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Obituaries
Sunday, February 1, 2004


Deidre Lum Ah Yo
Jan. 28, 2004
Deidre "Didi" Lum Ah Yo, 54, of Honolulu, vice president and spokeswoman for Creative Holidays, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Samantha Ah Yo Bart; parents Kenneth and Florence Lum; brothers Stanton, Barnett "Barney," and Preston; sister Lissa Leong; and one grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Scattering of ashes (along with husband Paul's ashes): 11 a.m. Saturday at Spencer Beach in Kawaihae, Hawaii.

Emily Santana Aki
Jan. 9, 2004
Emily Santana Aki, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Lunalilo Nursing Home employee, died in Nuuanu Hale Nursing Home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Gary A. and Darrell B., daughter Patricia A., sisters Annie and Elsie, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Juliana Agustin Balintec
Jan. 23, 2004
Juliana Agustin Balintec, 79, of Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by children Reneto Balintec, Minerva Benigno, Romelia Yak, and Maria Corazon Corpuz; brother Romelias Agustin Sr.; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Leis only.

Bernice Marie Caires
Jan. 18, 2004
Bernice Marie Caires, 86, of California, formerly of Hawaii, a homemaker, died in California. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clifford and Howard; daughter Betty Harper; brothers Ralph, Herbert and Walter Dos Santos; sisters Minnie Baptiste, Jeanette Toronto, and Dorothy Freitas; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Edward Kanoholani Ching
Dec. 7, 2003
Edward Kanoholani Ching, 53, of Vallejo, Calif., a general contractor, died in Vallejo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; sons Noah, Adam, and Christopher; daughter Tara; brothers Robert Jr. and Gregory; and sisters Irma Sai and Debra Ching. A memorial gathering will take place 10 a.m. today at Maunalua Bay in Hawaii Kai.

Marie Adlaide Flahive
Jan. 8, 2004
Marie Adlaide Flahive, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired court reporter in California, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Boston. She is survived by brother Thomas Sr. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kailua. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Casual attire.

Marshall J. Gibbs
Jan. 26, 2004
Marshall J. Gibbs, 87, of Wailuku, a construction company truck driver and U.S. Army World War II veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alan Gibbs and Albert Figuero; daughters Keala Arelliano, Kuulei Fahilga, Keonaona Gruel, and Kamalolo Lux; 20 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Leis only.

Elizabeth Duncan Forbes Guy
Jan. 24, 2004
Elizabeth Duncan Forbes Guy, 95, of Kaimuki, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Muirskeith, Scotland. She is survived by daughters Evelyn D. Norimoto and Marjorie A. "Limu" Gasper, brother George Forbes, sisters Nancy Moore and Elsie Lau, eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

William J. Howerton, Jr.
Jan. 19, 2004
William J. Howerton, Jr., 51, of Honolulu, a former 2nd Circuit Court bailiff, died in Santa Monica, Calif. He was also a former employee of McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Hawaiian Airlines, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Anheuser Busch Distributing. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Kimberly Adams, father William Sr., sister Tempy, and brother Robert. Services: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu. Call after 5 p.m.

Toki Ikehara
Jan. 21, 2004
Toki Ikehara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Love's Bakery packer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Yoshito. Private services.

Agnes Jardin
Jan. 28, 2004
Agnes "Aggie" Jardin, 85, of Honolulu, a retired St. Theresa's and St. Patrick's schools teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughters Harriet Howells and Miriam Keroack, sisters Adeline Hazelton and Jane Weise, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Mt. Calvary Garden. Casual attire.

Francis Gordon Jennings
Jan. 26, 2004
Francis Gordon "Frank" Jennings, 85, of Volcano, Hawaii, a retired General Electric Co. machinist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Atlanta. He is survived by son William; daughters Nancy and Pat Jennings, Kathy Repko, and Lisa Naple; and seven grandchildren. No local services.

Dorothy Kapua'ala Kaeo
Jan. 24, 2004
Dorothy Kapua'ala Kaeo, 73, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Samuel K. Jr., George K., Rudolph K. Sr., and Arnold Roy K.; daughters Dorothea 'Louana Sewell and Bernice "BB" Kaupu; sister Irene Yoshioka; hanai sister Annie Hulama; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rose Adele Kalauli
Jan. 23, 2004
Rose Adele Kalauli, 69, of Makakilo, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi and Wahiawa General Hospital registered nurse, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Blue Hill, Maine. She is survived by children Kathleen Torres, Patricia and Edward Kalauli, and Jennifer Walker; sister Marian MacDonald; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Michael Sing Chung Kam
Jan. 28, 2004
Michael Sing Chung Kam, 97, of Honolulu, co-founder of the "Paradise of the Pacific Magazine" and a Black & Gold Printing employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Gwendolyn Padilla, Michelle Kam-Olivera, and Geraldine Kam-Urada; brother Raymond; and four grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Takayo Kawakami
Jan. 30, 2004
Takayo Kawakami, 97, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Hajime; sons Osamu, Mitsugu, and Harold; daughters Betty Tonaki and Joyce Okahara; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission.

Edward Caesar Kitkouski
Jan. 26, 2004
Edward Caesar Kitkouski, 60, of Honolulu, a Simplex sales engineer, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Brandon, daughter Kaila Kitkouski-Ledward, sister Leonore "Faye" Kitkouski- Moniz and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

Virginia P. Kuala
Jan. 27, 2004
Virginia P. Kuala, 84, of Aiea, a former Liberty House employee, died in Kent, Wash. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Eli N. III, daughters Moira P. Bright and Diana H. Hicks, brother Albert Ihan, nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Alvin Francis Lopez
Jan. 14, 2004
Alvin Francis Lopez, 87, of Honolulu, a retired science educator, died in St. Francis-Liliha Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine; son Alvin; daughter Mary Schell; stepsons Keith, Neil, and Clifford Considine; brothers Louis and Christopher; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Chaminade University of Honolulu or Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Nathan Kyle Doria Madamba
Jan. 25, 2004
Nathan Kyle Doria Madamba, infant son of Noel and Annaliza, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Hilo. He is also survived by sister Alliyah, brother Travis J., grandparents Herminio Madamba and Marcelino Doria, and great-grandparents Ignacio Cariaga and Josita Pasion. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Akira Matsuo
Nov. 24, 2003
Akira Matsuo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army veteran and Operating Engineers' Union Local 3 heavy equipment operator, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Myra Look, sister Harue Enoka, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph R. Montgomery
Jan. 15, 2004
Joseph R. "Monty" Montgomery, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Moberly, Mo. He is survived by sons Joseph Jr. and Michael; daughters Jane Tenhover, Melinda Queen, and Monica Montgomery; sister Lucille Farrington; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Castle Medical Center Development Office, 640 Ulukahiki St., Kailua 96734.

Clifford Michael Francis Moran
Jan. 16, 2004
Clifford Michael Francis Moran, 88, of Kula, Maui, a pathologist, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Virginia L. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady Queen of Angels. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. Donations suggested to Maui Memorial Medical Foundation.

Richard Yoshitsugu Nakahara
Jan. 19, 2004
Richard Yoshitsugu Nakahara, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Ford auto painter and 100th Infantry Battalion veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miyeko; son Rocky; daughter Vicki Ho; brothers Toyomitsu, Kazuma, and Masato; sister Sakiko Minemoto; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Dr. Alfredo Siotico Ongsiako
Jan. 7, 2004
Dr. Alfredo Siotico Ongsiako, 69, of Salt Lake, a retired physician, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi. He was born in Tabora, Manila, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Romula Manamtam; brothers Drs. Rudolfo and Augusto; and sisters Norma Yamane, Lydia Camina, and Lily Ongsiako. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Harry Masato Saiki
Jan. 18, 2004
Harry Masato "Mala" Saiki, 81, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a retired plumbing contractor, died in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gladys T., son Kurtis, daughters Kathleen Sproles and Nanette Schwinof, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Molokai Oceanside Retreat. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dora Sumiko Takahashi
Jan. 23, 2004
Dora Sumiko Takahashi, 91, of Hilo, a retired Realtor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dr. George and Dennis; daughter Thelma Mitsuda; brothers Tokiwo and Hideki Nagata; sisters Sue Saiki, Tatsuko Nishimura, and Hisako Kurata; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Rodney Ken Toyama
Jan. 26, 2004
Rodney Ken Toyama, 50, of Honolulu, a Kaimuki High School football assistant coach, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepmother Mitsuko and brother Carlon. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at the cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Vera May Webster
Jan. 20, 2004
Vera May Webster, 98, of Wailuku, died at home. She was born in England. She is survived by brother Cecil G. Hewitt. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Good Shepherd Church in Wailuku. Cremation to follow.

Earl Norito Yamamoto
Jan. 24, 2004
Earl Norito Yamamoto, 56, of Hilo, a Diamond Bakery salesman, died at home. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen, sons Paul and Edward, daughters Shawn Yamamoto and Cassandra Ka'awaloa, brothers Rodney and Dennis, and four 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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