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Obituaries

Saturday, July 24, 1999


Margaret Ann Allwine, 82, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Honolulu. Born in Washington, D.C., she is survived by daughters Patricia Childs and Francine D. Sapla, brother Hugh Higgins, 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Mie M. Asari, 74, of Aiea, owner and principal of Moanalua Japanese School, died last Saturday in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Fukushima, Japan, she is survived by husband Isamu; sons John Y. and Glen M.; brothers George, Tetsuo, Takao, Joseph, Samuel and Ambassador Kazuo Nukazawa; and sister Chie Watanabe. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Sherrill Ann Buote, 58, of Honolulu, died last Saturday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Donald; sons David, Douglas and Duane; daughters Donna Barton, Diana Dela Pena and Denise Crawford; two brothers; and 11 grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Beatrice M.S. Chang, 85, of Honolulu, a retired waitress from Hilton Hawaiian Village, died last Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in China, she is survived by son Herman S.L. Hu, daughter Barbara Tanji, five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Private services.

Richard Tai Yow Chun, 82, of Hilo, a retired tour driver for Gray Line, died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hawaii, he is survived by wife Bertha T. and daughter Edline. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Homelani Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Christopher R. Gillen, 31, of Kapolei, died Wednesday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Chicago, he is survived by wife Heather; son Forrest; daughter Erica; parents Ronald and Sandra Gillen; brother Timmy; and sisters Peggy, Kathy and Lisa. No services.

John D. Gomes, 84, of Waipahu, a retired pipefitter with Pearl Harbor Shop 56, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Annie; sons Clifford and Lance; sisters Elenora Carvalho, Mabel DeRego and Mary Lou Ferreira; and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

John E. "Bobo" Hiwauli, 63, of Waianae, is survived by daughter Hayley L.L. and sister Hattie Enos Kalama. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Seiyei Ishikawa, 94, of Honolulu, a retired dairy farm owner, died Sunday in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Walter T. and Flash T., daughter Lorie E. Berry, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Walter K. Kaiura, 84, of Honolulu, a retired mason for Walker-Moody Construction Co., died Saturday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Earl, Wayne and Dwight; brothers Ralph, David and Henry; sister Mabel Fukutani; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Takeo "Take" Kawasaki, 87, of Hilo, retired proprietor of T. Kawasaki Contracting Co., died Wednesday in Life Care Center of Hilo. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Bessie Y.; sons Roy T. and Karl T.; daughters Laraine H. and Marilyn T.; brothers Shigeo, Roger A. and Robert H.; sister Mikiko Kaya; and two grandsons. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alfred Marlin, 75, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Ohio, he is survived by wife Jacqueline, son Kenan, daughter Rinah, and two grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Wilfred M. Matsuda, 60, of Honolulu, a retired warehouse laborer, died July 8 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Clarence G., Michael N. and Charles K.; and sisters Lily Y. Shimabukuro and Linda Y. Kimura. Private services.

Takeshi Matsuwaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died July 14 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Terue, son Milton, daughter Annette Shiraishi, brother Asao, sisters Mitsue Kono and Miyoka Matsuwaka, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Fuyu H. Miwa, 110, of Honolulu died July 16 in Leahi Hospital. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, she is survived by sons Raymond G., Robert M., James K., Ronald I. and Ernest M.; daughters Dorothy S. Toyama, Myrtle C. Hamaoka and Grace Y. Fukutomi; 27 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Martha Y. Motoshige, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani food preparation assistant, died July 14 in Leahi Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Edwin Y. and a granddaughter. Private services.

Eileen Murphy, also known as Lisa Costello, 68, of Honolulu, a housekeeper for Bishop Square, died July 12 in Australia. She is survived by friends. Private services.

Amber A.S. Nakamoto, of Kapolei, died July 16 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by parents Keith and Kelli; brothers Justin and Bryce; and grandparents Jimmy and Angie Nakamoto and David and Jay Kolona. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Tetsuo "Ted" Nakao, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Los Angeles County Park maintenance supervisor, died July 13 in Queen's Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Tsurumi, brother Matsuo, and sisters Natsuyo Tsukimura and Fukie Morita. Private services.

Lyons K. Naone Jr., 78, of Kahului, a chief court clerk for the state, died July 15 in University Hospital in Las Vegas. Born in Hana, Maui, he is survived by sons Lyons Naone III and Roy Vicente; daughters Julei Naone-Kaiwi, Viola Naone Cashman and Miriam Perreira; brother Edgar Okada; sister Gladys Anakalea; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: noon next Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Kaleleokaio Nishida, infant son of Shad Nishida and Charlene Cousineau of Kailua-Kona, died July 12 in Kapiolani Hospital. He is also survived by grandparents Kathy and Howard Nishida and Joyce Ann McPeak; and great-grandparents Roy and Donnamae Jensen and Katherine Nishida. Services: 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at Puuwaawaa Ranch in Kailua-Kona. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Samuel Rosa Jr., 67, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Sandra, stepdaughter Diane Matsui, and sister Charlotte Kiaaina. No services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Richard W. Scripter, 60, of Honolulu, an attorney, died Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in Michigan, he is survived by wife Colleen, sons Andrew and Christian and daughter Alexandra White. Private services.

Georgiana F. Serrao, 85, of Honolulu, a retired city recreational director, died Tuesday in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Kona, she is survived by sons Albert E. and James G., five grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual attire.

Edward D. "Andong" Tabcao, 89, of Aiea, formerly of Molokai, a retired truck driver with Del Monte Plantation, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Magdalena F. "Daling"; daughters Pacing Tamargo, Olivia Cabilies and Patricia Aranas; brother George Tabaco; 14 grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Rosary to follow. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ayako Takamiya, 91, of Wailuku, died July 16 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Sprecklesville, Maui, she is survived by sons Sunao and Yoshio; daughters Carol Kawasaki, Alice Onaka, Thelma Waki and Doris Saito; brothers Hiroo, Takashi and Kosuke Yoshioka; sister Kikuyo Ichimura; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sadamitsu Yokoyama, 91, of Hilo, proprietor of S. Yokoyama Inc., died last Saturday in Hilo Hospital. He was also a retired estimator for Hawaii Planning Mill. Born in Kaumana, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Milly; sons Thurston, Patrick and Fred Yokoyama and Paul Toyozaki; daughters Leatrice Yokoyama and Ellen Kimoto; brother Nobuichi; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery in Hilo. No monetary donations, or koden. Casual attire. No flowers.



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