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Obituaries

Wednesday, October 27, 1999


Geronimo S. "Gerry" Atis, 82, of Waipahu, a retired first lieutenant in the armed forces of the Philippines, died Sunday. He was born in Indang Cavite, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabel "Abing"; sons Rolando, Basilio, Manolito, Reynaldo, Virgilio and Joseph; daughters Lucita Caranguian, Milagros Guzman, Luzviminda "Luz" Davis, Teresita Mangtanong, Josephina Dinoso and Rosemarie Vida; brother Julio; sister Delores Reynante; 27 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines.

Jose A. Batul, 62, of Ewa Beach, who retired from the Inn at Schofield, died Thursday in Ewa Beach. He was born in Mabalacat, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Isabelita D.; sons Arnold D., Bernardo D., Candido D., Elmer D., Joel D. and Ian Jay D.; brothers Orlando, Ben and Frank; sister Marina De Leon; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.

David S. Bunton, 48, of Lihue, a proprietor for Garden Island Billiards, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Oregon. He is survived by wife Jackie, son Christopher M., mother Janet, and sisters Linda Kennedy and Betsy Lee. Memorial services: 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Helen S. Coelho, 89, of Honolulu, who retired from Kuakini Children's Hospital, died Oct. 17 in Salinas, Calif. Born on Maui, she is survived by daughters Marian Tribble, Bernadine L. Owens and Veronica Robello, 18 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Victoria S. Cruz, 83, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired waitress with the Hickam Air Force Base mess hall, died Oct. 17 in Kona Community Hospital. She also worked at the Honolulu International Airport and was a caretaker for the elderly in San Francisco. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Irene Perez, Gladys Silva and Theresa Anderson; sons John, Henry and Ronald Caravalho and William and Alvin Cruz, 25 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Greg E. Estrala, 76, of Mililani, died Oct. 7 in Mililani. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Marita E. Hyde III, Marivic V. Estrala and Maricel V.E. Foster; sisters Azucena E. Tomas, Cirila E. Sulio and Josefina E. Pasion; and three grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Yoshiko Fujimoto, 88, of Honolulu, died Oct. 16. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Benjamin; brothers Takae, Jiro and Mitsuo Shikuma, and a grandson. Private services.

Kaoru Fujiyama, 79, of Kailua, a retired construction inspector with the city, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ruth; sons David and Paul; daughters Lisa Foster, Madeline Foley and Gayle Fujiyama; brothers Jack, Tsukasa, Isamu and Harry; sisters Martha Motooka, Agnes Manabe, Gertrude Uechi and Elaine Yamomoto; and eight-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jenna M. Furuya, 3, of Honolulu, a student at Jefferson Elementary School, died Monday. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by parents David and Robyn; brothers Jensen and Jase; sister

Jacianne, and grandparents Noboru and Mitsuru Furuya and Robert and Helen Kosaki. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Iglicerio C. Guieb, 87 of Honolulu, a carpenter for Hickam Air Force Base, died Oct. 8 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Violeta S., sons Roland and Robert, daughters Josie Macalino and Carol Inouye, brother Fernando, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:45 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Call after 8:15 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Tomeichi "Tome" Hashimoto, 85, of Eleele, Kauai, owner of Tome's Plumbing in Hanapepe, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Satoko, sons Allen, Walter and Roy, daughter Frances Fujinaka, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Hanapepe Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Francis Kaina, 57, of Ha'o'u, Hana, a custodian's supervisor for Hana High and Elementary School, died Friday at home. He was also a musician at Hotel Hana Maui. Born in Hana, he is survived by wife Genevie; sons Francis Kaina, Perry Kaeo and David M. Kalaiwa'a; brothers Murphy, Frank "Palani," Joseph "Blondy," Kaleo and Kepano; sisters Elizabeth "Puni" Summers, Evangeline "Honeygirl" Fernandez, Henrietta "Laia" Revilla and Mary Medeiros, and a grandson. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Church in Hana. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: St. Peter's Cemetery in Pu'uiki.

Rodney M. Kamisato, 51, of Waipahu, a wood carver, died Thursday at home. He was also a co-owner of Woods-N-Trophies in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by mother Betty K. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers. Casual attire. No flowers.

Uto Kaneshiro, 102, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of Queen's Saimin, died last Wednesday in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by daughter Betty H. Sparks and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Glen A. "Hawaiian" Krzyska, 45, of Waianae, a fisherman, died Oct. 4. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Pamela A.; children Cherie Shenk and Fabian, Kealii, Imua, Manaaloha, Kelenaaloha, Puaaloha and Glen Krzyska Jr.; stepchildren Mark, Edward, Koani, Francy and Moani Aquinaldo; mother Vivian; father Oliver Haanio; brothers Richard, Frank, Emmett and Reynard; sisters Debra and Joyce; the Haanio family; and five grandchildren. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church in Waianae. Call after 10 a.m. Prayer services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Ignacia B. Lagmay, 96, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, a retired nurse's aide with Hawaiian Sugar Co., died Oct. 19 at home. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Catalino; sons Leonardo, Robert, Ben, Thomas and Francisco Alejado and Dana Lagmay; daughters Cresencia A. Mau, Leonora Villatora, Frances La Maddrid and Georgia Blom; 44 grandchildren; 86 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Henry J. Lee, 82, of Manoa, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 67 electronic machinist, died Oct. 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clara,son Gregory, daughters Lisa Chung and Catha Combs, sisters Mabel Cornwell and Violet Hee, and six grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Chew On Lum, 80, of Honolulu, co-owner and co-operator of Lum's Meat Center, died Oct. 14. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Gordon G.W., Alan G.U., Brian G.C., Chester G.H. and Dexter G.I.; daughters Elaine Beasley and Shirlene Hernandez; and 12 grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Procession leaves 1 p.m. for Lin Yee Chung Cemetery in Manoa. Casual attire.

Honorio C. Madriaga, 87, of Honolulu, a retired upholsterer and tailor, died Oct. 16 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicidad; sons Alexander, Benedict, Ferdinand and Honorio Jr.; daughter Victoria Isagawa; brothers Benjamin and Ricardo; sister Pascuala Avenue; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Iona E. Marshall, 95, of Eleele, Kauai, a minister with the Jehovah's Witness Church, died Oct. 15 in Kauai Care Center. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kekaha Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.

Doris Murphy, 65, of Haiku, Maui, a counselor for Maui Youth Family Services, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is survived by daughters Doris Mobijohn, Kathy Spaulding and Carol Freed; brothers Robert Chester Spaulding and Norman and Errol Antidormi; sisters Jessie Foster and Priscillia and Carmen "JR" Antidormi; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.

Anthony K. "Tony" Nagai, 68, of Honolulu, died Oct. 10 in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by daughters Faye "Tootsie" Fukuyama, Cathy "Kitty" Yamashiro, Claire Matsuoka and Edene "Edie" Nagai-Hadap; son Luke; brother Monsignor Father Alan; sisters Therese M. Nagai and Dolores Yamashiro; and six grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 5 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

Dan Nakasone, 45, of Pupukea, a self-employed surfboard shaper dba Dan Hawaii Surfboards, died Oct. 18. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Marion, and sisters Dayle Uyeda, Paula Elarionoff and Wendy Ogawa. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Beach Support Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No wreaths.

Lester H. "Les" Osborn, 66, of Waianae, a retired fisherman, died Oct. 19 in Waianae. He was born in New York. He is survived by daughters Leslie Stickler, Diane Aipoalani, Ginger Loving and Linda Osborn; brother Richard; sister Nona Becker, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waianae Boat Harbor.

Louisa Payao, 69, of Papaikou, Hawai, died Monday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard, Randal and Robert; daughters Patricia L. "Tisa" Payao, Lynette McDowell, Debra Guiteras and Louanne Landgraf; brother Melvin Antonio; sister Adela Narito; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Glad Tidings Church, 116 Kapiolani St. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Jean M. Peters, 73, of Honolulu, a retired microbiologist at Queen's Medical Center, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Texas. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

Gary J. "Lava" Ramos, 50, of Waimea, Hawaii, who was self-employed, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lisa A.; sons Gary J. Jr. and Jacob K.; daughters Shirona Yamamoto and Julia R.H. Ramos; mother Violet Diederiks; brothers Frank Torres, Delbert and Abraham Takushi and Albert Diederiks Jr.; sisters Georgie Wilcox, Raylynn Ventura, Ruby Takushi, Ululani Akima and Jhonele Gambill; and three granddaughters. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Abraham A. Resents, 65, of Pearl City, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Alohalani C. Coronil. Graveside services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Mildred E.K.H.K. Richards, 78, of Wailuku, a retired teacher of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Irvine K. "Butch" Jr. and Carlton W.W., daughters Moana Mae L.R. Niu and Maile Jean Richards-Au, and six grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului Second Ward. Call from 8 to 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Rose M. "Rosie" Saragosa, 95, of Hilo died Saturday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Louis M. and John; daughters Adele McEvoy, Josephine Riveira and Rose Hernandez; sisters Segunda Bumanglag and Flora Namau; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Viliami P. Sika, 93, of Laie, a retired vegetable farmer, died Oct. 17 in Kailua. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Sione and Alo Paki; daughters Lepolo Liava'a, Fono Fukofuka, Meleane Finau and Tohuia Liu; brother Sione Kaulave; sisters Mafi Vei and Seini Kaulave, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Penny F. Tanigawa, 68, of Aiea, a retired accounting clerk for the state Department of Education, Public Library System, died Thursday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Yaeo; sons Michael and Gary; brothers Benjamin George and Charles and Daniel Oyama; and sister Gladys Nagamine. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Floyd Y. Uchima, 76, of Honolulu, a retired associate professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was also a bassoonist with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Hawaiian Band. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Jean T., sons Gordon K. and Burt A., daughter Eileen Y., brother Masao, and sisters Nancy Okuma, Gail Chang and Rose Loui. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Stanley T. Ujimori, 59, of Aiea, owner of Stanley T. Ujimori Realty, died Friday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by sons Sanford R., Ryan Y. and Stuart A., brothers Leroy K. and Warren S., sister Karen M. Nii, and a granddaughter. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Silverio C. Ventura, 77, of Wahiawa, who retired from Del Monte Fresh Produce, died Oct. 1 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Estefania C., son Danny, daughter Delia, and brother Alfredo. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rose Villiados, 70, of Los Angeles, died Saturday at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived sons Leny and Les. Services: 7:30 tonight at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Valley of the Temples.



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