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Obituaries

Thursday, May 20, 1999


Bullet John Adams Jr., 69, of Honolulu died May 13. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Joe R. Aguinaldo, 88, of Aiea died Saturday in Straub Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Juliana “Julie,” sons Rick and Michael, daughters Mercy Martin and Mary Aguinaldo-Lavatai, and nine grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet William Akana, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor, died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jean; sons Brooks and Lance; daughter Gayle Oda; brothers Ben, Francis, David and Elton; sisters Irene and Puanani; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Bullet Jack H. Akiyoshi, 79, of Honolulu, a retired bus driver for MTL Bus Co., died May 11 in Kaiser Hospital. Born on Maui, he is survived by wife Hanako “Judy;” sons David S. and Nathan M.; brother Tamotsu; sisters Mildred T. Akiyoshi, Helen Nishimura and Gladys Haramoto; and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Harvey “William” Alana, 72, of Honolulu will be remembered in wake services at 7 tonight at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. He is also survived by companion and Aunty Coco's son Lopaka Tong. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Joseph M. Billaber, 75, of Honolulu, who retired from Pearl Harbor, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Virginia, daughters Regina and Wendy, and brother Agapito. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Bullet Ambrosio Canete, 91, of Honolulu, manager of the Cebu Branch of Del Rosario Brothers Inc., died Friday in Honolulu. Born in Cebu City, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Soledad, son Danelo, two grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Pius Church in Manoa. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: Oahu Cemetery.

Bullet David Cheng, 69, of Honolulu, a martial arts master and tai chi praying mantis, died Monday at home. Born in Canton, China, he is survived by wife Linh Thi Pham; sons Phillip, Felix and Brian; daughters Monica Lau and Connie; and 14 grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Lynette B. Coburn, 61, of Honolulu, a tutor for the state Board of Education, died Sunday. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she is survived by husband John; children John Jr., David and James Coburn, Lynette Taylor and Andrea Young; mother Olive Moore; brother Preston Moore; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2055 Kam IV Road.

Bullet Chavis T.J. Cortez-Duclayan, 2, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Friday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Lihue, he is survived by parents Rodele Duclayan and Davis Cortez Jr.; grandparents Rugillo “Roy” and Adele Duclayan and Davis and Carolyn Cortez; great-grandparents Manuel and Patsy Lopes, Suzie Salvacion, Daniel Cortez, Dora Yasay and Feliciano and Hilaria Pancho; great-great-grandmother Flora Tompiat; and godparents Derek Lopes and Holly Monroid. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual or aloha attire.

Bullet Albert C. Forsythe, 96, of Kahuku is survived by 12 grandchildren. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Bernard D. Gilman, 95, of Honolulu, a retired school superintendent, died Tuesday in Hale Olakino, One Kalakaua. He was also a real estate agent. Born in Randolph, Neb., he is survived by wife Ruth; daughters Jewell Hinerman, Geneva Shen and Janet Shaw; sister Neva Lucke; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Bullet Sadako Higuchi, 83, of Honolulu and formerly of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired cook from Mahelona Hospital on Kauai, died May 12 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Donald, James and Milton; daughter Jane Togikawa; brother Haruo Okuhara; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet William E. Huntsberry, 82, of Kailua, a University of Hawaii professor, died May 6 in Kailua. He was also an author. Born in Ohio, he is survived by wife Mrs. W.E. Huntsberry, daughter Josan Kratzer, brother David, and sister Betty Thomas. Private celebration of life.

Bullet Claude E. Jendrusch, 82, of Honolulu, a cameraman and film/stage technician, died. Born in White Deer, Texas, he is survived by son Dwight, daughters Claudia and Barbara, three brothers, a sister, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Evangelical Christian Church, 957 20th Ave. Aloha attire.

Bullet Robert J. Keanini, 74, of Lahaina, a retired self-employed businessman, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jean Hanako, son Wayne Satoru, and sister Leilehua Johnson. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private services: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Steven E. Koterba, 44, of Wailuku, a physical therapist, died Sunday at home. Born in Minnesota, he is survived by family in Minnesota. Services on the mainland.

Bullet Martin Shio-Wen Lee, 74, of Oak Brook, Ill., and Honolulu, vice president of Ming Construction Co., died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. He was also a retired engineer with the Illinois Department of Transportation. Born in Ho-Peh, China, he is survived by wife Ming C., son Michael, and a granddaughter. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Bullet Theresa K. “Kia” Malani, 90, of Kaneohe is also survived by sister Violet Bright. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet John T. Nishi, 91, of Numila, Kauai, a retired harvesting supervisor with McBryde Sugar Co., died yesterday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Lawai, Kauai, he is survived by son Andrew, daughter Ellen, brother Shigekazu, sisters Gladys Kikuchi and Misako Kawamoto, and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Albert Nokutis, 83, of Honolulu, a retired master sergeant with the U.S. Army, died Monday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Ernest, Pa., he is survived by son Steven, daughter S. Johanna Nokutis Yokokawa, brother John, sister Tessie Drockton and three grandchildren. Call from 6 to 8 tonight at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Schofield Barracks Old Soldiers Chapel. Burial to follow.

Bullet Tome Orimoto, 101, of Honolulu is survived by daughters Bessie Y. Fujihara, Grace H. Ishikawa, Mae M. Hiraoka, Sharon S. Ishikawa and Maile T. Takane. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Bullet John C.I. Park, 63, of Honolulu, an Episcopal priest for St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Kapahulu, died Sunday. Born in Korea, he is survived by wife Eugenia; son Titus; and brothers and sisters Chae Sol, Moon Ja, Chae Jik and Jong Ja. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Cathedral. Call after 4 p.m. No flowers.

Bullet Joseph Peters, 92, of Ewa Beach, a retired custodian from Lualualei Ammunition Depot, died last Thursday in Maunalani Nursing Center. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Eleanor W., son John E., daughters Ruby K. Kaleiopu and Edith L. Ramos, hanai son William K. Waiamau Jr., brother John, 21 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and 62 great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Wayne R. Sakai, 31, of Honolulu, a former employee at Liberty House Kahala, died Monday. He was also a night manager at Safeway supermarket in Boulder, Colo. He is survived by father Wayne and mother Edith. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Iolani School St. Alban's Chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

Bullet Alice M. Summers, 88, of Koloa, Kauai, a state social health worker, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in New York, she is survived by sisters Clare and Kathryn Summers, Margeret Costello and Jean Wichtowski. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Raphaels Church in Koloa. Call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Raphaels Church.

Bullet Roy T. Takenaka, 74, of Waipahu died Saturday in Mission Hospital. Born in Irvine, Calif., he is survived by daughters Carol A. Takenaka and Gwen Y. Yokoyama, brother Yoshikazu, and two grandsons. Services on the mainland.

Bullet Candido D. “Gido” Velasco, 79, of Honolulu is also survived by son Rolando. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Arthur Y.Y. Wong, 66, of Honolulu died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lehua S.; sons Brian and Brad; daughter Staci; brothers Alfred, Jack, Harry, Dr. Lawrence and Gordon; and sisters Amy and Nellie Chang and Catherine Chan. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Bullet Maria O. Zamora, 79, of Kahului, a field worker on a tomato plantation, died last Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by son Artemio Magaoay, daughters Avelina Valdez and Eugenia Cadavona, brother Andres Oania, sister Macaria Rumbaoa, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Prayer services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.



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