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Obituaries

Wednesday, August 23, 2000


William K. Ahlet Jr., of Honolulu, a retired fireman with the city, died July 11 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy. No services.

Melvin Ah Nen "Sonny" Akiona, 86, of Waimanalo, co-founder/owner of Mel's Market in Waimanalo, died Aug. 15 in Castle Medical Center. He is survived by daughter Sharon Akiona Bolmeier; sons Bryan "Mugs" and Curtis K.; sisters Helen Nakanelua, Eunice Pea and Rachel Wong; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Connie Faye Beuchel-Suzuki, 51, of Sheboygan, Wis., formerly of Honolulu, died Thursday at home. She worked for the Pacific Rehabilitation Center and Health South of Hawaii. She was born in Sheboygan. She is survived by parents Willard A. and Delores L. Beuchel; husband Arnold M. Suzuki; stepdaughter Rachelle K. Suzuki; and brothers and sisters Marilyn Capello and Steven, Brian and Cynthia Beuchel. Services held.

Vicente M. Calilan, 90, of Hana, Maui, a retired laborer at Hana Plantation, died Saturday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by hanai sons Sebastian Hoopai and Troy Baker-Sato and hanai daughters Diane Powers and Kathleen Street. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Puuiki Cemetery, Hana. Casual attire.

John F. "Johnny Boy" Chillingworth Jr., 52, of Kona, Hawaii, died Aug. 14 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Lani Jean and brother Lester. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clyde Doran, 85, of Honolulu, a hotel executive, died Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Spokane, Wash. He is survived by wife Jean; son Michael; daughter Merrily Labarthe; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

Agnes A. Enos, 82, died Sunday. She is survived by daughter Valerie Carvalho; sons Bryan D. and Herbert; sisters Margaret Rose and Mary Gonsalves; brothers Henry and Joseph Alves; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Memorial Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and committal services at Diamond Head Memorial Park at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

Allen P. Freitas, 60, of Waialua, a security supervisor for SMG Hawaii Convention Center, died Saturday at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Queenie" M.; sons Kaena and Wesley K.; daughter Kahealani; brother Alexander Jr.; sisters Melba Agena, Vanderlyn Anana, Phyllis Patison, Lynette Nelmioa, Pamela K. DeFreitas and Angela K. Nuuhiwa; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Edward M. Freyer, 84, who worked in business management training, died Friday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Helen K.; sons Peter and Thomas; and stepchildren Eugene and Richard Kingdon, Sharon Moran and Jocelyn Howard. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waiokeola Congregational Church, 4705 Kilauea Ave. No flowers. Donations suggested to Samaritan Counseling Center of Hawaii, 1020 S. Beretania St. or Waiokeola Congregational Church.

Harlen H. Fujimoto, 50, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a warehouseman at Machida Inc., died Friday at home. He was also co-owner of "The Path of Pearls." He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Naomi; sons Vernon and Lenny; mother Shizuko; brothers Roy, Warren and Miles; sister Lorraine Kawasaki; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Kenneth H. "Mr. Fuller" Fuller, 68, of Vevay, Ind., a retired sergeant from the U.S. Army, died Saturday in Vevay. He was also a former school bus driver for Switzerland County School Corp. He was born in Malone, N.Y. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; daughter Angela Browning; sons Lee, Henry, Christopher and David; sister Barbara Clegg of Kailua; brother Richard; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Switzerland County Emergency Unit.

Pumehana S. Furtado, infant daughter of Poli died Saturday in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. She is also survived by brother Po'okela N. Stillman-Reyes; sister Hailey P.H. Foster; grandparents Curtis and Leslie Wilmington and Dave and Tanya Furtado; great-grandparents Mel and Napua Furtado and Oliver Stillman; and great-great-grandparent Ludy Furtado. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 8:30. Burial at the cemetery.

Harold J.K. "Bareboy" Kanae, 67, of Las Vegas, who retired from Holsum Bakery, died Aug. 5. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris; sons Tad J.H. and Harold Jr.; daughter Lisa; sisters Margaret Tyler, Anita Naone and Maylene Enoka; brother Sam Kaanapu; and a grandson. Services and scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Saturday at Ala Moana Beach Park, Koko Head end.

Ivan S. Kawahara, 71, of Waipahu, a retired schoolteacher for the state Department of Education, died Friday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Wayne H. and Steve M.; brothers Edwin I. and Saburo; and sister Elaine S. Kuwabara. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jean T. Kekiwi, 73, of Honolulu died Aug. 1 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Milton and Andrew; daughters Jeanne Tam and Beverly Kekiwi; sisters Mollie Gibo, Virginia Fukunaga and Caroline Nasu; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lawrence C. "Longie" Larsen, 80, of Kailua, a retired personnel supervisor for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy; son Larry W.; sisters Jean, Betty, Martha and Lita; and two grandsons. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

David "Buddah" Malakaua, 56, of Waikiki, a retired auto mechanic at Sub Base Service Station, died Aug. 15 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Davida Malakaua-Rasay, Lee Ann Verano and Ailana Neal; son Leroy Rasay; sisters Mary "Puanani" and Olga Martinez and Ida Nealon; brother Celestino "Jr." Martinez; and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Kaheka Street. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Sueko Nakamura, 85, of Honolulu died Aug. 7 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kazuo; sons Ernest A. and Francis K.; daughter Betty H. Yamada; brother Kazuto, Higaki and Sueto Higaki; sister Yuriko Marumoto; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Susan G. O'Hara, 76, of Kailua died Friday at home. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by husband Robert; daughters Sharon O'Hara-Katres, Patricia O'Hara and Susan Akimo; and

two grandchildren. Memorial services:

10 a.m. Saturday at St. Christopher's Church, Kailua. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice or American Cancer Society. Private inurnment.

Martha P. Poai, 77, of Ewa Beach died Aug. 15 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael M.; daughters Sylvia U. Conboy and Martha N. Poai-Kamanao; sister Lydia Shimabukuro; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Marian J. Popken, 39, of Makaha, a preschool teacher's aide working with the learning impaired, died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Boisie, Idaho. She is survived by husband Charles; sons Charlie and Jonah; daughter Amber; hanai daughter Billy-Rose Kapahu; father Gordon Trunnel; and mother Gladys Roark. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Maili Bible Church, 87-138 Gilipake St. Call after 1 p.m. Scattering of ashes: off Mauna Lahilahi Gardens, Makaha.

The Rev. Raymond W. Rose Jr., 58, of Honolulu, minister at Grace Community Church, died Friday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by brother Jonathan. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gregory K. Sanay, 50, of Anahola, Kauai, a truck driver with CJR Enterprise, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gregory Paku and Gregory K. Jr. and Preston K. Sanay; daughters Alicia and Shayda Sanay and Elizabeth H. Luczon; hanai daughter Naomi Cummings; mother Helen L. Miles; brothers Lambert Paaoao and Austin, Mitchell and Richard Miles; sisters Gail Shultz, Charlene Wong, Vienna Miles and Sarah Hohner; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

William Sato Jr., 74, of Kent, Wash., and formerly of Kaneohe, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electronic technician, died Aug. 3. He was also a flight instructor at Crest Air Park. He is survived by wife Pat; daughter Lois Hunter; sons Skar Sato and Will Pierce; sister Mabel Tajima; two grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sept. 1 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Violet H. Shimabukuro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired office secretary, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Milton P. and Leslie S.; brother Fujiyoshi Moriyama; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jeffrey A. Soranaka, 47, of Honolulu died Aug. 14. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ana; sons Eduardo Bareng and Matthew Soranaka; and sisters Cindy and Ashley. Memorial services and scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. Saturday at Magic Island.

Paulina L. "Paula" Sorg, 91, formerly of Illinois and New York, died June 28 in Hale Ho Aloha. She worked for the Bureau of Crippled Children and Maternal and Child Health in the Department of Health. She was born in Germany. She is survived by grandnieces Lori Fernez and Susan Tannenbaum and grandnephew Robert Dubose. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Easter Seals Hawaii or Hawaii Community Foundation/Paulina L. Sorg Scholarship Fund.

Thomas M. Tanaka, 84, of Honolulu died Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Alton and Roy; brother Raymond; sister Pauline Mori; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.

Tsuna Urabe, 80, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired cafeteria worker for the state, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Bernard and Alvin; daughters Beatrice Abe and Lillian Noll; brother Roy Tokuyama; sisters Alice Hamada, Mitsue Daimaru and Sueko Watabu; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

George J. Uyehara, 60, of Honolulu, a retired federal government shop foreman at Hickam Air Force Base, died Aug. 6 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Aaron, Vernon and Nathan; brother Stanley; and sisters Claire Uyehara and Beryl Aragaki. Private services.

David P. Wilson, 68, of Waianae, a retired supervisor at the state Department of Transportation, died Aug. 13 in Nanakuli. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte H.M.; sons David P. Jr., Kevin J., Gregory W. and Carl V. Wilson and Robert Murray; daughters Tina Wilson-Sanchez, Tammy Hanohano and Terry Garcia; sisters Winona Levy, Ramona Kaimi, Sharonly Josiah, Dallas and Sharon Wilson and Hanna Holokai; 28 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Enid K. Yabusaki, 96, of Honolulu and formerly of Hilo, a retired teacher for Hilo Union School, died last Wednesday in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by son Derick; daughter Joan Kurashige; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Teruko Yamanaka, 85, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired executive housekeeper for King Kam Hotel in Kona, died Saturday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Benson and Herbert; daughters Lorraine S. Kunishima, Elsie Franca, Annie Tanaka and Helen Shimizu; brothers Kazumi, Tadashi and Paul Ogi; sisters Tamae Kon, Clara Takata and Fumiko Arakaki; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Daifukuji Soto Mission. Call after 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edilberto P. Yuzon, 81, of Honolulu died Sunday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Occidental, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefa A.; sons Rolando A., Edilberto A. and Fatimo A.; daughters Liani Y. Zabik and Johna A. Yuzon; and nine grandchildren. Prayer services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call from 4 to 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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