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Obituaries

Thursday, March 25, 1999


Bullet Robert A. Anderson, 65, of Haleiwa died Monday. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Joseph Anderson Jr. and Samuel and Donald Cacciatore; sisters Mary Carrano, Sara Plouffe and Florence Cacciatore; and care-giver Ralph and Macy Edayan. No services.

Bullet Alfred H. Branco Jr., 67, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for Hamakua Sugar Co., died Tuesday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Harriet; sons Alfred Jr. and Dwayne; daughters Dawn Asato and Alvira Cacabelos; brother Ralph; foster daughter Rumi Takemura; hanai son Wayne Ako; hanai daughter Geraldine Ebanis; sisters Lucy Ako, Claire Botelho and Agnes Bello, seven grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Laupahoehoe Congregational Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial services: noon Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Pedro B. Bumanglag, 91, of Hilo, a retired chief cook for the military sea transportation service, Department of the Navy, died Monday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Sofia; daughter June; son Victorio, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at First United Protestant Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Bullet Kimiko Fujii, 84, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Fujii Store, died Feb. 28 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Mabel and care-giver Jennie Tanaka. Private services.

Bullet Nancy Y. Imada, 74, of Honolulu died March 17 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Clyde T.; daughter Doreen A. Hayashikawa; sister Ruth T. Arakaki; brothers Hidenobu and Toshio Hiyane, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Ernest Y.B. Kam, 84, of Honolulu died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Lincoln and Warren, and sisters Edith Yee, Thelma Young and Winifred Oberdorfer. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Joseph “Uncle Joe” Kapule Jr.,48, of Waimanalo is survived by daughter Jeramie Ann “Pomai.” Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday was provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Kelvin T. Kataoka, 48, of Honolulu died March 15 in Tripler Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Reginald T. and brothers Ronald K., Clifford S. and Dwight I. Private services.

Bullet Henry W. “Sonny” Keanoano, 68, of Kaimuki died March 5 in Mesa, Ariz. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion June Peterson. Services held. Private scattering of ashes at a later date.

Bullet Shigeko Kono, 85, of Pearl City died Saturday at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Walter K. and Gary R.; brothers Robert T. and Masanori Tsuchida, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Hong Kwei Lee, 66, of Kaneohe is survived by daughter Cindy Yuk Chee Oshiba. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Donald M.S. Leong, 62, of Hawaii, a retired flight attendant with United Airlines, died Saturday. He was also a real estate broker with Savio Realty. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by ex-wife Marion Y.H.; son Darrell; daughters Nina Miyata and Liane, Melissa and Yvonne Leong, and sister Lavina Kam. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Fujiko Maeda, 85, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wallace W.; daughter Joy E.; sister Shizue Shiroma; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Sue S. Nishibayashi, 61, of Kahului, Maui died Tuesday at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband William O.; daughters Sarah and Kay Nishibayashi and Irene Nishibayashi-Rincon; mother Tsuruko Nakagawa; sisters Dorothy Fukagawa, Jane Inekuma and Doris Hashiro, and three grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Bullet Tomiyo Okamoto, 71, of Wailuku is survived by sister Fumiye Aotaki. Incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday was provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Ann T.S. Pacheco, of Makawao, Maui, died Friday at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by daughter Phyllis Ann Wolf; sister Irene Freitas, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Dennis K. Palama, 52, of Honolulu, who worked for Dole Cannery, Yum Yum Tree and Sloppy Joe's, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Lydia; brothers Alexander Jr., Leonard, Douglas and Arnold, and sister Lynette. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Isaac A. Rivers, 83, of Kahuku, a retired auto mechanic, died Friday. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Fruean; children Alice Skipps, Iefata, LeGrand, Luela and Marc Rivers, Edna Poulava, Angeline Keo and Larry and Joseph Bullet Manumaleuna; stepchildren Vatau Bridges and Ana Gouvea; siblings Percy Rivers, Edna McGregor and Myrtle Day, 46 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahuku First Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Bullet Carmelo M. Rodrigues, 87, of Hilo, Hawaii, a retired longshoreman for ILWU Local 13, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Julia M.; sons Carl Jr. and Edward, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Hilda Q. Shenn, 89, of Honolulu died March 12 in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gordon and Russell and five grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Bullet Edwin H. Shimoda, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank accountant, died Saturday in Hale Ola Kino Nursing Home. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Dr. Stewart G. and Edlin J., three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Yaeko Shiroma, 74, of Pearl City, who retired from Holsum Bakery, died March 16 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Seijiro “Bruno”; son Dennis S.; daughters June A. Cabbab, Barbara K. Sumida, Marian N. Shiroma and Diane H. Terai; brother Masaru Asato; sisters Haruko Yamauchi and Masako Kimoto, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Bullet Ayako Tanimoto, 87, of Honolulu died March 8. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Daniel and David; sisters Shizue Yoshimura, Hideko Murakami and Chizuko Kawatani; seven grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Verna L. Ward, 78, of Black Sands Subdivision, a retired secretary for the state of Oregon, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by husband Ross R.; sons Robert, Wayne and Rowland; daughter Margaret Watson; sisters Winona Hartup and Velma Johnson, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at her residence in Black Sands Subdivision. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.



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