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Obituaries
Thursday, July 12, 2001


Maraea Kamae, 1919-2001



Alma Louise Brasher, 89, of Kailua died Sunday in Kailua. She was born in Springfield, Mo. She is survived by daughter Maria, sister Mary Wheeler, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney's Catholic Church. No flowers.

Destiny Faith Faavi, infant daughter of Doreen C. and Donny T. died last Thursday in Kuakini Medical Center. She is also survived by sister Jenaih and Xyrene, and grandparents Elena and Seniv Chancheck and Paiau and Faavi Faavi. Mass: noon-1 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of the Mount, Kalihi. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Call from 10 a.m.-noon. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Robert Felix, 59, of Dallas, formerly of Hawaii, died June 21. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Erwin; daughter Daphne Cook; brothers William, John and Ray, and sisters Jane Wood, Helen Stockwell, Thelma Puchalski, Virginia Ogawa and Beverly Rennie. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Linda Mae Gibson, 49, of Keaau, Hawaii, an artist, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Richmond, Va. She is survived by daughters Nicole Gibson and Sherie Farmer, son Joshua Gibson-Underwood, sisters Shirley Gibson and J Agu, and brother Arnold. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the oceanfront by the corner of Maku'u Drive and Beach Drive in Paradise Park, Hawaii. Casual attire.

Hatsue Shishido Haramoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired real estate secretary, died Saturday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Nils T. and Cary, brothers Dewey and Robert Shishido, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial visitation from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society, Hawaii Chapter 2370 B Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu 96817.

Genevieve M. Haverty, 79, of Kailua died July 4. She was born in Ellington, Mo. She is survived by husband John R.; sons Robert and Richard; brother Louis Myres; sisters Loraine Casedy, Florence Collison and Pauline Wilksman, and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Parkinson's Foundation.

Samuel Isamu Inoue, 92, of Molokai, a supervisor of the machinist shop at Dole Plantation on Maunaloa, Molokai, died July 4. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Eugene; daughters Harriet Turner, Eleanor Clere and Frances Inoue, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Willis Brown Jackson, 78, of Wahiawa, veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II, died July 4. He was born in Kentwood, La. He is survived by wife Corazon; sons Jose "King," Willis Jr. and Curtis; daughters Lolyme, Jackie and Johana Jackson, Ameila Moore, Janet Vaughn, Margie Muse and Rosemarie Perrault, 25 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

The Rev. David K. "Champ" Kaiu, 74, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Monday at Ka Hale Hoano O Ke Akua Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. He was born in Waipouli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Nathalie B. Kawai-Kaiu; sons Haines, David Jr., Isaac, Miles "Skip" and Edward, and 18 grandchildren. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Tome Kinoshita, 81, of Wahiawa, a retired cafeteria cook's helper from Wahiawa Intermediate School, died July 2. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sister Pat Honda. Private services.

Cam Lai, 86, of Honolulu died last Thursday in Straub Hospital. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Nhan Tran; sons Jing Fan, Hoan Tinh and Bang Tinh; daughters Yu Hua, Ngung, Mei Ye and Sharon Hue Vien, and eight grandchildren. Buddhist services and visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Maximo Manlic, 90, of Honolulu, a retired sheetmetal mechanic with Hickam Air Force Base, died Friday in Honolulu. He was born in San Luis, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Maximo Jr., Cornel, Ralph and Bryan; seven brothers, two sisters and four grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Jude's Church, Makakilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Paul Shiro Matsuda, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired flooring estimator for Allied Floor Corp., died Friday. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Dr. Gerald M., brother Matt, sisters Mildred Shindo and Clara Uechi, and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kimiyo Matsunaga, 79, of Hilo, who retired from the state Department of Accounting and General Services, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Mitsuki; daughter Lynnette Uyesato; brothers Masayuki, Hidetaka, James and Kunio Sato, and sisters Ritsue Hayama and Hazel Kanda. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Higashi Hongwanji Mission. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lucy Vares Montalvo, 81, of Honolulu was born in Puunene, Maui. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Tuesday.

Beverly "Sundance" Olinda Mountain, 61, of Kona, a dancer with "The Larry Dupio Band," "Jack Miller and Friends Band," "Peter's Band" and "Kona Dance Jam," died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Inglewood, Calif. She is survived by daughters Robin and Poki Mountain and Holly Archer; sons Robert and Gary; hanai family Leonard and Jerri Karpik, Rooster Jim, Romiko, Joy Petersen, Eddie, Peter, Yvonne, Drew, Miki, Gari, and Eric Marcus, and 10 grandchildren. Gathering: 5-11 p.m. Saturday at the Napoopoo Beach Pavillion in Kealakekua Bay, Kona. For more information, call Eric or Peter at 939-9702. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes are welcome.

Summer Nakasato, infant daughter of Michael and Cyd died June 29 in Kaiser Hospital. She is also survived by brother Trent; grandparents Albert and Sally Tamaribuchi and George and Joyce Nakasato, and great-grandfather Harold Muraoka. Private services.

Mereydith Jan Atsuko Okano, 48, of Honolulu, a secretary for Aina Haina Elementary School, died June 17. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Masami, brother Eric Tanaka, sister Leila Tanaka, and care givers Violet Yoshida and Corrine Uehara. Private services.

Lelita Castil Peregrino, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher, died last Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brothers Jose, Gabriel Jr. and Pancho, and sisters Cynthia Liberato, Carmelita Peregrino, Nilda Dienstbach and Conchita Caddarao. Rosary: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 6-9 p.m. Mass: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call from 8-8:45 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Byron Alan Kuualoha Pikini, 39, of Honolulu died July 1 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Evangaline J. Corales; brother Bradford P., and sisters Bernadine K., Brenda M. and Beryl Anne Corales. Private services.

Robert Lei Silva, of Honolulu is survived by hanai sister Rachel Igarta. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Kunimitsu Takata, 87, of Honolulu, a retired nursery man from Makiki Nursery, died July 1. He was born in Aiea. Private services.

Doris Natsuyo Woods, 82, of Honolulu, a retired practical nurse, died July 2. She was born in Kona. She is survived by son Richard R. Layus, daughter Judy Layus, and a grandson. Services: 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

James D. Woods, 53, of Honolulu and Kula, Maui, director of operations at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Diana, mother Elizabeth, sisters Christine Dosland and Kathleen Woods, sons David and James, daughters Carin Woods and Christine LoBue, and three granddaughters. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army, 322 Sumner St. Private scattering of ashes to follow. Services: 10 a.m. July 28 at Rice Park in Kula, Maui. Monetary gifts suggested to Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 322 Sumner St., Honolulu 96817.

Vera La June Woodstock, 77, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. She is survived by husband Ray Earl, son Larry, daughter Linda "Dusty," half sister Rayne Brooks, and a grandson. Memorial services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Seiko "Walter" Yamashiro, 87, of Honolulu, a retired chef at Michel's, died July 4. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; daughters Jean M. Idemoto, Eleanor K. Kaneshiro, Lillian H. Ing and Mary Y. Matsui; sisters Matsue Iha and Kimiko Kinjo, and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

George William York, 91, of Honolulu, a grocery store owner, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was also a house builder and a fairgrounds concessionaire. He was born in Manitoba, Canada. He is survived by wife Betty, daughters Marlene Oolo and Lorraine Robinson, son Dr. Theodore, sister Helen Bilkoski, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.



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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