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Obituaries

Friday, June 11, 1999


Bullet Sergia A. Agustin, 93, of Lahaina, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by daughters Adelina Corpuz and Marcela Domingo, 27 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and a great-great- grandchild. Call 6-9 p.m. next Friday and 9-10 a.m. June 19 at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Lloyd Y. Akashi, 58, of Mililani, a systems analyst for DFS Hawaii, died June 3 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jo Ann, daughters Shari Ann Akashi Tapper and Lauri Akashi, mother Nobue, and brothers Cyril and Isaac. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Charles A. Allen, 91, of Princeville, Kauai, died May 4 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Illinois, he is survived by brother Scott A. Services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Kepokai Catamaran in front of the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, in front of the Duke's Restaurant in Honolulu. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Kikue O. Araki, 95, of Honolulu, a retired packer for Hawaiian Tuna Packers, died last Friday in Hale Nani Rehab Center. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Takeo and Richard M., daughter Lillian K. Furumori, brother Raymond S. Oda, a grandchild, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Patsy S.M. Chingon, 81, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen manager for St. Mark's Kindergarten and Day Care, died Tuesday in Honolulu. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by daughter Jenny, sons Robert Chingon and Roy H. Yamaguchi, brothers Chomei and Nobuichi Matsukawa, sisters Sueko Ige and Mitsuko Kobashigawa, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Aloha attire.

Bullet Henry W.C. Chock, 65, of Honolulu, a retired claims supervisor with Island Insurance, died Saturday in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Nancy; son Brian; brothers James and Clinton; sisters Stephanie Chun, Rose Young and Marianne Lum; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

Bullet Jack Enevoldsen, 65, of Bremerton, Wash., formerly of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant commander for the U.S. Navy, died April 13 in Naval Hospital Bremerton. Born in Hastings, Neb., he is survived by wife Janet, daughter Cathy Morton, sister Sandra Wilkins, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Open house: 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the home of Dean Miller, 94-1043 Poe Place, Waipio Gentry. For information, call 671-9479.

Bullet Rosalina P. Ganir, 62, of Kaneohe, will be remembered in services 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Bullet Purisima P. Gaoing, 86, of Waipahu, died May 28 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband John R.; children Jaime H. and Frederick Gaoing and Virginia Gasmen; brothers Severino, Moises and Benjamin Pudiquet; sisters Florida Dela Cruz and Candida Pillos; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Eleanor M. Justus Hoen, 80, of Needham, Mass., formerly of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Boston. Born in Columbus, Neb., she is survived by daughters Kim L. Freedman and Linda M. Jennings, and four grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Private burial. Memorial contributions suggested to St. Andrew's Church, 79 Denton Road, Wellesley, MA 02482.

Bullet Margaret L.A.B. Ibarra, 73, of Naalehu, Hawaii, died Wednesday in Kau Hospital. Born in Kamaoa, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Alfredo B.; sons Samuel and Roy Kaluna and Alfred Jr., Felix and Philip Ibarra; daughters Shirley, Kathleen and Eleanor Ibarra, Betsy Whittman, Josephine Silva and Marlene Kahoopii; brothers David, George and Jokin Manuel; sisters Margeret Wahilani and Mary Lou Nakao; 26 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Naalehu United Methodist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet George Inouye, 74, of Honolulu, died June 2 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Janet, son Geoffrey, daughter Georgette Quizon, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Carnation Ishimoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died May 27 in Honolulu. Born in Spain, she is survived by son Robert, daughters Lily Heu and May Mau, sister Laura Cabral, nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Kenneth T. “Flash” Iwasaki, 61, of Honolulu, a retired city electrician, died June 2 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Yoshio, Toyomi “Punjab” and Tadao; and sisters Gladys Murai, Koo Kimura and Kiyo Iwasaki. Private services.

Bullet Severino Jacinto, 87, of Hilo, a retired canetruck driver for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died Monday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Laoag City, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Rosalina, son Nelson, daughter RoseMarie Yonamine, sister Esperanza Cristobal, and a granddaughter. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Benjamin H. Kaauamo, 81, of Kahului, a maintenance man for Alexander & Baldwin, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Kahului, he is survived by brother John K. Jr. and Kaauamo Ohana of Maui. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Church of the Nazarene, Kahului.

Bullet Donna Kanekoa, 69, of Waimanalo, died Feb. 28. Born in Oklahoma, she is survived by sister Joyce Nelson and stepson Gary. Private scattering of ashes at sea.

Bullet Patricia L.F. Kiilehua, 77, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Warren, daughters Patrice Grilli and Jan Kiilehua-Cramer, sisters Lillian Upchurch and Janet Richards, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Bullet Kazue Kodani, 71, of Lahaina, formerly of Lanai, died June 3 in Kula Hospital. Born in Kahului, she is survived by sons Glenn and Cyrus; daughters Althea Viernes and Celeste Miskae; brothers Mitsuo, Hitoshi and Yukio Tadaki; sister Setsuko Tadaki; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kula Hospital.

Bullet Suzanne M. Koffler, 51, of Honolulu, an office manager at Alcantra, Frame & Formby, Attorneys at Law, died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Scranton, Pa., she is survived by mother Esther, brothers Herb and David, and sister Merrille R. Memorial services: 11 a.m. today at Temple Emanu-El. Donations suggested to Temple Emanu-El confirmation class trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. Aloha attire.

Bullet Irene T. Krehl, 72, of Kailua, died Monday in Kailua. Born in Glendale, N.Y., she is survived by husband Robert H. and son Robert. Private services.

Bullet Ernest H. Laborte, 72, of Lahaina, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Puukoli, Maui, he is survived by daughters Lucy Asio, Charlene Garcia, Carol Sniffen and Meiling Laborte; brothers Frank, Albert “Eriko,” William “Teng,” Clarence “Dong” and Benjamin “Rudy” Laborte and Calisto Cuzon Jr.; sisters Elizabeth “Sweetheart” Edlao and Elsie Hook; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. next Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Bullet Emily K. Lowe, 75, of Honolulu will be remembered in services 11 a.m. tomorrow at First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet James J. “Jimmy” Matsuo, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Island Insurance Co. insurance claims adjuster supervisor, died May 29 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lillian S., son Keith S., daughter Lynn F. Yamamoto, brothers Dick D. and Kenneth K., sisters Elaine T. Uyeda and Irene A. Soma, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Francis H. Mullen, 75, of Kahului, a retired newscaster, died yesterday in Hale Makua, Weinberg Center. He was also a public relations officer for the Guam Airport Authority. Born in Rexford, N.Y., he is survived by wife Ming Woo, daughter Lisa, and three grandchildren. Call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Diabetes Association.

Bullet Yoshie Murakami, 92, of Honolulu died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons Walter and Melvin; daughters Helen Oshiro, Margaret Sakoeki and Mildred Murakami; brother Masami “George” Takemoto; sister Utako Yeto; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m.

Bullet Victorino Nombris, 72, of Hauula, a retired U.S. Army enlisted man, died Sunday in Kahuku. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Cecilia; sons Victorino N. and Leonard; daughters Joyce P. Vendiola, Theresa U. Pukahi and Andrica M. Rabaino; sister Agrapina J. Aubrey; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet We Chun Kim Pak, 94, of Honolulu, a real estate investment partner, died May 24 in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William, Harry and Dr. Charles; daughter Grace Seo; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hawaii.

Bullet Shirley S. Perrott, 70, of Kihei, Maui, died Monday at home. Born in Denver, she is survived by son Edwin W. “Bill” IV. Private services.

Bullet Narciso T. Racoma, 90, of Waianae, a retired longshoreman, died June 5 in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Concordia B.; sons Sunny, Narciso Jr., Edward and Elvert; and eight grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: noon Monday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Rodney “B.B.” Reis, 35, of Pahoa, Hawaii died last Friday in Pohoiki, Hawaii. Born in Kailua, he is survived by wife Denelle M., daughter Taylor, mother Donna, brother Reny, sisters Rhoda Kiakona and Raena Reis, and grandparents Margaret Dorser and Frank Reis. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Alice T. Rudh, 81, of Grand Forks, Minn., formerly of Wailea, Maui, died Sunday at her summer home in Lake Melissa, Minn. Born in Miles City, Mont., she is survived by husband Lawrence A., son Lawrence W., daughter Sue Riley, brother Fran Fox, and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of the Red River Valley or the Congregational Church in Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Bullet Takanori Sugimoto, 72, of Waipahu, a retired staff engineer for Lockheed Missile and Space Co., died last Friday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Mitsue; son Wade T.; daughter Karen T. Tohinaka; brothers Dr. Shigeto and Masashi; sisters Michiko Inoue, Fukue Higashino and Chieko Inouye; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Lemauseafa Tanuvasa-Fa‘amatau, 43, of Pearl City, a Tesoro employee, died Monday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in American Samoa, she is survived by husband Tauasosi Fa‘amatau; son Sam; parents Onosai and Lefoua Tanuvasa; brothers Taueu, Robert, Onosai, Fola and Watson Tanuvasa; and sisters Malo Auelua, Sama Liufau, Kamako Fa‘amatau and Nani White. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Chapel. Aloha attire.

Bullet Arthur L. Watts, 80, of Hilo, a retired court reporter, died June 1 in Hilo Hospital. He was also a World War II veteran. Born in California, he is survived by brother Robert. No services.

Bullet Betty S. Whang, 68, of Honolulu, a retired data processor for First Hawaiian Bank, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Harry; daughters Sharon Ito, Janice Tom and Faith Kimura; brothers Robert, Ralph, Dean and Daniel Takazawa; sisters Leatrice Ing, Rosaline Sasaki, Grace Shojinaga, Lily Yamamoto, Gail Fujikawa, Ellen Tokunaga and Faye Kobayashi; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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