Starbulletin.com


Obituaries

Thursday, November 11, 1999


Masaichi "Mac" Araki, 83, of Hilo, a retired manager of the former Naniloa Surf Resort Shop, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth A.; daughter Michelle Y. Araki-Ikeda; sister Esther S. Maetani, and two grandchildren. Services over the ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Meishoin Mission, 97 Olona St. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cyrus M.H. "Bon" Ching, 47, of Maui and formerly of Waikiki will be remembered at a scattering of the ashes at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at Waikiki Beach across from Kapiolani Bandstand. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Lucille Devers, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeper at Tripler Hospital, died Sunday in Kaneohe. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son David Jr.; daughters Geri Martinez, Dolores Leonard and Marcia Devers; brother George Teixeira; sisters Mary Martin and Dorothy Keliihoomalu; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Anthony C. Evangelista, also known as "Tony" or "Ruby," 49, of Keaau and Honomu, Hawaii, a former truck driver for Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Oct. 28 on Oahu. He was also a bulk handler for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut and a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Terrilyn Requelman; son Delsonlee; daughter Antoinette; brothers John Martin and Paulino, Henry and John A. Evangelista; sisters Aileen Gascon, Margie Cudal, Elizabeth Soares, Mildred Cabral, Yvonne Blare and Patsy Villasista, and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Inurnment: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Joseph E. Fergerstrom, 70, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired heavy duty mechanic, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Marjorie K.; daughter Lori Ann Sakamoto; brothers Herman, Victor and Edward; sisters Aileen Bringman and Eleanor Wong Chong, and a granddaughter. Services held.

David G. Forbes, 61, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a botanist and tropical fruit farmer, died Nov. 3 at home. He was born in Gauhati Assam, India. He is survived by wife Yola M.; son Owen; daughter Malia Lani; brother Joe; sister Vera Trapp, and two grandsons. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Nov. 27 at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church in Kalamaula, Molokai.

Edith K. Hayashi, 55, of Hilo died Tuesday at home. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Douglas T.; daughters Ann and Holly Hayashi and Jennifer Santo; sisters Barbara Engstrom and Trudith Young, and brothers Kerwin and Gail Masunaga. Services over the ashes: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thelma C. Hisamura, 56, of Waipahu died Oct. 29 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Gary; son Nathan, and sisters Winnifred Kaaihue and Ruth Iwata. Private services.

Kamado Ige, 98, of Lahaina, a trimmer for Baldwin Packers Pineapple Co., died last Thursday at home. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by son James; daughters Sumie Wakida, Sadae and Joyce Fujii and Elaine Shiroma; 21 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren, 39 great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Rodney T. Izumizaki, 44, of Honolulu died Nov. 1 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Masaichi and Toyono; brother Donald M., and sisters Hazel M. Yukawa, Nora T. Tokuda and Joyce T. Kane. Private services.

Mary R. Kimball, also known as Darling Bishaw, 82, of Kaunakakai, a retired cook, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Vernon "Butch" and Ron; daughters Elvi Lindo, Jeanette "Pudgie" Warlick and Penny Martin; sister Bertha Ireland; brother Samuel Rawlins; 16 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Gayle King, 63, of Aiea, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, a retired secretary at Randolph Air Force Base in Texas, died Friday in Aiea. She was born in Springfield, Mo. She is survived by daughter Dot Mattingly; sisters Mary Hickey and Sallie Ross, and a grandson. Private services. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Ruth A. Komoda, 86, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor for the Ilikai Hotel pantry department, died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by sons Ernest and Irwin; daughter Charlotte Katahira; brother Chuichi Matsuda; sisters Shizue Kaneyoshi and Winona Watson, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lucia C. Kong, 49, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a shift manager at Taco Bell in Kailua-Kona, died last Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Ted Chong; son Lowell Vitales; daughters Belinda, Lovella and Maria R. Rallos; brothers Jose Jr., Mariano, Efren and Artemio Casino, and sisters Leonida Transfiguracion, Maria Secio and Lourdes Hartmann. Call after 6 o'clock tonight at the Kong residence, 74-5219 Kihawahine Place in Queen Liliuokalani Village, for an all-night visitation. Mass: 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after noon. Burial: Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

John D. Llacuna, 87, of Honolulu, a retired rigger for the U.S. Navy Civilian Service, died Oct. 31 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Ruth P.; daughters Beverly Ann Javier, Geraldin P. Rivera and Fhemie Pasion, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services and burial will be in the Philippines. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Tsuneko Meskell, 69, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired tour guide with Kauai Island Tours in Lihue, died Monday at home. She was born in Shin Ju-Ku, Japan. She is survived by son Patrick; daughters Mary and Patricia Meskell and Kathy Taylor; sisters Shigeko Tanaka, Fumiko Shimizu and Noriko Suzuki, and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fred R. Methered, 91, a history teacher, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was also a retired federal military historian and a World War II veteran. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Aiko; sons James and Robert; daughter Mary Davis, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Donations suggested to PFLAG Oahu, 92-954 Makakilo Drive No. 71, Makakilo 96707.

Warren H. Mills, 76, of Kona, Hawaii, a salesman, died Nov. 1 at home. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Merchant Marines. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Brunhild and brother Robert. Private services.

James A. Mulkern Jr., 83, of Honolulu died Oct. 30 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Marjory B.; sons Kevin and Brian; sister Jane, and a grandchild. Private services.

Barry I. Natividad II, 19, of Kapolei, who was employed by Worldwide Flight Services with Continental Airlines, died Oct. 25 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Barry I., and grandparents Marilyn N. Crespo and Bernabas F. and Juanita Natividad. Services: noon tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ruth P. Smith, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired statistician for the Department of Defense, died last Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Manchester, N.H. She is survived by daughter Kathleen D. Long; sons Timothy A., Mitchell E. and Andrew J.; sisters Barbara, Jean and Constance; brothers Charles Jr., Alan, Marshall and Murry, 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Pohai Nani, 45-090 Namoku St. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Parkinson's Foundation or a charitable foundation.

Otome Takara, 102, of Honolulu died Nov. 3 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by sons Mack, Andy, Rober and Paul; daughter Patricia, 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Yuko H. Terada, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Moanalua Japanese Language School instructor, died Tuesday. She was born in Shokotsu, Japan. She is survived by son Owen "Wini" and brother Hiroshi Horikawa. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary.

Jerry M. Uchida, 66, of Honolulu died Saturday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Henry and Kenneth and sister Florence F. Tsuji. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Stanley D. Wild, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died Nov. 2. He also worked for the state Department of Health. He is survived by wife Sylvia; sons David A. and Kenneth A., and three grandchildren. Private services.



You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/education/hcc/library/hiindex.html
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



E-mail to City Desk


Text Site Directory:
[News] [Business] [Features] [Sports] [Editorial] [Do It Electric!]
[Classified Ads] [Search] [Subscribe] [Info] [Letter to Editor]
[Stylebook] [Feedback]



© 1999 Honolulu Star-Bulletin
http://archives.starbulletin.com