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Obituaries
Friday, June 20, 2003




Ruth Annie Stribling Brown, 81, of Kailua, a homemaker, died Sunday in Kaneohe. She was born in Molina, Ga. She is survived by husband William and sister Louise S. Miller. Private services.

Maria Trinidad delos Santos, 92, of Waialua, died May 22 in Crawford Nursing Home. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons John J., Henry M. and Milton B. Delos Santos; daughters Carmen J. Popovich, Gloria Banes, Shirley T. Ganob and Evelyn Scott; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Meleane Paki Sika Finau, 63, of Laie, died June 15 in Kahuku Hospital. She was born in Kolovai, Tonga. She is survived by husband Siosiua "Polotini"; sons William Gordan "Papa," Kealoha, Jeffery, Papa and Cameo; daughters Ana, Anitilose, Seini and Yana; brothers Sione Paki, Tauaalo and Sione Taufa; sisters Lepolo Liavaa, Fono Fuko Fuka and Tohuia Liu; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today and noon tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 5th Ward. Call after 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. tomorrow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Milton You Sinn Ho, 52, of Honolulu, a U.S. Housing and Urban Development support service specialist, died May 31. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Charles Noa Kaheaku Sr., 66, of Honolulu, a retired city fire captain, died June 7 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Jane; sons Charles Jr., Engleberth, Adrian and David; daughters Danell Medeiros, Dellas Alexander, Lovey Ortega-Sanchez, Shareen Sakri and Bellerina and Pualani Kaheaku; brothers John, Daniel and Abraham; sisters Lois Chung Hoon, Ella Correa, Mary Au, Primrose Punua, Miriam Tortolero, Evelyn Kaahanui and Hannah Kipilii; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Alfred B. "Big Al" Keith, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Bekins warehouse supervisor, died Monday in Kaneohe. He was born in Ontario, Calif. He is survived by sons Steaven and Douglas, daughter Peggy Migliaro, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Vivian Akiko "Aki" Koizumi, 72, of Waipahu, died June 8 in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Vernon, Eric A. and Gary; sisters Tsutayo Enomoto, Ellen Takiguchi and Ann Miyaji; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Hui Mun Ku, 87, of Kailua, a retired shoe store owner in Korea, died June 12 in Island Nursing Home. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife So Pun, sons Sung Soo and Sung Ko, daughters Sung Cha Ku and Sung Mee Choi, and four grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Graveside services: noon Monday at Valley of the Temples.

Frederick "Freddy" Simeon Kapahio Lopes, 82, of Waianae, died June 8 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by wife Billie; brothers Elroy Yuen, Ronald K. Lopes and Kenneth N. Sam; and sisters Grace K. Paganini, Roselle A. Soon, Anna L. Hency and Margaret R. and Wilma P. Lopes. Private services.

Jason Tooru Kahukolu Masagatani, 43, of Kailua, a Mid-Pacific Country Club waiter and former owner of Tropix Island Style Cafe, died June 10 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He also was a maitre d'hotel and headwaiter for American Hawaiian Cruises. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Franklin H. and Ernesta, brother Jesse K.L., sister Jobie M.K.M. Yamaguchi and grandparent Homie. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha'o Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Entombment: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Norma Antolin Molina, 56, of Honolulu, a W.H. Smith Hotel Store Co. employee, died June 11 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Aquib, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by companion Quirino Domingo; daughter Cherry Ann Molina; brothers Philip, Paul, Eliseo and Jing Antolin; and sisters Warlita G. Antolin and Lilia Cacabelos. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Alvina Kilikiua Kailihou Park, 85, of Nanakuli, died May 26 in Ewa Beach. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Stephen D., Stanley M. and Michael E.; daughters Sandra "Sandy" Pukahi and Marie D. Loughmiller; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Wednesday.

Joseph Lopez Poli, 75, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy civilian employee at Camp Smith and an Aliamanu Middle School custodian, died Monday at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sisters Theresa Motas and Linda Cortez, and hanai brother Albert Supnet. Services: 7 p.m. July 2 at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. July 3 at Sacred Heart, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Yoshinobu "Nobu" Shinsato, 78, of Wahiawa, a retired Del Monte Corp. employee and a U.S. Army veteran who served in the U.S. Department of Defense, died June 8 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by wife Masaye; sons Lloyd, Wesley and Miles; daughters Kathleen Okazaki and Faye Oyasato; brothers Yasuhiko, Yoshio and Rosei; sister Charlotte Hashimoto; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Polly Baldwin Whittier, 95, of Honolulu, died June 12 in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Nancy W. Grady, three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to the Polly Baldwin Whittier Scholarship Fund, Seabury Hall School, Olinda Road, Makawao, HI 96768.

James Dearborn Wise, 86, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired Pau Hana Inn chef on Molokai, died May 22. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Charles Brown, daughter Lorraine Williams, eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Kalaiakamanu Hou in Kalamaula, Molokai. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kawaiaha'o Church Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Ethel Tsuyuko Yamane, 73, of Honolulu, died June 10 in Kuakini Medical Center. She is also survived by mother Akiko Sonoda. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published

yesterday.

Stephen Yick Chong Young, 77, of Honolulu, a retired structural engineer for Lo Engineering Co. and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran, died June 5 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice, sons Timothy and Gerald, daughters Dr. Theresa Wee and Patricia Kim, brother David and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.




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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