marjorie-Ann Miller and Didi Akana. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Esther H.C. Hu, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Housing Authority clerk, died Aug. 12 in St. Francis Hospital. She is survived by brothers Henry and David; and sisters Elsie Amoy and Rachel Hu. Private services.

Cheyenne N. Kamaka-Parubrub, infant daughter of Wilbur Parubrub and Denise Kamaka, died Saturday in Wilcox Hospital. She is also survived by brother Wilbur Parubrub Jr.; sister Shena R. Parubrub; grandparents Magdalena and Restituto Parubrub, and Hildred and Daniel Kamaka; and great-grandmother Henrietta Palea. Private services.

James K. Kamana, 65, of Waianae died Aug. 19 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He is survived by sons Clyde and Francis; daughters Jimmette Kamana, Colette Flood and Lisa Tom; brothers George, Fred and Paul; sister May Keouli; and 13 grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Friday at Nanakuli Beach Park.

Sueko "Sue" Kawashige, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Hisago Delicatessen proprietor, died last Wednesday in Straub Hospital. She is survived by sons Chester M. and Neal A.; daughter Hope K. Lee; sisters Kimiko Mizuta, Yoshiko Kawamura and Mabel Reid; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ione King, 79, of Cary, Ill., and Kapaa, Kauai, died Saturday in Wilcox Hospital. She is survived by husband Bernard; daughters Trina Maller and Mary K. King; and two grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Kazuo Koike, 63, of Honolulu, a chef who also was part owner of Club Genji and general manager of Akasaka Restaurant, died Sunday in Kuakini Hospital. He is survived by wife Keiko; daughter Gayle M. Marumoto; brother Hiroshi; sisters Aiko Sakurai, Yoshiko Komori and Yukiko Ono; and a grandchild. Memorial service over his ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

John R. Lewis, 35, of Wailuku died yesterday at home. He is survived by parents Joseph and Lois; brother Rodney; and sisters Jaleen Tart and Robin Valdes. Services to be held on the mainland.

Joseph K. Medeiros, 41, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a utility person for Roberts Hawaii Tours, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He is survived by parents Gilbert and Mary; sisters Elizabeth Albao, Gail Nobriga and Mary Adviento; and brothers Gilbert Jr., Tony "Max" and Hoburn. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gregory A. Mindoro is also survived by sister Marilyn Ahakuelo. Incorrect information was provided for an obituary published in the first edition of yesterday's paper.

Georginia B. Oliveira, 97, of Hilo died Thursday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She is survived by son James L.; daughter Gladys K. Dato; brother Charles Bernard; sisters Ida Perry and Laura Camara; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several great-great- grandchildren. Private services.

Chase S.K. Pabre, infant son of Charniel Seril and Richard L. Pabre, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He is also survived by brothers Richard Jr. and Keith; sister Winona J. Seril; grandparents Shirley Pabre, and Gary and Noni Seril; and great-grandparents Herman and Minnie Keala, and Jane Jenkins. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. John's Catholic Church in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Michael A. Pang, 36, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, will be remembered in services Friday. Pang died Friday in a three-car accident on Hawaii Belt Road. He is survived by daughters Helene Mae L., Alicia M.L. and Clarissa Mae L.; mother Lucille Benevides; stepfathers William K. Jr. and Manuel P. Benevides; father Antone Bremer; brothers Christopher A. and Kenneth A.; and grandmother Margaret C. Lopez. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Casual attire. No flowers.

Augustine R. Ragsag, 86, of Honolulu died Aug. 4 in Hale Pulama Mau. He is survived by daughters Colleen Lomavita, Mildred Lynch, Ethelyn Ballew and Juanita Webb; sons Richard and George Hinton; 30 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Full Gospel Temple, 2464 N. School St. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MaryJane Rapp of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, died Thursday in Richmond, Va. She is survived by son Jon M. Washko; daughter Patricia J. Washko; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Flowers suggested to a charity.

Miguel Rodrigues, 92, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. laborer, died last Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. He is survived by son Raymond; daughters Helen Rodrigues and Olivia Nisa; 26 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 1 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert F. Selfridge, 67, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Pearl Harbor Shipyard marine machinist, died last Wednesday at home. He is survived by wife Florence S.; sons Raymond and Clement Sheldon, and John Rowe; daughters Hannah Kaauamo, Susan Becker, Anamay Byous and Deborah Sheldon; sisters Pearl Evans and Anna Mae Miller; 28 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Naalehu Sacred Heart Church. Call from 2 to 5 p.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaii Veteran Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Takashi "Mucho" Shimamura, 69, of Honolulu, a retired pipefitter, died Aug. 10 at home. He is survived by wife Florence M.; son Ryan Y.; daughters Karen M. Hoshino, Diane H. Honda and Wendy K. Shimamura; brothers Joe H., Lawrence S. and Ralph T.; sisters Jessie S. Tamai and Betty K. Kajiyama; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Pauline "Polly" Silva, 89, of Wailuku, a retired state Department of Education first-grade schoolteacher, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Robert K.; daughter Barbara Weaver; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services held.

Edwin B. Stevens was remembered in private services. Donations suggested to the Sierra Club, Hawaii Chapter, P.O. Box 2577, Honolulu 96803. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Harold S. Suetani, 67, of Wahiawa died Aug. 19 in Wahiawa General Hospi tal. He is survived by wife Laida K.; sons Ty U.S. Suetani and Gordon N. Nakagawa Jr.; daughters Laida "Sista," Lucy A.W.S. and Gaynelle K.M.; mother Sadami; and four grandchildren. Wake: 6:30 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Helen E. "Dias Souza" Texeira, 84, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She is survived by husband Henry; sons Henry Jr., Clarence and Ronald; daughters Patricia Herzog, Pearl Grove and Joyce Jarneski; sister Adeline Yurgelevic; 23 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m . Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Marguerite M. Ziemlak, 84, of Honolulu died Sunday in Straub Hospital. She is survived by husband Stanley; and a nephew. Service: 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Elks Club.




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