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Obituaries

Saturday, January 22, 2000


Apolonia G. "Iniang" Aquino, 90, of Lahaina died Jan. 15 at home. She was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Pedro, Manuel and Eladio; daughters Leticia Aquino and Clara Aquino Bagayan; adopted son Benigno; adopted daughters Marie Tezel Koike and Michelle Aquino; sister Vibencia Guillermo Ancheta, 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 29 at the church. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Valentin "Rudy" Borge, 53, formerly of Waianae, owner of Rudy's Barber Shop in Waianae, died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a freelance photographer in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna L.; daughter Melinda K.; father Roque R., mother Jean D. and sisters Lois J. and Cassandra J. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

James Y. "Jimmy" Hieda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired consumer loan officer for First Hawaiian Bank, died yesterday in Straub Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Satsue; daughters Jessie Akazawa, Janet Jim, Josephine Matsu and Phoebe Horio; sister Kikuye Yanagi, and seven grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Infiesto, 58, of Aiea and Washington, a caregiver and teacher, died Dec. 30. He is survived by brothers Eugene Jr., Carl, Gary and Tyrone, and sisters Barbara Saplot, Dorothy Hong, Patricia Greenwood and Cynthia Infiesto. Services on the mainland.

George K. Luuloa, 57, of Molokai, a retired meat cutter from Misaki's Store on Molokai, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Kaunakakai. He is survived by son Sam; brothers Walter, Paul, Thomas and Henry; and sisters Elizabeth Chang and Alice Smith. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church on Molokai. Call from 8 to 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Kamalo Wharf on Molokai. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Phan Thi Ly, 83, died Monday in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by sons Yuan Fang and Ji Fang Chen and Phong Duc and Phuong N. Tran; daughters Ngoc Chiem, Tien Ngoc, Vuu Tu, Pham Van, Ngoc Tuy and My My Tran; a brother from Vietnam; a sister from Canada, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Tauamo M.S. Malufau, 78, of Laie, a former weaver-dancer at the Polynesian Cultural Center, died Sunday. She was born in Poloa, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Tasi, Feso "Blackie" Jr. and Feso "Bebe" Malufau III and Feso Palepoi; daughters Fenunuivao Moaalii, Lindy "Salaia" Tufaga and Niue "Jean" Suschnigg; sister Falepogisa Tapu; brother Faalotaga Salanoa, 39 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sixth Ward, Laie North Stake Center. Call from 9 to 11 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Manuel S. Marquez, 91, of Hilo, former proprietor of Marquez U-Drive and Taxi, died Jan. 14 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dalmacia and son Manuel Jr. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call from 10 a.m. to noon at Dodo Mortuary. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Leticia M. "Letty" Matulin, 40, of Kihei died Jan. 15 in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Malasin, the Philippines. She is survived by mother Maria; hanai son Leonardo Tolentino; hanai daughter Nancy; brothers Rosario and Aniceto Jr., and sisters Norma Ancheta, Maura Benito, Anita Rimas, Leonida M. Bumanglag and Lolita Dionio. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary-Norman's Chapel. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.

Gordan M. Motonaga, 53, of Honolulu, a long-term care insurance broker, died Jan. 15 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He was also a regional general agent. He is survived by sister Marian Kaneta and fiancee Maria Elia. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at the University Avenue Baptist Church, 2305 University Avenue. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Pia B. Nartatez, 85, of Wahiawa died Sunday in Wahiawa. She was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Salvador, Mariano and Joaquin Jr.; daughters Magdalena Dumbrigue, Fely Gamueda and Corazon, Milagros and Francisca Nartatez; sisters Natalia Salazar, Francisca Abalos and Maria Baltero, and 14 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Richard A. Pagaduan, 79, of Honolulu died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Benita; sons Adolph and Jose; daughters Myrna Pagaduan-Doi and Mary Lou Batungbacal; brother Urbano, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Federico "Fred" Robles, 80, of Mililani, a retired World War II U.S. Army veteran and former prisoner of war, died Jan. 14 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Iloilo, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Honey A.M.; sons Renato, Paul and Peter; daughter Myrna Wolfe; sisters Anita Avenir and Artely Cabalfin, and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire.

Mary M. Borge Coelho Sanchez, 92, of Wailuku died Thursday at home. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by sons Edward "Ed" or "Sonny" and Kenneth R. "Jerry" Coelho, and Ernest and S. Roger Sanchez; daughters Elizabeth Yingst, Lucy Ferreira, Irene Tam, Ruth Duran, E. Marie S. Lelepali and Lenora Ferreira; brothers Tony and Frank Borge; sisters Cressie Silva and Rosalind English, 33 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: Kuau Catholic Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Robert C. "Col Bob" Smith, 80, died Tuesday in Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. He was born in Franklin, Neb. He is survived by wife Jean I. Thompson; children Earl Robert, Sally Jean Ryan and Hal Clarke II, and a grandson. Services on the mainland. Memorial contributions suggested to Visiting Nurses Association, 3901 E. Main, Spokane, WA 99202; to Shriners Hospital For Children, 911 W. 5th Ave., Spokane, WA 99204; or to charity.

William K. Stephenson Jr., also known as "Billy" or "Papa," 75, of Kailua, a lineman for the city street light division, died Monday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phyllis "Leimomi"; sons Duke, Harold and Scott; daughters Hilary Aipa and Kimberly Kalama; brothers George and Thomas; sisters Esther Place and Midgie Crowell, 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the park. Aloha attire.

Mercedes "Mary" Suzuki, 67, of Waianae, a retired office clerk for Tamura's Superette in Waianae, died Jan. 14 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Velma N. Mattos, Jan H. Suzuki, Pam K. Figueiroa, LeeAnn Y. Angelo and Cindy M. Hirayama; brothers Wah Sau and Wotim Wong; sisters Betty Brioso, Janet Abear and Nancy Gumban, and nine grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Shizue Tanji, 91, of Kahului, formerly of Keokea, Maui, died yesterday at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons George H. and Kenneth K.; daughters Sachiko "Ellen" Duncan and Janet S. Felt; brother Kiyoshi Ichikawa; sisters Tamae Nakamoto, Tetsuko Ito, Tomiko Sugiyama and Yachiyo Chun; 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lena L. Vickery, 90, of Kailua died Jan. 13 in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ellen; son Carl A.; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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