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Obituaries
Thursday, February 27, 2003


Gladys Kimseu Amoy, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Bishop Estate secretary, died Feb. 18 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kawaihae, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Wallette Shidler; brothers Ah C. Goo and Herbert, Simon, Carl and Kenneth Kimseu; sisters Ruby Field and Harriet Soong; and a grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Imiola Congregational Church, P.O. Box 669, Kamuela, HI 96743.

Sueno "Janet" Araki, 90, of Hilo, died Feb. 18 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Samuel T. and Derrick Y., daughter Patricia T., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary donations.

Viola "Ruth" Orcutt Bacon, 103, of Kaneohe, a retired Punahou School music teacher, died Saturday. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Ruth Orcutt Bacon Auditorium at Pohai Nani Good Samaritan Retirement Community in Kaneohe. Call after 1 p.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Ruth Bacon Trust c/o Bank of Hawaii, P.O. Box 3170, Honolulu 96802.

Stacie Waynette Bellino, 35, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawaii, a waitress, died Feb. 19 in Kau Hospital. She was born in Bexar County, Texas. She is survived by sons Dylan and Dalton Bellino-Delo Santos, daughter Virginia B. Dewey, mother Donna A. Wilson, father Franklin D. Bellino, sister Michelle B. Caron, companion Barry Hennings and grandfather Clemy D. Martin. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. today at Hooekena Beach, Kona. Casual attire.

Anatalia "Nellie" Cablayan, 78, of Pearl City, a retired Royal Grove Hotel employee, died last Thursday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Elnora Cachola; sisters Vicki Caba, Emiliana Cabotaje and Antonina Andaya; and two grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Pearl City. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Constancio Guerrero Cacactin, 43, of Honolulu, a La Pietra Town Houses employee, died Feb. 11 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elynor M.; son Stanley; daughter Conelyn J.; father Henry Kakatin; brothers Pablito and Henry Kakatin and Nestor Guerrero; and sisters Adelina Ragasa, Remy Areniego and Susana Cacactin. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Honolulu. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Felimon "Jun Jun" Echalas Cacho, 32, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7 in Kaiser Medical Center. Mass: 8 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Tuesday.

Dayton Francis Caple, 84, of Honolulu, a Mike McCormack Realtors general manager and a retired U.S. Army colonel, died Sunday in Honolulu. He also was a former owner for ERA of Hawaii Inc. He is survived by wife Lucy, daughters Charlee Abrams and Stephanie Doughty, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

Lum Sam Chang, 101, of Honolulu, died Feb. 15 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dr. Thomas M.C., Francis M.Y., Dr. Henry M.C. and Dr. Joseph S.M.J.; daughters Anita Paz, Veronica Murashige and Dr. Barbara H.F. Chang; 25 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Virginia Mae "Ginni" Clemmens, 66, of Makawao, Maui, will be remembered in a celebration of life 3 p.m. Sunday at Paulueau Beach on Maui. Clemmens died Feb. 15 in a car accident on Maui. She was born in Evergreen, Ill. She is survived by sister Maxime Friday and brother Tim Friday. No flowers. Donations suggested to ILC-Lambda Aloha, P.O. Box 790238, Paia, HI 96779.

Modesta Cadiz Collado, also known as "Lagring" and "Mila," 54, of Ewa Beach, a Wal-Mart employee, died Feb. 4 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Alberto Baxa and Sonny Collado, brothers Jose and Mamerto Cadiz, sisters Anding Queja and Inocencia Cadiz, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hiroko "Haruko" Corpuz, 75, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died Monday in the Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Keopu, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rex and Roy; daughters Rebecca Brotherson, Dale Corpuz and Geraldine Corpuz; hanai sister Nancy Kurihara; and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo, Kona, HI. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Margie Masuko Fukutomi, 65, of Los Angeles, an employee for Standard Oil Co. of California, died Jan. 29. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roy M.; son Gregory D.; brother Herbert Kono; sisters Violet Izumi, Irene Morikawa, May Kamiya and Frances Inoue; and a grandchild. Private services.

Elsie Kimiko Furuno, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Convalescent Center of Honolulu secretary, died last Thursday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard S., sons Alan and Brian, daughters Linda Furuno and Diane Mogi, and brother James Yamada. Private services.

Joseph "Bully" Gomes, 77, of Honolulu, a retired city Roads Department truck driver, died Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katherine "Kitty"; son Samuel; daughter Danette Nakata; stepdaughters Antoinette "Toni" Fritz, Bernadette Weaver and Claudette Ferrell; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

Charles Earle Grune Jr., 57, of Honolulu, a concrete superintendent, died Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Charles III, mother Aileen V. Gieson, sister Earleen Rapoza and brother Richard. Visitation: 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Highway. Mass: 12:15 p.m. March 7 at St. Joseph Church, 43 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Donovan Allin 'Oilipulelokanoeauaualii Hao, 5, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7 in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Allin and Yardley Preuc; sisters Kiley Hao and Symany Correa; and grandparents Linda Preuc, Clifford Freitas and Samuel K. Bernard Sr. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at New Life United Pentecostal Church, 20 Bougainville Drive, Salt Lake. Call after 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Maki Hashimoto, 100, of Hilo, a seamstress and a Naalehu Hutchinson Plantation Co. employee, died Monday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by daughters Bessie Shintaku, Ethel Ogata, Jane Fukushima and Edna Hashimoto; father Montaro Hashimoto; mother Moto Muto Kumashima; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Karen Conway Hergott, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a homemaker, died last Thursday at home. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by husband Steven J., mother Margaret Conway, sister Kathy Haines and brothers Jim and Paul Conway. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hope Chapel in Kihei.

Hatsuko Hiraoka, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Feb. 13 in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons George A., Calvin H. and Horace S.; daughters Hideko Kaneshiro, Helen F. Takeuchi and Janet K. Kobayashi; sister Shizue Komoda; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

John W. Hudgins, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died Feb. 12 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Esom Hill, Ga. He is survived by wife Sumie, sons Dale and Tommie, daughters Mary Kawakami and Kimmie Delorenzo, hanai brother Bertram Wong, brothers Arthur and David, sister Shirley and nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Koolau Baptist Church, 45-633 Keneke St., Kaneohe.

Jeremiah Kala Huihui, 69, of Honolulu, died Friday in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy; sons Jeremiah, Franklin and Michael; daughter Leilani Garza; stepdaughters Cheryl Fernandez, Michelle Routt, and Jill and Renee Lauterbach; brothers Henry and Abel; sister Rachael; 29 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Baby Makapuu Beach Park. Casual attire.

Henry Iaela, 74, of Makawao, Maui, a Kahului Trucking and Storage truck driver and a retired U.S. Army sergeant, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honokahua. He is survived by son Robert, daughter Carmen Matsuura, brother Raymond, sisters Edith Gifford and Yvonne Iaela, and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Francis Lee Irish, 72, of Wahiawa, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Burlington, Vt. He is survived by wi

fe Beatrice T., stepson Frank Locker, daughter Darlene M. Asuncion, stepdaughter Judi Alameda and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marcella Jose, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hilo Hattie sales clerk, died Saturday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Jay K. and Ed; daughters Margarita Flores, Vivian Marrero, Bernadette Jantoc and Lucia Ching; brother Lorenzo Ramos; sister Josephine Jose; 21 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alma Tsukie Kagamida, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii operations supervisor, died Feb. 18 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Robert T. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isaac Kaleikula Jr., 72, of Pearl City, died Feb. 16 in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert, daughter Kimberly Viliamu and nine grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Maile Beach Park. Casual attire.

Raymond Masatoshi Kamaura, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife May, son Alan and a grandchild. Private services.

Aumoa Ola Mahuahua Keaulana, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired heavy equipment operator and a U.S. Army veteran, died Feb. 16 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alexander and Arthur Naki and Orrel K. Jr. and James Lui; daughters Shirley A. Lessary, Nancy Bulawan, Dorrel Engler and Ruby Loa; three brothers; three sisters; 27 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 41-219 Kauholokahiki St., Waimanalo. Casual attire.

Harry Haruyoshi Kushima, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base building inspector, died Feb. 19 in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George and Robert, daughters Florence Uyehara and Helen Tanabe, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Daniel Kong Lung Lo, 86, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died Saturday in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Luther K.W.; brothers Moses and Paul; sisters Mook L. Winber, Rebecca C. On and Betty Love; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Agnes Emiko Ishizaki Loose, 81, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Monday in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ronald and Dennis Camarao; daughters Veronica Lito and Brenda Graul; brother Joseph Ignacio; sisters Martha Martin, Eleanor Miguel and Emmogene Pacheco; and several grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Fujiyoshi Moriyama, 91, of Honolulu, a Consolidated Amusement movie projectionist, died Feb. 17 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Hanako; son Larry; daughters Karen Nakaichi, Linda Agawa and Lorna Komoriya; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Vernon Henry Neves, 75, of Kaimuki, a retired Hickam Air Force Base carpenter, died Feb. 15 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nieces Patricia Johnson and Lia Neves, and nephews Thomas and David Neves and Raymond Johnson. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Yasukichi "Youngie" Oshiro, 77, of Waipahu, died Feb. 10 at home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Hatsue; son Chad Y.; daughter Donna A.; brother Francis; sisters Olga Oshiro, Toshiko Tome, Karen Miyasato and Barbara Iha; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Albert Yukio Ota, 60, of Pearl City, a retired Pepsi-Cola Co. operations manager, died last Thursday in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Richard; daughter Shelly Casupang; mother Mildred; brother Harvey; sisters Grace Yoshimura, Gladys Bolos and June Domondon; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Erlinda Tamayo Pablo, 56, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Roly, brothers Pompey and Jaime Tamayo, and sisters Juana Leyva and Maria Santos. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Ramona Kalei Kaukeha Kalei Palaoa Okeopuolani Panoke, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airlines employee, died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons John and Harlon Dean and Herbert and Tait-Lindsey Panoke; daughters Winifred Hodges, Gwendolyn "Kaili" Kaaua and Gemey "Anela" Chang; 38 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Meksouvanh Phanthanouvong, 49, of Honolulu, died last Thursday at home. He was born in Laos. He is survived by wife Bounlieng; sons Sisouphanh and Khaynava; daughters Jade, Tyla, Chanthavilay, Inthava and Dolly; brother Champa; and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow.

The Rev. Carol Chung Song, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leonard S. Song and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Visitation and reception to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Emory "Glen" Strader, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, an Aloha Airlines mechanic and a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died Feb. 17 at home. He was born in Oklahoma City. He also was a Kraft Foods Hawaii sales manager. He is survived by sons Patrick and Scott, and three grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held off Kailua-Kona at a later date. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

Paige Iwalani Leimamo Hi'ileipuilimakamehanakealohapau'ole Tabarejo, infant daughter of Aaron and Denise Tabarejo, of Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is also survived by brother Aaron; sister Teizha; grandparents Frederick and Donna Tabarejo, Wesley Tailan and Juanita Ranker; and great-grandparents Esther Maeda, Dorothy "Tutu" Tailan and Dolores Tabarejo. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Johnelle Taualai Tapu, 36, of Waipahu, will be remembered in services 7 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church of Waipahu, 94-388 Waipahu St. Call after 6 p.m. Tapu died Saturday from injuries she suffered in a traffic collision on the H-1 freeway. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Peniamina; sons Peniamina Jr. and Kelly Tapu and Kata Jr. and Daniel Finau; daughter Davelle Finau; brothers Aiulu Jr., Lawrence, Darrin and Vaigati Manu; and sisters Mena Manu, Ruby Fatuesi, Danielle Mapu, Lehua Vete and Jackie, Carolyn, Linelle and Linette Manu. Casual attire.

Ernest Hayden Thomas, 86, of Waikiki, a Pacific Chemical and Fertilizer chief chemical engineer and a U.S. Army colonel, died Feb. 15 at home. He was born in Warrensburg, Mo. He is survived by wife Harriet "Rusty." Services: 8 a.m. tomorrow at Outrigger Canoe Club. Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Helene Hatsuko Yonehara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Tori Richard Ltd. seamstress, died Feb. 14 in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Earl J. and Bert M.; daughters Carolyn S. Arii, Amy N. Yonehara and Sylvia H. Simmons; half sister Asako Kato; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 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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