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Obituaries

Friday, April 16, 1999


Bullet Valeriano Baduria, 87, of Aiea, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Monday at home. Born in Lunban Laguna, the Philippines, he is survived by son Val Jr.; daughters Valerie Valencia, Carol Baduria and Susan Hammons; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Dan W. Brockmann, 50, of Honokohau, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter, died Sunday in Kahakuloa Village. He was also a lay minister for Hale Lana Church. Born in Downy, Calif., he is survived by wife Jan; daughters Malia Wong-Brockmann and Chanel Bisbee; parents William and Barbara; sisters Heida Barker, Sandy Bandfield and Tammy McKeown; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Honokohau Bay.

Bullet Richard M. Chinen, 81, of Pearl City, who retired from Foster Botanical Gardens, died Sunday. Born in Kula, Maui, he is survived by wife Beatrice; son Rodney; daughters Claudia Atta and Rhonda Chinen; brothers George, Raymond, Roy and Ronald; sisters Alma Yogi, Florence Chun, Patsy Asato, Peggy Fukumoto, Betty Lam, Shirley Tomei and Joyce Tomita; and a granddaughter. Private services.

Bullet Dorothy A. Freitas, 72, of Waipahu, a retired trimmer for Dole Pineapple Cannery/Libby's, died March 27 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Edward, son Darroll E., daughters Barbara J. Comilang and Roxanne Bulac, brother Joey Miller, and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Dorothy Gonsalves, 75, of Ewa Beach died April 1. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Edwina Whitney, LaVerne Lott and Maryann Tong; sons Joseph and Leslie Tong; brothers Edmund, Leroy, Roy and Marvin Burnett and Roy Mara; sister Nora Oliphant; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Donald L. Guthrie, 72, of Honolulu, a retired condominium manager, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Philipberg, Pa., he is survived by wife Flora K.; sons Donald L.G. Brickhouse and Roy L. Guthrie; daughters Nancy, Diane L. and Linda; brother Kenneth L.; sister Betty Peters; and seven grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Robert K. Kamalu Jr., 59, of Waianae died last Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Pearl City, he is survived by son Kevin K.; daughters Ilona N. Kamalu-Grupen and Ivalee L. Kamalu; brothers Rodney, Winsley and Kalani R.; sister Nona Hanohano; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Bullet Dorothy King, 94, of Honolulu, who retired from Hawaiian Electric Co., died Tuesday at home. Born in Greely, Colo., she is survived by niece Jean Veech. Memorial donations suggested to Shriners Hospital For Crippled Children, Honolulu Unit. No services.

Bullet Mitsuko Koyanagi, 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired seamstress, died April 7. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Kinsley, daughter Doreen Uehara, brothers Kazuo and Yoshiro Morikawa, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Joo Wan Lim, 74, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Seoul, he is survived by wife Hae Woon; sons Chang Ho and James; daughters Keum Ja An, Keum Sun Yoo and Keum Suk Chae; brother Ki Wan; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Julia V. Maka, 96, of Santee, Calif. died April 1. Born in Hilo, she is survived by daughters Margaret Hagarty, Lani Klein, Ruth Rodgers, Lil Joyce, Jeanette Young and Eileen Nabb; sons Leonard and Rex; and 20 grandchildren. Mass: 7:15 a.m. April 24 at St. John Baptist Catholic Church.

Bullet Hiroki “Mickey” Mitsunaga, 81, of Honolulu died Saturday. He is survived by wife Uriko “June.” Incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Leona L. Mochizuki, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired telephone operator from the Pacific Beach Hotel, died Wednesday in Straub Hospital. She also worked for the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Joe H.; sons Joe and Dwight L.K. Decker and Warren and Wayne Mochizuki; daughters Darlene E. Plaster and Jennifer L. Mochizuki; sisters Augusta Almeida and Inez Chun; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Bullet Bernice A. Mottley, 68, of Honolulu, a nurse, died April 8 in Honolulu. Born in Chicago, she is survived by granddaughters Ebony M. McLaurin and Eqwa M. Scott. Memorial services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Trinity Missionary Baptist, 3950 Paine Circle, Honolulu. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii. Aloha attire.

Bullet Anna H. Ritte, 73, of Kaunakakai, former owner of Molokai Mortuary, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kamaole, Maui, she is survived by sons Walter; daughters Albion “Cookie” and Scarlett Ritte, Carla Hanchett, Ella Alcon and Lori Buchanan; son Tyler; hanai daughter Patricia Kaili; brothers Samuel, Benjamine, James, Robert, Andrew and Palmer Purdy; sisters Beatrice P. Mali‘e, Bernice P. Wirtl and Harriet P. “Nona” Fukuoka; 37 grandchildren; and 18 great- grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. April 24 at Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Wilbert S. Rodrigues, 58, of Hilo died Sunday in Hilo. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Evan; sons Wilbert S. Jr. and Kenneth W.; daughters Frances Helgeson, Annette Lopez and Sharon Rodrigues; brothers Manuel Jr., Joseph, Anthony, Royce, Dennis and Leonard; sisters Dolores Daguay, Joyce Rodrigues and Laureen Felipe; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Holy Rosary Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park.

Bullet Arthur H. Schleuss, 77, of Honolulu, a retired planner with Shop 38 from Pearl Harbor, died Monday at home. Born in Union City, N.J., he is survived by wife Adelaide, son Arthur “Bully,” daughter Donna Z. Nao, brother Leo, and a grandson. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Church Wilder. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Kiyoshi “Shima” Shimabuku, 74, of Waianae, a retired farmer, died April 8 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Minoru; and sisters Fusaye Yamashiro, Gladys Y. Furuta and Jean Y. Mayeshiro. Private services.

Bullet Juan C. “Johnny” Suria, 88, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired truck driver for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Narvacan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Luna, son Larry, daughters Mary Abellera and Jean Viernes, sister Eufemia Soria, and two grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Marcella A. Thurston, 84, of Volcano, Hawaii, died Tuesday in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Oklahoma, she is survived by husband Richard, sons John and Bill, daughter Becky, sister Anabelle Woolpert, four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Akau residence in Puukapu, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Michael G.B. Tom, 52, of Honolulu, a sculptor and teacher, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Pamela Simon and sister Crystella Kauka. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. next Friday at the “Sculptor Garden” at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. No flowers. Donations suggested to Honolulu Academy of Arts or Academy Art Center.

Bullet Alfred N. “JR” Ua, 65, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Papakolea and Akepo- Arms, a retired state groundskeeping supervisor, died April 6 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Atsuko Kanamori, daughter Mikki Kanamori, brother Lanny J., sister Howardyne L. Spinney and care givers Deemeatrice and Trisha Spinney. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences suggested to Deemeatrice Spinney, 74-5172 Kanai Place, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. For information, call 329-9659.

Bullet James M. “Pena” Veary, 71, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, a U.S. Air Force and Army veteran, died Jan. 11 in Clearwater Community Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Anne Veary and Judy Powers, sons Mark and Rodney, sisters Emma and Marie, and three grandsons. Services: 7 a.m. Sunday at Sans Souci Beach.

Bullet Doris K. Yamaguchi, 75, of Wahiawa, who retired from the Army Air Force Exchange Systems at Schofield Barracks, died Tuesday in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waipahu, she is survived by daughter Karen M., brothers Yukio and Kosei Kiyabu, and sister Shigeko “Ellen” Tokumoto. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Margaret H.N. Yokote, 82, of Honolulu died Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Eric, daughter Joyce Tanji, brothers, sisters, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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