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Obituaries

Saturday, October 16, 1999


Mary C.L. Ahuna, 100, of Hilo, died Thursday at home. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by sons Henry and Glenn, daughter Flora L.A. Chun, brother Frank Tom, sisters Annie Lum and Alice Fong, and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pauline N. Mundon Attwood, 64, of Fremont, Calif., died Sept. 28 at home. Born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Doris E. Hezekia, Greathia Odell, Janice Von Seggern III and Georgia L. Bustamante, and stepsister Gladys Lenahan. Scattering of ashes off Waikiki followed by services 10 a.m. next Saturday at the Elks Club. Aloha attire.

H. William Baker, 78, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force, died Tuesday in Tripler Hospital. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. He is survived by wife Jean, sons William, Dave and Robert, daughter Lesley, brother Milton, and seven grandchildren. Graveside services and inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Col. Larry A. Blakely, 79, of Mililani, a World War II veteran, died Monday. He was born in Chariton, Iowa. He is survived by wife Mary L., son Bruce, daughter Susan Blakely-Jaffe and three grandchildren. Burial services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Hermina S. Carleton-Fyffe, 86, died Sept. 12 in Weimar, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother William H. Schieber and cousin Pauline Beirman. Services on the mainland. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

Donald Christian, 60, of Kapahi, Kauai, a line foreman with Kauai Electric Co., died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennis I.; daughters Ambrenette Ancheta, Suzette Racca, Deanne Gorospe, Laureen Alesna, Jan C. Alalem, Claire Ann Christian, Apryl Soares and Melanie Ching; sons Wayne Manago and Kevin Christian; mother Ruth Malama; brothers Douglas, Peter and George Christian and Stephen Malama; sisters Puanani Arruda and Alice Christian; 28 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Honorio "Pake" Collado, 75, of Waipahu, formerly of Lanai, a retired machine operator, died last Saturday in Ewa Beach. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Honorio Jr. and Robin E.; hanai son Gilbert Villa; hanai daughters Glenda Sabino, Eileen Saya, Charlene Cardenas, Darilyn Canimari and Glenna Tello; 31 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anne E. Derowski, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired teacher in New Jersey, died last Saturday at home. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by daughter Linda Walton, sister Catharine Natwig, and three grandchildren. No services.

Gilbert Dixon, 74, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired master sergeant for the U.S. Air Force, died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Big Stone Gap, Va. He is survived by wife Henrietta, son Gilbert L., daughter Sharon Griffin, stepsons Abraham and Larry Sanchez, stepdaughter Henrietta Gaspang, brothers Paul and Kermit, sister Hester Burton, two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Juanita B. Figueroa, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired licensed practical nurse from Schofield Clinic, died last Saturday in Wahiawa. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Shirley Miller, Frances McElroy, Patricia Richardson and Ruth Hewes; brothers Carl Melo, Phillip and Frank Bonilla; sisters Mary Idalor, Helen Garcia and Adeline Peterson; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kiyoko Furumizo, 88, of Kahului, an owner of an orchid nursery, died Sunday in Hale Makua. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by son James S., brother Hiroki Sukimoto, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

James S. Hayashi, 76, of Wahiawa, a city refuse driver, died last Saturday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace S.; sons Greg S., Mark I., Calvin K. and James K. "Jimmy;" daughter Roxane S. Moore; brother Howard T.; sisters Helen T. Kashiwabara, Marcia S. Ushiyama, Jean M. Ariyoshi and Amy Inamine; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dorothy M.M. Kitajima, 65, of Pearl City died last Saturday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard S.; sons Richard S. Jr., Guy M. and Daren "Tamo;" brothers Richard M. Mori and Richard Cabrera; sisters Janet Englebracht, Loraine Arase and Eleanor Sonoda; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Noreen K. Koytchou, 71, of Honolulu, a master bridge player representing the United States in world tournaments, died Oct. 5 in Imperial Beach, Calif. She is survived by brother Arthur Arnold and cousins Alvin Arnold and Maxine Davis. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Oct. 24 off Waikiki.

Connie M. Morris, 72, formerly of Wahiawa, died Oct. 4 in Lawton, Okla. She is survived by sons Terry, Kaulani and William, daughter Debra Hudecek, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Michael M.M.M. Segovia, 60, of Aiea, a truck driver for Pacific Express, Brazier, Ray's Express & A's, died Sept. 30 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by son Michael S. Dulan; daughter Jenea M.; hanai sons Belden and Thomas "Tojo" Dulan; hanai daughters Alice and Sonia S. Dulan; brothers Thomas and Alexander "Andoy;" and sisters Rebecca S. "Becky" Taitague, Martha S. Abella and Alice S. Dulan. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Loretta A.C. Watanabe, 72, of Aiea, a retired secretary from Camp Smith, died last Saturday in Straub Hospital. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by spouse Edward K.; sons Peter Bertulfo and James "Pat," Michael and Timothy Conway; daughter Jaymsana Conway, nine grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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