Saturday, July 27, 2002

Mary Baumler, 85, of Ocean View Estates, a retired inventory parts clerk for Boeing, died Thursday at home. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by son Paul; sisters Rose Laudi, Eleanor Vargo, Francis Aboyoun and Ann Brocaglia; and brothers Albert and John "Jr." Brocaglia. Services on the mainland.

Nug Pon "Yobo" Chin, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired truck driver for Sears & Roebuck Co., died Monday in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lucille; sons Abraham, Samson and Spencer; daughters Brycie, Sidney and Ka'ua; brothers John and Raymond; sister Sarah; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Auwaiolimu Congregational Church, 43 Auwaiolimu Road. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Private inurnment.

Edison "O'Ogie" C.W. Ching, 53, of Honolulu, a former MTL bus driver, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen, sons Edison and Cowin, daughter Nani, mother Nancy Beckley, brother Daryl C.H. and sister Pamela "Penny" Jardine. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Contact Penny Jardine for service information at 484-8299 or 221-3953. Casual attire. No flowers.

Virginia "Patty" Coleman, also known as Virginiajayne Coleman, 96, of Kailua, a retired federal civil service employee with the U.S. Navy Purchasing Office at Pearl Harbor, died July 19 in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul, son William E., daughters Junedale and Jacque, five grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Felix Acidera Dacuycuy, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retired employee from Oahu Sugar plantation, died last Saturday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Ben; daughters Primadonna Dacuycuy-Ferreira and Felix Ann Dacuycuy; sisters Lenora Guerrero, Angeles Acoba, Genoveva Galicinao and Paula Cadiz; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8:30 a.m.

Rose "The Cake Lady" Fajardo, 67, of Haiku, Maui, a warehouse forewoman for Ara Magazine Co., died Thursday in Wailuku. She was born in Olowalu, Maui. She is survived by mother Helen Kuoha, sons James Hyde and Sheldon Fajardo, daughter Rosalind L. Chin, brothers Clarence and Walter Puha, sister Elizabeth Hoopii and nine grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. next Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahului. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Saburo "Sabu" Fujisaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired ILWU membership services director, died May 30. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Bette Y.; son Lance S.; daughter Luann M. Yoshida; brothers Tatsuo, Daniel, Ian and Ernest; sister Namie Kobayashi; and two grandchildren. Private services. Memorial donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association Aloha Chapter or the Aloha United Way.

Lucy C. Howell, 89, of Florida, a retired employee of Florida's Orange County Health Department, died July 6. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughters Pualani Taylor, Kuulei Kozlik and Patty Duncan; brothers Raymond, Patrick and Edward Aki; sisters Ruth Ching, Mary Aguiar and Theresa Surprise; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, Central & North Florida Chapter, 2020 Mizell Ave., Winter Park, FL 32782-4119.

Jeanne Marie Jones, 50, of Honolulu, a former schoolteacher, died July 6 in Honolulu. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by husband Donato E. Topinio, son Shawn Karlberg and brother John Paul Jones. Services at a later date.

Asao "Kasey" Kase, 84, of Honolulu, a retired meat cutter at Pearl Harbor Commissary, died July 10. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Teruko, daughters Anne and Ruth, brother Torao and sister Shinayo Miyazaki. Private services.

Teruo Kuranaga, 86, of Waialua, a retired journeyman painter at Waialua Sugar plantation, died Monday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Stanley and Roy, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Naomi Kaholo Makua, 53, of Waimanalo, a former employee of Rocky Road Products, died Monday in Kailua. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Gilbert; children Puanani Torres, Napua Kepa and Mahealani, Manulani and Kaipo Makua; mother Dinah Delpino; brother Fred Delpino; sister Beverly Wagner; and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Jane Marie Lauae, 69, of Oak Harbor, Wash., died Monday in Washington. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Helen Truman, Laura Picard and Teresa, Jana and Mary Park; brothers William and Daniel Kahanu; sister Mary Pancho; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Mortuary Chapel. Call after noon. Entombment to follow.

Roy Kenichi Nakada, 83, of Pearl City, a retired attorney-at-law and a U.S. Army veteran, died last Saturday. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Betsy F.; sons Michael K., David M. and Rodney K.; daughter Li Ann S.; brother Hisashi "Tom"; sister Masako "Lucy" Aratani; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Kin Chojin Kai Club, 94-1025 Anania Circle, No. 51, Mililani, Hawaii 96789.

Mitsue M. Nakamura, 77, of Kahului, died last Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Miles, Edwin, Wyatt and Myron; daughter Irene; brothers Yoshimitsu and Sueharu Hozaki; and sisters Mildred Oishi, Ethel Tanaka and Fumiyo and Mary Shishido. Private services.

William Evans Rust Jr., 83, of Honolulu, died July 11 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Tennessee. He is survived by wife Jacquelyn, son Rust C. Knox, daughter Patricia Jones and two grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Ma'ava Makoa Kaimana Levu Souza, infant son of Gisela "Kahea," died Sunday in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is also survived by brother Austin, sister Azalia, and grandparents George Souza, Sarah Tuisaloo, and Gwendolyn and Kaleihua Gaspar. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Rose Marie Whitfield, 69, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died Wednesday. She was born on the Big Island. She is survived by son Britt, daughters Debra Whitfield and Shelvia Koeshell, brother David Molina, sister Margaret Pacheco, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

James Lenox Wyllie III, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, died July 7. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Tony, daughter Theresa Duarte, father James L. Jr., sister Rosalie and three grandchildren. Private services.

Jerry K. "Gooch" Yamaguchi, 65, of Honolulu, a retired member of the U.S. Air Force, died yesterday. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Michael, daughters Ramona Gran and Suzanne Nakamura, brother Kenneth, sisters Judy Nakai and Natalie Matsui, and six grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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