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Obituaries

Wednesday, July 21, 1999


Victoriano P. Andrin, 76, of Kualapuu, Molokai, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Cebu, the Philippines, he is survived by companion Sarah Heffle; son David; daughters Leona Andrin and Pamela Lindo; sisters Anacita Ibarra, Irene Presillas and Lourdes Hale; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Sophia Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery.

Valentine A. Baengan, 92, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired harvester for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Saturday in Kau Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Juanita; sons Ceasar, George and Eduardo Corpuz; daughters Norma Dumo, Gloria Esteban and Ligaya Martin; and 11 grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at the family home in Pahala, Paauau Street. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the home. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.

John J. "Igso Bronse" Bruce, 72, of Eleele, Kauai, a machine operator for McBryde Sugar, died Friday at home. Born in Eleele, Kauai, he is survived by wife Daria S. and son John J.J. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: McBryde Glass Beach Cemetery in Port Allen. Casual attire.

Juana C. Cabalar, 80, of Pearl City, died July 11 in Oahu Care Facility. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, she is survived by children Paulina C. Domingo, Leonida C. Campanar, Brigida C. Cabanting, Felicidad C. Carbonel, Catalina C. Tavita, Rosemarie Flowers and Andy C., Ben C. and Melchor Cabalar; sisters Ines and Macaria; 26 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Gallen Celario, infant son of Renato and Celia, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He is also survived by brother Clive; and grandparents Pedro and Angelita Celario and Juan and Rufina Cadiente. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.

John W. Collier, 77, of Honolulu, a retired maintenanceman for the federal government, died July 10 in Honolulu. Born in Missouri, he is survived by daughters Judith Bell and Sherry Lindsey, brother Marvin, sisters Mildred Landtiser and Charlotte Sousley, six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Soledad S. Gatioan, 78, of Eleele, Kauai, died last Wednesday in Hale Omao Care Home. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sons Raymond Dacoscos Jr., Lawrence and Leslie Lee and Leroy, Francis and Gregory Gatioan; daughters Lisa Vasquez and Yolanda Coyaso; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Teodorico D. Guillermo, 88, of Kahuku, a retired laborer, died July 2 in Kahuku. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Anastacia; sons Gil, Tony and Leandro Perdido; daughters Lucita Harbowy and Nita Ventura; brother Juan; sister Maria S. Garo; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Roch's Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Mark J. "Sonny" Kamaka, 71, of Wailuku died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by sons Mark and Monte; daughters Karen and Misty Kamaka, Bal Cook, Michelle Olanolan and Suelyn Seidel; sisters Bertha Simonson and Margaret Kamaka; and 11 grandchildren. Mass over ashes: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Piihana Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kim L. King, 33, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Oklahoma, she is survived by husband Richard; daughters Gabrielle, Danielle and Rebechka; parents Orville and Ewa Burdin; and three sisters. Services: 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Hickam Air Force Base Chapel Center.

Yoshimori "Duke" Kuwae, 79, of Kahului, a retired groundskeeper from Waiehu Golf Course, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Masako; son Gary; daughters Lorraine Matsumiya, Aileen Shirota and Merle Idemoto; brother Yoshihiro; sisters Elsie Arakawa and Alice Fujimoto; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Maria V. Lacuesta, 95, of Wahiawa, died July 12 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by daughter Bennie V. Gephart, and a grandson. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James D. Lucado, 61, of Honolulu died Sunday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Virginia, he is survived by wife Atsuko, sons Keith and Kevin, brother Donald, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 8 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Masahei Masagatani, 99, of Honolulu, a retired tuna fisherman, died Thursday at home. Born in Wakayama, Japan, he is survived by wife Lillian; sons Franklin T., Stanley M. and Wayne N.; daughters Viola Ogata and Doris Watanabe; brother Tarokichi Hiramatsu; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshio Nagata, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired machinist for the former Puna Sugar Plantation, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Chieko, sons Byron and Wade, daughter Karen, and sister Setsu Fukuda. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Puna Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fumie "Helen" Nishimura, 70, of Aiea, a retired accountant for the Army Air Force Exchange Service, died June 25 in Las Vegas. Born in Puuloa, Ewa, she is survived by husband Akimasa; sons Carl S., Paul A. and Errol A.; daughter Gail M.; brothers Takashi, Richard Y. and Stanley Y. Taketa; sister Charlotte Torpey; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sumie Okada, 83, of Lahaina, a retired groundskeeper from Waiehu Golf Course, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by sons Kenneth, Ronald, Melvin, Glenn, Larry and Wesley; sister Terue Matsuwaka; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nora Olive, 57, of Honolulu, died July 10 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Fagasa, American Samoa, she is survived by children Maria Fui, Tuluiga Tolai and Hosea, Sani Jr. and Anesi Olive; brothers Mika, Soliga, Siota and Lupe Lealai; sister Mauiu Poloa; and three grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.

Eunice H.K. Pakele, 86, of Hilo, died Friday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Kalapana, Hawaii, she is survived by sons William and Walter; daughters Eunice Hulama, Mildred Pakele, Rachel Kuilipule and Isabel Pua; brother Kahalepea Kaheiki; sister Mary "Mele" Kalua'u; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mauna Kea Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Russell G. Reynolds, 69, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Watertown, N.Y., he is survived by wife Skipper M. and hanai daughter Li Pabro. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Haili Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Isaac C. Sanchez, 87, of Kaunakakai, died Friday in Kaunakakai. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Elena, sons Isaac Jr. and Jaime, daughter Estrellita Sumang, brothers Patricio and Garciano, sister Pacing Habon, and seven grandchildren. Call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at St. Sophia Catholic Church in Kaunakakai. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery.

Sharon Lee Satterwhite, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, a registered nurse, died July 4 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., she is survived by daughters Susan Harvey and Shelly Davis, sons Richard Brennan and John Satterwhite, and grandchildren. Private services.

Tazuko Shibano, 86, of Pearl City, died July 11 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Japan, she is survived by son Kimihiko, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jeffrey K. Simoes, 41, of Pearl City, a former water systems operator for the Honolulu Board of Water Supply, died Sunday. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Gerard and Frank and sisters Gerardine Romero and Yvette Quinonez. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Road. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Santiago "Tiago" Sombilon, 97, of Paia, Maui, formerly of Hamakuapoko, Maui, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Cebu, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Harry P. and Larry R. Sombelon, daughters Margaret "Margo" Kaiama and Shirley A. Ragsdale Sombelon, sister Agrifina Tumper, hanai daughters Jennie Mangca and Mary Mina, 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Holy Rosary Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francisco Tesalona, also known as Francisco Tisalona, 69, of Mililani died July 6 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by children Debra, Faydene and Avon, Noelani Tanji, Judy Santos and Kainoa, Sabrina, Florence, Joshua, Edmund, Glenn, Mona and Kenneth Tisalona; sisters Elaine Canon, Myra Tisalona and Naomi Keawe; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Saturday at the park.

Adolph R. "Sonny" Teves, 71, of Volcano, Hawaii, a project coordinator for the federal government, died Sunday at home. He was also a veteran with the U.S. Navy, National Guard and Army Reserve. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Greta, sons Ronadolph B. and Adolph R. Jr., daughter Bridget, sisters Beverly Sweeney and Patsy Cunningham, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Basilio C. Urmeneta, 84, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance supervisor for the state Department of Transportation, Airport Division, died July 7 in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Petronila L.; sons Deogracias, Basilio Jr. and Joel; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Harue Yokoyama, 95, of Honolulu died July 13 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Kalihiwai, Kauai, she is survived by daughters Emily H. Goto, Barbara T. Watanabe and Norma M. Kurisu. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.



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