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Obituaries
Saturday, July 21, 2001


LIGAYA FRUTO / FORMER STAR-BULLETIN REPORTER


Treyson K. Aiwohi, infant son of Kimo and Tayshea Aiwohi, died Tuesday in Kailua. He is also survived by brothers Kaiwa and Keahi, sisters Kuulei and Kealoha, grandparents Bob and Pat Puakea and Marilyn Aiwohi, and great-grandparent Tutu Collins. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lucille Rodrigues Baptiste, 84, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died Monday in Los Angeles. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Herbert R., Rodney L. and Donald V.; daughters Pauline R. Prewitt and Deborah L. Cornwell; brothers James M. and Richard M. Rodrigues; sisters Rose R. Rodrigues, Leonora R. Vegas and Helen R. Pagan; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call 8-10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Marie Toro Boswell, 80, of Honolulu, a retired department secretary for Educational Communications at the University of Hawaii, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Columbus, Ohio. She is survived by husband Douglas, sister Elvera Georgenson, son Michael, daughter Kathleen and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Juan D. Cabreros, 90, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman from Pearl Harbor Naval Base, died last Saturday in Kaneohe. He is survived by son Juan K., daughter Guyette Calles, sister Esther Gutman, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mary "Aunty Mary" Cameros, 60, of Wahiawa, died Sunday. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Crispin "Cris," daughter Leanna Cameros, brother Harry Aipia and sisters Patricia Cameros, Aileen Cabebe and Margaret Bullard. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Anna Lilinoe Chillingworth, 90, of Hoolehua, Molokai, mother of the late slack-key guitarist Sonny Chillingworth, died Thursday in Ewa Beach. She was born in Humuhulu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Clifford, daughters Ilona Faye Kini and Jacqueline M. Hill, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Aloha attire.

Aileen "Bessie" Ka'uimakaonaona Ewiliko Cook, 81, of Makaha, Hawaii, a retired title abstractor for Security Title, died Monday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James A., son James A. "Kimo" Jr., daughters Elizabeth Ostrowski and Alana Jean Akiona, sisters Kuualoha "Peachie" Bishaw and Harriet Grube, 14 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial services over ashes: 1 p.m. July 29 at St. Philips Episcopal Mission in Maile. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Emily Pavao Espiritu, 88, of Aiea, died July 13 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Clifford L. and Peter M., brother Frank Pavao Jr., sister Hazel Chang, 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Church of the Nazarene, 959 12th Ave., Kaimuki. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Florence Kahalewaiola Hamm, 80, of Kaneohe, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion B.C. Hamm; daughter Sharrie Ah Chick; sisters Blanche Vance, Constance Kalama and Mildred Tom; brother Norman Young; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Kailua Beach.

Eleanor Maria Mikalima Moepono Kaaumoana, 66, of Waialee, died last Saturday. She was born in Waialee. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Rudy, Charles, Larry and Gerry Rojo, and Emmanual Jr., Isaac, Russell and Felix Niihau, and Richard Jr., David, Joseph Michael and Daniel Kaaumoana, and Gaynon Sobrado; daughters Leona Boyle, Doreen Galletes, LeeAnn Frias, Miu Lan Oman, Marie Fritzgerald, Mary Jane Burdett and Christine Kempczenski; brother Albert Moepono; 41 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Punili "Lei" Kanai, 86, of Mililani, died July 13. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by caregiver Tomasia Rosa. Private services.

Thelma Jean Koethe, 73, of Honolulu, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hagerman, Idaho. She is survived by sons Larry D., Gary R. and Terry R.; daughters Marcy Frenz and Meredith Lopez; sister Roberta Marie Singrey; and nine grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 1050 Ala Moana, Honolulu 96814; or the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, 226 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu 96817.

Fung Yin Lau, 102, of Honolulu, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Mui Yin, China. She is survived by sons George and Stanley, daughters Lani Low and Fannie Wong, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Helen Kalua'u Apele Leslie, 81, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired assistant housekeeper with the former Kona Surf Hotel, died Monday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Gene and Weston; daughters Pearl Hind, Helen Doria and Faye Lai; brother William Apele; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at the top of Kalani Street, Kailua-Kona. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Queen Kaahumanu Highway 19, Mile 89. Celebration luncheon at the home of Helen Leslie in Captain Cook, Kona.

Lorna K. Pratt Kaichi Loo, 79, of Honolulu, died Sunday in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert B.N.; sons Rodney, Marshall and Clayton Kaichi and Herbert Jr., Andrew and Robert Loo; daughters Sharleen Kaichi-Revilla, Raynette Kaichi-Fujii, Wilma Amaral and Loreal Andrel; brothers Merlin, Wallace, Clarence and Edward Pratt; sisters Naomi Victorino, Jay Pratt and Emmaline Yen; 26 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Don V. Mesiona, 94, of Mililani, a retired irrigator from Ewa Plantation, died Monday. He was born in Seville, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Emiliana "Annie"; sons Basilio, Dionicio Jr., Patrick and David; daughters Saturnina Bolos, Linda China, Laura Tangonan, Sharyn Starr, Cheryl Drew, Renona Morales and Roberta Larey; 37 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sueko Nakahara, 82, of Honolulu, a retired night watchperson for Hosoi Garden Mortuary, died last Saturday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James and Larry, and sisters Doris Mihata and Violet Nakagawa. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

LouAnn Nelson, 62, of Kaneohe, was born in Big Lake, Minn. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.

Yukio "Ballaman" Shimada, 78, of Honolulu, a retired stock clerk for the U.S. government at Pearl Harbor Naval Supply Center, died July 9 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in South Hilo. He is survived by wife Nancy, son Michael, daughter Cynthia, brothers Takeo and Tadao, and a grandson. Private services.

Micky C. Tran, infant son of Dung Kirkpatrick and Thanh C. Tran, died Monday. Private services.

Elizabeth Walstrom, also known as "Betty Bown," 78, of Kailua, a retired registered nurse, died Wednesday in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kathryn Rokero, son Thomas and three grandchildren. Services at a later date.

Robert H. Wegrzn, 76, of Kailua, a retired drafting engineer from Clark Equipment Co., died Thursday at home. He is survived by wife Barbara J.; daughters Cheryl Ford, Debra Miranda and Wendy Holck; son Robert W.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services over ashes: 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, American Cancer Society or charity.

Annie Rodrigues Wigen, 74, of Waianae, who retired from the U.S. Army, died July 9. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Henry "Hank" and two grandchildren. Private services.

Lester C. Wolfe, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, died Thursday. He was also a retired teacher. He was born in Allentown, Pa. He is survived by sons Craig, Ron and John; daughter Debbie Rackham; and 10 grandchildren. Services in Santa Barbara, Calif.



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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