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Obituaries
Sunday, January 25, 2004


Jean Natsue Aipa
Jan. 19, 2004
Jean Natsue Aipa, 63, of Kaimuki, a retired state data entry processor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband David; sons Raven and Grant; daughters Davidene Kupau and Robin Aipa-Nagami; brothers Harold, Alvin and Eric Okumura; sister Mae Kikuchi; and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Alvin John Kamohoali'i Arquette
Jan. 13, 2004
Alvin John Kamohoali'i Arquette, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired McCabe, Hamilton and Renny stevedore, died in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons Hekili "Addison," Uamana "Jimmy," Nakulu "Al" and Uila "Athan"; daughter Vana Arquette-Leong; brothers Earl, Chubby, Addison, and A'ina Victor; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Victoriano Madriaga Bautista
Dec. 23, 2003
Victoriano Madriaga Bautista, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Nitta Painting Company painter, died. He was born in Paing, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mary, sons Victor Jr., and Benedict, daughter Tess Calma, and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial follows at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Lori Ann Olivares Brady
Dec. 16, 2003
Lori Ann Olivares Brady, 36, of Rome, N.Y., a former state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism employee, died in Rome. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Brien, daughter Erin M., parents Joseph and Laraine Olivares, brother Wayne and sisters Joni Rabe and Denise Charles. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wallace Y.Y. Chun
Jan. 28, 2004
Wallace Y.Y. Chun, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base aircraft inspector and Hawaiian Airlines manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosalind; daughter Janice "Jan" Hori; brothers Edwin, Theodore, and Walter; and five grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii, 1314 S. King St. #305, Honolulu, HI 96814.

Romelius Corpuz Jr.
Jan. 7, 2004
Romelius Corpuz Jr., 39, of Waianae, a water tank fabricator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie; sons Cameron Hilongo and Nehemiah Viliamu; daughter Lokelani Utu-Corpuz; mother Stella Taufi; stepfather Manu Corpuz Sr.; brothers Lawrence Soriano, Kevin Corpuz, Manu Taufi Jr., and Tino Sao; and sisters Marlene Viliamu and Lani and Fasi Taufi. Services: 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday at Kanana Fou Church, 94-601 Kunia Road. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Richard W.M. Dang
Jan. 19, 2004
Richard W.M. Dang, 72, of Honolulu, a dermatologist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Norma, son Steven, sister Beverly Lee and two grandsons. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Scottish Rite Cathedral on the corner of Wilder Avenue and Kewalo Street. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ricardo A. Dela Cruz
Jan. 18, 2004
Ricardo A. Dela Cruz, 50, of Washington, a U.S. Postal Service employee and retired U.S. Army serviceman, died in Washington. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida "Zeny"; children Christina and Michael; stepchildren Rochelle and Eric; brothers Juanito and Eddie; sisters Lita, Lena, and Sally; and three grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Church, 2464 N. School St. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial follows at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Jennie Lyndall Kempa Doss
Jan. 17, 2004
Jennie Lyndall Kempa Doss, 78, of Pearl City, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Tallin, Estonia. She is survived by daughter Angela Etzenhauser, son Michael Doss and brother Robert Kempa Sr. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Matias Ancheta Dumbrigue Sr.
Jan. 10, 2004
Matias Ancheta Dumbrigue Sr., 86, of Honolulu, a retired Flamingo Restaurant cook, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Caridad B., son Matias Jr., sisters Marciana Rino and Generosa Bartolome and one grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery.

George Ryoshin Goya
Jan. 21, 2004
George Ryoshin Goya, 82, of Hilo, a retired Theo H. Davies & Co. heavy equipment mechanic, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Samie; daughters Janice Masaki and Karen Maedo; brothers Roy, Yoshitada "Larry" and Yoshimitsu "Dick"; sister Gladys Bly; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shigeharu Kinoshita
Dec. 18, 2003
Shigeharu Kinoshita, 83, of Pahala, a retired Kau Sugar Company inventory clerk, died. He is survived by wife Hisako, daughters Blanche H. and Mitzi M., brothers Nobutoshi Kinoshita and Charles Ishii and sister Violet S. Kimura. Private services.

Taaloga Kitiona Lauofo
Jan. 14, 2004
Taaloga "Taa" Kitiona Lauofo, 44, of Aiea, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Nua Seetaga, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Bradford and Dixson; daughters Moanalisa and Tricia; sisters Ana Bower, Dacey Teragayo, Lisa Sesepasara, Cindy Charbonier, Annabelle Savaii, and Elizabeth Kotrys; and brothers Tatasi I and Tatasi II Lauofo, Faafetai and Sofeni Seuli, and Michael, Ben "Big" and Tulisa Sesepasara Jr. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Richard S. Mattos Sr.
Jan. 16, 2004
Richard S. Mattos Sr., 66, of Hilo, a retired Micronesia federal government plumbing inspector, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Bradley, August, Joseph, Richard Jr. and Patrick; daughter Malia; mother Rose; brothers Patrick and Walter; sister Betty Jean Botelho; and five grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial follows at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Russell Guard McCumsey
Jan. 20. 2004
Russell Guard McCumsey, 59, of Kaneohe, a Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel executive steward, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kiyoko; son Issac; daughters Mary Brookins, Jasmine Fua'au and Christine McCumsey; brothers Frederick Jr. and Robert; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Emil Maximillian Muller III
Jan. 6, 2004
Emil Maximillian Muller III, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Bechtel Inc. architectural engineer and project manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by companion Audrey Wagner, sons Emil IV and Russell, daughter Virginia Rose "Ginny," former wife Elaine, sister Dorothy Metcalfe and one grandson. Services: 9:30 a.m. in Punaluu. Scattering of ashes to follow. Call 988-4245 for more information.

Frank Nobrega
Jan. 18, 2004
Frank Nobrega, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter and chief fiscal officer, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Vivian E.; daughters Barbara Akau, Kathleen "Kitty" Stillwell and Jacqueline Bruggeman; sisters Laura Nobriga, Georgina "Nina" Sparks, Mary Jo Meyers, Sylvia Amaral and Cecelia Wholey; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

James Raymond Sabatini
Jan. 21, 2004
James Raymond Sabatini, 63, of Waianae, a retired contractor, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Robert, Michael, and Donald; daughter Melissa; father Donald A. Miller; brothers Peter Miller and Gary Cummings; sisters Jorinda Young and Sandy Sheppard; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Ignacio Salva Sr.
Jan. 16, 2004
Ignacio "Iggie" Salva Sr., 71, of Waianae, a Kailua Local Cab Inc. bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Adeline; sons Ignacio, Franklin, Kevin, Kyle and Francis; daughters Nani Salva, Norma Smith, Jodell Okada and Donna "Baby" Manalo; brother Benjamin; sisters Maxine Ferguson, Gloria Copley and Bobbie Megowan; 26 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Maili Beach Park. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshino Sato
Jan. 15, 2004
Yoshino Sato, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hookano Sportswear president and former Manoa Dry Goods owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Allen K., James Y., Clarence K., and Thomas H.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Elsie Kon Seguancia
Jan. 19, 2004
Elsie "Abuse" Kon Seguancia, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Del Monte Pineapple Cannery employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stephen K., Richard, Calvin, Robinson and Glenn; daughter Caroline R. Lane; brothers Henry, James, Clarence, Harry and Eugene; sisters Helen Daly, Elizabeth Balocon, Maryjane Robins, Pearl Sumida and Violet Almarza; 26 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Lepo Utu Taliese
Jan. 7, 2004
Lepo Utu Taliese, 44, of Honolulu, a taxi driver, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by fiance Ellen Williams; sons Lepo Taliese-Utu Jr. and Seumalii Taliese-Utu; daughter Selena Taliese-Utu; mother Fualelea Aitu-Utu; sisters Faletolu Lauti, Failuma Afeaki, Ana Utu and Marjorie Corpuz; brothers Moevao, Sunia and Aitu Utu; hanai sister Yvette Masaniai; and hanai brother Setoga Tigilau. Services: 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday at Kanana Fou Church, 94-601 Kunia Road. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Bunker Sang Tran
Jan. 17, 2004
Bunker Sang Tran, 62, of Honolulu, a former police officer in Vietnam, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He is survived by wife Christine, brother Xinh Thi and sister Anh Tuan. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa.

Laureta Castillo Valencia
Jan. 12, 2004
Laureta Castillo Valencia, 84, of Waipahu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Lorenzo Jr., daughter Norma C., and sister Rosita C. Ancheta. Service: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Misao Watanabe
Jan. 21, 2004
Misao Watanabe, 95, of Hilo, a retired Onomea Sugar Company laborer, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kalaakea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Hideo, Masaru and Mamoru; daughters Harumi Koga, Etsuko Horio, Eunice Hamamoto and Doris Watanabe; sisters Shizuko Tanaka and Sadami Hamamoto; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No koden.




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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