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Obituaries
Tuesday, April 29, 2003




Mari Sachiko Agena, infant daughter of Dean M. and Jill Agena, of Honolulu, died April 19 in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Kazuo and Janet Agena and George and Asako Kitahara, and great-grandmother Kameyo Agena. Private services.

Ellen Kiakona "Tweet" Alau, 85, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died Friday at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Henry Dale K., sister Lei Vares, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Holy Ghost Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Jose "Judge" Almazan, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired crane operator for the former Puna Sugar Co. and Kau Sugar Co., died April 21 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Rosaline; sons Jesse, Chris and Nathan; daughters Lita Woodall and Desiree Bolos; brothers Herman and Joe; sisters Martina Valdez and Margarita Almazan; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Keaau Community Center, former Union Hall. Casual attire.

Wallace Wan Ngn Ching, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Design Division employee, died March 21 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Inez; son Paul; daughter Gwen Won; brother Edward; sisters Hazel Lum, Agnes Kam and Katherine Woo; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Albert "Bobby" Enos, 62, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired laborer for Isemoto, Sonomura & Goodfellows Contractors, died April 19 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife May A.; sons Robert, Terry and Kevin; daughter Tracy; mother Rose; brother William; sisters Rose Radakovich, Betty J. Macias, Barbara Filkins, Marilyn Moura, Loretta Arruda and Lorraine Kau; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Sadako Fujioka, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired domestic housekeeper, died April 15 in Kaneohe. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Francis, daughter Ethel Nishida, brothers Charles Y. and Takao Yamashita, sisters Helen Shoda and Hazel Miyachi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kiyoko Fujiwaki, 85, of Waialua, died last Tuesday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Edwin, daughter Jean Keller, brothers Jimmy and Harry, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary G. Greubel, 89, of Kapolei, a retired public school teacher in Indiana and California, died April 18 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Frankfort, Ind. She is survived by son Patrick, sister Marjorie Derrick and three grandchildren. Private services.

Troy J.E. Hulihee, 38, of South Carolina, formerly of Hawaii, a former U.S. Army recruiter, died April 20. He was born in Port Hueneme, Calif. He is survived by sons Sean and Kaipo; hanai son Cullen; daughters Brandi, Shaina and Casey; hanai daughter Celeste; former wife Chrissy; father Kimo; stepmothers Sharyn and Lisa; brother John; and sisters Monica and Denise. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Sunday. Call 676-5335 for more information. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Harry Yasunobu "Chet" Kaneshiro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired federal government supply foreman, died April 20 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Okai; sons Chester and Johnny; daughter Julie Sagami; brother Roy; sisters Dorothy Kohagura, Betty Toma, Doris Tsuha, Iris Shimabukuro, Mildred Hoshino and Bessie Higa; and eight grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Gary Masahiro Kiyota, 54, of Hilo, a County of Hawaii real property tax administrator, died April 9 in Shreveport, La. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Naomi Kuritani; son Brent; brothers Ronald, Walter and Nelson; stepmother Helen Hale; and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Henry Klein, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired accountant, died April 16 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae C.; daughters Thalia Gomes, Billie Oda and Racine Cook; brothers John, Abraham and William; sisters Mary Cline, Margaret Baker, Thelma Enos and Shirley Moniz; and eight grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Happy Utaka Mitsuhiro, 100, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery mechanic, died April 21 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Susan Peabody. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles James Moore Jr., 93, of Hilo, a retired engineer, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Goldfield, Nev. He is survived by son Terence, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. No services.

Edward Shiro Oguma, 63, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Site Engineering heavy equipment operator and a commercial fisherman, died March 29 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Eddie and Leslie; daughters Cheryl and Penney; brothers Marco, Phillip and Wilfred; sisters Lydia Magnani, Kalehua Nakasone and Lani Joaquin; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Heeiakea Pier in Kaneohe. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Celerina Busto "Sherling" Pascua, 73, of Ewa Beach, died April 8 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Julian F.; sons Juan, Hermolito, Franklin and Ruben; daughters Maria Mendoza, Rosebella Dahilig, Edna Fajota, Evangeline Rosaro, Aleli Montano and Jane Bulseco; brothers Lester and Constantino Busto; 34 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Cesar Ramos, 64, of Kahului, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Susana; sons Roger, Jefferon and Rafael; daughters Visitacion Diaros, Aurelia Bamiago and Alma Oliveros; and sisters Christina Ramos and Crecensia Gregorio. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date.

Toshiyo Sakaguchi, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Thursday in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Amy Uchida, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers.

Alama Mona Alana Schulze, 81, of Novato, Calif., a retired American President Line employee in San Francisco, died last Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Ernest and Albert Alana, daughter Roberta Ballestrazze, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. No services.

Chiyoko Takeguchi, 81, of Hilo, an office manager for the former Pacific Market in Hilo, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Yoshiaki Sakamoto and sister Kay Miwa. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Mary Takiguchi, 79, of Lihue, sole proprietor of Tad & Mary's, died Thursday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Robin; daughters Diane Matsukawa, Sandy Minn and Joy Chow; brother Henry Sasaki; sisters Nora Tada, Flora Cox and Helen Pruitt; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Interment to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

Victoria Aczon Yanuaria, 106, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died April 11 in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Bernardo, Osias and Arsenio; daughters Manuela Sagadraca, Rebecca Aczon and Romula Yanuaria; 25 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren. Services: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.




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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