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Obituaries
Saturday, July 20, 2002


James Edward Church, 81, of Honolulu, died July 12 in Crawford Convalescent Center. He was born in Springfield, Mass. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Jack Tui Faatiliga, 39, of Honolulu, died July 11 in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Sosefina Pueliu; son Jack II; daughters Maria and Teuaililo; parents Faiupu and Fetolofai Olomua; brothers Tui, Ricky, Sia, Lance, Potu and T.J.; and sisters Lucy, Tiana, Flora, Rose and Corina. Mass: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Fred H. Fontes, 91, of Hilo, a retired machinist, died June 29 in Life Care Center. He is also survived by wife Loretta "Lori." Incorrect information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published Wednesday.

Annie "Aunty Honey" Maliikapu Graffam, 75, of Wailuku, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is also survived by six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Casual or aloha attire. No wreaths. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published yesterday.

Harold Joseph Kenui Iseke, 64, of Honolulu, a musical entertainer, died Wednesday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenui and Travis, mother Mary K. Petersen, father Harold J., brother Clayton, sister Laura Stokoe, half-sister Patty, stepsisters Frances Kahoku and Elaine Keale, and one grandchild. Funeral services are pending.

Edwin "Kim Yun" Kam, 88, of Honolulu, a retired salesman for Hawaii Newspaper Agency and former owner of Ono Crackseed, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. He is survived by wife Ellen, son Harvey, daughters Jenny Choy and Charlene Young, brother George and four grandchildren. Private services.

Jacob Young Lee, 78, of Honolulu, a retired employee at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died July 8. He was born in Honolulu. He survived by wife Joy; son Wade; daughters Dawn Karioka, Lyn Lee and Carolyn Enriquez; sisters Ida Moore, Anita Broomas and Gwen Ing; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Milton Theodore Mack, 88, of Mililani, died July 10. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Naoko and son Michael. Private services.

Sadao Matsumoto, 96, of Hilo, retired owner of the former Vogue Shop and Bridegroom Shop in Hilo, died July 12 in Hilo. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hiroko; son Eugene; sisters Raku Sakimizuru, Suwako Murashige and Sumie Yoshioka; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph "Bucky" Masao Nakamura, 82, of Halehaka, Kauai, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by children Elsie Soto, Lana Lopes and William, Mitchell and Momi Nakamura; brothers Tatso and Robert; sisters Mildred and Sarah O.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Prayer services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Halehaka Family Cemetery in Lihue. Casual attire.

Shigeru Oda, 75, of Wahiawa, a retired member of the U.S. Army, died last Saturday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Eddie and Norman, daughters Amy Mariano and Cynthia Oda, sister Jean and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sue Ogata, 71, of Honolulu, a retired radio announcer for KOHO and KZOO, died June 27 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Harold H. Sr., son Harold Jr., daughter Michelle Jandoc, brothers Nobu Nagasawa and Takehiko Ito, and sister Hiroko Nemoto. Private services.

Anna Rosenberg, 75, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Van Nuys, Calif., a homemaker, died Monday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by husband George, daughters Linda Rosenberg and Cecile Matzkin, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Call after 9 a.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hale Makua Foundation, 472 Kaulana St., Kahului, HI 96732.

Kelemete Savaiianaea, 82, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died July 11 at home. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Pou; daughters Itema Maifea, Makarita Pine and Makerita, Sialafale, Savelina and Lifa Savaiinaea; sons Naseli and Sitope; sister Keke Naseli; 80 grandchildren; and 60 great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, 1614 Monte St. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at same church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Khamphanh Sisomvang, 63, of Ewa Beach, died Wednesday. She was born in Laos. She is survived by husband George H. Brown; son Nino; daughters Thip Nguyen, Y.C. Evans and Vina and Bibi Sisomvang; brother Khamsouk; and seven grandchildren. Laotian Buddhist services. Visitation: 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Masahiko "Mike" Ushio, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a welder foreman for numerous construction companies on the Big Island, died July 11 in Hilo. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by brothers Yoshiichi and Setsuo, and sisters Chiyoko Kami and Kikuko Sato. Private services.

Ngan Ying Wong, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Home Donut Shop owner, died Sunday in Maunalani Nursing Home. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Loui C. Wong, Loui L. Howard and Loui M. Nakama; brothers Set F. Lau and Set C. Lau; sister Lana Lock; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Parkinson's Disease Association.



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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