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Obituaries

Thursday, April 1, 1999


Bullet Jimenez Z. “Jimmy” Abarca,46, of Waianae died March 7 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Negros, the Philippines, he is survived sons Jimenez H. “Bubba” III, Christopher J. “Buggy” and Michael L.; daughter Sasha M.; father Jimenez L.; brother Charlie Z.; and sisters Fe and Maria. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Ah Kam Chang Au,96, of Honolulu is survived by nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Rainee Barkhorn,74, the “Grande dame“ of the Colony Surf Hotel and Michel's restaurant for 40 years, died last Thursday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Colorado Springs, Colo., she is survived by daughter Larrie Lou Adams. Private services. Donations suggested to charity.

Bullet Harold W. Braine,80, of Honolulu, a World War II veteran, died last Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Gladys, daughters Naomi and Linda, eight grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Services: noon Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers.

Bullet Jose A. Cariaso,72, of Honolulu died March 23. Born in Manila, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Elvira, brothers Sergio and Antonio, and sister Acela. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Rachel K. Corpuz,infant daughter of Rafael and Lilane died Tuesday in Kapiolani Hospital. She is also survived by brothers Titus and Jacob; sister Kehaulani Medeiros; grandparents Alfred and Helena Corpuz, Ferdinand and Julia Tambua and Rafael and Sylvia Corpuz; and great-grandparents Paul and Helen Silva, Petronila Tambua, Genarcsa Aguinaldo-Kaumakani and Francisco Corpuz. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Douglas S.S. “Doggie” Dang,a retired merchant marine engineer, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kahului, he is survived by wife Bernice, son Douglas Jr., daughters Susan and Patricia, brother Albert, sister Akiu Chock, and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Joseph L. Duzan,76, of Honolulu, a retired assistant to the general manager at Fimkem Roller Bearings in Canton, Ohio, died Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, he is survived by wife Dorothy; sons James and John; daughters Kathryn Aureden, Amy Davis and Jane Morales; sister Janet Lewis; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Bullet Victoriano P. Gapasen,79, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired senior cane-haul truck driver with Kekaha Sugar Co., died Friday at home. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Antonieta “Patsy;” son Victoriano S.; daughters Davida Heeder, Lisa Nunies and Vicky Ann Gapasen; brothers Alejandro and Francisco; sister Fermina Adina; and five grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Liulotu K. “Leo” Gaui,70, of Ewa Beach, who retired from Armour Foods, died March 17 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. Born in Masausi, American Samoa, he is survived by sons Manuel L. “Boy” Cabral and Christopher K., Poyer E., Wendell K. and Philip J. Gaui; daughter Patricia I.L. “Nani;” brother Kalati Tuimase‘e; hanai brother Joe Trinidad; and 21 grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Ernest Gouveia,81, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired machinist from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Shop No. 38, died March 24 in Hilo. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife LaVerne J.; daughters June Rodrigues and Carol Folsom; brothers Thomas, Steven and Leonard; sister Sarah Pickarski; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow.

Bullet Richard Y.K. Hahn,67, of Kaneohe, a retiree, died Monday. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ludy, sons Duane and Faron, daughter Duanna Uehara, sisters Ella Jones and Edwina Kang, and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Vivian E. Harrison,79, a loan officer for Honolulu Credit Bureau, died Monday in Portland, Ore. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by husband Joseph, son Joseph Jr., daughters Jaqueline Halbach and Judith Peace, brother Desmond Medeiros, sisters Florinda Robins and Mabel Lekevitz, seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mass on the mainland.

Bullet Grace K. Hashiguchi,87, of Kalamazoo, Mich., formerly of Honolulu, a former secretary at Dole Pineapple Co., died last Thursday. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. Services on the mainland. Memorials suggested to Japanese American National Museum, 369 East First St., Los Angeles, California 90012.

Bullet Nelson R. Higa,45, of Honolulu, chef of Keawe Kafe, died last Thursday in Queen's Hospital. He was also former owner of Royal Cafe and executive chef for International Catering Concept. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Jusei and Janet T., sisters Annette N. Miyashiro and Sharon J. Yoshiyama and grandmother Mitsuko Tokuda. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Edgar A. House,69, of Honolulu, who retired from the military, died March 2 at home. He was born in Tennessee. Services at a later date.

Bullet Gary A. Isono,45, of Honolulu died March 14 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Shirley, father Henry, and brothers Glenn and Randi. Private services.

Bullet David S. Kaleleiki,62, of Waianae died March 18. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons David Jr. and Davin, daughter Rondora “Nani,” brothers William Kaleleiki and Bert Kaniaupio, sister Adeline Lum, and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Punaluu Beach Park. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Bullet Anna J. Milnikel,75, of Kailua, a Kaneohe Marine retiree, died Sept. 16 in Castle Hospital. Born in St. Louis, she is survived by husband Red J., sons Edward and Michael, brother Frank Jones, two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: noon to 2 p.m. April 11 at home, 167 Kakahiaka St., Kailua. RSVP at 262-4078 or 638-8309. Aloha attire.

Bullet Guy A. Mussen,86, of Ewa Beach, a retired electrical engineer, died Tuesday. Born in Munich, Germany, he is survived by wife Elizabeth Bailey, son John Giesselmann, and daughter Linda Driver. Services at a later date.

Bullet Kazuo “Benny” Nakamoto,77, of Pearl City, a retired construction foreman, died Sunday at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Natsuno “Jean;” son Gary M.; daughters Lena K. Ayabe and Katherine K. Watanabe; brother Megumi; sisters Jessie M. Anzai, Irene Y. Hirano and Anne T. Tatsuta; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Neil K.K. Paik,28, of Anahola, Kauai, a pruner for Kilauea Guava Kai Plantation, died Monday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by parents James Jr. and Maydene; brothers James K. III, Todd E.H. and Troy K.; sister Kim K.; and grandmother Julia K. Services 11 a.m. Saturday at Hanalei Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Adelina Rivero,86, of Aiea died March 24 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Adam Jr., Douglas, Ralph and Gordon; daughters Elisa Soto, Yvonne Souza, Lorraine Paneto and Suzanne Rivero; three brothers; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Val A. Solusod,73, died Jan. 29. He is survived by wife Vivian M.; children Dana Emmons, Rueben Lucien, Guy Matthew, Valerie Jean, Val Anthony Jr., Sterling Benedict, Jon Patrick, Allyson G. Solusod and Ann Margaret; siblings Connie Abang, Mercedes McCluskey, Jean Alvarico, Ernest Solusod and Dianne Harrington; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 9:30 a.m. April 9 at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Bullet Sonoko O. Tokusato,77, of Hilo died Monday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by son Paul Jr.; daughter Pauline Harada; brothers Noburo “Stanley,” Clement and Dennis Oshiro; sisters Chiyoko Nuha and Tsuneko Fujimoto; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Mildred M. Yamada,82, of Honolulu died March 4 at home. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by sons Ted and Wayne, daughter Elaine Yamada-Taniguchi, brother Wallace Matsuda, sister Dorothy Hashimoto, and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Francis T.F. Yee,95, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic, died March 14 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Johnson, daughters Daisy Pang and Theresa Ko, nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Charles T. Yoshitomi,76, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Gladys Y.; son Charles K.; daughters Barbara K., Victoria and Rita L.; sisters Mary Kane and Jeanette Alani; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.



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