Obituaries

Thursday, January 21, 1999


Bullet Jaxine J. Anderson, 83, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died Dec. 20 at home. Born in Washington, she is survived by niece Clarice Radich. Private services.

Bullet Doris L. Barrett, 91, of Honolulu, a retired dental hygienist, died Monday at home. She was also a teacher. Born in Little Rock, Ark., she is survived by daughter Carolyn Goto, two granddaughters,and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Central Union Church. Casual attire.

Bullet Marybebs E.B. Camat, infant daughter of Pedro and Erlinda died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital. She was also survived by sister April Joy; brothers April Jay and Nathaniel and Friley Culao; and grandparents Faustina Baylon and Patricia and Cresencio Camat. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Seventh-day Adventist Church, 828 18th Ave. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment in the Philippines at a later date. Aloha attire.

Bullet Terry A. Carlson, 49, of Honolulu, a state epidemiological specialist, died Jan. 11 at home. Born in Portland, Ore., he is survived by brother Rick L. and sisters Mindy S. Carlson and Kitty L. Ely. Services on the mainland.

Bullet John B. Carroll Jr., of Makakilo, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Saturday at home. Born in Philadelphia, he is survived by wife Margaret Mary, son Charles P., daughters Barbara A. Joly and Deborah M. Carroll,and sister Virginia Jefferds. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy Episcopal Church, 98-939 Moanalua Road. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Bullet Lemigao Fanene, 59, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter, died Jan. 12 in Waipahu. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by wife Siuli; sons Jerome, Jason and Arthur; daughters Beatrice, Linda, January and June; stepdaughter Lani Gatoloai; brothers Oti and Simi; sister Siala Steffany; and five grandchildren. Wake services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 4 to 8 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Laurie S. Feliciano, 38, of Honolulu died Friday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Aaron; parents Harvey and Elsie Sunada; and brothers Edward, Fred, Paul and Gary Sunada. Private services.

Bullet Patsy T. Fukamoto, a retired cashier at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Makawao, Maui, she is survived by son Guy; daughter Lei Stowe; brother Richard Hotema; sisters Evelyn Kamiya, Elaine Shimabukuro and Betty Hamamoto; and a grandson. Private services.

Bullet Dr. H. William Goebert Jr.,67, of Kailua, a physician, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was also an attorney. He is survived by wife JoAnn; sons Herbert “Chip” III, Stephen and David; daughters Deborah Goebert and Michelle Horton; father Dr. Herbert; brother Donald; and three grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Kalama Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Waimanalo Health Center, in care of JoAnn Goebert.

Bullet Eva K.N. Gongora, 65, of Honolulu, a proprietor in the courier industry, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by partner/companion Sharon “Rick” Chang, daughters Patricia Furtado and Carolyn “Kanani” Kaye, sons Arthur and Ricardo Dias, brother Fred P. Naho‘opi‘i, eight grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hauulu Congregational Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet James R. Johnson, 21, of Buena Park, Calif. died Sunday in Kahuku Hospital. Born in California, he is survived by parents Joseph and Tami McIlhenney, grandmother Marjorie L. Wilson, and grandfather Vernon Cannon. Services on the mainland.

Bullet Dorthea L. Jorde, 70, of Wailuku died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Lignite, N.D., she is survived by sisters Edna Jennings and Ellen Schroeder. Memorial services over ashes: 1 p.m. today at Trinity By the Sea Church in Kihei.

Bullet Yoshio Kakimoto, 92, of Aiea, a retired city auto mechanic supervisor, died Friday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Aiea, he is survived by wife Masae, daughters Jane S. Nishimura and Evelyn E. Ideta, brother Mitsuo Kakimoto, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel.

Bullet Charles “Kelii” Kaopio Jr., 29, of Ewa Beach, a termite control exterminator, died last Thursday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Makana and Kekona, father Charles, mother Leatrice Tudor, grandmother Beatrice Furtado, sister Nani, and brother Kawika. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet William K. Kelepolo, 65, of Kona, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by brothers Matthew, Wilfred, Benedict, Clifford and Norbert; sisters Lillian Galieto, Annie Fujimori, Hilda Poe, Hazel Juanich, Eliza Cruz and Lurline Kina; hanai father Stanley Shimizu; and hanai sister Gladiola Texeira. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church. Call from 8 to 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Doris T. Kimura, 83, of Wailuku died Friday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Sprecklesville, Maui, she is survived by sons Shuzo, Richard and Mitsuo; daughters Esther Kanagawa, Ruth Nakasone, Nancy Kimura and Bertha Hew; sisters Mildred Takai and Yoshiko Yagi; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet William K. “Billy” Lee, 93, of Honolulu, a retired state technician, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was also a local entertainer. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Agnes; sons Samuel Lee and James Asao; daughters Eloise Coddington, Leilani Gilfoy, Sherrie Alcos and Dawne Lagon; sister Helen Deal; brother Eddie; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ewa Emmaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ewa Beach. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

Bullet Leonard Limahai, 58, of Honolulu, who retired from the 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was also director, coach and referee instructor with the American Youth Soccer Association. Born in Hilo, he is survived by daughters Lena Limahai-Sibley and Linda Ayala, stepfather Robert Kula, sisters Robert-Ann Weidinger and Egberta Lorenzo, brother Robert Kula Jr., and four grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine By-the-Sea Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Bullet Dorothy H.K. Matsumoto, 80, of Honolulu died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. Born on Maui, she is survived by husband Tsutomu “Munson”; sons Randy S. and Terry H.; brothers Kenneth, Masato and Randy Kusaka; sisters Ethel Miyaguchi, Betty Matsumoto and Patsy Nakamura; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet John R. Medeiros Jr., 47, a teacher's aide, died Jan. 13 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons John, James, Jason, Jeff and Joel; mother Genevieve; brothers Thomas, Michael “Mike” and Ross; sisters Pamela Medeiros-Mercado; and a granddaughter. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Frank Y. Miyabe Jr., 76, of Pearl City, retired store manager for the Naval Supply Center Serv Mart at Pearl Harbor, died Saturday in Castle Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by son Glenn, daughters Cheryl Kato and Elaine Hayashi, brother Ernest and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Casual attire.

Bullet Takashi Miyazono, 77, of Honolulu, a retired foreman for the state Airports Division, died last Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Pahoa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Akiko, daughters Ivy Nishimura and Lucy Taketa, brother Sunao Shiraishi and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Elsie C. Moore, 80, of Kailua died Monday in Kailua. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, she is survived by son Lawrence L. Jr.; daughters Sarah Anne Simons and Elizabeth “Betty” West; sister Nina Miller; brothers Peter, Walter and Willie Carvalho; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Tsugie K. Nakamura, 92, of Honolulu died Jan. 11 in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, she is survived by daughters Janet Ogawa, June Yatagai and Rachel Hayase; brother Fusao Konishi; sister Leatrice; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Morio Nakashima, 73, of Honolulu, who retired from the state Unemployment Division, died Jan. 10 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by brothers Takao, Morio, Hideo and Michiwo; and sisters Shizuka Ogata and Etsuko Mori. Private services.

Bullet Ogden M. Nishizaki, 86, of Las Vegas, formerly of Hilo, a retired schoolteacher, died Dec. 30 in Las Vegas. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. Born in Hilo, he is survived by son Jimmy Okamoto and brother Tsutomu “Yukie.” Private services.

Bullet Charles F. Ohashi, 75, of Honolulu, a retired assistant administrator of family activities at Schofield Barracks, died Dec. 26. Born in Huleia, Kauai, he is survived by wife Natsuko “Ann;” sons Jonathan and Gary; brothers Tsugio and James; sisters Mildred Ota, Chieko Nambu, Alice Schaarch and Eva Uyeno; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Nobusada Ono, 60, of Hilo, a retired cement finisher for the AFL-CIO Plasterers and Cement Masons Local No. 630 of Hawaii, died Sunday at home. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Cynthia; daughters Patti-Ann Kaneshiro, Debra Ono-Yamaguchi, Tammy Nonaka and Cheryl Ono; sisters Takeko “June” Kajioka, Shirley Tamai and Irene Ono; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Kameko Oshiro, 96, of Honolulu died Jan. 5 in Kuakini Geriatric Care. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Toshiichi, Toshiharu, Herbert T., Walter T., John T. and George T.; daughters Nancy E. Oshiro, Helen K. Ginoza and Betty H. Oshiro; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Kuakini Health Foundation.

Bullet Kamesuke Oshiro, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired cook at Wailana Coffee House, died Jan. 10 in Straub Hospital. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by wife Violet; sons Kenneth, Larry and Richard; daughters Edith Higa and Jean Monroe; brother Kamei; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Manuel Costa Pavao, 87, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator from Territorial Contractors, died Jan. 11 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Anthony Costa Pavao and Raymond Costa; daughters Constance Correia, Marie Perreira and Irene Lenchanko; sisters Stephanie Costa Pavao and Elizabeth Proctor; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Tetsuno Sanemitsu, 86, of Honolulu, a retired nurse, died Jan. 10 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Dianne Miyabara and Carol Sugibayashi; brother Tatsuo Suzuki; sisters Harriet Ishikawa, Sueko Yamanaka and Mildred Hosaka; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Edwin “Smitty” Schmidt, 83, of Aiea, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Friday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Aiea, he is survived by wife Minnie H., sons Keith H. and Michael M. Fukuda, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Randall Y.O. Shea, 51, of Honolulu, a certified public accountant, died Jan. 13 in Hospice House. He was also vice president at Shea & Co. CPA's Inc. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Muriel Pang; sons David and Jacob; mother Dorothy; and sisters Thelma Lum, Juliette Chock, Audrey Akana, Phyllis Shea, Carolyn Hee and Sandra Furukawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Maude B. Silver, 92, of Hilo, a retired secretary, died Sunday in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by son Roger Legoullon, daughter Donna K. Hay, seven grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Services later.

Bullet Florence H. Stoker, 98, of Kailua-Kona died Saturday in Kona Hospital. Born in Wisconsin, she is survived by son David, three grandsons and a great- grandson. No services.

Bullet Itoko Sueyoshi, also known as “Grandma” or “Bessie,” 87, of Kaneohe, a retired barber, died Monday in Castle Hospital. Born in Puukolii, Maui, she is survived by son James I.; daughters Amy E. Ozaki, Florence C. Yamamoto and Doris M. Tanaka; brother Masashi Miyashita; sisters Kiyoko Miyashita, Kimiko Yagi and Shizue Tsumura; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Asao Takara, 85, of Honolulu, a retired truck driver for Meadow Gold Dairies, died Friday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Fusae; sons Walter A. and Stanley K.; daughters Barbara A. Okada and Jeanette Y. Kobayashi; brother Kenneth C.; sisters Doris H. Mayeshiro, Jane N. Asato and Ruby K. Jichaku; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Elizabeth K. Thomas, 61, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired teacher at Honokaa Elementary School, died Friday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by daughter Lisa M.N., brother Arthur Ota, sister Stella Nakama and a grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Graveside services: Sunday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Lydia A. Venzon, 64, of Honolulu died Monday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Taal Batangas, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Ernesto, daughters Millie Griggs and Marita and Lani Venzon, brother Alfredo Atienza, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Michael T. “Mike” Villaverde, 79, of Kahului, a retired mechanic at Pioneer Mill Co. Garage, died Monday at home. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by wife Alice J.; daughters Elizabeth K. Wong Dock and Eleanor Staples; brother Paco; sisters Eleanor McCarthy, Marie Miller and Helen Teixeira; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Christ the King Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Cipriano I. Yabes, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a yard maintenanceman for Mahelona Hospital, died Friday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by sons Melvin, Wayne “Masa” and Lennox “Rico” Camat; daughters Beverly and Gaylette Camat and Waynette Santa Monica; 17 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine's Church in Kapaa. Call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.

Bullet Shizuyo Yanagihashi, 98, of Pearl City died Jan. 11 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Nursing Facility. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by sons Satoshi and Minoru; daughters Elizabeth Nishioka, Dale Peck and Diana Ogata; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.



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