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Obituaries

Wednesday, August 4, 1999


Desmond Byrne

Tapa

Clifford A. "Aga" Agpoon, 51, of Hilo, a greenskeeper at the Naniloa Hotel Golf Course, died July 27 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Rudilia; son Chris; daughters Cynthia, Mindy and Marie; brother Raymond; sisters May Enos, Loretta Evangelista, Florence Respicio and Odetta AhNee, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Allan L. Ah Tou, 69, of Waipahu, formerly of Hilo, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary; stepsons Elmer and Theodore "Teddy" Lau; stepdaughter Loraine Kaya; brothers George and Roger; sisters Annie Lee, Pearl Lau-Ignacio and Emily Hoopii, and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Burial: Veterans No. 2 Cemetery in Hilo. Aloha attire. No flowers in Honolulu services only.

Edgar W.K. "Alec" Alexander, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired administration technician, died Thursday in Kailua. He was a World War II veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary; children Diane N. Weeks and Edgar W., Steve K., Randolph K. and Donna W. Alexander; brothers Rudolph, Donald and Gary; sisters Myra Patterson and Kay Onekea, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Margaret M. Bader, 78, of Kailua, executive secretary for the Hale Koa Hotel, died April 9 in Birmingham, Ala. She also worked for the Atomic Energy Commission in Washington, D.C., and the American Cancer Society of Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Janice Bader-Strong, Lynn Bader and Ilse Bader-Taylor; sisters Mary Agnes Lott and Hazel Robinson, and a granddaughter. Memorial services: Sunday. Private burial at sea. No flowers. Donations suggested to Habitat for Humanity or charity.

Marie A. Bouchard, 86, of Duarte, Calif. will be remembered at a burial service at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information was provided for an obituary published Saturday.

Chad H. Branco, 23, of Marina, Calif., an associate with McDonald's in Monterey, died July 23 in California Pacific Hospital in San Francisco. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Pearl; brothers Sam H. and Casey; sisters Carolyn Ferreira and Tammy L. Martinez, and grandparents Mabel Branco and Alfredo and Lucy Valiente. Memorial tributes suggested to Pearl P. Branco, c/o Chad Hokulani Branco Fund, 3016 Kennedy Court, Marina, Calif. 93933.

Karal M. Bustamente, 40, of Laie, a cashier for the Crouching Lion Restaurant, died July 16. She is survived by husband John; daughters Kehaulani Kahele and Jovon Rowland; son Rayton Rowland; stepdaughter Jonleen Maio; stepson John "John Boy" Jr., a stepgrandson; parents Samuel and Sarah Rowland; brothers Samuel Jr. and Clayton Rowland, and sisters Sarah "Kehau" Woolsey and Ellen "Elena" Vierra. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hauula Cemetery. Casual attire.

George W. Choo, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Las Vegas hotel executive, died Sunday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John, Joseph and James; daughter Jackie Umeda; brothers Philip and Charles; sisters Annie Chung and Linda Akana; mother of his children Dorothy, and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

John D. "Twink" FitzGerald, 86, formerly of Maui, who worked for DiGiorgio Corp., died Thursday in Washington. He was also owner of the Dolphins Resort in Campbell River, British Columbia, a superintendent with HC&S, manager of Molokai Ranch and a World War II veteran. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Peggy P.; children Diane Korsten, John FitzGerald and Polly Purdy, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Makawao Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society, Maui County, 95 Mahalani, Wailuku, HI 96793; Rotary Club of Maui, 33 Lono Ave., Suite 400, Kahului, HI 96732, or Rotary Club of Sequim, P.O. Box 1267 Sequim, WA 98382.

Leonard Gouveia, 84, of Kaimuki, who retired from the Board of Water Supply, died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Emma P.; brothers Thomas and Stephen; sister Sarah Pickarski, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Friday at St. Patrick Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Lawrence T. Iwai, 87, of Honolulu, a retired service station attendant for Richard's Chevron, died last Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jean H.; daughters Carol K. Masumoto and Linda M. Iwai, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Henry R. James, of Santa Clara, Calif., who retired from the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Missile and Space, died July 27 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Dallas, Texas. He is survived by wife Lolita; daughter Susan Warner; son Henry Jr., and foster son Ron Loughran. Private services.

Paul M. Kanemitsu, 56, of Kailua-Kona will be remembered in services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kalamaula, Molokai. He is also survived by father Takeo and mother Doris. The corrected and additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Jodeci M.K.U. Kealoha, of Kapolei died July 25 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Kimberlie S.; grandmothers Christine and Mary W.; grandfather Jeffery; great-grandparents Linda K. Asuncion and Benny B. Luna; brother Isaac J., and sisters Taimane T. and Jenasis M. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Steven W. Lau, 50, of Linden, Mich., died Sunday in Michigan. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marian; sons Steven W. Jr., Donald J. and Chad E.; brothers Stanford W.Y., Leroy W.K. and Allen R.W.F.; sisters Eloreen Bingo, Eldoreen Ivester, Kathleen L.M. Lau, Mayleen Victoria and Maydeen Stancil, and three grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Myrtle E. Mamuchin, 80, of Kihei died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Massachusetts. She is survived by brother-in-law Joseph Papi. Private services.

Aurelia M. Manuel, 73, of Lihue, Kauai, a custodian for Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital and Kauai High School, died Saturday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Anastacio Jr.; daughters Aileen Manuel Duffek and Agnes Ann Manuel; stepdaughter Florentina Sadomiano; brothers Glicerio and Copertino Morden; sisters Dominga Picayo, Presca Manuel and Flora Cabobongan, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.

Gary K. Matsumoto, 47, of Honolulu, a food and beverage manager at the Pagoda Hotel, died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion and caregiver Colleen S. Imada; daughters Jessica C., Nicole C. and Wendy L., and parents Don K. and Eleanor Y. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.

Anthony P. "Tony" Ortiz, 43, of Pukalani, Maui, a cook for Maui Community Correctional Center, died Friday. He was also a forestry worker for the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Juanita Ann "Kainoa"; mother Elissa G.; hanai daughter Alexis "Kahea" Tokuda; brother Reginald; sisters Celeste E. Ortiz and Cathleen Buckley, and grandfather Benito Chincio. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. Leis only.

Joyce F. Oshiro, 72, of Monterey Park, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, is also survived by mother Tsuru Okuma. The additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.

Leopoldo C. Quinabo, 62, of Honolulu, a warehouse supervisor for Plumbing Specialties & Supplies, died July 24 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Remigia P.; children Marline Martin, Olivia Holm and Gerry, Leopoldo Jr. and Edwin Quinabo; brothers Angel and Primitivo; sisters Herminia Ancheta, Victorina Buenafe, Marsela Pulanco and Carmen Sagban, and seven grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

William "Paka Billy" Spock, 46, of Lahaina, a self-employed fisherman, died Friday in Lahaina. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Beatriz and son Ryan. Call the Spock family at 661-8004 for information about services.

Manuel S. Tamayo, 85, of Pearl City died July 16 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Renato; daughters Celerina Coloma and Natividad "Naty" Padilla, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard R. Tanaid, 62, of Wahiawa, a retired foreman for Mililani Memorial Park, died July 27 in Wahiawa. He also was retired from the Army Reserve, 411th Engineer Battalion. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Patricia M.; sons Owen L.J., Richard R. Jr. and Bryan A.; daughters Brenda R. Kaleikula, Shirlene D. Tanaid and Luci-Ann Bell; sister Connie Ota, and nine grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Thomas K. Yasuda, 66, of Honolulu is survived by brother Keiyo. Incorrect information for an obituary published Monday was provided by the mortuary.

Alice N.H. Zane, 87, of Mililani died July 19 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Violet Nakano and Phoebe Boyce. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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