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Obituaries
Thursday, August 8, 2002


Meta Virginia Ahlo, 83, of Honolulu died July 16 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rudolph and Randolph; sisters Dorothy Motyka, Thelma Hill, Katherine Silva, Josephine Feiteira-Kahue and Mary Jane Hopfe; brother John Arruda Jr.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Ann Louise Alo, 66, of Waipahu died July 28. She was born in Canada. She is survived by husband Revelation; daughters Pamela, Lauri and Stephanie; and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, American Lung Association or American Heart Association.

Siale Apina, 85, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a farmer and owner of a fruit and vegetable farming business, died Saturday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Tevita, Ului, Salesi and Lisiate; daughters Sela Aholelei, Moli Masi and Ana Tafisi; 30 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. today at Kona United Methodist Church on Palani Road. Call after 4 p.m. Visitation: 10-11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Aloha attire.

Talafaaiva L.F. Atisanoe, 72, of Nanakuli, mother of the former sumo wrestler "Konishiki," Salevaa Atisanoe, died Monday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was a Barbers Point Golf Course groundskeeper. She was born in American Samoa. She is also survived by husband Lautoa; sons Alapati, Kasiano, Anoalo and Lautoa Jr.; and daughters Sailiaga, Malia, Luania I, Kahau and Luania II. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Samoan Church of Hawaii, 87-140 Kahau Place, Nanakuli. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City.

Sophie M. Bajadali, 80, of Spokane, Wash., died July 22. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Bill, Wayne and Craig; daughter Laverne Clement; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Maria Calderon Casupang, 84, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress, died Tuesday at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ramon, Amador, Victor and Claudio; daughter Luisa DeGuzman; sisters Florentina Marquez, Cristita Ancheta and Monica Flores; brother Alfredo Calderon; 24 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Stanley Mandivera Corpuz, also known as Stanley M. Corpos, 71, of Honolulu, a Jolly Roger Restaurant maintenance worker, died July 26 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Stanley "Kainoa"; daughters Cynthia "Haunani" Cleaver, Christine Tadlas and Bernadette Corpuz; brother Joseph Ignacio; sisters Martha Martin, Agnes Loose, Eleanor Miguel and Emogene Pacheco; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo.

Larry R. Cross, 56, of Kailua, an Economics Institute president, died Monday. He was born in Omaha, Neb. He is survived by wife Karen; daughters Tiare, Justina, Serena and Wendy; mother Doreine Miller; and brother Lindsay Hale. Services will be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Economics Institute or the Center for Global Non-Violence.

William "Bill" Charles Driver, 49, of Honolulu, a minister for Honolulu Church of Christ, died Monday. He was born in Georgia. He is survived by wife Sue, son Eric Stephen, daughter Tonia D. Aduddell, father John B., brother John and sister Lynn Swartz. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Honolulu Church of Christ. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Samuel Mac Smith Christian School, 515 Main St., Honolulu 96818.

Takeshi "Tom" Fukui, 76, of Mililani, a retired tailor, died July 26. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Isamu, Likio, Kazuo, Thomas, Donald and Richard; and sisters Alice Ono, Mitsue Nakagawa, Harumi Higashigawa and Nancy Delos Santos. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Violet Shizuka Fukushima, 88, of Kailua, a retired saleswoman for the former Wigwam and Payless Store, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clarence and Raymond Sr.; daughters Joyce Fujii and Peggy Fukushima; brothers Francis and Gary Ishimura; sisters Florence Michinaka, Gladys Imada, Gwen Kageno and Harriet Castro; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Antonette Kaleinani Ishikawa, also known as "Bones" and "Toni," 45, of Waianae died July 31. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Tapuni Siu; brothers Patrick, Harold, Martin and Melvin; and sisters Aileen Kovermann, Charla Trevenen, Paula Kaleo, Regina Gross, and Celia-Marie and Harolynn Ishikawa. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Eloise Annie Kekona, 89, of Kaaawa died Sunday. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Dorothy Sylvia Kuure, 85, of Hilo died Monday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Laurium, Mich. She is survived by daughter Marilyn Hoff and a grandchild. Graveside services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Delores Ruth May, 80, of Park Ridge, Ill., died Tuesday. She was born in Minneapolis, Minn. She is survived by husband Donald W., daughter Kristine Barry and a grandchild. Services will be held in Park Ridge.

Doris "DoDee" O. Morris, 78, of Pukalani, Maui, a homemaker, died Monday in Wailuku. She was born in Canada. She is survived by husband Carrol O., daughter Diane Radanovich, hanai son Greg Park, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at Morris' residence. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society.

Kiyoto Nekoba, 81, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired garage/warehouse clerk for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died July 31 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by wife Takako; son Wendell; daughter Judith Abe; brother Makoto; sisters Michi Asato, Bessie Morita and Tsuyako Seiki; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Yoichi "Chichi" Okihara, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. welder, died Tuesday. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yaeko, sons Glenn and Lance, daughters Caroline Okihara and Marcia Shiraki, sisters Sueko Umemoto and Yoshiko Fujimoto, and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Simon Alfred Pico Payne, 76, of Honolulu, will be remembered in graveside services 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. He died July 26. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by wife Carlatta Long; sons Anthony, Adrian and Travis; and daughter Sarah.

Natalie Nokes Powell, 78, of Kula, Maui, a psychiatrist for the U.S. Navy, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ayre, Mass. She is survived by sisters Norene Claeyssens and Virginia Ahokas, brother Jackson Nokes, daughter Kathryn McKay, sons David and Peter, and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Cancer Institute of Maui, 221 Mahalani St., Wailuku 96793.

Yuriko Sakamoto, 82, of Hilo, a retired planting machine crewperson for the former Mauna Kea Sugar Co., died last Thursday at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Karen; brother Benjamin Oda; sisters Alice Inoue, Bertha Agena and Joan Fukushima; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

Magdalena "Lola Ali" Tesoro, 97, of Waipahu died July 18. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by caregiver Alohalyn R. Julian. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire.



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The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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