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Obituaries

Wednesday, June 16, 1999


Bullet Anita A. Ainge, 78, of Wailuku, a retired Japanese language instructor, died last Wednesday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Waialua, she is survived by sons James and George, brother Genro Kashiwa, sister Judy Kawabata, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow, Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Lucy M.L. Ako, 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired customer service representative for Hawaiian Telephone Co. in Kona, died June 4 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Wayne K., James A. and Delbert K.; daughters Edine N. Ako, Geraldine L. Ibanez and Lucille Mareko; hanai son James Kauahi; brother John Whitmarsh; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kona Surf Resort Nalu Terrace. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Light refreshments to follow. Boat departure: 2 p.m. from the Kailua Pier for scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations welcome.

Bullet Kenneth M. Anderson, 60, of Hana lei, Kauai will be remembered 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anini polo field. Call after 1 p.m. Potluck to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Agnes L. Barrios, 21, of Pahala, Hawaii, a student at Hawaii Community College, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, she is survived by parents Leofredo and Corazon; brother Vern; sister Elnora; and grandparents Emilio and Alejandra Barrios and Timoteo and Venancia Saribay. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at the Barrios residence, 96-3040 Koali St. All-night visitation 5 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Glenn Beralas, 38, of Ewa Beach died June 4 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Dale M., son Jonathan Marchan, mother Marjorie “Mary,” brother Richard and sister Lorna Kalei. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Tina L. Bernaldez, 80, of Honolulu, died last Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by son Joe; daughters Nena Escobido, Emma Bernaldez-Apela, Sally Masi and Mary Bautista; brothers Francisco and Sulpicio Luzon; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services in the Philippines.

Bullet Maria C. Coloma, 81, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died June 7 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by daughters Nerie Hernandez and Lyrie Garasi, son Florendo, 12 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Mitozo Fujiwara, 94, of Honolulu, retired owner and operator of Snappy Service Station, died Thursday. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, he is survived by wife Yaeko, son Richard, daughters June Brieske and Beatrice Sakai, five grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Ah Wan Goo, 79, of Anahola, Kauai, a plumber for Tanaka's Plumbing, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he is survived by sons Alvin and Gaylen; daughters Ulu Nuuhiwa, Inoa Naihe, Wanda Naumu, Puanani Alusa, Cheryle Garma and Sybil Smith; brother Billy; 32 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kapaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Bullet Laura Y.S. Holt, 61, of Waimea, Hawaii, a registered nurse, died May 22 at home. Born in Hilo, she is survived by daughters Naomi, Kathleen and Clarissa; brothers Yong, Samuel and Moses Shim and Wilson Alcaide; sisters Bertha Serrao, Jeannie Tongpalan and Naomi Holt; mother Thelma Alcaide; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship in Waimea, Hawaii. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Toshio “Bill” Horita, 74, of Honolulu, a retired state Foreign Trade Zone forklift operator, died June 1 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mildred M.; daughter JoAnn N. Quon; brothers Gilbert and Roy; sisters Gertrude Fujisaki, Elaine Sugiyama and Ruth Horita; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bullet Teruo “Terry” Ishida, 83, of Honolulu, a retired clerk for the state Department of Public Safety at Oahu Community Correctional Center, died Friday in Maunalani Nursing Facility. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ethel; sons Roy and Alan; daughters Judy Kuba, Sue Ohata and Carol Nakamura; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Ollie Jaques, 90, of Honolulu died Sunday in Pohai Nani. Born in Agana, Guam, she is survived by son Renard, six grandchildren. and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

nl,4 Bullet John K. Kamauoha, 71, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Monday in St. Francis Hospital. He was also a captain with the state Corrections Division. Born in Kalopa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Joni; sons John Jr. and Gordon; daughters Louise Haukola, Ella Williams, Wilma Schwenke and Lani Laumua; stepsons Allen St. James, Steven Weeks and Dudley, Ashford and Nephi Kekaula; stepdaughters Diantha Sherman, Susan Kelley, Petroline Hussey and Aloha Makekau; 40 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nuuanu Ward. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Gail S. Kobashigawa, 72, of Aiea, a retired cashier at Hartfield's Store, died last Wednesday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by husband Bolo T.; sons William R. Shim and Gary T. Kobashigawa; daughters Carol A. Takahashi, Beverly A. Young, June E. Tom and Joy K. and Sharon S. Lewis; brothers Shigenori and Takeshi Naito; sisters Sunao “Stella” Ikeda and Tomoye Shintaku; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Edmond Lau Jr., 56, of Kaneohe, a retired doorman for Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Thursday in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Judith, sons Corey Lau and Jeriod Lee, daughter Sheryl Villanueva, mother Anna K. Yim, sister Brenda McClure, and six grandchildren. Services over ashes: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Carole K.S. Lim, 74, of Honolulu, a retired city legal stenographer, died June 4. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers Max, Tai Hi and Kwan Hi; and sisters Esther Ome and Nora Goodness. Private services.

Bullet Wah Cho Lock, 90, of Honolulu, president of Family Shoe Store and Hale Hawaii Ltd., died June 7 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Eleanor; sons Bertram, Dennis and Calvin; daughter Iris; stepson Gregory Ho; brother Wah Tim; sisters Lena Wong and Ann Lock; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Anthony Maldonado, 88, of Honolulu, a candy maker for Ellen Dye Candies, died Saturday in Hale Malamalama Nursing Home. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by wife Mary; son Anthony L. McLain; stepsons Herb, Donald and Ralph Schreiner; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Serafin S. Martinez, 95, of Waianae is survived by sons Eddie, John, Serafin Jr., Ronald and Dennis Martinez and George Martin. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Isamu “Sam” Miyoshi, 88, a former principal of Kauai High School, died June 3 in Albuquerque, N.M. He is survived by wife Michie, son Dennis, brother Kenneth, five granddaughters and a great-grandson. Private services. Donations for a memorial scholarship fund suggested to the Lihue Hongwanji Mission, P.O. Box 1248, Lihue, HI 96766.

Bullet Roy M. Nakanishi, 54, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a science teacher at Waiakea High School, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Keaau, Hawaii, he is survived by mother Kiyomi, sons Stan and Christopher, daughter Rachel, brother Richard, and companion Vicki L. Davis. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Zensuke Nishihara, 81, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a retired welder with Olokele Sugar Co., died Friday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Yoshiko; sons Lawrence H. and Melvin H.; daughters Barbara M. Kutis and Lynn Nishihara; sisters Kameko Miyashiro, Yoshiko Oshiro, Shizue Luersen, Yoneko and Shigeko Nishihara and Satsuki Hartle; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Masako Ota Nishimoto, 97, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner and operator of Waikiki Public Bath Concession, died June 5 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, she is survived by daughters Edith Kobori and Helen Hongo, 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Richard K. Okada, 63, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired businessman, died Friday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Yumiko, son Clyde K., daughter Michelle Y. Kaauamo, mother Shizue, brother James M., sisters Edith H. Fujimura and Lillian T. Murakami, and five grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Waimea United Christian Church, Waimea Foreign Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Dr. George K. Okazaki, 66, of Honolulu, a retired assistant professor at the University of Hawaii School of Social Work, died June 3 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Hachiro, James and Harry; and sisters Mitsu Abe, Grace Inouye and Irene Nakamura. Private services.

Bullet Takashi Okimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired investment researcher for Bishop Trust Co., died June 2 in Straub Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by wife Harue; son Wayne; brother Kiyoshi; and sisters Kimiko Tomita, Yukie Tokita, Satoyo Yabusaki and Hazel Okuno. Private services.

Bullet Juana N. Patera, 86, of Waialua died May 28 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waialua, she is survived by son Ceferino, daughters Liberty P. Bunda and Remedios P. Repollo, sister Dolores Cairel, 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Bullet Clara Sargado, 68, of Honolulu died June 7 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Manila, she is survived by daughters Virginia Moses, Eva Ranada and Celia Sargado; sisters Herminia Santiago, Rosa Cruz and Lourdes Nicomedes; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Bullet Kazuo Seo, 88, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired coffee farmer, died yesterday in Keauhou Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by sons Alan, Jerry and Glenn; daughters Jean Chun and Merle Uyeda; brothers James, Robert and Stanley; sister Ruth Kanda; seven grandchildren; and a great- grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Aurea A. Serrano, 64, of Waipahu died June 8 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Tarlac, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Ignacio L.; sons Renato, Angelito, Rafael and Emmanuel; daughters Lolita Manto, Bernardita Lopez, Teresita Dalit and Magdalena Andaya; brother Doming Andres; sisters Rosalina Capati, Adelina Pascual, Erlinda Candelaria and Conchita Mallari; 17 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines at a later date.

Bullet Antone G. Silva Jr., 82, of Kalaheo, Kauai, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Thursday at home. He was also a housekeeper for Waiohi Hotel. Born in Kekaha, Kauai, he is survived by sons Gerard and Bernard, daughters Antoinette Martinez and Sandra Estal, 18 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. next Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Takuji Takata, 73, of Honolulu, a retired clerk for Kohala Sugar Co., died Friday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in North Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by mother Hatsuko; brothers Douglas K., Masakatsu and Shiro; and sisters Harriet E. Yoshimitsu and Janice M. Onaka. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet George H. Tando, 78, of Honolulu, a retired warehouse foreman for Nabisco Inc., died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Katherine Pang; brothers Toshimasa, Tsutomu, Robert and Herbert; sister Harriet Tanabe; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Bullet Dr. Tokuso Taniguchi, 83, of Hilo, a retired physician and surgeon, died June 4 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Eleele, Kauai, he is survived by wife Utako, son Jan, brother Richard, and sisters Mitsue Iwai and Shizue Hanada. Private services. Inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl at a later date.

Bullet Alice A. Uchimura, 90, of Wahiawa, died June 6 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Pearl City, she is survived by brothers Harold K. and Wallace K. Tominaga, and sister Malveen F. Honjiyo. Private services.

Bullet Jack C. Watanabe, 84, of Honolulu, a retired cold storage clerk for the Department of the U.S. Army, died June 6 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Ayame; brothers Stanley and Walter Watanabe and Masashi Inamori; and sisters Kikue Maruyama and Shimae Fukuda. Private services.

Bullet Sylvia L. Weintraub, 79, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died Friday in Straub Hospital. Born in New Jersey, she is survived by son Marc D. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Toshiye “Tillie” Yanagisako, 82, of Mililani, died June 5 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Hollywood, Calif., she is survived by husband Edward H., son David M., daughter Kaomi R. Hickman, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Tadashi Yoshizumi, 88, of Makakilo, who retired from Mauna Kea Sugar in Hawaii, died June 3 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Hilo, he is survived by son Kenneth, daughters Elaine Skelton and Maile Tanimoto, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Private services.



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