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Obituaries

Tuesday, May 18, 1999


Academic funds
set up in names of
Johnson siblings

Mark Johnson and Jennifer Johnson will be remembered in joint services on the mainland. The brother and sister were two of the eight people killed in the Sacred Falls landslide.

Mark, 29, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service and served in the Navy for eight years. At the time of his death, he was supposed to graduate from Chaminade University magna cum laude.

Jennifer, 24, was majoring in environmental studies at Pierce College in California and was an employee of Washington Mutual Bank.

They are survived by parents Sheila and Len; and grandmother Elizabeth N. Slez. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Mark Johnson Memorial Scholarship or the Jenni Fund, Environmental Studies Program, both at Chaminade University of Hawaii, Building K-10, 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu 96816.

Tapa

Iwalani Kaleikoa
will be remembered
in two services

Bullet Iwalani M. Kaleikoa,44, of Honolulu, a Waianae Intermediate School adult supervisor, will be remembered in services Friday and Saturday. Kaleikoa was struck by an elbow when she tried to break up a fight at Waianae Intermediate School. She died from a “blunt chest injury” Thursday in the Waianae Comprehensive Health Center. Born in Lihue, she is survived by husband William; sons George and Aaron Bello, and William and Samuel Kaleikoa; daughters Rebecca and Margaret; brothers George Kamahele, and Alexander, Henry and Kamahele Akuna; sisters Henryette and Stephine Akuna; and two grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Waianae Intermediate School, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Saturday at the school, call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon, Nanakuli Cemetery. Casual attire.

Tapa

Bullet Harvey “William” Alana,72, of Honolulu, a retired head custodian for King William Lunalilo Elementary School, who also worked for the A+ Program, died May 8 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers James K. and Joseph; sisters Mary Ballesteros and Florence Diones; companion Aunty Coco and her children Larry Manlapit, Kamaile Belapaz and Shy Tong; nine hanai grandchildren; and six stepchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m., Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Bullet Maria B. Blodgett,59, of Lihue, a waitress, died May 7 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by father Sulpicio Balgos; sisters Carlina Iglesia and Nora Morata; and brothers Rizal, Oscar and Lauro. Service: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Catherine's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual/aloha attire.

Bullet Rogelio N. “Jo Jo” Bocalbos Jr.,35, of Lawai, a security officer for the Hyatt Hotel, died Wednesday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Necie V.; daughters Joni and Tiffany; son Russell; parents Rogelio and Jean; grandmother Margaret Sales; sisters Judy Cubos and Jeannie Bocalbos; and brother Sonny. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial, Koloa Public Cemetery. Casual/aloha attire.

Bullet Yuen T.L. Chang,81, of Honolulu died May 6 in the Island Nursing Home. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, she is survived by husband Humphrey; brothers Henry Y.C., Harry Y.H. and Albert Y.W. Lung; and sisters Yuen S. Lau, Betty Y.K. Ching and Lauren Y.L. Goo. Private services.

Bullet Ronald T.G. Diniega,55, of Honolulu died last Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by mother Veronica; brothers Benedict and Michael; and sister Leticia. Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Usuvale L. Faitau,78, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died May 9 in Honolulu. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by sons Sefo and Kelemete Usuvale, Foloi Faitau and Robert “Junior” Godinet; daughters Patsy and Tafaoga; brothers Leiloa, Faimealelei, Toetu and Lene; sisters Taufua Taulaga, Pogai Lemautu and Leve Togiai; 19 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Bullet Bernandino M. Gambol,87, of Honolulu, a Leahi Hospital retiree, died Sunday at home. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Jimena; son Senecio; daughter Sandra Nahina; stepson Joseph Flores; stepdaughter Elizabeth Relacion; sister Andrea Pagaling; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Service: noon Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Bullet Larry S. “Pops” Hagmoc,67, of Waipahu, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served during the Korean War, died May 5 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Virginia; sons Keith, Darrel and Mark Hagmoc, and Dane Felix; daughter Lori Ann; parents Dionisio and Paulina Cortez; brothers Emilio and Maximo Hagmoc Jr., and James Cortez; sisters Bernalda Goolsby, Monica McAuliffe, Paula Sears, Martha Nelmida and Mary Cortez; and two grandchildren. Service: 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial, Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Bullet Yoshinobu Isa,78, of Honolulu, a retired state Harbors Division inspector, died April 18 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kukuihale, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Kyoko; son Arthur K.; daughter Irene I. Takizawa; brothers Yoshinori, Harold, Yoshimori and Jack; sisters Thelma T. Tamashiro, Nobuko Shimabukuro, Shigeko Tanji, Hanae Yasuda and Margie Higa; and two grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Bullet Eleanor K. Kaimi,74, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army finance and accounting employee, died May 6 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by brothers Edward and Leonard; and sisters Elizabeth Schubert and Lillian Rieta-Matsumoto. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Ashes to be scattered at sea. No wreaths. Aloha attire.

Bullet David K. Kaluhiokalani Jr.,78, of Waianae, a U.S. Army retiree, died Saturday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sisters Phyllis “Nani” Kahaunaele, Marion Webster and Carol Horswill. Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Catherine L. Kellogg,82, of Makiki, a teacher, died April 8 at home. Born in Michigan, she is survived by son David. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Association of University Women.

Bullet Tessie D.C. Lopez,35, of Waianae, a supervisor at St. Germain Dee Lite Bakery on Dillingham Boulevard, died Wednesday in the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Rogelio; son Ramsey K.; daughter Ciara L.; parents Maximo and Joan Cristobal; brothers Maximo, Raymond and Jerome Cristobal; and sister Sherrie L. Cristobal. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 86-072 Farrington Highway. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet William R. Mattson,75, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department detective, died Saturday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons William “Billy,” Michael “Kamalani” and Matthew Mattson, and Kepa and Wesley Cho; daughter Karen Green; brothers Jimmy and Elvin; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Service: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Matias M. Mayo Jr.,64, of Santa Monica, Calif., died Thursday in California. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by sisters Carol Santos, Vickie Solidum and Patricia Pait; and brothers Jerry, Donald and Anthony. Memorial Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephens Church. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Michael “Gus” Muramoto,36, of Aiea died April 16 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by father Wilfred; brother Darrin; and sister Michelle Ting. Graveside service: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Shizuko Nakagawa,78, of Honolulu, a cruise liner kitchen helper, died Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in Osaka, Japan, she is survived by daughter Maile; sister Yuriko Komatsu; brother Yoshio Minamimoto; a grandchild; and two great- grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Dolores M. Nunies,72, of Honolulu died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sons Hanalei, Bernard “Big ‘B',” Mana, Sterling “Bla,” Steve “Bonso” and Miles; daughters Cecilia and Doreen Kapanui; sister Jean Matanane; 30 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 10:45 a.m. Friday at the mortuary, call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Antone Rapozo,74, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation supervisor, died Friday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Lillian; sons Patrick, Antone III and Derek; daughters Cecilia Inanod and Francine Rapozo; sisters Angeline Andrade and Katherine Silva; brother William; and 12 grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Veterans Cemetery. Casual/aloha attire.

Bullet Lorna M.B. Robinson,37, died Dec. 26, in Oakland, Calif. Born in Ewa, she is survived by son Isaac R. Bernades; father Richard Bernades; mother Dolores Aragon; sisters Stephanie Gutierrez and Danita Highsmith; brothers Richard Jr. and Kanani Bernades; and grandmother Janet R. Aragon. Services held. Private scattering of ashes.

Bullet Donald L. Robison,68, of Kailua, owner of Lahaina Pier & Pile Co., died May 6 in Washington. Born in Wyoming, he is survived by wife Barbara; sons Joel and Judson; daughter Brooke; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Disabled American Veterans Hall at Keehi Lagoon.

Bullet Violet K. Rosa,64, of Waianae, died May 9 in St. Francis Hospice-West. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Wendell, George, Kim and Imua; daughter Roxanne Bell; mother Florence K.K. Kaawaloa; brothers Wallace, Samuel, Austin Jr. and Larry Kaawaloa; sisters Elaine Teves and Yvonne Kaawaloa; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Haruo Sakuda,82, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Co. machinist, died Wednesday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, Kauai, he is survived by son Warren; daughter Harriet Silva; sister Fukiko Hamamura; and six grandchildren. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Soto Zenshuji Temple. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Phillip N. “Nobe” Shiratori,89, of Kailua, a retired Phil's Electric Co. electrical contractor, died last Tuesday in the Oahu Care Facility. Born in Waiahole, he is survived by wife Mildred T.; son Miles F.; daughters Blanche F. DeBruce, Madge T. Quick and Phyllis A. Noa; sister Haruko Sugawara; 12 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Service: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bullet Edwin E. Suemori,70, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mae; and sisters Hiroko Freund, Nobuye Nakamura and Hisae Tachi. Service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 3 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Schofield Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Toichi Takahashi,80, of Honolulu died last Tuesday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Mitsue; son Carl; daughter Alice Lim; and five grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Mary R. Tozer,96, of Waianae, formerly of Hilo, died last Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kaumana, Hawaii, she was a former employee of White Star Laundry in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Ruby A. Raulerson and Cecelia M. Kahalehoe; sister Martha Arruda; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Service: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Bullet Take “Kana” Uechi,92, of Honolulu died Thursday at home. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Seiei, Fred and Tom; daughters Fusae Asato and Misako Hironaga; sister Nancy China; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Kekoa A. Viernes,22, of Kalae, South Point, Kau, Hawaii, a farm laborer, died May 10 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by companion Tami Souza; parents William and Melody L.; brothers William S., Jashua A. and Ikaika; sisters Anuenue U. and Pomaikalani; and grandparents George K. and Lila K. Ai. Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Memorial gathering: noon Sunday at Kalae Cultural Center. Casual attire.



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