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Obituaries

Tuesday, June 15, 1999


Bullet Kenneth M. Anderson, 60, of Hanalei, Kauai, a proprietor for construction, died June 5 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Canada, he is survived by sons Ross and Rob; daughters Karen Houser and Jackie and Bonnie Anderson; and companion Cheri Thorne. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Anderson's residence in Hanalei. Casual attire.

Bullet Inez P. Brewster, 77, of Honolulu, a former art director for Liberty House, died May 2 in Honolulu. Born in Nebraska, she is survived by companion John McKillop. Private services.

Bullet Daniel V. Cahoon, 83, of Honolulu, a retired sergeant major in the U.S. Marine Corps, died June 4 in Honolulu. Born in New Glasgow, Canada, he is survived by wife Madeline, daughter Dana Brown, son Rory, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Louan B. Chandler, 47, of Honolulu, an insurance agent, died last Tuesday in Honolulu. Born in California, she is survived by son Mitchell Chandler-Itomura, father Jim, stepmother Edie, and brother Michael. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Agnes M. Ching, 93, of Honolulu, former owner of “Chinn's” Gift Shop in San Francisco Chinatown, died May 26 in Burlingame, Calif. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Clarence Sonny, daughter Jean Yee, sister Olive Doo, 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Calixto T. Colliado, 87 of Honolulu, a retired custodian at the ILWU Union Hall, died May 30 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Lalaine D., son Jonathan, daughter Lorraine, and two grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Robert M. Cox, 84, of Lahaina, pioneer of the kitchen garbage disposer, died Friday at home. Born in Muncie, Ind., he is survived by wife Phyllis W., daughters Jodi Heeringa and Patti Corr, three grandchildren, and adopted children David Weiner and Donna Czukla. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, Hawaii 96793.

Bullet Richard L. Crowell, 70, of Honolulu, a commercial interior designer, died Friday in Honolulu. He was also president of Richard Crowell International, formerly Richard Crowell Associates. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., he is survived by wife Nani, sons Grant and Steven, daughters Nancy Rankin and Tracy Krell, sister Beverly Nordyke, and a grandson. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary-by-the-Sea Lutheran Church. Aloha attire.

Bullet Hazel B. Edwards, 79, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died Friday in Maunalani Nursing Center. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Harold, sons Kirk Ferreira and James Edwards, daughter Joycelyn Kaanapu, sister Ethel Harper, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Alfred E. Estrella, 67, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance man, died June 4 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Beverly; sons Fred, Clarke, Frank and James; daughter Brenda Cordeiro; mother Mary; brothers Charles and William; sisters Bernadine Char and Jane Fernandez; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Laureano F. Farinas, 70, of Honolulu, who retired from Ilikai Hotel, died June 2 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He is survived by wife Maria; sons Roger, Nestor and Elpidio; daughter Mila; brother Lucio; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Leo Frampton, 83, of Waipahu, a retired fire inspector at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died June 7 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Ravenwood, Mo., he is survived by wife Mabel; sons Leonard Frampton and Moku Kapule; daughters Barbara Secio, Carol Ranion and Diane Medeiros; brothers Everett, Robert and J.D. Older; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Robert K. Haili, 79, of Kailua, a retired city heavy equipment operator, died yesterday in Kailua. Born in Keei, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Robert Jr. and David; daughters Abigail Doo, Symfonie Hulama, Louise Clark, April Cosier, Andrea Amps, Denise Castillo, Manon Meisner and Jennie Haili; 31 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Bullet Anna S. “Hina” Hara, 90, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Edmund and Arvid, sisters Mercy Grugier and Martha Hanson, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Bullet Patricia C. Ibarra, 60, of Honolulu, died May 29 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Balbino “Miki”; daughter Sherie Lianne; sons Kendal, Stephen, Randall and Bradley; brothers Kenneth and Michael Souza and James and Richard Yoshikawa; sisters Gertrude Lum, Kiyomi Lacio, Carol Aki and Bernadette Kopa; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Margaret L.A.B. Ibarra, 73, of Naalehu, Hawaii, died Wednesday. Born in Kamaoa, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Alfredo; 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 held.

Bullet Charles M. Iwamoto, 76, of Honolulu, a retired operations switching coordinator for Hawaiian Electric Co., died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Daisy H.; son Andrew M.; brothers Raymond K. and Kenneth T.; sisters Betty H. Oki, Kathleen H. Harada and Charlotte S. “Sue” Ikeuchi; and three grandsons. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Georgiena L. King, 73, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Hale Ola Kino. Born in Portland, Ore., she is survived by daughters Debbra King Chillingworth and Caprice A. King, sons Ryan S. and Martin D., five grandchildren, and former husband Milton “H.” Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Serafin S. Martinez, 95, of Waianae, a custodian with Aiea Elementary School, died June 7 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by sons Eddie, John, Sonny, Ronald and Dennis Martinez and George Martin; daughters Anita Gonsalves, Linda Akiona, Margie Donato, Alice Vares and Elaine Novida; 100 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and 30 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Peggy Lou Mazzucco, 76, of Honolulu died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Missouri, she is survived by husband Alexander, daughter Carmen Westacott, sister Mary Ashley, two grandsons,and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon tomorrow at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Entombment: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Bullet Mary K.P. McShane, 69, of Waianae died Wednesday in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Donald, daughter Pennylynn, brothers Paul and Richard Pepee, sisters Mona Limi and Ernestine Tipton, two grandchildren, and godson Kimo Kaholo. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Hearts Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Mele L. Naulu, 76, of Kaneohe died last Tuesday in Castle Hospital. Born in Tonga, she is survived by sons Peni, Siviveni, Ikani and Naulu; daughters Paea, Lata, Suesa, Amelia, Levaitai, Akanesi “Agnes” and Tolisi “Doris;” sister Mau Ufi; 38 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church on Beretania Street. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Bullet Robert T. Nikaido, 76, of Paia, Maui, a retired mechanic for Maui Pineapple Co., died June 7 in Maui Memorial Hospi tal. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by sons Ellsworth, Norman and Sheldon “Baby”; daughter Geraldine Kole; brother Masaichi; sister Fujino Okada; eight grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Private services.

Bullet Manuel J. Nobriga Jr., 86, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired pantry worker for Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Friday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Kalopa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Aldina; daughters Annette Hodge, Mary Ellen Kamakawiwoole and Joyce Kegler; sons Manuel Jr., Charles and Todd; brother Alfred; sisters Rose Santos, Lucille Victorine and Helen Estrada; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Ronald M. Noguchi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired purchasing clerk for Dole Pineapple Co., died June 7 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Ronald Jr., daughter Kathleen Noguchi-Wong, brother Henry, and a granddaughter. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Diana J. Riley, 60, of Honolulu, a retired employee for GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Friday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Deborah Long, Donna Francisco and Julie Martinez; and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

Bullet Charles K. Stevens, 56, of Waianae, died June 2 in Pennsylvania. Born in Waianae, he is survived by wife Aletha “None;” sons Curtis P. “Bulla” Stevens and Lincoln P. Caminos; daughters Sharn K. Stevens, Aletha “Terry” Joseph and Charlesee Nohea Stevens; hanai sons Hoomalu “Malu” Motta and Wallace “Dido” Rodrigues; brothers Edward, William, Wendell, Larry, Clarence and Donald; sisters Esther Arindain, Cynthia Kapoi, Annie Stevens and Georgette Stevens-Begley; and four grandsons. He will be remembered in services 7 p.m. Friday at Central Union Church. Call after 4:30 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Protestant Church, 85-946 Mill St. Call from 8 a.m. to noon. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Norman Takashiba, 56, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired T&D engineer with Kauai Electric, died Friday. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Alberta; son Ian; daughters Jill and Emi; father Yoshitaka; and sisters Karen Shimabukuro, Molly Takashiba and Laura Ikehara. Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Honpa Hongwanji. Call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Juan A. “Johnny” Tangonan, 82, of Honolulu died June 5 in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Gregoria, sons Eliseo and Florante, daughters Eugenia Castillo and Perlita Dela Cuadra, brother Suelo, 11 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Bullet Edward Fu Chin Wong, 84, of Honolulu, a retired sign painter, died Thursday at home. He is survived by daughters Annette Alipio, Carole Villacorte and Elaine Yang; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Bullet Thelma T. Wright, 93, of Kailua, a retired schoolteacher with Maemae School, died Wednesday in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Gary, daughter Gail Bennett and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Ralph S. Yagi, 79, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 6 tonight at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.



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