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Obituaries

Friday, September 3, 1999


Virginia V. Agor, 75, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Tuesday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Dionecio; children Marcie Idica, Claudia Murray, Becky Morris, Virginia Reynolds, Lorraine Heffernan, Donna Apo, Philecia Yadao and Ron, Anthony, Nicholas and Shawn Agor; brother Joseph Villanueva; sister Mary Huntley; 31 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kekaha Ward. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Aloha attire.

James K.K. Chan, 62, of Honolulu, a retired certified public accountant, died Monday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Macau. He is survived by former wife Grace; sons Joseph Tak Ho, Daniel Tak Chi and Patrick Tak Yuen; two sisters; and two granddaughters. Prayer services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 3:30 p.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Wu Sang Chang, 91, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic from Barbers Point, died Monday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Pauoa Chinese Cemetery. Casual attire.

Clara B. DeLuz, 65, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired cook for Tex Drive In, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Abraham; sons Abraham A. and Darren; daughters Sheree Lapinid and Cathy Wisler; brothers Clarence, Manuel and Albert Branco; sisters Virginia Dooley, Gladys Heu and Stella Regidor; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kalopa Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Adeline S. Fernandez, 70, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William; sons Stanley, Edward, Calvin, Manuel "Dido" and David Belaski and Jr. Basque; daughter Linda Calhoun; brother George Willis; sisters Rose Pacheco and Luisa Mendez; 26 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church, Omilo Lane. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Jerry Hodnefield, 63, of Kauai, a retiree, died last Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Minnesota. He is survived by wife Nancy, son Eric, daughter Jan, parents Gordon and Irene Palm, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Fumiyo S. Iwata, 92, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Allen, Harry and Richard; daughters Florence Ching and Sandra Nakano; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lei K. Lee, also known as Dorothy L. Kamakaiwi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Anuenue Elementary School teacher, died Sunday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Deborah Ward, son Bruce, and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Gary S. Littman, 39, of Kihei, Maui, a landscaper, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by daughters Amber Ann and Jennifer R. and sister Lori L. Bowman. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Charley Youngs Beach in Kihei. Casual attire. Leis or loose flowers only.

Amy R. Nakamura, 57, of Pearl City, a secretary for Ampco Electric Co., died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, she is survived by husband David H.; sons Gary H., Keith Y., Gregg S. and Darren H.; father Yasuo Moribe; sister Barbara S. Nishida; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: noon tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Natalio Nijensohn, 91, of Kapoho, Hawaii, a retired pharmaceutical company manager, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is survived by son Jorge C. and five grandchildren. Services: noon tomorrow at his residence in Seaview Estates. Call from noon to 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Corinne S. Opsahl, 74, of Honolulu, a public information officer for the Hawaii State Judiciary, died Sunday. She was born in Grand Island, Neb. She is survived by son Scott, daughter Amanda McConnell, brother Stan Scott, and a grandchild. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Unity Church.

John Perez, 81, of Kailua, a retired auto mechanic, died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Rosamond, son Gregory, brothers Joseph and Charles, and two granddaughters. Services: 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Crispin C. Ramos, 79, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Avelina; sons Pedro, Basilio, Ceferino, Crispin Jr. and Bong; daughter Julita; and 14 grandchildren. Private services.

Shigeo Sekiya, 96, of Honolulu, a retired original owner of Chikaramochi, died Aug. 23 at home. He was born in Nagano, Japan. He is survived by son Kurt K., brother Harry T., sister Miyo Tachi, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

William E. Templeman, 69, of Hawaii, who specialized in computer peripheral diagnostics working with August Enterprises, died Aug. 11 at home. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. Services: noon Sept. 11 at Waikiki Yacht Club.

John H. "Buddy" Turner, 73, of Honolulu, died yesterday in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sundri R. Watumull, 81, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. She was born in Hyderabad, Sind India. She is survived by four children, nine grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Donations suggested to a charity.

Yurie Yasutake, 87, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry Y.; sons Edward H., Clifford T. and Paul Y.; daughters Shizuko Iwamoto, Kathrine K. Honda and Doris F. Kiyan; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.



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