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Obituaries

Tuesday, February 6, 2001


Esther Park, YWCA leader for
more than 50 years, dies

Tapa

Cherry Ann C. Domingo, 25, of Waipahu, an employee at LensCrafters in Ala Moana, will be remembered in wake services at 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. She died Jan. 13. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Leeona Domingo-Udani; parents Amante "Bill" and Teresita "Tessie"; sister Trisha, and grandparents Prisca Domingo and Aniceto and Leona Cachola.

George Amorin, of Lihue, Kauai is survived by sister Delphine Chamizo. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Friday.

Nicanor "Nick" Batungbacal, 76, of Pearl City, a retired naval base police officer at Pearl Harbor, died Jan. 25. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Michael, Richard, Stephen, Melvin, Glenn, Patrick and Jason; daughters Janice Herchenhahn and Linda Le Franc; brothers Fernando, Francisco and Alfred; sister Virginia Gemora, 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Prayer services: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

David Boback will be remembered in a military honor service at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. A reception will follow at the Hawaii Athletic Club, formerly known as Hawaiian Flex & Fitness, 432 Keawe St. An obituary Saturday was incorrect.

Doreen L. Capol, 55, of Hauula, a baker's helper at Ted's Bakery, died Jan. 24. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Wenceslao "Ben"; sons Vincent, Patrick, Jonathan, Gerard and Bernard; daughter Daphne; brothers Barney, Crispin, Inocencio and Mariano Cameros; sisters Vicenta Baisac and Magila Miller, and five grandchildren. Mass: noon Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul Mission. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Felisicima V. "Feling" Caravallo, 83, of Honolulu died last Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Albert and Calvin; daughters Thelma Nitta and Rosemarie Wong, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Paula A. Chong, 72, of Waipahu died Jan. 25 at home. She was born in Germany. She is survived by son John R. Chong; daughter Leslie Sylva; brother George Dilg; sister Berta Schreyer, and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Beverly W.J. Chun, 46, of Honolulu died Jan. 26. She is survived by father Tai Cheong and brothers Ronald C.K. and Frederick C.L. Private services.

Elizabeth K. "Libby" "Liz" Crosby, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired payroll worker at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died Jan. 28 in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Lalea S. Pulu'ole; daughter Winifred Crosby-Flick; brother Edward Poe, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nazarene, 536 Oneawa St. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Sunday at Makua Beach. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Edward Esperas, 65, of Lynnwood, Wash. died Jan. 29 in Seattle. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Herbert, Charles and Alan; sisters Elizabeth Loggins, Leilani "Lani" Carson and Judy Esperas, and children Sean, Dwight, Dean and Debbie. Private Mass.

Charlotte S. Gibson, 59, of Honolulu died Jan. 19 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by husband Delbert; son Cyrus Clark; brothers Alipio Thomas, Edward Garcia and Arthur and Clarence Patton; sisters Marie Kauhola and Gertrudes Corpuz, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dominador Gonda, 61, of Honolulu, a retired glazier with Mid-Pacific Lumber Co., died Jan. 24 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Amy Yogi; sons Doms, Don and Chico; daughter Edwina Woods; brothers Edward Jr., James and Douglas Gonda and Dennis, John and Melvin Manley; sisters Gloria Abut, Antoinette Gonda, Shirley Juritch, Cynthia Villagonza and Barbara Cantere, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Beach. Casual attire.

Shannon K. "Bula" Haili, 28, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died Jan. 29 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Barbara; brothers Joe, Sheldon and Chad; sister Gerlyn; hanai sister Jodie Aiona; grandmother Ida Lincoln-Aiona; godmother Francis Aiona, and godfather Ephrem Hanohano. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Salvation Army Chapel. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Joyce U. Hatchie, 56, of Haleiwa died Jan. 27. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. She is survived by husband Daniel; sons Daniel Jr., Jerome and Michael; daughters Martha, Mercy, Kimberlyn and Kathleen; hanai sons Jacob Yamanoha and Joseph Lorenzo; hanai daughter Laida Suetani; brothers Joseph, Samuel and David Keanini; sisters Trucilla Keanini and Agnes Molita, and 13 grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial at a later date. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers.

Harumitsu Hayashi, 77,of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired welder with Kekaha Sugar, died Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Fusae; son Craig; daughters Kathleen Yamamoto and Sarah Young; sister Miyoko Kaohi, and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Eleele Baptist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen Mae Hendley, 59, died Jan. 8 in Tampa, Fla. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Carroll; son Kenny; daughters Dulie and Coni; mother Dulie Moniz Ernesto; sister Kathleen Penny Cagle; brothers Albert and Gary Moniz, and a grandson. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Friday at Sunset Beach Christian Church on the North Shore.

Nobuo Higa, 78, of Honolulu, a retired auto painter, died Jan. 21. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Fred and Warren and sister Sarah Onaga. Private services.

Dora S. Hirokane, 54, of Puhi, Kauai died Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Brandon, Levi and Cullen; daughter Natural-Lee; father Angel Santiago; mother Margaret Gomes; brothers Angel Jr., Ronald, Manuel and Chico; sisters Matilda Inouye and Sharon Santiago-Ader, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Cynthia Lynn "Cindi" Howerton, 45, of Kula, Maui, a former teacher, died Friday at home under hospice care. She was born in Kentucky. She is survived by husband Robert; daughters Lauren and Jamie; brother Daniel Taylor, and parents Penny and Harold Taylor. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. John's Episcopal Church, across from Keokea Park in Kula. No flowers. Donations suggested to Grace Episcopal Church, Hoolehua, Molokai, P.O. Box 157, Hoolehua, Hawaii 96729.

Ayako Imada, 75, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, retired co-owner of Charley's Auto Body Shop, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Errol, Clyde and Bert; daughter Jo Ann Kiaha; brother Noboru Hashimoto; sisters Sueko Gallegos, Mieko Imade and Rachel Maebo, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frances C. Janot, 75, of Honolulu died Jan. 29 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Diane. Private services.

DaeHoon Ju, 81, of Honolulu died yesterday at home. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife HwaYeop; sons WonIl and MoungIl; daughter Haemi Kurata, and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

John K. Kaimikaua Jr., 87, of Ho'olehua, Molokai died Jan. 29 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Wilbert and John III; daughters Arlene Brixius and Linda Gayle, 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Masako Kakazu, 87, of Honolulu died Jan. 26 in Island Nursing Home. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yotaro; sons Steven T. and Owen K., and brother Saborou Takara. Private services.

Fannie K.M. "Apao" Kane, 97, of Waimanalo died Thursday at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Margaret Hegist and Julia Needham; sisters Julia Ching, Christina Apana and Beverly Kaneakua; 38 grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Tomiko Kanemoto, 96, of Lihue died Jan. 29 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons George and Donald; daughters Lucille DeMarais, Alice Shigeta and Jean Hamura; brothers Sukeichi and Masao Ono; sister Toshiko Hirai, 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Milton P. Kealoha, 41, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a former cook for the Hualalai Resort, died Jan. 26 in the North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Anna M.; daughters CaSaundra and Summer Kealoha and Kevanna Acdal; sons John Kealoha and Kevin Acdal Jr.; mother Isabel, and sisters Pennie Lincoln and Sonia Patterson. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at his home. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wendell F. Kekauoha, 67, of Hilo, an elementary schoolteacher for Keaukaha Elementary School, died Friday at home. He was born in Laie. He is survived by wife Janice; daughter Beatrice Masoe; son Eldon; brother Gordon Tashiro; sisters Eloise Shinn, Blossom Ascunsion, June Chang, Victoria Fonoimoana and Jackie Chang, and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery, Mormon Section. Casual attire. No flowers.

Doris L. Koller, 79, of Honolulu died Thursday. She is survived by daughter Nanilei Weinstock; brother William Salsbury, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Eleonore M. "Nora" Kuhlmann, 103, of Honolulu, a retired saleswoman for Liberty House, died Sunday in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sister Mabel Hagen. Private services.

Violet K. Kulani, 75, of Kaneohe, died last Tuesday in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Al; sons Sterling and Herbert Lau Jr.; daughters Sandra Young, Bertie Gaspar, Marsha Yim and Elizabeth Lau; brothers and sisters, 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Alma D. Kurtz, 64, of Kahuku, a retired lay minister, died Jan. 27 in Honolulu. He was born in Fairfield, Ill. He has no known survivors. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1666 Mott Smith Drive.

Diane L. Liebes, 52, of Honolulu died Jan. 17 in Honolulu. She was born in Mount Shasta, Ore. She is survived by son Henry Hua; brother Jim Knupp, five sisters and four grandchildren. No services.

Kelvin K. Loo, 37, of Waimea, Hawaii, a herbicide applicator at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Friday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michelle; son Kiley; daughters Kesha and Keyra; parents Howard and Adele; brother Roland, and sisters Rena Loo and Rona Marquez. Sharing of memories from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea Ward. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Burial: Waimea County Cemetery, Mormon Section. Aloha attire.

Rudolf J. Lueftner, 72, of Hilo died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Austria. He is survived by wife Pearl K.; sons Kurtis, Karl and Troy Kataoka; daughter Kathy Kataoka, and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

Sabina F. Maluyo, 58, of Honolulu, an employee at Naniwa Ya Restaurant, died Jan. 26 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alberto; son Jessie James; daughters Winda Corpuz, Imelda and Karina James and Sheryl Maluyo; sister Elena Gaspar, and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 6 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. No flowers.

Patricia O. Megson, 71, of Honolulu, a public relations specialist, died Saturday in Kailua. She also worked for the Hawaii Association of Realtors , Chaney, Brooks and Co. of Honolulu, KHVH News radio and Windjammer Cruises of Honolulu. She was born in Bozeman, Mont. She is survived by sister Shelley and brothers Marcus and Dan O'Connell. Services held. Private scattering of ashes.

Felipa B. Mejor, 85, of Waipahu died last Tuesday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Loreto, Jose and Jesus; daughters Charlita Congmon, Dulcita Cauagas and Lourdes Pagente; brothers Rufino Balocan and Guarda Magapali, 19 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. next Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Larena Municipal Cemetery. No flowers.

Fleeta A. Mitchell, 87, of Wailuku, an interior designer, died Saturday in Honolulu. She was born in Wexford, Mich. She is survived by son Dr. Charles. Private services.

Mariano Moniz, 70, of Waipahu and formerly of Haleiwa died Jan. 27. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Pauline. Private services.

Edward Y. Nakamura, 50, of Honolulu, a Palama Settlement counselor, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by friend Lettie and sister Doris Taniguchi. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church.

Harry H. Nishida, 76, of Los Angeles and formerly of Hilo, a retired employee for Cal Trans in Los Angeles, died Jan. 19 at home. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Val Allen and Traci Nishida, and a granddaughter. No services.

Franklin M. Okamoto, 58, of Honolulu, a former welder at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Fay; brothers Clifford and Kenneth; sisters Joyce Morito and Ruth O'Brien, and a granddaughter. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Esther E. Pacyao, 70, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a machine operator for Hawaii Holidays macadamia nut factory, died Friday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Vicente; daughters Darlene Kaaekuahiwi and Peggy Downing; sons Peter and Michael; hanai son Peter K.; brothers Albert and Christitoto Edulan; sister Virginia Yagong; half sisters Inez Kapuras and Evelyn Alipio, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Honokaa Catholic Church. Casual attire.

Lourdes R. Palacol, 77, of San Francisco and formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired employee of the former Hilo Lagoon Hotel, died recently in San Francisco. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Felipe Rosario and Juan Palacol Jr.; daughters Clarita Ayson, Connie Sahagun and Nancy Peterson; sisters in the Philippines, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Memorial Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Call after 9 a.m. Urn committal services: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hiram P. Palimo'o Jr., 64, of Honolulu, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and retired truck driver and mechanic, died Jan. 26 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl; sons John, Olie, Hiram III and Joseph; daughters Roxanne, Haroleen and Joann; hanai daughter Maybal; brothers Jonathan, Raymond, Bobby, Joseph, Daniel and Barney; sisters Lillian and Margaret, 24 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Shigeru Sano, 74, of Wailuku, a retired district engineer for the Department of Accounting and General Services on Maui, died last Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Violet S.; mother Sei; sons Stanley S. and Calvin; daughter Barbara; brother George K.; sisters Helen Isokane and Ruth Fukuda, and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation and inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helen T. Sato, 85, of Honolulu died Jan. 1. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert and sister Janet Higuchi. Private services.

John M. Schuck, 81, of Aiea died Jan. 26 in Honolulu. He was born in Devil's Lake, N.D. He is survived by wife Lorraine; daughters Lorena Gatlin, Patricia Lopez and Barbara Joy; sister Jean Rieley, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Gaspara B. Simbre, 67, of Waialua, a packer for Haleiwa Poi Factory, died Dec. 28 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by brothers Ernie and Domingo Bagnas; sisters Mercedes Topinio, Francisca Raniada, Catherine Almazan, Rufina Torricer and Connie B. Wright, and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Waialua United Church of Christ. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.

Felix B. "Sonny" Simeon Jr., 48, of Keaau, Hawaii, a mechanic for the former Puna Sugar Co., died Tuesday in the Hilo Medical Center. He was also a papaya farmer. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fraxedes; son Randy; daughters Sharon, Sandra and Kimberly; father Felix; brother Florencio; sisters Rose Dumlao, Antonia "Tony" Villanueva, Magdelena Dayoan and Corazon Martin, and two grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. All-night visitation to follow at the Simeon residence on Keaau-Pahoa Highway, the beige house on the right side just before Kaloli Drive. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Emilie L. Simmers, 67, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died Jan. 25 at home. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by husband Richard W.; son Richard D.; daughters Roberta L. and Robin A. Russell, and two grandchildren. No services.

Hatsue Tanaka, 90, of Honolulu, a retired co-owner of Honolulu Jelly Factory, died Jan. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dr. Stanley; daughter Edith Fukumoto; sister Haruko Mori, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Shintaro Tokuda, 92, of Honolulu, a retired cook for Fisherman's Wharf, died Jan. 28 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Haruko; sons Richard and Robert; daughter Liliane Tsuha; sister Mine Tokuyoshi, and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Virginia E. Tom, 72, of Honolulu, a retired music instructor, died Jan. 27 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband David Y.C.; sons Zachary D. and Terence F.; daughters Rochelle E. Lum and Davina T. Nakasone; brother Raymond T. Sato, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Manuela B. Tungpalan, 90, of Honolulu died Jan. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Alipio and Romeo; daughters Rosita Pedro, Concepcion Salvador and Julita Ventura; sister Angeles Ramos and Rita Alontaga; 33 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Gail N.F. Uyema, 56, of Honolulu died Jan. 15 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eric H.; parents Kiyoshi and Fujie Fujieda; brother Roger, and sister Patricia Nitta. Private services.

Simeona B. Valdez, 92, of Honolulu died Jan. 29 at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Paciano; son Arnold; daughters Carlina Saringan, Ceferina Pasion and Gayle Castillo, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

George S. Vincent, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Garden City, Kan. He is survived by wife Joann; sons Andrew Spencer and Douglas J. and Perry Jay Vincent; daughter Mary E. McKinnon; stepsons David J., Steven G. and Dana S. Kuzen; brothers Wayne and John P.; sisters Virginia Frazier and Shirley Hargett, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the oceanfront at the bottom of Makuu Drive and Ala Heiau Street. Casual attire.

Onni A. Wesanen, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired machinist from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, died Wednesday in Kaneohe. He was born in Grayling, Mich. He is survived by wife Alice L.; daughters Linda Bennett and Stacey Wesanen; sisters Fran and Mim Tauriainen; brother Richard, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Violet L. Wong, also known as Violet Buck Chai Lau Wong, 89, of Honolulu died Jan. 27. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alvin and Nelson; daughters Wanda Mew and Janice Kaili; brother Chester Lau; sisters Alice and Abbie Fong, Jennie Wong, Flora Young, and Yuk Ling and Yuk Mee Chung, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Buddy Zane, 67, of Honolulu, a retired court administrator with the state Judiciary, died last Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was also a vault teller with Loomis Armored Car Service. He is survived by son Gary R.; brothers Kenneth, Allen and Harold; sister Faustina, and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Call from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park, Valley View Gardens. Aloha attire. No flowers.



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Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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