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Obituaries

Saturday, November 13, 1999


Cerilo A. "Bambi" Agarano Jr., 45, of Pukalani, Maui, a police officer with the Maui Police Department, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Reyna, sons Darren and Kalen, daughter Selena, mother Beatrice T., brothers Terrence and Robert, and sister Phyllis Miguel. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: noon Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Regine-Miracy A. Agraan, 10, of Waipahu, died Nov. 3 in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Felix and Gliseria, sister Charisse, and grandparents Lourdes Agraan and Carmelo and Avelina Agasid. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nicasia C. Alejo, 97, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Maui, died Monday in Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, Calif. She was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Juan, Apolonio, Narciso, Agapito and Rogelio, daughter Betty Valiente, 19 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church in Makawao. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: church cemetery.

Mildred T. "Toshi" Byram, 72, of Ewa Beach, who retired from Dobbs International, died Sunday in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Susie Gross, Debbie Costello, Terry Byram, Cindy Maynard and Valerie Gary, brother Walter Pruse, six grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Services: noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Benvenido "Ben" Caballes, 76, of Waipahu, a retired machinist from Pearl Harbor Shop 38, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Pulehu, Maui. He is survived by brothers Francisco and Vincent. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.

Richard A. Cook, 62, of Honolulu, an author, died Oct. 23. He was also co-owner, buyer and general manager of the Mole Hole in Key West, Fla. and an instructor for U.S. Navy. He was born in London Mills, Ill. He is survived by sister Delores Entsminger. No services. Scattering of ashes off Diamond Head.

Marvic A. Esquibil, 31, of Pearl City, a professional entertainer, died Nov. 5 at home. He was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Visitacion A. "Sion" and brother Michael K. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Celebration services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Murray Feltman, 61, of Phoenix, a resident manager of Honolulu Towers and Park Place, died Oct. 25 in Phoenix. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Hattie; sons David, Mark, Dwayne and Brian; daughter Lorelei Base; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 622 N. Judd St., Honolulu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Miles K. Fujiyama, 29, of Keaau, Hawaii, an auto mechanic, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. He died in Hilo Hospital after a motorcycle accident Tuesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Christine Asuncion, son Miles Jr., daughters Christina and Ariel, parents Solomon and Mary Jane, brothers Gregg and Solomon Jr., sisters Denise and Michele, and grandmother Rose.

Ko Hadama, 86, of Honolulu, a retired painting foreman, died Oct. 29 in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yuriko and son Alan. Private services.

Mary K.D. Huihui, 82, of Papakolea died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. She was born South Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Rita K. Parker, Sybil K. Huihui, Alicia K. McCullen, Sonja M.K. Fredlund, Mona Ann A. Kahau and Liz Bustillo; sons William L. and Stanley K.; brother William K. Davis; 47 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

George J. "Jo" Iguchi, 66, of Pearl City, a retired Chevron head operator, died Nov. 5. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Taeko; son Paul; daughter Susan Nakama; brother Motohiko "Moto"; sisters Hideko "Margaret" and Michiko Iguchi, Yasuko Haji, Takayo Chong, Nora "Tsukie" Emerson and Dora "Yuriko" Koizumi; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Larry N. Kajiyama, 73, of Honolulu, a retired T.T. Tsukamoto Construction carpenter, died Oct. 29. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Ross, daughter Sharlene Miyamura, brother Paul, and a granddaughter. Private services.

Robert "Hae" Kassebeer, 44, of Waimanalo, died Monday at home. He is survived by wife Julie; sons Sonny, Robert "Nawai" Jr. and Noah-John; hanai son Fred A.; daughters Betty-Jo Kaua and Eunice Ming Toi Goo; father Henry; mother Mary; brother Kenny; sisters Iolani, Louana Iwa Nihipali and Little Ana; and a grandson. Services: 2 p.m. next Saturday at 41-642 Kalanianaole Highway. Casual attire. No flowers.

Solomon Y. Loo, also known as "Waimanalo Pizza Man," 62, of Kaneohe died Wednesday in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dirk, daughters Noelani Jai and Maile Loo-Ching, sisters Alicia Yamamoto and Sue-Ellen Watanabe, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.

Ruby O. Wilkerson Mann, 87, of Moberly, Mo., died Monday in Moberly. She was born in Crocker, Mo. She is survived by daughter Norma, brother Herb, sister Cliffie Jones, and five grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Christ Church Uniting, 1300 Kailua Road.

Nani Niderost, 73, of Kaneohe, a senior citizen coordinator for Kaneohe Community Center, died Tuesday. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband John B., daughter Johnette Waiamau, goddaughters Linda Vincent and Barbara-Queen Silva, godson Harold Davenport Jr., and brother Abraham Waiamau. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes on Kauai.

Thomas T. Omura, 78, of Honolulu, a former restaurant owner, died Sunday. He was also a World War II veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Ranelle Oyabu and Rosanne Shimoda; brothers George and Herbert; sisters Loretta Murakami, Mildred Hamada, Elaine Okazaki, Jane Nishi and Jean Okubo; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Temple, 1727 Pali Highway. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers.

Tadami Oshimo, 82, of Honolulu, a Bob's barbecue cook, died Nov. 4 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mitsuye. Private services.

Kiyoko Ozaki, 95, of Aiea died Oct. 19 at home. She was born in Yamaguchi Ken, Japan. She is survived by sons George and Wilfred, daughter Michiye Nakamoto, brother Minoru Shingawa, sister Matsuko Abe, four grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Enrique C. Palomo, 79, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Tuesday in Hauula. He was born in Guam. He is survived by sons Henry and Donald; daughter Patricia Lowery; stepson Francis Beirnie; stepdaughters Dannette Leota-Pascual, Ulu Beirnie and Puanani Martinez; sisters Amporo Salas and Carmen Avalon, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, 52 stepgrandchildren, and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Mauro "Sadoc" Pantohan, 96, of Kahului, a retired stevedore with Kahului Railroad Co., died Thursday in Hale Makua. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Alfredo Mansano, Larry and Francisco Makinano, Fidel and Leroy Balag, and Augustine "Terry" Pantohan; daughters Floretta Dumadag, Alice Milsaps, Juanita Sakamura and Gloria Oroc; 32 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p..m Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

David Silva, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired automobile painter, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Violet, sons David W. and Shawn C. Ortiz, stepdaughter Valerie Laronal, brothers John and Walter, sister Elizabeth Garcia, and six grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Alae Cemetery. Call from 9 to 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Joslyn L. Sugerman, 76, of Kaneohe, sales-founder of Hauoli Hosale, died Oct. 26 in Kaneohe. She was born in Cleveland. She is survived by husband Bernard, daughters Charna Fox and Renee Burger, and four grandchildren. Services: Nov. 26 at the Temple Emanu-el. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to the American Diabetes Foundation.

Yoshimi Takata, 84, of Waialua, who retired from the federal government, died last Saturday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Chiyoko "Carol," son Gary, daughter Joanne Yuh, sisters Mitsue Machida and Fumie Enomoto and three grandchildren. Private services.

Clayton K. Tamayose, 58, of Honolulu, a supply technician for the U.S. Air National Guard, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kevin, brothers George, Francis and Melvin, and sisters Carolynne Aragaki and Clarice Kumura. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Toshimichi Yamato, 73, of Honolulu, a retired proprietor of City Driving School, died Oct. 27 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Masao, Yoshinobu and Albert, and sisters Shizue Hamamoto, Shinayo Goto and Helen Fukuda. Private services.



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