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Wednesday, October 20, 1999


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Fortunato "Foto" Agosto Jr., 49, of Eleele, Kauai, a sergeant with the Kauai Police Department, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son Rory; daughters Sherri Ephan and Jacy and Megan Agosto; mother Loretta; great-grandfather Juan Rapada; brothers Robert and Benjamin; sisters Kathy Yamamoto, Elizabeth Kawamura, Jane Williams, Lorna Takayama and Lesley Castillo; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Aloha attire.

Margaret L. Ai, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Edward Jr., daughter Dayna, 13 grandchildren, and 38 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Michael J. "Ara" Arakawa, 50, of Purceville, Va. died Aug. 14 in Baltimore. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Frances E., and sisters Denise Arakawa and Debbie Nishimura. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Pali View Baptist Church in Kaneohe, across from Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kunio Asada, 66, of Wailuku, a self-employed travel agent, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Wayne and Lance, daughter Linda Sarmiento, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ceno M. Baricar, also known as Ceno M. Freitas, 34, of Waianae, supervisor of Marconi Services, died Oct. 12. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karie; son Blaze Freitas-Richards; daughter Camrie Gouveia-Baricar; father Leopold; mother Emily Tavares; adoptive mother Daphne Freitas; brothers Todd Quon and Wendell Tavares; sisters Tammy Savini, Gina Rytter, Jolene Freitas, Tania Moreira and Lynell Kobayashi; grandparents Rose Quon and Beatrice and Edward Singson; half-sister Lee Lucero; and half-brother Jesse. Mass: 8 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church in Waianae. Call from 6 to 9 p.m.

Dionicio U. Barsatan, 74, of Wahiawa, a retired groundskeeper, died Sept. 29 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosa U.; daughter Marites; son Roger; brothers Fernando and Delfin; sisters Bartolomia Barsatan, Paterna B. Urban and Rosario B. Cardinas, and a granddaughter. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Betty A. Cain, 74, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired customs inspector in California, died Saturday in Keauhou Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. She was born in Jamestown, N.D. She is survived by son Gregory S. Wojcik, brother Robert Andrus, four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Katherine K.H. Cambra, 40, of Hilo died Oct. 12 at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brothers Glenn, William "Doc," Ronald and Sam Hudman; sisters Julia Hall and Faye A. Hudman; and grandmother Julia F. Hudman. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Youth Wing on Kupulau Road. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Eleanor J. Cody, 72, of Honolulu, died Monday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Salem, Mass. She is survived by husband Dr. William, daughters Diane Boulware and Denise Thomas, sons Brian and Bruce, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Lung Association.

Mary B. Coit, 81, of Oceanview, Hawaii, died Oct. 12 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edward and Henry; daughters Helen Gulpan, Mildred David and Margaret Palmer; stepsons Edwin and Melvyn; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Halawa Catholic Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wei Ming Fang, 47, of Honolulu, died Oct. 6 at home. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shao Huan Liu, son Ri Jia, daughter Ri Ya, mother Ai Qin Lin, brother Wayson, and sisters Yan Xin, Yan Qing and Yan Kun. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Manoa Chinese Cemetery.

George N. Featheran, 64, of Kailua died Saturday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl "Kamaile"; sons Brian, Stuart and Curtis; daughter Valerie Camacho; brothers Edward and Paul; sister Pamela Bagor; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the park. Casual attire.

Roxanne J.I. Ferreira, 56, of Waipahu died Oct. 9 in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Glenwood; son Anthony Auwae; daughters Jasmine Auwae, Celestine Aquino and Glendajean Ferreira; father Henry Auwae; brothers Henry, Mark, Allen, Duane and Charles Auwae; sisters Maile Mauhili, Marie Higashita, Henrietta Miranda, Norma Kema, Maureen Keopuhiwa, Mary Leialoha, Leilani Balai and Charlotte Tadlas; and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Pokai Bay in Waianae. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert R. Fujisue, 94, of Honolulu, a retired advertising salesman for KOHO radio station, died Oct. 9 in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan. He is survived by wife Grace T., daughter Ann A. James, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Rachel R. Funasaki, 58, of Waipahu, died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Herbert M., son Kevin H., daughters Katie M. Takaesu and Kellie K. Oshiro, parents Nobutoshi and Toshiko Kohagura, brother Randy Kohagura, sister Ruby Kohagura, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cecilia A. Gaspar, an elementary schoolteacher, died Sept. 14. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Eloise Hoyt, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Kailua.

James H. Hara, 66, of Honolulu, a retired vice president for HonFed Bank, died Oct. 9 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia, sons Bryan and Stuart, daughter Brenda Miyamoto, brothers Richard and Frank, sister Sally Hara, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Lorenzo F. Hostallero, 76, of Honolulu, a wood carver, died Aug. 29 in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita, brothers Perfecto and Mariano, and sisters Benedicta Pacanas, Maria Suan and Carmen Coffing. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at Hawaii Church for the Deaf, 3144 Kaunaoa St.

Isao "Ash" Ishida, 89, of Pearl City, a retired ranch hand for Rice Ranch in Kipu, Kauai, died Sept. 28 in Las Vegas. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Francis; daughters Mary Ann Caldwell, Victoria Tamura, Nora Saito and Joan Nozaki; sisters Ayano Kunioka and Clara M. Kajiwara; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Frances "Ah Lan Au Hoon" Kiko, 77, of Wahiawa, formerly with Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeping department, died Oct. 11 in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jacob Jr., Joseph III and Jon; daughters Mary "Kuipua" and Frances "Miulang" Kiko and Thelma "Au Hoon" Kalilikane; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Sonny Labrador, 59, of Waipahu, a salesperson for industrial supplies, died Oct. 11 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cindy Sok Cha Yoon, sons Sonny Jr. and Mike, daughter Suzanne, mother Rose, and sister Rosie. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

William J. Laden, 76, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Oct. 10 in Honolulu. He was also a former Stanford University linear accelerator and Pearl Harbor survivor. He is survived by wife Alyce, sons James and Barry, sister Maxine Ely, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

Russell I. Lindell, 79, of Kaneohe, a professional poker player, died Monday at home. He was a retired painter. He was born in Andover, Ill. He is survived by sons Russell, Robert and Mark, brother Robert, sister Eleanor Christi, and four grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

Jaime V. Madriaga, 83, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter's helper, died Oct. 1 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by a sister in the Philippines and niece Leticia Manuel. Mass: 6 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Constancio T. Mayer, 82, of Haleiwa, a retired disabled sergeant first class, U.S. Army, died Sept. 24 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Arnie M.; sons Constancio Jr., Don and Henry; daughters Gloria Arias, Veronica Mayer, June Kaiwi and Betty Mayer-Freeman; brother Norberto; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Tokiyo Miyahira, 83, of Hilo and formerly of Olaa, Hawaii, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Matsu, sons Thomas I. and Dennis, daughter Myrtle Zukeran, brother Charles S. Gakiya, sister Janet H. Miyasato, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mildred S.W. Miyamoto, 94, of Honolulu and formerly of Hillcrest Street, a retired schoolteacher for the state Department of Education, died Oct. 4 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by niece Lila Funayama. Private services.

Harold K. "Mike" Murakami, 87, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent for National Mortgage & Finance Co. Ltd., died Friday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie; son Melvin; daughters Eloise Hamano and Suzanne Murakami; sisters Katsumi Agena, Sharie Hamai, Sonia Kakesako and Aiko Oshiro; a granddaughter; and a great-grandson. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ayako S. Nakamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died Sunday in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Theodore Y., daughter Jane M. Muramatsu, brothers Frank and George Suzuki, sister June Jacobs, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard K. Okita, 80, of Honolulu, a retired accountant, died Oct. 8 at home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret Y., son Sanford K., daughters Stephanie K. Hazama and Patricia Y. Okita, brother James T., and two grandchildren. Private services.

Robert E. "Eddie" Page, 90, of Princeville, Kauai, who was in insurance sales, died Monday in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Spokane, Wash., he is survived by brother David H., sister Alycemarie Hallett, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea. Casual or aloha attire.

Franklin A. Recaido Jr., 46, of Honolulu, a steward for Pacific Beach and Ilikai hotels, died Sept. 27 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Virginia A., son Erick J., daughters Maryann and Franchesca, mother Crispina, brothers Ador, Noli and Romulo, and sisters Rosalinda Latonio and Magdalena Baltazar. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Louis K. Rego, 74, of Lihue, operator and owner of L. Rego Dump & Heavy Equipment, Rego's Trucking Ltd., Kauai Sand & Gravel Inc. Kauai Trees & Palms and Kauai Scrap Iron Inc., died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He is survived by wife Doreen L. Sanchez-Rego; daughters Kalona K., Tracy, Kalei and Sheilah; sons Dennis and Louis Jr.; brothers Jerry, Haines, Renny and Melvin; sisters Louise Eckhart, Enid Keone, Gladys Doane, Sady Wise, Leilani Naone and Hedy Rego; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia. Call from 9 to 11:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Amando P. Rivera, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired communications repair technician for the federal government, died Oct. 11 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Kohala, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Janet G., daughter Paulette J. Walker, three grandchildren, and brothers and sisters in the Philippines and California. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshiko "Edna" Sakata, 76, of Honolulu, a retired personnel clerk for the U.S. Army Reserve, died Friday in Straub Hospital. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Wilbert K., sons Stacy and Burt, brother Kenneth Tsuha, and sister Fujiko Tsuhako. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kilohana United Methodist Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yuriko Sakihara, 93, of Honolulu, a retired cannery worker for Dole Cannery, died Oct. 6 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Richard S. and Lorrin G.S., daughters Janet S. Tenorio and Dorothy U. Muse, sister June T. Miyasato, 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tomie Shinki, 76, of Lanai City, a retired personnel auditor with Dole Pineapple Plantation on Lanai, died Oct. 4 in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by husband Tamio; brothers William, Yasu, Tsuyoshi, Yoshi and Tomu Sakuma; and sister Evelyn Nagano. Private services.

Uili T. Taufatofua, 61, of Kapaa, Kauai, a mason, died Oct. 8 in California. Born in Pangai, Tonga, he is survived by wife Kesaia P.; daughters Siu-Ki-Haileni and Melaea; sons Sione K., Hainaga and Uili Vea; brothers Pita, Hame and Uili Vea Taufatofua and Finau Walter; sisters Siu L. Taufatofua Pua, Sela Taufatofua Manu and Luisa, Olivia, Teuloi and Tokilupe Taufatofua; and nine grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Lihue United Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Anna K. Torres, of Redondo Beach, Calif. died Oct. 8 at home. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was employed with Hilton Hotels Corp., Beverly Hills. She is survived by mother Gyda Weiler, husband Ben, daughters Linda Moga Rivera and Debbie Ann Low of Honolulu, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Private ceremony at sea. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Sadano Uyeki, 98, of Honolulu died Oct. 4 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Jesse, daughter Alice A. Kimoto, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Jane M. Yamada, 80, of Honolulu, died Oct. 8 in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Harold M., three daughters, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Henry Y. Yasutake, 94, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed gardener, died Sept. 29 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Edward H., Clifford T. and Paul Y.; daughters Katherine K. Honda and Doris F. Kiyan; stepdaughter Shizuko Iwamoto; sisters Marian H. Yamada, Joan T. and Beatrice Yasutake and Doris F. Fukuhara; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services held.

Henry S.F. Zane, 92, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Oct. 10 in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosaline C.; daughters Patricia Bain, Phyllis Lee, Beverly Ho, Janice Zane and Lynette Kwock; son Stephen; brothers Robert and Walter Kau; sisters Bernice Kau and Elizabeth Wong, 14 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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