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Obituaries
Sunday, January 6, 2002


George T. Adams, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu probation officer, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Portland, Maine. He is survived by son George H. Kekoolani, daughter Diane Barrett, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Carolyn Marlene Bailey, 58, of Kihei, a tour sales employee, died Dec. 30. She was born in Marion, Ohio. She is survived by husband Larry; sons Brok, Loran and Dylan; and sister Suzan Frost. Private services.

Eliza Haunani Bowers, 45, of Kaneohe, a Bank of Hawaii loan processor, died Dec. 25. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard, son Leland, daughter Kehaulani, father Dennis Naauao Sr., brothers Dennis Naauao Jr. and John Naauao, sister Danielle Naauao and grandmother Eliza Nahoeu. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Larry Arsenio Coronel, 81, of Waimanalo, a retired Hickam Air Force Base sheet metal worker, died Dec. 27. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Salarina; children Kathryn Shodall, Kenneth, Theresa and Paul Otenbriet, Earl and Clifford; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anna W. Curtice, 93, of Kailua, died Nov. 14 in Kailua. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Wash. She is survived by sons Fred, James and Stephen; sister Ruth Gilbert; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kailua. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Leonila "Nila" Flores Datanagan, 76, of Ewa Beach, a United Foam Company retiree, died Dec. 22. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by husband Lorenzo "Larry," son Michael, daughters Roselinda Chock and Betty Rivera, brothers Max and Francis Flores, sister Gaudencia Maluenda, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal service: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Thomas Chong "Goosey" Goo, 71, of Honolulu, died Dec. 29 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Stella L.H.; sons Jeffrey K.K. and Jerald K.W.; daughters Jeri Ann Kiyabu and Julie Ann Siazon; brothers Ernest and Gilbert; sisters Amee Loui, Ada Morneau and Beverly Min; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information was provided for an obituary published Friday.

Mildred Matsuyo Ogata Iwasaki, 81, of Kailua, a retired Foodland Super Market meat wrapper, died Dec. 24 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by sons Lloyd H. and Fred F.; daughter Verna N. Croft; brothers Roy S. and Jerry Ogata; sisters Jeanette U. Yasuda, Joyce Y. Matsumura and Ann A. Nakayama; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services held.

Jitsuo "Sam" Kaneshige, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired federal government firefighter, died Dec. 18 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; daughter Leatrice; sons Eugene and Dennis; sisters Tsuyuko Koyanagi, Mitsuno Mende, Helen Watanabe and Betty Onuma; brothers Kiyomi and Robert; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services held.

Tatsuko Kodama, 85, of Hilo, a food handler for the old Coca-Cola Bottling Company, died Thursday at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Richard, daughters Jean Masuda and Vivian Kobayashi, sisters Amy Sasaki and Ellen Okuno, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Homelani Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Richard "Take" "Ricky" Takaichi Kubo, 68, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter, died Dec. 30. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife June, sons Drake and Chad, daughter Venus Brewer, mother Shizuko, brother Kenneth and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Kuziara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy chief warrant officer, died Dec. 20 in Honolulu. He was born in Watervliet, N.Y. He is survived by wife Helen; daughters Marie Struven, Anna Ravenwoode and Helen Sharrocks; son WIlliam T.; sister Josephine Brennan; brother Frank Koslow and six grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church. Aloha attire.

Kelvin K. Mori, 46, of Honolulu, a state social worker, died Dec. 31. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Keleanne; son David; father Wallace; mother Dorothy Stevens; sister Bonnie; half-sisters Romy Mori and Carol Anne Goundry and half-brother Gary Stevens. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Anthony "Tony" Morse, 86, of Honolulu, a retired city and county golf course superintendent, died Dec. 29 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice, sons Michael and Stephen, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private burial: Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Henry Toshio Nagai, 70, of Pearl City, a retired city and county Finance Department bill collector, died Dec. 26 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy K.; son Nelson T.; brother Hideo; and sisters Tokino Nagai, Misae Chambers, Maize Hori, Janet Adachi and Sueno Tsukamoto. Private services held.

Irene Chieko Pate, 75, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert W., Radford H. and Brian A.; daughter Angela L.; brothers Harry, Thomas and Warren Hiromoto; sisters Mary Danley and Ellen Hiromoto; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Emily Russell, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Dec. 29 in Honolulu. She was born in Hana. She is survived by sons Lester Napihaa, Jerry and William; daughters Virginia Johnson and Bambi; brothers Peter and Honey Napihaa; sisters Julia Carter and Helen Gleason; stepbrother Fausto Escobar Jr.; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Margaret Machado Schlemmer, 96, of Makiki, a retired Lincoln Elementary School teacher, died Dec. 31 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gary and Allan, daughter LaVerne Barrett-Marzalek, sister Mary Yannell, brother Frank Machado, 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park Cemetery.

Audrey "Joyce" Takeko Shinsato, 88, of Wahiawa, retired from Shigenoya Okazuya, died Monday. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Raymond "Ray": children Gladys Satterfield, James Nohara, Vernel Langford, John Bustillos, Mildred Nacapuy and Katherine Bustillos; sisters Tamako Inafuku and Ethel Kojima; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hilda Solomon-Lee, 76, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a retired home health aide from New York City, died Wednesday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Trinidad. She is survived by daughter Dianna Adimoolah; sons Dixon, Michael and Matthew; sister Lillian Solomon; brothers Alroy and Lennox Solomon; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Osamu Tamura, 68, of Honolulu, a retired mason leader, died Dec. 21. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Mark, Keith and Brian; brothers Takashi, Eric and James; and two grandchildren. Private services held.

Toshiko Wachi, 88, of Kalopa, Hawaii, a retired independent sugar cane grower, died Wednesday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan, George and Leslie; sister Evelyn Yoshiko Murashige; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hamakua Jodo Mission. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

William "Wale" Todd Wales, 27, of Lahaina, a Hawaii Carpenters Union apprentice, died Dec. 27 in Lahaina. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Noreen Vares Wales, sisters Lori Neizman and Tiara Smith and brother Brad. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wahikuli Wayside Park on Honoapiilani Highway. across from the Mormon Church. Call after 9 a.m.

Tom Chester Zelk, 67, of Kihei, a Coldwell Banker Island Properties realtor, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Appleton, Wis. He is survived by fiancee Linda Conboy, mother Ruth Zoelk, daughter Lori Carbayo-Ferris, son Scott Zoelk, brother Jim Zoelk and five grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kihei Canoe Club site on South Kihei Road.



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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