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Saturday, January 1, 2000


Hardware Hawaii's
Lundquist dies at 83

Tapa

Raymond F. Ameen, 69, of Makakilo, a substitute teacher of Leeward District, mainly in Pearl City, died Dec. 23 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Damian, Vernon and Andrew; daughter Bronwyn Schulze; brother Edward, and five grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Church, 92-104 Leipapa Way in Makakilo. Private inurnment.

Stephen Balog III, 63, of Hilo, a utility worker for Edwin DeLuz Trucking, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Jeanne; daughters Jane E. Balog-Zinn and Deborah L. Balog; son Kevin M., and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jean E. "Frenchie" Bellard, 67, of Maalea, Maui, a porter at Kahului Airport, died Thursday in Kaiser Moanalua Hospital. He was born in France. He is survived by wife Joan; daughters Cathy Pellazar and Aimee Bellard, and two grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

John C. Bravo, 66, of Kailua, president and structural engineer of Martin, Bravo and Chock Inc., died Thursday. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Beverly; daughters Karen Bravo and Doreen Davenport; son Randall "Randy"; brother Dick; sister Joyce Waychoff, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society research for colon cancer.

Milton A.W. Chow, 81, of Hilo, a retired driver and salesman for Meadow Gold Dairy, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eloise; son Alton; brothers Geoffrey and Rodney, and sisters Florence Goo, Bessie Balai and Thelma Campbell. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert H. Hoilien, 78, of Wailuku, Maui, a retired supervisor for the federal home loan bank board, died Thursday at home. He also served in the U.S. Air Force in World War II and the Korean War. He was born in Aberdeen, S. D. He is survived by wife Lac; sons Robert Jr., Ron, Michael and Dennis; stepson Danny Nguyen; stepdaughter Valerie Barker; sisters Terry Travares, Betty Richards and Mary Hoilien, and a grandson. Masonic services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Jiro Kaya, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired mechanic supervisor at Pearl Harbor Sub-base, died Monday at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jeanne Y.; daughters Gayle Y. Pomaro and Cheryl N. and Laurie M. Kaya; brothers Iwato, Asami, Thomas and Calvin; sisters Sadako Hashimoto, Kazue Tsukayama, Hiroko Gokan and Beatrice Tsutsui, and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers.

William M. McGurn, 70, of Honolulu, a retired ramp worker, died Dec. 17. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Michael; brothers Albert and Andrew; sisters Henrietta Holt, Alvina Weir, Ruby Kaopuiki, Clothilde Mendonca, Mavis McGurn and Alexa Cardoza, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.

Arthur H. Nakao, 73, of Hilo, a retired superintendent with Jas. W. Glover Ltd., died Monday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Pawaa. He is survived by wife Mitsuko; brother James, and sisters Violet Tadaki, Ellen Aoki and Ruth Kuramoto. Services over the ashes: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Lions Club necrology services: 3:45 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas T. Nakatsu, 80, of Pearl City, a retired metal fabricator from Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center, died Dec. 20 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Kawailoa. He is survived by wife Edith H.; sons Wayne N. and Neal N.; daughter Elizabeth M.; sister Emiko Ishikawa, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Matsuru Oshiro, 97, of Waipahu, who retired from Del Monte Canneries, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Isamu and Masanobu; daughters Janet K. Furoyama, Yoshiko Yogi, Katherine K. Oshiro and Fujie Omnes; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Haruko Otomo, 87, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, died Dec. 16 in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Kapehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kazuo, Raymond F., Walter and Robert; daughters Fujiko Mitsunaga, Hisako and Nellie Tanaka and Jane Tamashiro, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jessie K.K. Quisano, 92, of Puunene, Maui died Wednesday in Hale Makua. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by sons Harold "Sonny" Yap, Daniel "Kaniela" Lau and Clifford Pu, also known as "Thomas" or "Coach Pu;" hanai son Wallace Palafox; daughter Emily "Kuulei" Pu; hanai daughter Emila Konanui; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lorna P. Reyes, 42, of Kihei, a deli clerk at Star Market, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Edward C.; sons Edward J. and James E.; sisters Marlene Castro and Erlinda Rodriguez; brother Gerard Pascua and a grandson. Mass: 10 a.m. next Saturday, Jan. 8, at St. Theresa Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Anthony M. Rivera, 44, of Portland, a receiving and shipping manager with Kmart in Portland, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Raymond and Matilda; brothers Travis and Raymond Rivera Jr. and Oscar Moranda, and sister Conswelo "Connie." Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Donald E. Sichter, 73, of Makakilo, a retired U.S. Navy World War II veteran, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was also a grounds foreman at Bishop Museum. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by wife Alice L.; sons Larry and Lee, and four grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Monico T. Taasan, 75, of Ewa Beach, died Dec. 16 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nieves; son Leonardo; daughters Elisa Ragasa and Remedios Datu, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Rose H. Takara, 72, of Pearl City, who retired from the federal government, died last Saturday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masakichi; sons Glenn M., Warren Y. and Steven H.; daughter Karen F. Donohue Jr.; brothers Herbert T. and Albert Y. Ogasawara; sister Helen I. Nikaido, and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gwendolyn C. Tenn, 81, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired secretary for Likelike Elementary School, died Tuesday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rodney and Alan, and two grandsons. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary, East Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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