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Obituaries
Saturday, January 4, 2003


Oscar "Billy" Carlson, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airlines machinist/mechanic and Honolulu Board of Water Supply employee, died Tuesday in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Charlene Corniel, sister Angie Kamakele, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery.

Francisco Delos Reyes, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Maluhia Hospital licensed practical nurse, died Dec. 3 in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by an adopted son and two stepdaughters. Services: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.

Daisy Freitas Farrow, 60, of Lancaster, Calif., died Monday in Lancaster. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Charles, son Brian, daughter Renee L. Stevens, brother Albert Rocha and sisters Shirley Rocha and Irene Elson. A viewing will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Graveside services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Chester Tamoru "Mamo" Hieda, 65, of Mililani, a retired Teletype mechanic at the Naval Communications Station at Wahiawa, died Dec. 23 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. He is survived by wife Janet; daughters Suzette Hieda-Freitas, Alainne Hieda-Holderead and Janelle and Diahnne Hieda; brothers Masaji, Paul, John, Richard and Ronald; sisters Norma Yamamoto and Stella Mau; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Jane Yoshiko Hironaka, 82, of Waialua, a retired Mokuleia Homestead housekeeper, died Tuesday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Paul S., brothers Francis and Chester Shigeoka, sisters Mildred Segawa and Joyce Hirayama, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tamiko Inoue, 74, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired registered dietitian in a California hospital, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Norman; father Takano; brothers Hideo, Masatoshi, Iwao, Frank and Paul Nonaka; sisters Fumie Nonaka, Helen Uyeno and Clara McCollum. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wallace Kealoha Kaawaloa, 75, of Waianae, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died Dec. 21 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Isabella P. Wood and Lytle D.K. Takemoto; brothers Samuel, Austin Jr. and Larry; sisters Elaine Teves and Yvonne Kaawaloa; and one grandchild. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Sueki Kurihara, 80, of Mililani, retired owner of Kuri's Auto Repair Shop, died Dec. 21 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Dixie T.; sons Brian H., Randal S. and Alvin T.; daughter Gail R. Smith; sister Yoshiko Maeda; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Hedy Marmorstein, 81, of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Austria. She is survived by son Henry S., daughter Wilma S. Perskin, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Temple Emanu-El, 2550 Pali Highway. Call after noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery.

Dorothy Kikue Miyamura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired J.C. Penney sales associate, died Dec. 19 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dayton, Harvey and Robert; brother Susumu Oka; caregiver Michael; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Masae Mukai, 88, of Waialua, a retired Aloha Tailor employee, died Dec. 21 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Ray Y. and Ted K., daughters Nancy A. Yamada and Alice S. Kuniyuki, brother Masaji Abe, sister Grace T. Abe and three grandchildren. Private services.

Michiyo Okihara, 83, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Dec. 14 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Samuel; daughters Linda S. Fujita, Judy Hiramoto and Gloria Matsumura; brothers George, Tsuneo and Sadao Muramaru; sisters Shigeyo Miyasaki, Hisaya Goto and Asayo Hirayama; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Kenneth Joseph Olivera, 69, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired ranch hand, died Dec. 27 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Keaau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Karen D., daughters Chandra Olivera and Devon Rice, brothers Antone and Eugene, sister Dorothy Wingate and five grandchildren. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the same chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kiichi Saito, 92, of Laie, formerly of Waipahu, died Dec. 17 in Ponds of Punaluu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Kenneth and Wayne, daughter Janet Koshimizu, brother Akira, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dr. Adela G. Sanidad, 77, of Aiea, a retired physician for Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, died Dec. 26 in Waipahu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Jose P. and Edward L., daughter Delia Murphy, brothers Frederico Garduque and Eduardo Cabanillas, sisters Adoracion Magallanes and Salvacion Garduque, and three grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Tuesday.

Tatsumi Shibao, 80, of Kailua, a retired Military Intelligence Service language translator for the federal government and a World War II veteran, died Monday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Susan K., sons Kenneth K. and Glenn H., daughter Amy E., brother Gilbert, sister Chieko Kawabata, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services and inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Theresa "Pat" Smith, 88, of Waianae, a homemaker, died Monday in Waianae. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by husband Hugh F., son Erik, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Keaau Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow at Makaha Beach. Casual attire. No flowers.

Joseph William Sparacio III, 15, of Kaneohe, a Castle High School student, died last Saturday in Kau Hospital after suffering seizures while diving off Kaalualu Bay in Kau on the Big Island. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by parents Joseph Jr. and Wilma, brothers Cliff and Kendall, and grandparents Joseph and Barbara. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Robert Husao Takeda, 91, of Honolulu, a retired city automotive parts stock keeper, died Dec. 27 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dennis K. and Glenn Y., brothers Richard H. and Wallace M., sister Leatrice Masuda and two grandchildren. Private services.

Mary M. Tius, 75, of Kailua, a homemaker and writer, died Tuesday in Kailua. She was born in Portland, Maine. She is survived by son Marcus and sister Martha McDonough. Private services. Donations suggested to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Manabu Umoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Oceanic Cable sales agent, died Dec. 27 in Kaiser Malama Ohana. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hideko; sons Guy, Brian and Jay; daughter Lydia Munnerlyn; sisters Sawako Sakaguchi, Hanami Umoto, Suemi Kusao and Kazuko Salbeda; and four grandchildren. Services: noon today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Jack W. Woltmon, 81, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, died Dec. 25 in Aiea. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Michael Woltmon and David Tadlock; daughters Julia Zeek, Reshela DuPuis and Linda Trisciuzzi; sister Faye Fox; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Henry "Specs" Yangson, 73, of Honolulu, a ceramic tile setter, died Dec. 23 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by brother William; sisters Lillian Alpiche, Marvilyn Bernades and Hazel Gonzales; and companion Elizabeth "Betty" Bush. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Jan. 15 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Dayton Rikio Yonemori, infant son of David and Kris, of Mililani, died Dec. 26 in Honolulu. He was born in Mililani. He is also survived by brother Bryce, paternal grandparents Yukio and Elva Ann and maternal grandparents Steven and Marjorie Kubota. 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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