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Obituaries

Tuesday, February 13, 2001


Kallen J. Agliam, 19, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a warehouse clerk for Suisan, will be remembered in wake services at 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. He died in Hilo Medical Center on Jan. 31. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Thomas; mother Vera Cabatu; sisters Desiree Uyehara and Loren Agliam; grandparents Ben and Rosita Cabatu and Peter and Pat Agliam, and great-grandparents Petra Cabatu and Esteban Negre.

Anthony J. Carollo, 83, of Honolulu, a retired shipper with a machine parts production business, died Friday in Kailua. He is survived by son John A. Services and burial in Rome, N.Y.

Eddie M. Cheong, 65, of Honolulu died Feb. 3 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife For-Kwai; son Thomas; daughter Suzanne Niitani, and brothers George M.K. and Man Hing. Services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Beatrice M.C. Chong, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Anuenue Elementary schoolteacher, died Feb. 2 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Clarence, Reginald and Alvin; brothers Allen and Dr. Wallace Chun; sister Mildred Holu, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Hildegard Endrina, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Denny's Restaurants waitress, died Jan. 28 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Germany. She is survived by sons Lutz Wende and Bryson and Jose Endrina Jr.; daughter Leilani Endrina Dorn; sisters Ruth Ernestus, Waltraud Liebig and Hannelore Lange, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Gertrude K. Fujisaki, 87, of Honolulu died Thursday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Shirley Laskey and Faye Mar; stepsons Walter, Charles and Ralph; brothers Gilbert and Roy Horita; sisters Elaine Sugiyama and Ruth Horita, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m.

Erric P.M. Fujiwara, 55, of Wahiawa died Feb. 5. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Carolyn; son Shane; daughters Dawn Takara and Regina Yamamoto; mother Marjorie; sister Jasmine Uehara, and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Wai Man Fung, 84, of Honolulu died Thursday. She was born in Fu Shan, China. She is survived by daughters Catherine Yau and Mabel Lau; sister Yuk Ching Fung, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

William G. "Willie" Gomes, 91, of Aiea, a retired purchasing agent for C. Brewer, died Feb. 7. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Tokie "Frances" and sister Ida C. Kaneko. Memorial services: noon Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Miyuki Himori, 90, of Lahaina, Maui died Thursday in Hale Makua. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by sons Roy and Arthur; daughters Kikumi Nagasaki, Yukie Kohama and Joyce Inomoto; brother Ayato Kiyomoto, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. No koden.

Kahoku'uluwehi A.O.J.B.M. Hurley, 18, died Feb. 3. He is survived by parents Paul S. and A. Maile F.; sisters Puanani P. and Kawehikulani S., brother Kalauokalani Hurley, and grandparents William and Evelyn Fernandes. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Stake Center in Lihue, Kauai. Call after noon. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Clara A. Iwamura, 75, of Honolulu died Jan. 31. She was born in Punaluu. She is survived by sons James and Steven; daughter Cathrine Sato; brothers Richard and Wilfred Fukushima; sisters Matsuyo "Jackie" Yokoyama, Grace Nohara, Rachel Iijima and Hilda Fujio, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Henry I. Kupahu, 82, of Lahaina, a retired electrician for Wasa Electric, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sons James "Kimo," Henry "Porky" Jr. and Kincaid Kupahu and Daniel K. Basques Jr.; daughters Verna Biga, Phyllis Rosenthal, Cheyenne Balisco and Ryces Basques; hanai children Ivan and Shane Basques, Peggy Balisco and Sam Biga Jr., 25 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Waiola Church. Call from 1 to 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Call again from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Scattering of ashes and reception to follow. Aloha attire.

Pearl W.S. Lambert, 69, of Kaneohe, a retired waitress for Haiku Gardens restaurant, died Feb. 4 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Dennis, John, Jess, James and Jacob; daughter Robertine Victorine; brothers Arthur, Hilton and Alton Goo; sisters Carin and Velma Goo; 20 grandchildren, a great-grandson and three hanai grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Michael N. Matsuda, 59, of Ewa Beach, a massage therapist, died Feb. 1. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Mason, Lance and Sam; brothers Clarance and Charles Matsuda; sisters Lily Shimabukuro and Linda Kimura, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.

Tsuyuka O. Mendoza, 94, of Hilo, a retired registered nurse, died Feb. 4 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Tamie Nakamura and brother Raymond H. Omori. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 Pavillion. Burial of urn to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shigeru Murakami, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died Feb. 3 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by son Stanley S., sister Alice Fujii, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Fumie Murashige, 86, of Kailua died Jan. 26 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Puna, Maui. She is survived by husband Kenneth S.; sons George Y. and Michael I., three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Venancio S. Nacnac, 93, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a cleaning plant tender for the Hamakua Sugar Co., died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Franklin, Ernesto and Rodney; daughters Carolyn Henry, Anita Roberts, Magdalena Kim, Christina Rivera, Josephine Christian and Virginia Lo; a sister in the Philippines; 24 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Honokaa County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Toshio Nakahara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired barber and owner of Nakahara Barber Shop, died Feb. 2 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Tomie; son Raymond; daughter Carol Miyahira; brothers Masao, Toshikatsu and Akitoshi; sisters Harue Okuma and Tomie Yoshimori, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Dean M. Nomura, 43, of Mililani died Feb. 4. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice; daughters Ashley and Kailey; parents Richard and Mildred, and brother Keith. Private services.

Masao Oguma Jr., 68, of Waimanalo, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Feb. 1. He is survived by sons Kevin, Curtis, Garrett, Eric, Jason and Errol Oguma and Rick Ito; sisters Lydia Magnani, Ruth Nakasone and Lani Joaquin; brothers Mako, Phillip, Edward and Wilfred Oguma, and 14 grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Tadayoshi "Clarence" Okumura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kikuto "Dorothy"; sons Gary and Ralph; sisters Mitzi Tanimoto and Alice Lum, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: noon Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ernest "Cowboy" Ornellas, 80, of Ewa Beach, a retired heavy equipment operator with Hawaiian Dredging Co., died Feb. 5. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by former spouse Elsie Pahia; son Henry; hanai son Daniel "Butchie"; daughters Katherine Huddy and Patsy Hapenney; brother Manuel; sisters Mary Arruda, Annie Gonsalves and Emily Machado, 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. 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. Casual attire.

David L. "Da Bear" Paresa, 55, of Honolulu, a retired machinist marine mechanic for Pearl Harbor, Shop 38, died Feb. 5 in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; daughters Cheryl and Christine; mother Mary; brothers Paul, Kenneth and Francis Paresa, Joseph Kahunahana and William Kau, and sisters Harriet Veneri, MaryAnn Maiorino, Elizabeth Wilson, Theresa K. Seu and Mona Walker. Private services.

Celestino A. "Rocky" Raquedan, 88, of Waianae, a retired janitor with the Honolulu Advertiser, died Feb. 2 at home. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Alfred, August, Robert and Domingo; daughters Francine Raquedan, Monica Jenks and Veronica Sonico, 22 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire.

Charles P. Raymond, 74, of Makakilo, a retired electrician at Hawaiian Electric Co., died Feb. 5. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Malu M.; three sons; four daughters, 23 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Linda P. Stevens, 59, of Hilo, a cafeteria helper at Waiakea Intermediate School and formerly at Waiakea High School, died Feb. 4 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Miriam L.; brother Ned Jr., and sisters Miriam Aina, Sherry Kalua and Annette Stevens. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keaukaha Ward. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call from 9 to 10 a.m. Burial: Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.

James T. Taba, 98, of Honolulu, an envoy of the Salvation Army-Japanese section and retired proprietor of J.T. Taba store, died last Tuesday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by wife Tsuru; sons Daniel and Thomas; daughters Grace Cline and Lynn Kamikawa; sister Irene Omine, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shirley S. Taira, 64, of Gardena, Calif. and formerly of Hailimaile, Maui, a retired office manager for Avalon Continuation High School, died Jan. 25 in Long Beach, Calif. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Lorrin; son Darryl; daughter Laurie; mother Sadame Sakata; brother Stanley; sisters Thelma Oshiro, Edna Annand, Eileen Williams and Sharon Takahashi, and five grandchildren. Services held.

Quentin Underkofler, 56, of Aiea, a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines, died Thursday at home. He was born in Wildwood, N.J. He is survived by wife Melinda; daughters Amy and Abby; mother Jan; brother Mark, and sisters Mari Taake and Susan Underkofler. Memorial services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Aiea United Methodist Church. Call after 12:15 p.m. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 3:15 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the "Quentin Underkofler Scholarship Fund.

Liane Y. Yamaguchi, 30, of Honolulu died Feb. 4. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Herman; mother Doris, and brother Russell. Private services.

Toshie Yasuda, 84, of Honolulu died Jan. 28 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Edmund; brothers Masato, Toyoki and Edward Taira, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Chizuko Yasunaka, 83, of Honolulu died Feb. 5 in Liliha Healthcare Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband Gunichi; daughters Ellen McDermott, Fay Kashiwabara and Merle Asato, three grandchildren and a great-grandson. Private services.

Albert S.H. Yuen, 88, of Honolulu, a public accountant, died Jan. 26 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Michael and Gerald, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services held.



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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