Obituaries

Thursday, July 2, 1998


Bullet Robert E.R. Andrews, 81, of Aiea, a ranch foreman for Maguire Ranch on Molokai, died Friday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Phoebe; sons Robert Jr., James, Jack, Paul and Patrick Ku; daughters Andrea Martin, Nancy Ann Tinnell, Weedonette Hannibal, Kamuela Potter and Jacqueline Goodness; sister Mokihana Meyers; 22 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Richard S. Asato, 67, of Kailua, a retired sergeant first class for the U.S. Army, died June 19 at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by sons Richard S. and Steven K.; daughters Cindy Ann H. Ponce, Lynette M. Arakaki and Arlene N. Matsumoto; brother Ken; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Verdie U.L. “Lani” Burgess, 77, of Honolulu, a schoolteacher, died June 17 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sons William L.K., Francis K. and Gary K.; daughter Emily K.; brother James K. Lota; and five grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kawaiaha‘o Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Bullet Chock Yee Chan, 69, of Honolulu died June 21. Born in China, he is survived by wife Chan Yee Lee, a son, five daughters and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Scott Lee Clarke, 33, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed tree trimmer, died June 23 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in California, he is survived by father Thomas B. Jr.; mother Phanelphia J. Davis; brothers Thomas B. III and Steven P.; and grandparents Thomas B. and Judy. Private services.

Bullet Irene B. Fernandez, 74, of Waipahu, a retired Del Monte worker, died June 22 in Waipahu. Born in Kau, Hawaii, she is survived by son Joseph Jr.; daughters Joan Bautista and Debbie Hastings; brothers George, James and Carlos Jr.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.

Bullet Godfrey Gaspar, 79, of Wailuku, formerly of Kaimuki, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Napoopoo, Hawaii, he is survived by son Gerald; daughters Patricia A. Kaauamo, Leona H. Gaspar and Hazel L. Shirota; brothers Raymond Grace and Ruben, George, Antone and Edward Gaspar; sisters Stella Fabacher, Lei Lessary, Elizabeth Sampaio, Lillian Yano, Hazel Palacat and Rachel Lindsey; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Brenda M. Godbolt, 37, of Wailuku died last Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mary; stepfather Bob Fernandez; son Joshua; sister Virginia Ann Futrell; half-brother Jeffrey M. Fernandez; and half-sisters Annie L., Joy L., Tasha M.K. and Sherelin H. Fernandez. Private services. Donations to family at 700 Akolea Road, Hilo, HI 96720.

Bullet Anita K.P. Gouveia, died Saturday. She is survived by children Donna Ann Kameaha‘iku Ono and Tracy K. and Donald E.K. Gentzler Jr.; hanai Diane M. Marshall and Aaron M. Whyne; sister Priscilla P. Kaninau; brother Raymond Jr.; half-brothers Franklin, Reginald J. and Ronald Yang; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Memorial 24-hour vigil: Saturday. Scattering of ashes: Sunday at Ili of I‘oleka‘a, hupua‘a of He‘eia. Call 235-0973 for information.

Bullet Raymond Y. Ifuku, 52, of Waipahu, a retired real estate associates broker, self-employed, died June 24 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; daughters Raelene K. and Jolene K.; parents Yasushige and Hideko; and brothers Glenn K. and Calvin S. Private services.

Bullet Davelyn M. Kaawa, 39, of Nanakuli is survived by daughter Jocelyn and sons Hanson and Daniel Jr. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at “Door of Faith” in Nanakuli. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Claire K. Kaeo, 55, of Kaneohe died June 19 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Elijah; sons Elijah Jr., Ivan, Jonathon and Mark; daughters Beverly Kaeo and Christine Dolfo; sister Jean; and 10 grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Bullet Michael K. “Mike” Kaneshige, 47, of Honolulu, a senior estimator for Anthony House, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Sharon; daughter Shana; son Sven; parents Herbert and Dorothy; and sister Sharon Tamaru. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Chiyomi “Vivian” Kato, 85, of Wailuku died June 17. She was born in Paia. She is survived by sons Donald S., Robert H., Ralph K. and Harold A.; daughter Jean S. Yamatake; brother Arthur T. Nagasawa; sisters Elsie M. Sakai and Iris T. Tamura; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet George H. Kinstlinger, 80, of Honolulu, formerly of South River, N.J., a retired awards administrator at Pearl Harbor, died June 22. He is survived by wife Rose and daughter Nola. Private services.

Bullet Kazuo Kobayashi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired public accountant, died June 19 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ian K.; daughters Mavis K. Kubo and Lynne M. Kobayashi; sisters Toshiko Harada, Jeanne Fujita and Ellen Toi; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Charles S. “Charley” Koga, 77, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter for Hawaiian Dredging, died June 16 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Harriet; son George; brothers Saichi and Richard; sisters Harriet Arakawa and Sue Higashi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Leonardo D. Mapanao, 76, of Aiea, a retired maintenance man from McDonald's in Aiea, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Manila, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Margarita M.; sons Danny, Leonardo Jr., Cesar, Gerardo, Eduardo, Joey and Alberto; daughters Rose Kruk, Aling Farley and Elizabeth Dulay; sisters Josefina Madarang, Rita De Guzman and Virginia Viernes; and 27 grandchildren. Wake services: 8 tonight at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Jane C.C. Matsumura, 96, of Hawaii died June 23 in Kuakini Hospital. She is survived by sons Jack M. and Gardner M.; daughters Anna H. Asinsin, Grace Y. Kim, Rena M. Morikawa, Muriel A. Maruyama, May A. Nakakura and April M. Suemori; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Cyrilla Constance Santos Medeiros, 79, of Kailua, a cashier at Punahou School, died June 23 in Honolulu. Born in Wailuku, she is survived by husband George R.; sons George R. and Ronald L.; sister Dorothy Mendonca; stepbrother Walter Prohorenko; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Kazuo Mizuno, 82, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired electrician with Gay & Robinson sugar plantation, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He was also a veteran of the 100th Infantry Battalion. Born in Eleele, Kauai, he is survived by wife Kinue; sons Gordon and Barry; daughter Dale Nakano; brother Tadao; sister Toyoko Saiki; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Kikuyo Morioka, 92, of Honolulu, formerly of Aiea, died June 19 in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Harold M.; daughter Evelyn T. Teramae; sisters Masu Arisumi and Tameko Akita; three grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Robert L. Morrow, 84, of Kaneohe, owner of a landscaping business, died last Thursday in Kailua. Born in Lamona, Pa., he is survived by stepdaughter JoAnne Holt; son Lawrence Morrow; hanai daughter Gail Kobs; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Fumiko Nashiro, 78, of Waianae died Monday in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Charles S., William S., Roy S., Karl S. and Norman S.; daughters Florence T. Chong and Emily E. Perez; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Walter Rosehill, 52, of Hilo, also known as “Andy” or “Wally,” died Friday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Lisa Castillo and Renee Rosehill; brother William; sister Lauae Davison; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Jean M. Sakata, 61, of Honolulu died June 21 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kipp S.; brothers Richard H. and Wallace S. Takemoto; and sisters Iris E. Kida, Betty C. Uchino, and Jenny K. and Irene S. Takemoto. Private services.

Bullet Elbern “Kai” Seto-Oliwa, 43, of Wahiawa died Sunday in Wahiawa. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by sisters Ethelbert Tanaka and Faith Rusher. Private services.

Bullet Kinichi Shimada, 99, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a retired milk delivery driver for Waimea Dairy, died June 22 in Kauai Care Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by sons Calvin H. and Irving K.; daughter Masako Kajikawa; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Family requests no koden, or monetary gifts.

Bullet Kiyoharu Shoda, 89, of Kahului, Maui, died June 22 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Paia. He is survived by wife Tsuyako; son Richard; brothers Lawrence and Francis; sisters Kikuyo Nakamoto, Nobue Sera, Shizuka Abe and Stella Anzai; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Creighton D. “Boats” Sims, 81, a retired enlistedman for the U.S. Navy, died Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Texas, he is survived by daughter Barbara Cappel, son Randy, sisters Norma Slaughter and Betty Ellis, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Togiva Striplin, 61, of Lula, Miss., an employee of Hollywood Casino, died Friday in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Henry D.; father Aumavae Toloumu; daughters Ruth Carpenter and Donna McDaniel; sons Henry D. Jr., John W., Chester A., Wayne E., Benjamin H. and Michael L.; sisters Sina Peckenpaugh and Toni and Ana Tuilaepa; brothers Paul, Tom, Sau, Jack and Ulu Alumavae; and 15 grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Bullet Tomeichi Takamura, 63, of Waimea, Kauai, died Tuesday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Jane; brothers Shigeyuki, Tamotsu, Mitsuo, Yukio and Glenn; and sisters Matsuko Ijima, Midori Komori and Sally Okada. Services: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Waimea Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Masaichi Tomita, 88, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired electrician with Pacific Missile Range Facility, died Tuesday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Koloa, Kauai, he is survived by brothers Shigeru K. and Thomas A. and sister Faye F. Kapule. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Sela Ulufonua, 87, of Honolulu died June 22 at home. Born in Tonga, she is survived by sons the Rev. Siosaia Vea and Sione Taualupe; daughters Uinise Tulikihefua, Anna Keiaho and Losaline Lolohea; 32 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. next Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Harry L. Wong, 85, of Aiea, a retired maintenance mechanic for Frito Lay of Hawaii, died Sunday at home. Born in Hollister, Calif., he is survived by wife Edith; son William Hee; brothers James and Kaye; sisters Dorothy Aw and June Jear; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Mabel S.K. Wong, 89, of Honolulu died June 4 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Francis, Thomas and Wilfred; daughters Edith Hee and Stella Kubo; brothers Wallace and Harry Choy; sister Ella Lum; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Marie C. Wylie, 99, a retired public schoolteacher, died June 16 at home. She was born in Clemens, Iowa. She is survived by daughter Jane; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Evelyn H. Yamanaka, 75, of Honolulu died June 24 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James N.; son David H.; daughter Diane E.Y. Kano; brothers Yoshiharu and Toshiaki Nishida; and two grandsons. Private services.

Bullet Walter H.W. Young, 63, of Honolulu, who retired from the military, died June 24. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Masako P., sons Gregory and Douglas and daughter Sandra. Private services.



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