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Obituaries
Monday, May 27, 2002


Juanita Atianzar Baradi, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel employee, died May 14 in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by husband Alvaro, son Abraham, brother Rogelio Atianzar, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Arthur Chuen Yan Chang, 75, of Honolulu, a retired welder for Mutual Welding Co., died Tuesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lori Ann Iha and Kyla Kaufman; brothers Richard, James and George; sister Sister Ann Faber; and one grandchild. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Hanayo Okamoto Hashimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired nurse for the State of Hawaii, died May 15 in Maunalani Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Gail K. Iwashita, brother Richard Okamoto, sister Kimiyo Kondo, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Church of the Crossroads. Aloha attire.

Mae Shizue Igarashi, 90, of Honolulu, a retired head pantry worker at Hilton Hawaiian Village Rainbow Tower, died Tuesday. She was born in Huleia, Kauai. She is survived by sons Lawrence S. and Thomas H. "Tommy" "Bozo"; daughters Evelyn S. Tsukamoto, Sharon A. Pepple and Shirley T. Tsumoto; brothers Tokuo, Larry, Kent and Clifford Kajiwara; sisters Margaret Hodge and Annette Nishida; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Joseph Kamahoahoa Kama, 66, of Honolulu, founder of Iolani Guard Service Inc., died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet A.; sons Joseph K. Jr. and Leonard K. "Pake"; daughters Christine I.K. Ross, Viola L.K. Kaupu, Ululani K. Kesio, Lorraine K.J.L.K. Ige, and Lucille L. and JoAnn K. Kama; brother Leonard "Leo"; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Private burial.

Becky Keahiahi Mokuau, 88, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died May 17 in Molokai General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest, George and Robert; daughters Becky Kaaihili, Harriet Smith and Bernice Ornellas; sisters Frances Klein, Margaret Kaialau and Bernice K. Kong; 23 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ho'olehua Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Private burial.

Hanako Thelma Ogawa, 87, of Honolulu died May 17 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Fife, Wash. She is survived by husband Hoichi, sons Michael and Jonathan, daughter Joycelyn Yee, brother Leo Ohashi, sisters Ayako O. Hurd and Bessie Asanuma, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Terry Joann Poole, 48, of Honolulu died May 4 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gregory Ray; daughters Stephanie Turro and Latricia, Ayana, Carla and Krisunta Poole; brothers Patrick and Burt Turro; sisters Pearl Torres and Frances Turro; and six grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

John Alii Lei Reverio, 23, of Waianae died May 14. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Benjamin and Sharon, brother Elton, sister Kristie and maternal grandparents John and Virginia Sabado. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Jesus the Bread of Life Church, 89-446 Keaulana Ave., Nanakuli. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Makaha Surfing Beach. Casual attire.

Mildred Yukie Tokita, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died May 16 in St. Francis Hospice-Puiwa. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Norman, Bert and Patrick; brother Clarence Okimoto; sisters Kimiko Tomita, Florence Yabusaki and Hazel Okuno; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Melesete "Akenese" Vito Tuia, 75, of Waianae died May 14. She was born in Samoa. She is survived by sons the Rev. Deacon Ierome, Leota I. and Onesimo Vito; daughter Veronika Lealaitafea; brother Taofinu'u V. Tuia; sister Fepulea'i T.V. Tuia; and 13 grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

John Edward Vetterli, 72, of Haleiwa, founder and CEO of the Flecto Co. Inc. and director of San Francisco Hospital, died May 19. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by wife Bebee; sons Christopher, Steven, Michael and John; daughter Valerie; sister Dale Zenstra; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Shizuko Yamamoto, 73, of Honolulu, a retired kitchen manager for Kyoya, airline section, died May 14. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Tatsuo; son Roy H.; daughters Naomi B. Toyooka and Nora A. Kaneshige; brothers Chojiro, Yasugi, Zenjiro, Takeo, Makoto and Hisao Miayata; and four grandchildren. Private services.



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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