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Obituaries
Friday, March 12, 2004




Loretta Osurman Abiva
March 3, 2004
Loretta Osurman Abiva, 69, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alfred Sr.; sons Alfred Jr., Michael, Loren, Joseph, Peter and Samson; daughters Alfreda Abiva and Lisa Choo; brothers Victor, Donald, Thomas, Gilbert and Dennis Osurman; sisters Jane Padello and Florencia Osurman; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Lincoln Eugene Amana Ahlo Sr.
March 5, 2004
Lincoln Eugene Amana Ahlo Sr., 70, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Polynesian Adventure Tours driver and U.S. Army veteran, died at home. He also was an Aquarius Taxi Service employee and Kona Bali Kai security guard. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lincoln Jr., David K. and Eugene Ahlo and Jessie Araki; stepsons Ian and Kevin Chames; daughters Linda L. Pereira, Ruby Ruiz and Theresa A.S. Ahlo; stepdaughters Deidre and Alex Chames; brother Malcolm Sr.; hanai brother Sisto Valeho; sister Irene K. Leong; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Old Airport end pavilion No. 4 in Kailua-Kona. Bike run to be held on Sunday. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Irva Nora Brubacher
March 11, 2004
Irva Nora Brubacher, 98, of Kaneohe, a retired Herman V. von Holt Co. secretary and accountant, died in Kailua. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa. She is survived by brother Miles and sister Phyllis Brunk. Services: 3 p.m. today at Pohai Nani Retirement Residence. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gordon Kalama Cagampang
March 2, 2004
Gordon Kalama Cagampang, 48, of Kailua-Kona, an Isemoto Construction Co. laborer and U.S. Army National Guard veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sandra A.; sons Jacob and Isaac; father Desmond; brothers Mervyn, Garrett, Thomas and Kui Cagampang and Malama Akao; sisters Maxine Kaluna, Leimomi Ah Yo, Sweetie Brumaghim, Crystal Toribio, Kahea Padillio, Georgiann Hayashi and Shantel and Mokihana Akao; hanai sister Linda Kama; and five grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Thy Word Ministries, Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook, Hawaii. Call after 8:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1:30 p.m. outside of Kailua Bay.

Tita Cale
March 6, 2004
Tita Cale, 71, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired nurse's aide, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Mark Lee and Howard, Michael O., Smedley B. and David A. Cale; daughters Melvine M. Ringleberg, Joyce M. Cale and Michelle M. Hanks; sisters Nina Velez and Cecilia Torres; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services held. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

William Hueu Davis
March 5, 2004
William Hueu "Willy" Davis, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center employee, died. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Glenn, Steven, William Jr. and Hal "Curt"; daughters Linda Nouchi and Ann Nahina; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Miriam Burton Deisseroth
March 6, 2004
Miriam Burton Deisseroth, 95, of Makiki, a retired Castle High School English teacher, died at home. She was born in Nebraska. She is survived by husband Ron. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Central Union Church, the American Association of University Women or the Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association of Hawaii.

James Nobuichi Hiyane
Feb. 29, 2004
James Nobuichi "Mumu" Hiyane, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotel employee, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Edna, sons Gerald and Wesley, daughter Jamie Kawakami, brothers Masaru and Takashi, sister Helen Sato and five grandchildren. Private services.

Caroline Leonorah Kodama
March 7, 2004
Caroline Leonorah Kodama, 74, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George, son John Keliikuli, sisters Margaret Kawamoto and Catherine Tanaka, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Lance Masayuki Lihilihi-Tsuzuki
March 8, 2004
Lance Masayuki Lihilihi-Tsuzuki, 38, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Advertiser data entry clerk, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ron and Geri Tsuzuki, father George Lihilihi Jr., brothers Clayton and Raymond Lihilihi, sister Lisa Farley and grandparent Stella Okuma. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Royal Hawaiian Hotel's Coconut Grove Lawn. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

George William McLean
March 5, 2004
George William McLean, 73, of Kaneohe, a federal firefighter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Cheney, Wash. He is survived by wife Jane C.W.; sons Mark, Terry, Richard and David; daughter Deborah Collins; brothers James Jr., Ernest and Robert; sister Dorothy Rodenbaugh; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Pauline F. Mosley
March 4, 2004
Pauline F. Mosley, 66, of Mesa, Ariz., a retired Surfline Hawaii employee, died. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Norman; son Max Popejoy; daughters Velma Kanamu, Wainani Texeira and Puanani White; brothers Albert Roloos and Julian and Mathew Tagavilla; sisters Annie Oshiro, Christine Hebenstreit, Mary Alapai, Nancy Ohashi, Esminia Kanoeau, Loretta Simeon and Flora Ascino; and 11 grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

Masaaki Nakagawa
March 8, 2004
Masaaki "Mark" Nakagawa, 77, of Wahiawa, a retired Schofield Barracks employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jean; daughter Jenny N. Shimabuku; brothers Toshihiro, Hiroyuki, Benjamin and Stanley; sister Evelyn; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Masayo Oshiro
March 2, 2004
Masayo Oshiro, 84, of Aiea, a retired Liliha Bakery Ltd. dishwasher, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Larry, Harry and James Tokuhara; daughter Jane Yagi; brothers Shinsei and Isamu "Patai" Miyasato; sisters Shizuko Sakamoto, Haruko Oyama, Tatsuko Miyasato, Sally Tengan and Eleanor Hoshide; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Clarence M. Perry
March 2, 2004
Clarence M. Perry, 87, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrical inspector and U.S. Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Leslie J., sister Mabel DeSilva and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.

Evelyn Rosas
Oct. 25, 2003
Evelyn Rosas, 55, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. No survivors. Private services.

Tadashi Tanita
Feb. 22, 2004
Tadashi Tanita, 83, of Hilo, a retired Hatada Bakery salesman and deliveryman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He also was a former proprietor for the former Tanita Tofu Factory. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sadako; son Wesley; brothers Fred and Thomas; sisters Mary Honma, Helen Fijisaki and Aileen Tottori; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Filimoni Taualai
March 3, 2004
Filimoni Taualai, 43, of Alaska, formerly of Honolulu, a state of Alaska sanitation truck driver, died. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by daughter Tanisha; parents Toetu and Vasa Faitau; brothers Tautau Taualai, Lene Faitau and Milton and Mark Taylor; and sisters Lemasino and Apaula P. Faitau, Matelina Fuiava, Sekala Lorenzo and Lucy and May Aulava and Faaietete Reaves. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Albert Vierra
March 7, 2004
Albert "Al" Vierra, 76, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. welder, died at home. He was born in Hakalau. He is survived by wife Josephine L.; son Cory A.; daughters Alberta Jo Balangatan, Julie A. Kong and Kim M. Menke; brother Clarence; sisters Violet Heitner and Laura Roser; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Margaret Huliola Wallace
Feb. 19, 2004
Margaret Huliola Wallace, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John Smith and Leroy, Gordon and Carlson Wallace; daughters Sandi Marino and Mary Lou Scharsh; 27 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Auwaiolimu Congregational Church, 304 Auwaiolimu St. Call after 8:30 a.m.

Creyola Marymae Wilcox
March 2, 2004
Creyola Marymae "Kula" Wilcox, 60, of Waianae, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; daughters Sahalie M. Lee and Charla K. Wilcox; mother Thelma L. Faria; brothers Bathwell J. and Eugene O. Faria; sisters Donna M. Findlay, Charlene Faria and Maile A. Lau; and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ye Ming Zheng
March 7, 2004
Ye Ming Zheng, 76, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Bao Lan Li, sons Hang Chow and Sai Yong Cheng, daughters Yim Ling Li and Im U Cheng, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.




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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