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Obituaries
Sunday, May 4, 2003


Albert "Al" Alderton, 81, of Honolulu died Thursday at home. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Geraldine; sons Rod and Albert; daughters Jane Pistor, Barbara Ichinose, and Geri Pulu; brother Roderick; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

John Nelson Baird, 80, a former president of Honolulu Federal Savings and Loan, died Monday at St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Joseph, Utah. He is survived by sons John, Tim David, Michael, Randy and Steven; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother Ross Baird and sister LaVee Madsen, both of Utah. Services: noon Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kahala Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Masako Fukuhara, 74, of Ewa Beach died Friday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Ishikawa-ken, Japan. She is survived by husband and Bishop Hosen, son Don, brother Hidenori Kubota, and sisters Yoshiko Shinbo and Reiko Kitayama. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Jaisha Leialoha Grilho, infant daughter of Iris Nalani Grilho and James K. Nunuha, of Kapolei, died April 13 in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She is survived by grandparents Robert, Charmaine and Danette Grilho; and brothers Diego Avalos and Johnny Grilho. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

Dr. Kenneth K.F. Ing, 80, of Honolulu, a retired physician, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital & Clinic. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenneth Jr., Kevin and Kelvin; daughters Kathryn Malama and Kathleen Whitt; brother Dr. Gordon; 13 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Julia K. Josiah, 83, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died April 24 in Kailua. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Incorrect information was provided for an obituary published Friday.

Karen Jean Kenney, 54, of Kihei, a homemaker, died Thursday in Kihei. She was born in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by husband David F.; father William Kass; daughters Sheri Iatzko and Tiffany Vaughan; son Ryan; sister Jolyn Woolley and Nanci Matthews; brothers Robert, Steven, Daniel, Thomas and Timothy Kass; and four grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui or American Cancer Society.

Edward Inn Mun Lee, 76, of Kahului, a wholesale clerk, died last Sunday in Kula, Maui. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pacita; sons Jeffrey and Gregory; daughters Jennifer Tubania, Stephanie Lee and Michelle Kaluna; sister Elizabeth; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Wake: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. at the mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Veteran's Cemetery.

Francisco Domingo "Frankie" Mendoza, 81, of Waimanalo, a retired Lone Star Construction laborer, died April 25 in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Butir, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Remedios; son Eduardo Mendoza; daughters Lily Silao and Clarita Yanos; brothers Alfredo, Tomas and Felipe; sisters Victoria Saldua, Maria Versosa and Rufina Mendoza; and nine grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park cemetery.

Iris Tsuyako Nakasato, 52, of Honolulu, SATO Travel manager, died Tuesday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gary Tadashi, sons Davin and Derek, mother Chieko Moriguchi, brother Stephen Moriguchi, and sister Sandra Abelaye. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kimiyo Yamagishi Ramos, 67, of Kalapana, Hawaii, a jazz singer and music teacher, died April 24 at home. She was born in Nagano, Japan. She is survived by husband Avelino; son Marcel; daughters Renee Ramos, Ramona Pryzwara and Anna McKenzie; sisters Hiroko and Motoko Yamagishi; brothers Wataru, Akio, Nobuyoshi and Katsumi Yamagishi; and nine grandchildren. Services to be held in Japan and on the mainland.

Dionisio Rillera Tagara, 72, of Honolulu died Monday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Matilde; sons Renato and Judy; daughters Irma Tagara, Thelma Alvarado, and Melba Daguio; sisters Norma Fernandez and Florita and Nina Arellano; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. No services.

Ah Yok Tang, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by son Kuan Man; daughters Yen Ping Lim, Kathleen Ng and Agnes Chang; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial: 12 noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Robert Norito Ueoka, 95, of Paia, Maui, a self-employed accountant, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He is also survived by brother Norman. Incorrect information provided for an obituary published yesterday.

Delia Ildefonso Villarina, 50, of Waipahu, an American Linen Service Company (ALSCO) employee, died April 20 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, the Philippines. She is survived by companion Angelina Arellano, brothers Arsenio and Rolando Ildefonso, and sister Adelina Tomas. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Ken Masao "Bobo" Yonemura Jr., 44, of Kaneohe, a ConAgra Beef/Swift & Co. sales representative, died Tuesday in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ken and Shirley; sisters Jill Kohjima, Lila Ann Goins, Dani Tejada, and Joy Yonemura; and grandmother Kimiyo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Reception at 7 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.




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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