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Obituaries

Wednesday, June 23, 1999


Bullet Kho Anoulack, 78, of Ewa Beach, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Laos, she is survived by sons Sisouk, Khamphonh and Khamphanh; daughter Khamphouk Phanthadet; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Bullet Engracia S. “Nicky” Baker-Galbiso, 67, of Ewa Beach, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by husband Frank Galbiso; sons Gordon M., Gary and Darrel “Bozo” Sausa; daughters Diane Alcover, Sharlene Cabebe, Doreen Andrade and Sharon Sausa-Bautista; sisters Miguela Cha and Angeline Aton; brothers Philimeno, William and Raphael Exzabe; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Alfred V. Barba, 84, of Kahului, a retired longshoreman for McCabe-Hamilton-Renny Shipping Co., died Monday in Hale Makua, Kahului. Born in Kilauea, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Agnes; daughters Doryann Howard and Darlene and Rochelle Barba; brother Henry; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Dr. Leo Bernstein, 93, lived in Vancouver, Wash. Incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.

Bullet Pedro I. Bunsaan, 80, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired farmer with Nonaka Farms, died Thursday at home. Born in Danglas Abra, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Hilario, Agrifino and Pepito; daughter Amancia Parinas; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Bullet Jerome B. “Bud” Craig, 68, of Haiku, Maui, a salesman in ocean activities, died Saturday in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was also a real estate agent. Born in Okanogan, Wash., he is survived by son J. Bradfield “Brad” Jr., daughters Julie Gochnour and Carolyn J. Craig, and companion Jane Parrish. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hale Makua in Kahului.

Bullet James H. Ellerman, 66, of Kapaa, Kauai, a proprietor for a clothing store, died Saturday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in California, he is survived by son Mark, daughter Lisa Ichiyama, brother William, sisters Lois and Shirley, and two grandsons. Private services.

Bullet Rocendo S. Eugenio, 91, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Global Associates & Honolulu Painting, died June 5 in Honolulu. Born in Tarlac, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Juana “Jane”; sons Edward Cadiz and Ernest Eugenio; daughters Estela and Rosemarie Eugenio and Josephine Tulba; brother Cirilo; sisters Paula Eugenio and Maria Bautista; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Temple. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bullet Elsie K.B. Furuto, 87, of Hauula, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Sunday in Kahuku. She was also an entertainer at Pat's of Punaluu. Born in Hanalei, Kauai, she is survived by sons Douglas and Rodney; daughters Janet H. Pedro, Iris Ann Furuto and Avice Caldeira; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Francisco P. Gapasen, 81, of Waianae and formerly of Eleele, Kauai, a retired irrigator for Kekaha Sugar Co., died June 4 in Queen's Hospital. He also served with the U.S. Filipino World War II veterans. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Patrocinio L. “Arsenia”; sons Tony, Benny, Victor and Roland; daughter Felicidad Ortal; brother Alejandro Gapas; sister Fermina Adina; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Wyett R. Groat, 75, of Kailua-Kona, a retired carpenter, died Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Oregon, he is survived by wife Eva, son Gregory A. and sister Arlene Murphy. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Honokahau Harbor. Scattering of ashes from the vessel “Marian.” Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers welcome.

Bullet Francis K. Kaaa, infant son of Mark and Nalani died Monday in Wailuku, Maui. He is also survived by brother Mark K.; sisters Erika M.K., “Cissy” E.K., Kendra K. and Iwalani “Li‘i;” and grandparents John and Micei Ige, Ricardo and Iwalani Briones and Richard and Maybelle Kaaa. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Second Ward. Call after 1:30 p.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Florentina M. “Flo” Kahahane, 72, of Lahaina, a retired laundry supervisor for Maui Islander, died Thursday at home. Born in Halaula, North Kohala, she is survived by sons Frank O. Jr. and Clint L.; daughters Florence M. and Jo-Ann Kahahane and Linda Akahavan; brothers Alfred, Rico, Peter and Andy Carba; sisters Mauricia Remocaldo, Aldirica Peralta, Mina Wayne and Connie Funari; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Leis only.

Bullet George K. Kaio, 73, of Haleiwa, a retired aircraft electrician at Hickam Air Force Base, died June 3 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by brothers Dennis and Reuben; and sisters Jennie Rosa, Eliza Benson, Emmaline Choy and Jean Oki. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Bullet Siegfried “Pippet” Kufferath, 88, of Santa Clara, Calif., a jujitsu instructor, died May 7 at home. He was also a retired accountant. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Arnold, son Bruce, daughter Leslee, two grandsons, and a great-granddaughter. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, with full military honors.

ue8 Bullet Iese Timu Lameko, 76, of Honolulu, a taro farmer, died May 29 in Waipahu. Born in Western Samoa, he is survived by wife Lote; sons Aitogi, Iese Jr., Fealofani and Maunu Iese; daughters Taliga, Maali, Nanimau and Malologa Iese and Iuni Montgomery; brother Taunuuga Lavatai; sisters Sara Taumuli and Mua Lavatai; 33 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: noon tomorrow at First Church of the Nazarene, 408 N. Judd St. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Emory S. Lopes, 71, of Waianae, a construction laborer for general contracting companies, died June 12 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Irene; sons Wayne Figueora and Gerry and Antone Lopes III; daughters Paulette Ellis, Frances Cansibog, Diana Schlitzkus and Debra, Isabella and Chevelle Lopes; brothers Vernon, Benjamin, Calvin and Kelly Costa; sisters Evelyn Reis, Velma Lopeti, Priscilla Mossman and Debra Costa; 22 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Park, Waianae. No flowers.

Bullet Ronald A. Miyazono, 51, of Kona, Hawaii, a purchasing agent for the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel, died June 6 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, he is survived by brother Milton and sister Joyce N. Kudamatsu. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Matsuno Motoyama, 97, of Honolulu is survived by sons Iwao, George I., Charles T., Franklin K. and Leslie J.; daughter Lily Y. Urabe; brothers Takeo and James Fukuda; sisters Masayo Ueno, Ryoko Yoshioka and Bernice Iwahori; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Incorrect information for an obituary published Friday provided by the mortuary.

Bullet Robert B. Myers, 72, of Hilo, a retired engineer, died Monday at home. Born in Washington D.C., he is survived by son John R., daughters Linda and Patricia Myers and Kathlyn Stanberry, brothers David and Donald, sisters Barbara Raley and Frances Martin, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. No services.

Bullet Eleanor Negrones, also known as Hono Galacia, 67, of Ewa Beach, a bartender, died Friday at home. Born on Maui, she is survived by sons Clifford and Glenn Corniel and Terry and Jonny Martinez; daughters Enid Cabatbat and Ruby Ragragola; brothers Joe, William, Carlos and John “Nani” Galacia; sisters Mary Rodrigues, Rosie Fernandez and Louise Marteles; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 91-1004 North Road in Ewa Beach. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Bullet Florence G. Pajo, 74, of Keaau, Hawaii, a factory worker for Island Princess Macadamia Nut Co., died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, she is survived by daughter Francelle Waipa; sons Leocadio Jr. and Ricardo; brothers Pascual, Daniel, Abraham and Abe Guevara; sister Mae Licudo; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m.

Bullet Yen Chaak Pang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired co-proprietor of Lin Fong Bakery, died June 12 in Honolulu. Born in China, he is survived by wife Kam Mui; sons Albert W.Y., Gilbert W.K., Hubert W.H. and Halford W.H.; daughter Winnie W.I.; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Dolly Papke, 67, of Anahola, Kauai died Thursday in Woodland Park Hospital in Portland. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Elroy; daughters Cynthia Creasey and Sweetheart Brown; sons Donald and Richard Glass; sisters Miriam Tong, Shirley Haanio and Nancy Vincent; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 7 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Bullet Dwayne T. Purcell, 53, of Laie, a retired adult corrections officer for the state Department of Public Safety, Corrections Division, died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. He is survived by wife Epenesa Ruth; sons Tapaga, Bonaparte “Pati,” Julius “Saulo,” Juleus “Paulo” and Moses; daughters April, Ruth “Avau” and Felila “Naomi;” parents Tapusoa and Vaelua; brothers Tini, Vini, Tiafau, Solitu, Palota and Mosula; sisters Matagofie Scott, Nafanua Leitupo and Lufilufi Taua; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Ninth Ward, 55-630 Naniloa Loop. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Bullet Agaton C. Rarogal, 71, of Wahiawa, who retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce, died June 7 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Filomena; sons Roger, Rudy and Gilbert; daughters Gloria Cabanilla, Imelda Po, Maria Pacquing, Carmen Soliven, Leonora Asuncion, Miriam Dela Cruz and Adriana Nicolas; sister Andrea; and 35 grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bullet Olney K. “Brother” Roy, 71, of Kona, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, he is survived by wife Juana J.P.; sons Olney Jr. and Charles; stepdaughter Joyce Acol; hanai son Dale Delaries, hanai daughter Judith Dunst; brothers David K., Corbett, Charles, Robert and Carlton J.; sister Heather Minton; and a grandchild. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokohau Harbor in Kona by the slip of the boat, “50/50.” Call after 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers welcome.

Bullet Wanda C. Smith, 89, of Honolulu, a retired librarian with the federal government, died Sunday in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Gloria Smith Livingston; sisters Dorothy Bowers, Zita Yates and Lucille Pinter; and a granddaughter. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Oahu Cemetery.

Bullet Wilbert Y. Watanabe, 80, of Honolulu, a retired pikake farm owner, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Amy Shibuya, Ruth Komatsu and Joyce Borthwick; and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary.



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