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Obituaries
Tuesday, August 14, 2001


YOSHINO TASAKA / 1910-2001



Masamitsu "Nap" Adachi, 85, of Kualapuu, Molokai, who retired from Del Monte Pineapple Co., died Wednesday in Molokai General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Clarence; daughters Carol Genka and Shirley Tuitopou; brothers Gary, Yukitaka and Larry; sisters Sonoko Hiro and Helen Shinsato; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. today at Molokai Soto Mission. Call after 10 a.m.

Timothy Kazuo Akui, 40, of Mililani, who worked for Cardinal Maintenance Service, died Aug. 3 at home. He was born in Japan. He is survived by parents Richard and Masako, and sister April P.S. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Comfortable attire.

Manuel Santiago Anduha, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired city refuse truck driver, died Saturday in Kailua. He was also head usher at the old Civic Auditorium. He is survived by wife Isabel; sons Manuel Jr. and Allan; daughters Sylvia Givens, Viola Fonseca, Susan Costa and Anita Kelly; and sisters Hattie Souza and Rosalyn Anduha. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at the park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Stanley Ichio Aotaki, 78, of Honolulu, a retired television repair and sales owner of Aotaki Sales and Service, died Wednesday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Chizuko; son Keith; daughters Gail Takeuchi and Norene Yamamoto; brothers Larry and Yoshio; sisters Yoshiko Nagahiro, Tomiko Amine, Vivian Suzawa and Rene Kono; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Al Jimmy M. Bray, 29, of Honolulu is also survived by brother Mark and sister Cindy. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Claudia Bryant, 45, of Honolulu, an office clerk for Kalihi Waena Elementary School, died July 30. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Chad and Curt, sisters Sophie Gatewood and Rit Barber, and brothers Bob Gatewood and Wes Manoa. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Joseph George Costa, 81, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired irrigation supervisor for Lihue Plantation, died Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He also served in the Army. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Beatrice A.; daughters Carolyn Copelan, Margaret Castro and Gwen Williford; sons Joseph J. and Robert J.; sister Beatrice Pretti; brothers Daniel and James; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after noon. Casual attire.

Aiko Miyauchi Donald, 73, of Mililani, a retired Duty Free Shoppers Hawaii sales clerk, died Aug. 6 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Richard Jr., John and Joseph, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Edwin Elaido Eleccion, 24, of Kualapuu, Molokai, died Aug. 4 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by father Domingo. Services and burial held.

Annie Veriato Farias, 88, of Hilo died Saturday in Life Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons George Jr., Richard V. and Randy; sister Emma Veriato-Medeiros; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Friday at the cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Michiyuki Fujimoto, 86, of Lihue, who retired from the state government, died Saturday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was also an Army veteran. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Miyoshi; sons Dennis, Stanley, Keith, Donald and Ronald; brother Stanley; sisters Natsuyo Yoshida, Fusano Yoshimasu, Yuriko Harada and Marian Kanekiyo; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Domingo Galope, 84, of Honolulu is also survived by son Marcial and two more great-grandchildren. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Teisho Higa, 88, of Pearl City, a retired reupholsterer for Paradise Upholstery, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Herbert, Raymond and James; daughter Jean Yamanaka; sisters Kimiko Yamashiro and Fujiko Kaneshiro; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alice Hirose, 57, of Kamiloloa, Molokai, died Friday in Molokai General Hospital. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by daughter Karen Pawn, companion Walter Torrefiel, brother Harry, sister Helen Arnold and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaunakakai Baptist Church. Burial: Kapaakea Cemetery.

Simeona S. Ipalari, 98, of Ewa Beach died Aug. 6. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Herman Magaoay, daughter and caregiver Juanita Magaoay, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Linda A. Kohler, 55, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a teacher's assistant, died Aug. 9 in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by husband Chuck; son Kyle Moorehead; father Don Dodge; brothers Dale, Larry, Lowell, Danny and Steve Dodge; sister Lana Mullin; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the family residence, 4320 Lele Rd., Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.

Frances Ching Ling, 88, of Honolulu will be remembered in private services. Donations suggested to the Kako'o Ohana Pa'ahao, P.O. Box 971840, Waipahu 96797.

Eric Dean McFarland, 26, of Kaneohe died Aug. 10 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Michael and Yvonne, brother Jon and hanai brother Robz Yamane. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Harriet Chieko Minami, 80, of Mililani and formerly of Lanai, a retired social studies teacher at Pahoa and Lanai High School, died July 28 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by brothers Kiyoshi and Shigeto, and sisters Susan Miyamoto, Yasuko Gima and Louise Kong. Private services.

Stephen Ikuo Okihara, 51, of Pearl City died July 18. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Lesley, son Alan, brother Paul and sisters Ruth Yamada and Florence Bath. Private services.

Helen O'Meara, 92, formerly of Columbia Cottage, Pa., who retired from Patti's Chinese Kitchen in 1983, died Saturday in Pennsylvania. She was born in Reading, Pa. She is survived by daughters Mae I. Dietrich, Sinking Spring and Bernice Sottasante; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Private services.

Francisco "Peto" B. Pacheco Jr., 53, of Honolulu, a truck driver/warehouseman, died Aug. 5 in Queen's Medical Center. He was also a musician. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; sons Francisco "Dingo" III, Shenan, Jastin and Jovenn; daughters Michelle and Danielle; sisters Rosemarie "Rosie" Ramirez, Mary Torres and Consuelo Pacheco; and five grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Alma Puanani Richardson, 64, of Honolulu, a cook at Hale Ho Aloha Intermediate Care Facility, died Aug. 4. She was also a former cook at King's Daughters Home in Kaimuki. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by mother the Rev. Hannah K., brothers John A. Jr. and Arnold, sister Vivien U. and hanai sister Karen Kealoha. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Kalanakila O Ka Malamalama Hoomana O Ioredane Hou Church, Lanai. Overnight visitation from 11 a.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial: Lanai Cemetery.

David Oliver Salas, 49, of Hilo is survived by daughter Jamey Eblacas. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Sunday.

Hugh L. Scott III, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired officer in the Marine Corps, died Friday at home. He is survived by wife Betty Kaya-Scott; sons Hugh L. IV and Jonathan P.; daughter Allison M.; stepsons Keith, Randall and Dean Kaya; stepdaughter Cathy Wu; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at 44-109 Puuohalai Pl., Kaneohe. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Violet Jay Wells, 93, of Honolulu, who retired from her own fashion retail business, died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter-in-law Penny; caregivers and grandchildren Brian M., John R. and John M. Wells and Vimi M. Wells-Sullivan; sisters Helen Kong and Ellen Lai; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Marynancy Mailani Molale White, 86, of Vallejo, Calif., died July 13 in Honolulu. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by brothers Samuel K. and William Molale; sons Allan Jr., James K. and John N. Martin; daughters Ellen L. Lopez and Beverly Martin Marynancy Ho; 27 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ye Mui Young, also known as Mrs. Hung Sum Young, 85, of Honolulu died Saturday. She was born in Chung Shan, China. She is survived by daughter-in-law Sandra L.; grandchildren Malia, Kaipo, Kekoa and Kale; and great-grandchildren Anuhea Texiera and Aulii and Mikoa Young. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.



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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