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Obituaries

Saturday, April 29, 2000


Charles Pietsch
remembered May 8

A memorial service for Charles J. Pietsch III, who died Tuesday in Vista, Calif., will begin 5 p.m. May 8 at Central Union Church.

Pietsch, 57, a prominent businessman, a partner in Associates Four and co-owner of Waimea Falls Park, is survived by his wife, Dr. Diana Wiley Pietsch, mother, Fern Pietsch, sons Jeffrey and Gregory, sister Diana Hewett and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of his first wife: the Margaret Hustace Pietsch Scholarship Fund, c/o Hawaii Pacific University, and the Margaret Hustace Pietsch ('61) Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Punahou School.

Tapa

Maximo S. Abalos, 100, of Kahului, a retired sugar mill worker, died April 22 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by son Ben; daughters Filomena Dafun, Adelina Walsh and Carole Baybayan; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Mass and burial held.

Milton H. Carter Jr., 73, of Honolulu will be remembered in memorial services 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. He is survived by wife Naomi; sons Milton Carter III and Kyle and Mikhael Kobayashi; daughters Gabriella and Dawn Carter, Candace Chun, Sandra Dela Cruz and Kelly Kobayashi; sister Collette Fujiwara; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Cynthia M. Clark, 42, of Mililani died Sunday at home. She was born in Inglewood, Calif. She is survived by husband Jon; daughter Amber; son Riley; parents Clifford and Mary F. Krebs; brothers John and Jim Krebs; sisters Kathy Lathrop and Jeanne Mazzuca; and hanai family Kami, Suzi and Gina. Private services.

Mary D. "Dot" Henaghan, 76, of Mililani died April 28 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Manhattan, N.Y. She is survived by sons Peter, James, John and Robert; daughter Dorothy Reich; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ruby E. Hull, 89, of Waikiki died Tuesday in Nanakuli. She was born in Bellingham, Wash. She is survived by hanai daughter Maui Aki; hanai son Cagle Wilhelm; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Diana F.B.P.K. Hunter, 55, of South Holland, Ill., a bus driver in Illinois, died Sunday in Illinois. She is survived by son Michael A.; daughters Kimberly Kwasny, Gloria L. Hunter and Beverly P. Ibary; brothers Raymond V., Anthony and Nicholas K. Benzon; sisters Helelani J. Rabago, Bernadette M. Olivera and Andrea G. Waro; and grandchildren. Call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Toshiko Kaneshiro, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser High School employee, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter JoAnn Fuller; sons Paul, Larry, Gary, Glenn, David and Jason; and sisters Harriet Hashimoto, Nellie Higa and Lillian Toma. Services: 2 p.m. today at Palolo Hongwanji Mission. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Joseph K. "Kalakaua" Kauwe, 89, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired foreman for the Hutchinson Sugar Plantation, died April 13 in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth and Stewart; daughters Janet Keanu, Eloise Kepaa, Beatrice Anderson and Ruth Kaawa; 44 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services held.

Hisaichi Kawamoto, 90, of Mililani, a retired principal of Wahiawa Hongwanji Japanese Language School, died Monday at home. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Kenneth K. and Daniel D.; daughters Judy K. Corwin and Janet K. Ikeda; brothers Shigeo and Junichi; sisters Masako Nishimura and Mary K. Matsumoto; and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harold Y. Koike, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired driver for Oahu Sugar Co., died April 19 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Teru and sisters Miyoshi Nikaido, Midori Fujii and Beatrice Takahashi. Private services.

Carl Y.H. Lum, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician, died April 12 in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jane; daughters Carlietta Hirasa and Pearl Malalis; stepdaughter Moriko McVey; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Malcolm Medeiros, 56, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Army veteran, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons Malcolm Jr. and Joseph; hanai son Robert Schubert; mother Margaret; sisters Rose Marie Brown, Mildred Andrade and Germaine Reyes; brothers William and Reginald; hanai brother Joseph Rodrigues; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kiyomi Muroki, 88, of Wailuku, a retired state inspector, died April 21 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Elaine H.; daughters Anne M. Ripperger and Carol M. Kincel; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Dorothy M. Nagano, 78, of Honolulu, a seamstress for Alfred Shaheen's, died April 16. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Ernest; son Stephen; daughter Laureen Kudo; mother Nobu Ebesu; brother Ronald Ebesu; sisters Ayn Yoshinaga and Iris Shim; and a grandchild. Private services.

Frances V. Octavio, 87, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died yesterday at home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Seraphin; sons Kenneth Vidinha and Emanuel M., Tim, Luke and Zachary Octavio; brothers Ernest and John Vidinha; sisters Shandra Sabala and Isabelle Pavao; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. Monday at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Koloa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dorothy E. Poe, 80, of Kihei, Maui, died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by son John E. Jr. and daughters Patricia Berry and Lila Mackinney. Private services. Memorial donations suggested to American Lung Association or Pacific Whale Foundation.

Yong-Rye Rho, 74, of Honolulu died Thursday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Korea. He is survived by daughter Hee Ja Kim; brothers William Y.C. and Edward D.G. Kim; sisters Chong Hee, Yong Nam and Eul Yuh Kim and Ki Soon Ahn; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard A. Sato, 66, of Wahiawa, a retired licensed practical nurse for Wahiawa General Hospital, died Monday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was a Korean War veteran. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Sotera S.; stepson Arick Kitchell; stepdaughters Cecilia Armijo, Kathleen Iris, Paulette Fukumoto and Angelene K. Chang; brothers Marvin and Stanley; sister Winifred Takemoto; 13 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Alfred A. Silva Jr., 71, of Honolulu, an executive vice president of Sentinel Silent Alarm Co., died Wednesday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lehua; sons Alfred A. and David; daughters Cheryl DeMello and Colette Almeida; brother Melvin; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Takeo Takamatsu, 80, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired heavy-equipment operator with Grove Farm Sugar Co., died April 22 in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Mitsue; daughter Elaine; and sister Mildred Matsumoto. Private services.

Janet S. Takeshita, 66, of Eleele, Kauai, died Thursday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by brother Donald and sister Ellen Asato. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Kauai Soto Zen Temple. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Daisy Lee K. Thompson, 46, of Kealakehe, Hawaii, an employee at Kona Malia and Kona Villages, died April 20 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Noreen, Normalyn, Nora and Norvina Tagata, Nancy Ann Kaahaaina and Norlene Leon-Guerrero; mother Christina Manning; brothers Edwin, Wendell and Leslie Lorenzo, Wesley Tailan and Robert Manning; sisters Carol Brown, Roxanne Czarnick, Virginia Silva and Brenda Villegas; and 20 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: Noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.



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.



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