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Obituaries

Wednesday, May 9, 2001


Arthur Don Alper, 80, of Honolulu died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Sylvia Hormann-Alper; son Christopher Alper-Leroux; daughters Sandra Winter, Deborah Richards and Jennifer-Malia Reid; brothers Perry and Mort; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Lutheran Church of Honolulu or Hospice Hawaii.

Iulai Manuia Amani, 23, of Waipahu died April 15. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Darnell; stepfather George Mamea; grandparents Filo Amani and Faatitii Mamea; and brothers Tunu Amani, Issac Mamea and Jordan Kuoha. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Honolulu Church of the Nazarene. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Wallace Kazuo Baba, 88, of Honolulu died Saturday. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tsumiko; daughters Judith Lovil and Charlotte Baba; son David; sisters Sachiko Yoshimoto and Mabel Shirai; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

Julia Koomoa Bell-Garcia, 83, of Waianae died Saturday in St. Francis-West Medical Center, Ewa Beach. She was born in Kokoiki, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alexander and Frank T. Garcia; daughter Josephine B. Rice-Hebebrand; brother John Piko Bell; 24 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. Saturday at the park.

Evangeline Leimamo Burgess, 63, of Modesto, Calif., formerly of Honolulu died April 28. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jackery Burgess-Manoha, Annette Burgess, Alvanette Hager, Lenora Alama and Caroline Chastain, and seven grandsons. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

John "Jack" Michael Coyle, 59, of Honolulu, owner of Harbor Pub and Pizza, died May 1. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Patricia Crain; mother Mary; brother Michael; sister Rita; step-son Carl Bobbitt; and step-daughters Susan Matsuura and Roxanne Barron. Mass: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

Augustine Kamaka Duarte, 78, of Kailua-Kona will be remembered in services 9 a.m. Saturday at Honokahau Harbor, Kailua-Kona. Scattering of ashes to follow. She is survived by 10 great-grandchildren. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Saturday.

Kenneth "Ken" Michael Elicker Jr., 42, of Kihei, formerly of Honolulu, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Warren; daughter Roberta; mother Janet K.; brothers John and Jay; sister Annie; and three grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Mitsuo "Mits" Furumoto, 76, of Kealia, Kauai, a retired plumber with Rayteon Construction Co., died last Wednesday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by brother Sueo; sisters Shinako Nishio, Momoyo Kasaoka and Sadako Fujiuchi; and hanai son Vernon Rodriguez. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Richard Rizaldo Goles, 71, of Waipahu died April 21 at home. He was born in California. He is survived by son Richard R. Jr.; daughters Rosalind Canite and Bernadette Knight; brothers Emanuel, Philip, Allan and Zoilo Relator; sister Pilar Dolotina; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Privates services.

Nicolas I. Guzman, 90, of Kahului died Monday at home. He was born in Sinait, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Antonia Y.; sons Roy, Tachio, Rico, Simplicio and Glen; daughters Augustina Elepante, Estepania Labaya, Violet Espania, Juanita Strayer, Gladys Tom and Jacqueline Guzman-Tavares; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Good Shepherd Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ronald "Ronnie" Paaluhi Han, 73, of Pearl City, who retired from the U.S. Air Force, died April 14. He was also president of Island Paper Inc. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by sons Ronald Jr. and Robert; brothers the Rev. William, John, Harold, Clarence and Paul; sisters Arlene McElroy and Ruthie McGurn, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Rachael Bonito Kiyonaga, 90, of Lahaina died Sunday in Hale Makua. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons William, Albert, Kenneth, Stanley, Lawrence, Richard and Glenn; daughters Elsie Sakamoto, Dolores Okano, Thelma Kawamura and Vivian Neil, 27 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Light lunch to follow. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hisaki "Willie" Kiyota, 83, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died last Wednesday in Hale Nani. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth, Glenn, Ronald and Brian; sister Katherine Oda, and six grandchildren. Private services.

Tokiko Sekimoto Kurashige, 98, of Hilo died April 26 at home. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stanley S. and Clifford, daughter Grace, sister Sadayo Furuike, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ardy Olendo Kvanvig, 56, of Honolulu died Thursday at home. He is survived by mother Julia D.; brothers Russell, Dennis and Steven, and sisters Lynda Backman and Amy Mason. Services in Honolulu and North Dakota at a later date.

Jonathan Lee, 53, of Wahiawa died May 1. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughter Cheryl, parents Jonah and Mabel and sister Sandra Nakamura. Private services.

George Fern Leialoha, 70, of Hilo, a retired deputy sheriff with the state, died Monday at home. He was also former inspector for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lillias; daughters Debbie Leialoha, Sherry Leialoha-Waipa and Shelly Leialoha-Hartstack; brothers Harry, Chris and Joseph; sisters Isabelle Akau, Esther Aki, Evonne Howard, Katherine Seay and Pauline Freeman, and five grandsons. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Community of Christ, formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Magdalina Salod Magallanes, 66, of Kapolei died Saturday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Victor; sons Arthur, Victor Jr., Flo and Varian Victor; daughters Estella Magallanes Kau, Victorlynne Clark and Vanessa M. Lorenzo; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Kyoko Miral, 52, of Mililani, who worked for Kaiser Moanalua, died April 28. She was born in Tarama, Okinawa. She is survived by husband Albert; son Jasson; daughters Stephanie and Lea; brother Takashi Tomiyama; and sisters Chieko Genka, Mitsue Nakahodo and Suemi Shinzato. Private services.

Satoshi Morimoto, 82, of Hilo, a retired general contractor and proprietor of S. Morimoto Contracting Co., died May 1 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Yukie; son Warren; daughters Alison Kaneshiro and Lauren Riley; brother George; sisters Gladys Tamura, Madeline Abe and Dorothy Yee Hoy; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kinoole Baptist Church, Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Donald A. Murray Jr., 45, of Hilo, a professional photographer and merchant marine, died April 22 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by father Donald A. Private services.

Hue Tan Nguyen, 80, of Honolulu died Sunday. He was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He is survived by sons Dung Tan and Vu Tan; daughter JoAnne Green; brother Liem Van; sisters Tao Thi, Tuong Thi, Thai Thi and Sinh Thi; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.

Nobuo "Nobu" Onishi, 77, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died May 1. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Michiko; son Paul S.; brothers Nobuyoshi and Hakuyoshi; and sister Toyono Fujii. Private services.

Goro Shirakawa, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired textile wholesaler, died April 28 in Kaneohe. He was born in Okayama, Japan. He is survived by wife Sachie "Nancy"; son Kazuo; daughter Yoshiko Townsend; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Prudencio "Roy" Sumampong, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Summer's Pharmacy deliveryman, died April 24 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Bilar, the Philippines. He is survived by relatives in the Philippines. Graveside services: 2 p.m. today at Valley of the Temples.

Darlene Gaynel Kuuleinani Torricer, 49, of Kona, Hawaii, an educational assistant at Kealakehe Intermediate School, died Thursday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest C.; daughters Ernescia I. and Darnescia K. Torricer and Nesha Ann T.K. Kimitete; hanai children Jason K. Leleiwi, Jeff Brumaghim and Shannon Feliciano; sisters Juelene U. Leleiwi, Darnel P. Kalele, Noreen K. Kimitete, Deborah Moylan Jr. and Eva Lindsey; and brothers Samuel K. Kalele, Harry Yonemura III and Pete, George Jr., James and Michael Lindsey. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at the Kalele residence in Alii Kai Subdivision, 76-6279 Plumeria Road. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Mass: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after noon. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

John "Jet" E. Trujillo, 78, of Makakilo, who served in the U.S. Navy for 32 years, died May 1. He was born in Strong, Colo. He is survived by sons William Maikai and John Trujillo Jr.; daughter JoAnn; brothers Billie and Paul; sister Viola Massie; and five grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Mildred Michiko Tsukamoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired director and teacher for Community Preschool and Day Care, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Isami; and sister Ruth Otake. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Masato "Mac" Uyeno, 91, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired lifeguard with the County of Kauai, died Monday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Herbert, Wataru and James; daughters Kathleen Kubota and Maye Hirayama; sister Jane Char; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Waimea Shingon Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shigeto "Shigesh" Wakida, 85, of Lahaina, a retired supervisor for Pioneer Mill, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Sumie; son Clyde; daughters Terry Young and Avis Kim; brother Noboru; sisters Yukimi Apo and Matsue Nishimoto; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Friday at Lahaina United Methodist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Dinner reception to follow. Casual attire.

Shirley T. You, 78, of Aiea died Monday in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jeraldine O'Sullivan and Christine Hepner; son Michael Reid-Selth; brothers Ralph and Jerry Nishiki; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 10:45 a.m. Inurnment: family gravesite. 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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