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Obituaries

Friday, July 9, 1999


Olga D. Adams, 88, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, died Saturday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband George T., son George H. Kekoolani, daughter Diane P. Barrett, sisters Alice D. Chauvet and Thelma King, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Silvia Akiyama, 75, of Aiea, who retired from the Pocketbook Man, died Saturday in Aiea. Born in Milano, Italy, she is survived by husband Yoshio, sons Rodney and Randall Yamabe, brothers Rinaldo and Carlo Parigi, sisters Luigia and Maria Parigi, and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rose O. Brown, also known as Philomina Kalokeokalona Kaaipohaku, 98, of Honolulu, a retired dental hygienist, died June 30 in Honolulu. Born in Kakaako, she is survived by daughters Ruth Young, Maile Dupre, Juliette Carrion and Evangeline U. Wong; sons Rathburn Obed and James and John Brown; sister Loretta DeFries; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Yong Cha Callahan, 58, of Waipahu, died June 28 at home. Born in Masan City, South Korea, she is survived by husband Thomas H. and son Thomas H. Jr. Private services.

Tai Kyau Chong, 97, of Wailuku, died last Friday in Kula Hospital. Born in Canton, China, she is survived by sons Ronald Chong and Chin Yen and daughter Loretta Ung. Private services.

Ron Dowling, 62, of Kula, Maui, a retired sergeant from the San Jose Police Department, died Tuesday at home. Born in Los Angeles, he is survived by wife Linda, sons Patrick and Richard, daughters Kathy Cushing and Peggy Duprez, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital.

Nancy K.M. Furuike, 78, of Honolulu, a retired executive secretary with Hawaiian Cement, died Saturday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waimanalo, she is survived by husband Lionel, sons "Ed" and Bert, daughter Karen Choate, brother Roy Matsuda, sisters Ann Sakamoto and Mitsue Miyagawa, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Patrick F. Garvey, 80, of Honolulu, a risk manager, died Tuesday in Honolulu. Born in Omaha, Neb., he is survived by wife Pauline, son Patrick Jr., daughters Deborah and Pamela, brother James and five grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Eliseo C. "Blacky" Gines, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter from Oahu Sugar Plantation, died July 1 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by brothers Mading, Gregorio and Raymundo; sister Jovita; hanai son and caretaker Peter Galvez; and hanai brother Greg Debutiaco. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Ellen C. Hee, 97, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hanapepe, Kauai, she is survived by son Douglas, daughter Marianne Wong, brother Dai Soong Chang, sister Laura Soon, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services held.

Joseph Y.K. Ho, 84, of Honolulu, who retired from Hi-Way Transportation & Contracting Co., died Monday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Anita; daughters Arleen Leis, Ruby Len, Audrey Wong and Betty Kam; sister Anna Kamahele; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Chinese Church of Christ. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Pauoa Chinese Christian Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Alex Honeycutt, 68, of Honolulu died July 1 in Straub Hospital. Born in McCurtain, Okla., he is survived by wife Le; daughters Jodi Guerrero, Kim Hall and Shawna "Seth" Honeycutt; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Alvina Kahala, 60, of Honolulu, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Troy and Charles Jr.; daughters Charlene Edayan, Chandra Toyama, Charmaine Torricer and Tracie Kahala; sister Leona Waioli; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Winifred H. Kahalioumi, 81, of Kaneohe died Saturday at home. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by sons Russell and Ernest, daughter Chaldine Duhay, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Rose L. Kanae, 85, of Wailuku, Maui died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Waianae, Kauai, she is survived by sons Luther, Robert and Louis; brothers Johnny, Paul, Bernard, Raymond, Eddie, Jimmy and George Lee; sister Beatrice Ho; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Lunch to follow.

Lorraine T. Kaneshiro, 55, of Aiea, a fiscal officer at Leeward Community College, died June 30 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Arthur T.; son Bryce A.; daughter Stacy N.; brothers Clarence Y., Clifford N. and Clyde S. Asato; and sister Judy T. Kagawa. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Franklin Kang, 68, of Honolulu, died Jan. 14. He was born in Hawaii. Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Kirk-Lee-Allen R.I. Keahi, 27, of Wailuku, Maui, a self-employed auto parts retailer, died last Friday in Wailuku. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by companion Heather L.L. Bascar; mother Cecilia DiMaggio; father Troy Rasco; sons Kirk-Lee-Allen R.I. Jr. and Christian-Lee K.; daughter Christy-Ann K.A.M.; sisters Puanani and Paulette DiMaggio, Sherron Garcia, Pamela Martinez, Patricia Caplan and Pauline Martins; brothers Neil "Kawi" and Byron Keahi, Ray "Kalani," Christopher "Kanoho" and Thomas "Kaniela" DiMaggio and Troy "Sonny" Rasco; hanai brothers Freddy and Willian "Wills" Keahi and Craig Delapinia; and grandmother Mary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 4 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Leis only.

Hukue Kikuta, 82, of Aiea died June 22 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by husband Shunichi; son Lawrence M.; daughters Pearl T. Lum, Faye M. Fong and Bertha F. Mundon; sisters Ethel K. Fukunaga and Hanayo Sasaki; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Alfred A.H. Leong, 87, of Honolulu, died Tuesday at home. Born in China, he is survived by wife Eunice Au; sons Randall and Rodney; brother Tahn Chow; sisters Margaret Chang, Lillian Wong, Rose Teruya and Bo Chew Goto; and a grandchild. Services: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Irmgard Look, 81, of Honolulu died Saturday in Straub Hospital. Born in Germany, she is survived by stepsons Roger and Michael, stepdaughter Dorothy Crowley, and sister Helga Hamar. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Mary Lopes, 93, of Makawao, Maui died Wednesday in Hale Makua. Born in Hamakuapoko, Maui, she is survived by brother Joseph E. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Rose M. Machado, 89, of Honolulu died June 23 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Sprecklesville, Maui, she is survived by husband Frank, daughter Audrey Simpkins, son Rodney, eight grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Stephens Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Daryl C. Manuel, 46, of Kekaha, Kauai, a police officer with the County of Kauai, died Tuesday at home. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Judy; sons Jason Apilado and Justin Manuel; daughters Erika Burton and Shari Manuel; brothers Reginald Basuel and Lawrence, Norvin, Dean, Frank G. and Allan C. Manuel; sister Donna Kamahele; stepsister Maryann Cachero; and five grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Adriano B. Martin, 73, of Honolulu died June 25 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Wailuku, Maui, he is survived by cousins Marcelino Cudal, Arturo "Lilo" Seredon and Elena Antonio. Inurnment services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Kathlyn R. "Bobbie" Molale, 67, of Honolulu, a payroll administrator, died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in British Columbia, she is survived by son Michael Brown, sister Hazel Roper and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Elks Lodge. No flowers.

Tsuiko "Sue" Nakagawara, 75, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired sales clerk with the old Ben Franklin Store in Eleele, died Wednesday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kekaha, Kauai, she is survived by husband Takeshi, sons Ray and Glenn, brothers Isami "Sparky" and Ronald Shirai, sisters Miyoko Sakahashi and Joyce Koga, and a grandson. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jean S. Nakamoto, 72, of Aiea, a retired sales clerk for Sears Roebuck & Co., died Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she is survived by husband George Y., son Eric S., daughter Judy Y., brothers Larry Izu and Terry Kishimoto, sister Harue Tokumura, and a grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Suma "Bertha" Nekoba, 80, of Hilo died Tuesday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Papaikou, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Francis, Clyde, Clifford and Arthur; brother Paul Oishi; sister Sakayo Komatsu; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sau Ying On, 83, of Honolulu died Sunday in Palolo Chinese Home. Born in Canton, China, she is survived by son Stephen, daughters Beth Young and Alice On, brother Sik Hung Ho, sister Sau Lai Ho, seven grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Private services.

Campbell Palfrey Jr., 81, of Honolulu, will be remembered in a celebration of life 5 p.m. tomorrow at Outrigger Canoe Club. Casual attire. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the family.

Valerie L. Palka, 61, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., died Saturday in Florida. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Bryan, Matthew, Eric and Neil Palka and James Watson; daughter Pamela Watson; parents Joseph and Mabel Lujan; sister Velma Young; brother Rob Lyman; and a grandson. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Brevard Achievement Center, 1845 Cogswell St., Rockledge, Florida 32955.

LeRoy L. Peiler, 65, of Waipahu, a warehouseman at Pearl Harbor Shipyard, died June 30 in St. Francis Hospital. He also retired from the U.S. Army. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Florence, sons Donn E. and Ron A., daughters Rena L. Hanakahi and Mona T. Meikle, brother Ralph, sisters Susan Parrish and Tillie Snyder, and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

T.W. "Ted" Petersen, 56, of Dominguez Hills, Calif., a sales manager for Power Equipment, died Wednesday in Long Beach Memorial Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Geraldine "Jeri"; son Zachary; parents Ernest and Florence; brothers Thomas, Craig, Eric and Larry; sisters Peggy and Lois; and a grandson. Services on the mainland. No flowers.

Alan Pyo, 48, of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, died Feb. 28. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by son Kyle, brothers Wesley and Russell, and sisters Karen Yue and Allison Uesugi. Private services. Scattering of ashes in Puerto Vallarta.

Steve A. Ramos, 41, of Honolulu was born in Guam. Incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday provided by the mortuary.

Cipriano A. Raymundo, also known as "Angkuan" or "Mundo," 66, of Waialua, who retired from Waialua Sugar Plantation, died June 19 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Maria G.; son Zalde; daughter Lory Cuadro-Delos Santos; brothers Apolinario and Severo; sisters Francisca Cabico, Remegia Galiza and Florida Ramos; and three grandsons. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kikue Saida, 93, of Honolulu, died June 30 in Queen's Hospice. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, she is survived by son Robert, daughter Nora Uyeda, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Selena Siu, 32, of Honolulu died Sunday in Straub Hospital. Born in China, she is survived by husband Vernon, son Thomas and daughter Shirley. Taoist services: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Ronald A. Smith, 59, of Honolulu died March 5 in San Jose, Costa Rica. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughter Desiree "Kelly;" mother Rose "Girlie;" brothers Harold A., David A. and Noel A.; sister Lunan U. Burke; and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. July 17 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Kapahulu. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Private scattering of ashes.

Florencio O. Somera, 96, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, an irrigator for Lihue Plantation, died June 30 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Susima O., daughters Florence Medina and Erlinda Salvatera, son Fred, and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.

Malcolm B. Sylvester, 86, of Honolulu, a Presbyterian minister, died Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Georgia, he is survived by wife Beth, son Malcolm Jr. and a grandson. Private scattering of ashes at sea.

Samuel "Sam" Tung, 75, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army soldier, died Sunday in Tripler Army Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Patricia "Pat," son Richard, daughter Eileen Phillips, sisters Yuk Len "Skinny" Campbell, Yuk Tsin "Yokky" Budway and Florence Aspen; and two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Haruko Uchima, 83, of Kaneohe, and formerly of Piihonua Camp No. 3, Hilo, died June 28 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Gilbert, Clyde and Lawrence; daughter Janet Ikeda; brother Choichi Miyasato; sisters Ruby F. Higa and Mildred Lee; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

James Y. Uehara, 80, of Wailuku, a retired private chauffeur for the Von Holt family, died July 1 in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Naomi; sons Harold and Jerry; sisters Helen Solomon, Matsue Gushiken, Haruko Nakamura, Kiku Unten and Setsuko Machida; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Clarence F. Walker, 66, of Aiea, a grounds supervisor for the state, died. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by sons Clarence Jr. and Rick; stepsons Wendell and Leighton Kalua; daughters Raidene Sadie, Donna Sabalburo and Kathleen Carlos; brothers Cecil, Edward, Herman and Raymond; sisters Violet DeMotta, Shirley Cruz and Betty Jane Kalai; 29 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshio "Trix" Watanabe, 79, of Honolulu died June 16 in Hale Nani. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother Frank and sister Mabel Yatsuoka. Private services.

William "Ted" Willett, 71, of Honolulu, a retired businessman, died March 3 in Honolulu. Born in Indiana, he is survived by sisters Mary Felty, Lucy Thomas and Genevieve Bouchie; and brother Lawrence. Private services.

Sau Lum Wong, 80, of Honolulu, who retired from Dole Cannery, died last Friday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in China, he is survived by wife Hoon Ying; sons Tit Sang, Hoi Chao and Chung Leong; daughters Amy Cheung and Tin Tsol Leung; and 12 grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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