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Obituaries
Wednesday, August 21, 2002


Russell Mokulehua / Elections Observer



Jose Decasa Ancog, 90, of Kahuku, a retired Kahuku Sugar Mill cane haul truck driver, died Aug. 10 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Sora; son Jose Jr.; daughters Pearlisa Potter, Elena Meehan, Melinda Crowell and Melanie Ancog; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the park. Casual attire.

Isidra Canilang Bautista, 80, of Honolulu, died Friday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Herminigildo and Bayani Bautista; daughters Maxima Bautista, Petronila Ongsico, Araceli Timbol, Angelita Aranzaso and Maria Fe Amaro; brothers Romeo and Julian Canilang; sisters Felomina Soriano and Candida Neri; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

Virginia "Iniang" Sagucio Butac, 88, of Kahului, formerly of Kaumakani, Kauai, died Saturday in Kula Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Manuel; daughters Presentation Apo and Cion O'Sullivan; brothers Asuncion, Lorenzo and Justo Sagucio; sisters Maria Vidad and Trinidad De Asis; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Mission Waimea Chapel on Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery. Casual attire.

Louise Keliiwahanuku "Waha" Coakley, 82, of Kohala Estates, Kawaihae, Hawaii, a retired Coakley Properties principal broker and owner, died last Wednesday in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons Nolan and Jeffrey, daughters Danelle Coakley and Mikala Apilando, brother Samuel Kaaloa, sister Elizabeth Sereno, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kohala Ward in Hawi. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mitsuru Doi, 78, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a U.S. Army veteran and a retired mechanic for the County of Kauai, died Monday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Matsuko S., daughter Lauren J. Yep, sister Marian D. Matsuda and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Rose Gragas Gapusan, 79, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 4 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, old section. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Silveria "Billie" Allosada Gonsalves, 71, of Waianae, a Makaha Market employee and a teacher's aide for Makaha Headstart, died Aug. 2. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by companion Stephen Neill; sons Michael Jr., Reginald, Robin, Glenn, Patrick "Tootie," Donovan and Jonathan "JonJon"; daughters Teresa "Teri" Magno, Mary A. "Sam" G. Ruiz and Vanessa G. Soto; brothers Lauriano, Fausto and Concordio Allosada; sisters Paz Valdez, Felipa Maurin, Dolores Respicio, Mary Gushi and Alice Allosada; 30 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hatsuko "Alice" Higuchi, 79, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Tadashi, son Eric A., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wesley Wui Sin Ho, 35, of Aiea, died Aug. 10 at home. He is survived by brother Dr. Wilton W.M. Aloha attire. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

Reed Kanekoa Irvine, 36, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a graphic artist for Sun Press newspaper and Hilo Printing Co., died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christian A.L. and Cameron R.K., daughter Reena K., companion Clari Rellon, parents Allan L. and Truda K.J., brother Randy and sisters Rene Germano and Rhoda Miller. Services: 11 a.m. today at Mokuola, Coconut Island. Visitation: 1-2 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Urn burial: 2:15 p.m. Casual attire.

Yvonne Claire "Ipo" Victorine Kealoha, 57, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died last Wednesday in Wailuku. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Francis P. "Cha Cha" Jr., mother Lucy H.V. Loon, son Kaimi L.K.G. Victorine-Kealoha, daughter Hoapili, sister Lei "Take" Matsuda and brother Alfred "Buddy" Victorine Jr. Mass: noon Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao. Aloha attire.

Amy Kiyoko Komiyama, 80, of Aiea, a retired federal government employee, died Aug. 8. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leslie, Glenn and Russell; brother Robert Hayashida; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Kevin Hwa Lee, 81, of Honolulu, a retired jewelry salesman, died July 31 in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yu Mae; sons John, Jackson, Robert, James and Paul; daughter Jennifer Kuei and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Mary Ann "Aunty Mat" Thompson Lorenzo, 82, of Kailua-Kona, died Thursday at home. She is survived by brother Gerard Thompson. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

Felisa Sanchez Lucido, 91, of Aiea, died Aug. 12 in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Gary, daughters Rosemary Schiff and Susan Cadabes, brother Edes Sanchez, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Yoshi Maruyama, 96, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Maruyama Catering and Come and Get Eat Lunchwagon, died Aug. 6 in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. She is survived by sons Richard I. and Albert H., daughters Ida S. Kunimitsu and Flora M. Tsuma, brother Hajime Morita, sister Shizuno Hiranaka, 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kyle Takeo and Lauryn Megumi Matsuzaki, infant twins of parents Kurt T. and Luanne K., of Mililani, died Aug. 9 in Kapiolani Medical Center. They were born in Honolulu. They are also survived by grandparents Thomas M. and Clara Matsuzaki and George R. and Lucille Kuwaye; and great-grandmother Ah Moi Ching. Private services.

Hazel S. Nakashima, 78, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Big Save Snac Shop food service employee, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by sons Dennis, Gerald and Elden; daughter Jorene Solusod; brother Suzuku Sakata; sisters Jeannette Oishi and Hatsume Shimamoto; and six grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Edward "Sonny" Pereira Jr., 75, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired city paramedic, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anne I.; sons Wayne, Leslie and Rodney; daughters Shirley Pereira and Linda Rabe; brothers Larry and Stanley Vidinhar; sister Jane Desse; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow service. Mass: Sept. 13 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Honolulu. Casual attire.

Micah Scott Riedel, infant son of Scott and Susan J.W. Riedel of Honolulu, died Aug. 11 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents the Rev. Bob and Marcia Webel and Thomas and Lillian Stevenson; and great-grandparents Rev. Floyd and Beatrice Alley. Services held in Beaufort, S.C.

Sue Sumie Shiroma, 75, of Waipahu, died Aug. 8. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by husband Kameichi "Lefty"; brother James Afuso; sisters Rachel Ige, Elsie Motoyama and Mary Murakawa. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.

Suemasa "Uncle Mack" Sumida, 98, of Ewa Beach, a retired Japanese writer, died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in North Shore. He is survived by daughter Victoria Salom and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Robert Yasushi Tanoue, 87, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor for Robert Tanoue General Contractor, died Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Akiko; son Brian; daughter June Yamanuha; brothers Richard and Thomas; sisters Ruth Hayase, Mildred Higuchi and Eleanor Yoshida; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Timothy Tarkoj, 30, of Wailuku, died Aug. 11 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Nelinda, son Phillip, daughter Tipnilynn, mother Marrylynn Neptali, brothers Joseph Neptali and Tammy Tarkij and sister Remot Ned. Visitation: all night Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary in Kahului. Call after 11 a.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. Casual and aloha attire.

Doris Tomoe Uyehara, 79, of Waialua, a retired Hauula Bake Shoppe employee, died Thursday. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons James "Jimmy," Charles "Chuck," and Chris; daughter Carolyn Oki; brothers Morikichi, Akira and Yutaka Yafuso; sisters Bessie Tamashiro and Chiyo Yafuso; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

James S. Yamamoto, 79, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Plantation shop aide, died Sunday in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by son James, daughter Doris Viloria, brothers Tetsu and Yorozu, sister Yukiyo Sakai and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Eleele Baptist Church. Call after 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.



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