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Obituaries
Sunday, March 10, 2002


Tranquilino "Lino" Agraan Agpaoa, 82, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a former Hamakua Sugar Co. laborer, died Monday in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elvira, son Phillip, daughters Erlinda Pacquing and Lynell, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. All night visitaion after 9 p.m. Thursday at family home on Koniaka Pl. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Clifford Awana, 87, of Honolulu, a retired FAA electrical technician, died Thursday in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Eleanor Potts, April DeMello and Michelle Whitt; son Wes; brother James; sisters Ivy Mau, Stella Menezes and Camillia Leu; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association.

Setsuo Fukuda, 75, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired cement mason, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kurtistown. He is survived by brother Takeshi and sisters Mabel Kosora, Hazel Estrella and Harriet Estrella. Services: 2 p.m. today at the Kurtistown Jodo Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Earl Yasuto Hirakawa, 40, of Pearl City, a Royal Guard Security guard, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joshua Valdivia and Shane, parents Paul and Jeanette, brothers Ricky and Bruce, and sister Michele McBrayer. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Soon Hak Kim, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Mal Jun, sons Yong Chul and Yong Kwan, daughters Jung Sook and Chung Hui Lee, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.

Federico Antonio Lopez, 53, of Waimea, Hawaii, a pastor at Expect a Miracle Church in Waimea, died Monday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in San Antonio, Texas. He is survived by wife Maria; son Michael; mother Josephine Randolf; sisters Cynthia Daniel, Theresa Davis and Barbara Markel; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at New Hope Church in Waimea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lily Teshima Mishina, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Defense system analyst, died Tuesday in Maunalani Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ishio, son Craig, daughter Joan Tsuji and five grandchildren. Private services held.

Lawrence William Santos, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Rapid Transit and Mass Tansit Lines tire shop supervisor, died Tuesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blanche, daughters Judie Lane and Diane Simmons, sisters Lillian Soares and Margaret Ferreira, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday. Entombment to follow services at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hobart "Wes" Sledge, 63, of Honolulu, a condominium resident manager, died Monday in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Sweetwater, Tenn. He is survived by wife May, sons Wesley and Jonathan, daughter Venus Moller and three granddaughters. No services held.

Tokiharu Takenaka, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Dillingham Shipyard welder and machinist, died Feb. 20 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Brooks, daughters Blair Odo and Del Kono, brother Yoiko "Douglas", sister Shizue Shimizu, and five grandchildren. Private services held.

Richard Ryoichi "Candy" Uyeno, 86, of Hilo, a retired State Highways Division traffic crew worker and Hawaii Candy Company salesman, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Albert and Keiso and sister Nancy Nishimura. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Keigo Yamashita, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank senior vice president of marketing, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Tanami, Kushimoto, Japan. He is survived by daughter Karen Yamamoto, brother Keishiro, and one grandchild. Private services held.

Tsugio Yanagida, 70, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired farm laborer, died March 1 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. Private services held.



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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