Obituaries

Friday, March 27, 1998


Allen K. Ah Yo Sr., 37, of Hilo, a laborer, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lynndale “Kaleo”; sons Brandan D.K., Daniel K. and Allen K. Jr.; daughter Jazlyn K.; parents Gabriel and Geraldine “Gerry”; brothers Gabriel Jr., Wilson and Gordon; sisters Teresa and Margaret, and mother Lynn Campbell. Memorial services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the family home, 30 Kauhane Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alice K. Chung, 108, of Kula, Maui died Tuesday in Kula Hospital. She was born in Peahi, Maui. She is survived by sons Harry and James; daughters Alice C. Williams, Roseline Brown and Evangeline Griffith; 26 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 11 a.m. Inurnment: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sharen E. Cruel, 50, of Pukalani, Hawaii, a self-employed hairdresser, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Elsie S. Okuda; son Shawn; daughter Yvonne; brother George J. Okuda, and sister Katherine Kaneshiro. Services over the ashes: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kahului Baptist Church. Scattering of the ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen E. Dahlberg, 79, of Hilo died Monday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Charles W. and James L.; daughters Sue H.K. Roback and Jean L.U. Cruz, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Haili Church, 211 Haili St., Hilo. Call after 2 p.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Aloha attire.

Mitsuko Doi, 74, of Kailua died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William K.; son William K. Jr.; daughters Arleen K. Lau, Stephanie E. Kaneshiro, Marion M. Kamei and Janis S. Isa; brother Larry M. Najita; sister Edith A. Najita, and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisca C. Guerrero, 96, of Kahului died yesterday in Hale Makua at Kahului, Maui. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Peter; daughters Consuelo Serrano, Epi Racoma and Take Guerrero; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Services: noon Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Private inurnment at Maui Memorial Park.

Kiyoshi Hase, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Asian district manager for American Express, died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Kikue; daughter Naomi Shimomi; sister Fumie Yoshimura, and a grandchild. Services were private.

James P. Henry, 63, of Honolulu died March 16 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by wife Berthaline; son Jeffrey; daughter Jamie; mother Opal McKnight, and brothers, sisters and a granddaughter. Private services.

Mary N. Kanekoa, 75, of Kailua died Tuesday in Pohai Nani Care Home. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Daniel; sons Daniel Jr. and Ernest, and sister Anna Cazimero. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Janice I. Kuwayama, 65, of Honolulu died March 2 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband George T.; sons Kyle and Craig; brother Ernest T. Kurosawa, and sisters Kay M. Hirokawa, Joyce T. Torigoe and Etsuko Hatakeyama. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Violet T. Loo, 98, of Honolulu died Saturday in Ann Pearl Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lincoln and Dr. Richard; daughter Gladys Thom, 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services held.

Akira Miyamoto, 83, of Kahului, Maui, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Howard and Henry; daughter Sarah Johnson; brother Minoru; sisters Akito Jo and Satoe Zietlow, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services over the ashes: 5 p.m. today at Kahului Jodo Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas M. Monden, 91, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army Pacific purchasing agent, died March 18 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Richard and sister Haruko Nagata. Services were private.

Ambrose Napihaa Sr., of Honolulu, a retired city refuse worker, died Sunday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Florence; son Ambrose Jr.; daughter Norma Noa; brothers Moses and Peter; sisters Emily Russell, Josephine Moniz, Julia Carter and Helen Gleason, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Florencio R. Rondolos, 70, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter, died March 16 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Catalina B.; son Leopoldo B.; daughters Eufronia R. Corpuz, Nathey Dumbrigue, Marina R. Salvador, Rowena R. Maluyo, Bella R. Cezar and Desiree R. Acosta; brother Abraham Gangano; sisters Rose Cabillon, Helen Eddins and Dolly Bright, 26 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Mikio Sato, 72, of Wailuku, Maui, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Ruth; father Tadao; sons Mark and Scott; brothers Tadashi and Hank, and sisters Evelyn Nouchi, Fumiko Sugai and Keiko Sato. Services over the ashes: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard H. Shimabukuro, 64, of Moorhead, Minn., is survived by sister Janet Maesaka. Incorrect information was provided for an obituary published yesterday.

James M. Shintaku, 77, of Wahiawa and formerly of Guam, a retired adviser to the Japanese Consulate General in Guam, died Sunday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was also honorary consul of Japan in Guam and a war veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice T.; son Paul M.; brother Graf; sister Virginia Yamamoto, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Inurnment services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thelma Jeanette Smith, 70, of Wahiawa died March 13 in Honolulu. She was born in Alabama. She is survived by sister Pat Harmon; sons Charles and Michael, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Salvation Army, 564 California Ave.

Anne Spillner, 94, of Kaneohe died Monday in Kuuhome Care Home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Aileen Kauahikaua; six grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Kailua. Inurnment to follow at 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margaret F. “Peggy” Sykes, 70, of Kailua, a Liberty House employee for 20 years, died Feb. 19 in Thornton, Colo. She was also manager of “Top Floor” in Kailua. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is survived by husband Eugene F. “Bill”; sons David and Kevin; daughters Linda Brannon and Dianne Sykes-Hebert; sisters Mary Johnson and Barbara Pingree, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Richard T. “Dickson” Tominaga,89, of Hilo, a retired plumbing instructor for the County of Hawaii, died yesterday at home. He was born in Keaau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Harue; sons Donald, James, Wendell and Robert; daughters Lorraine Wakida, Carol Ah Yo and Darlene Tamura; sister Shizue Itagaki, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m. Private inurnment services. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Violet S. Uyetake, 68, of Honolulu, a retired general cashier at the former Kahala Hilton Hotel, died Tuesday in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas T.; sons Thomas T. Jr. and Steven T.; daughters Lorna Lee and Joy Uyetake; mother Ayame Haida; brother Charles Haida; sisters Jane Matsuura, Lillian Shiraishi, Patsy Choy and Doris Oka, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Eleanor “Aunty Mina” Villalon, 63, of Honolulu, a deaconess for Lanakila Church, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Charles Jr. and Tony; daughters Kuulei and Leialoha Villalon, Cheryl Merritt and Shawna Vaivai; hanai daughter Lindy Gaspar; brothers Benjamin Kekumu, Charles Jr. and Emerson Kaili; sister Leinani Kaeo, 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.

Akino Yokooji, 94, of Waimanalo died Tuesday at home. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Iwao and Andy; daughters Helen Hanashiro, Dora Kuroiwa, Mabel Kaya and Alice Kimura; brother Tasuke Yasukochi; 23 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Satoshi “Rudy” Yoshida, 78, of Mililani, a retired property manager for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, died Sunday in Kaiser Moanalua Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Miyako; daughters Sharon C. Choy, Kristine M. Yoshida and Celia R. Hansen; sisters Janet N. Goo and Sumie Nagamine, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.




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