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Wednesday, December 22, 1999


Artist Louis Pohl dies


Bienvenido L. Aspili, 87, of Nanakuli, a retired barber, died Nov. 20 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Bienvenido Jr., Walter and Doming; daughters Caring Dagdagan, Rejina Longboy, Oping Mabuti, Gina Amina, Ruth Lowery and Tusi Taumua; 33 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Margaret Jo Brockman, 47, of Pearl City and formerly of Seneca, Ill., died Dec. 6 at home. She was born in Streator, Ill. She is survived by her parents of Oquawka, Ill.; sisters Pam Taylor, Cathi Riley and the Rev. Krista L. Brockman; and brothers Leonard H. "Bud," Mark and Tom. Services on the mainland. Memorial contributions suggested to Oquawka United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 167, Oquawka, Ill. 51469 or the Joy of Christ Lutheran Church, 784 Kamehameha Highway, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782.

Sung To Cheung, 78, died Monday in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Wai Yee and son Freeman. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Assembly of God Church. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clara Colling, 83, of Aiea, a seascape artist, died Dec. 11 in Tripler Hospital. She was born in Ogasawara, Japan. She is survived by husband L.R.; son Ralph; daughters Millie Dickinson, Manon Aubrey and Luana Aiona; brothers Arthur and Jeffrey Nozawa; and two grandchildren. Private services.

John R. Dunn, 52, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Thursday at home. He was born in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by wife Ida N., daughters Donna and Becky, stepsons Roger Epperley and Nathaniel Faggard, stepdaughters Charity and Inez Faggard, mother Carol, and brother James. Graveside inurnment services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.

Elizabeth K.P.G. Flateau, 93, of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, died Thursday. She also received a lifetime Hoku award in 1998 with the Annie Kerr Trio. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Shirley Wilkinson-Fung, six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Shimetaka "Lloyd" Fujimoto, 87, of Hilo, died last Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sisters Shinae Ishii and Matsuyo Kawate. Private services.

Kanyei Izumigawa, 95, of Honolulu, is survived by sons Robert, Ronald and Roger. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Richard G. Jensen, 79, of Kailua-Kona, a shipyard worker in Pearl Harbor during the Dec. 7 bombing, died Dec. 11 at home. He was born in Selma, Calif. He is survived by wife Lorraine, sons Stuart and Brian, daughter Lisa, and two grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Samuel J. Kalani Jr., 65, of Wailuku, Maui, is survived by sister Karen. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Louise K.K. Kamanu, 66, of Nanawale, Hawaii, who retired from Kamehameha Schools Early Education Program, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Elouise Mulec, Gwendolyn Kamanu and Shirley Doctor; sons Edward Jr., the Rev. Richard and Darryn; brother Jerome Keliiho'omalu; sister Caroline Keliiho'omalu; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Kalapana Mauna Kea First Hawaiian Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans II Cemetery in Hilo. Aloha attire. Flowers and leis welcome.

Masao Komata, 84, of Hilo, a retired storeroom clerk for the Del Monte Corp. on Molokai, died Dec. 9 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Larry, daughter Sharon Narimatsu, brother Nobuo, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Manuel Machado, 82, of Honolulu, who retired from J.W. Glover Construction Co., died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Stephen and Gabrial, nephews, and nieces. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kaiulani Cemetery.

Patrick F. McGovern, 76, a retired computer programmer with the U.S. Navy Astronautic Group, died Friday in Kailua. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Marilyn, sons Patrick and Kelly, daughter Kathleen McGovern-Hopkins, brothers Eugene, James, William and Donald, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Tamako Nakamura, 78, of Honolulu, a retired payroll clerk for Holmes & Narver Co., died Thursday in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by brother George, and sisters Hanako Saito, Sumiko Oshiro and Sueko Gushiken. Private services.

Violet H. Ozaki, 76, of Aiea, died Friday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert H., son Robert Jr., daughters Valerie Falle and Sandra Ozaki, sisters Blanche Yamashita and Doris Okamoto, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anna Siu Pang, 87, of Honolulu, died last Wednesday in Oahu Care Facility. She is survived by sons Ken and Kenzie J.; daughters Carmen L. Burns and Shirley Risso-Hottendorf; brothers Yet Ming, Clifford and Ah Hock Siu; sisters Goldie Lau, Sin Ying Chun and Linda Wong; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Lois C. Phillips, 98, of Honolulu, died yesterday. She was born in California. She is survived by daughters Patricia Silleck and Colleen Romanek, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kenneth I. "Blackie" Shimomura, 58, of Kahului, Maui, a retired business agent for the Masons and Plasterers Union Local Nos. 1 and 630, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was also a landscaper for Hawaiian Foliage. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Ellen W.; son Brian; daughters Sheila Apana and Wendy Lee Shimomura; mother Ethel; brothers Stanley, Ralph, Melvin, Keith, Dennis, Corwin and Ernest; sisters Carolyn Kidani and Diane Shimomura; and two granddaughters. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's Chapel. Call from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Masae S. Taba, 72, of Honolulu, died Dec. 10. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by son Mark, brothers Sadao and Tsuneo Shima-bukuro, and sisters Mieko Gushikuma, Tomiko Takeshita, Fusae Izumigawa and Francine Dessen. Private services.

Clarene L. "Paula" Thomas, 56, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a housekeeper, died Saturday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jacob K., sons Jacob K. Jr. and Pernell M.K., daughter Jaylin Baquiring, sister Patricia Cortez and 14 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Honokaa Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.



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