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Obituaries
Friday, March 26, 2004


Anna Aspelund
March 22, 2004
Anna Aspelund, 90, of Wilmot, S.D., died in Wilmot. She was born in Wilmot. She is survived by husband Olaf, sons Daniel and Robert, daughters Patricia Wingo and Penelope Aspelund, brother Ray Hansen, sister Dolly Foss and Grace Wilson, 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Wilmot.

Ricardo Ramondo Berasis
March 10, 2004
Ricardo Ramondo Berasis, 71, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces green beret, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Leonsia, sons Richard and Earl, daughters Carla Kishimoto and Donna Paulino, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philomena parish. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Darlene Locquiao Kamakeeaina Brown
March 6, 2004
Darlene Locquiao Kamakeeaina Brown, 43, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, died in Florida. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Ty, Clyde and Junior Kamakeeaina; and sisters Nalani Kamakeeaina and Vicki Mendiola. Private services.

Laurencia C. Casem
March 22, 2004
Laurencia C. Casem, 66, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Kawata Farms laborer, died at home. She was born in Anda, Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Fausto; son Peter; daughters Merlyn and Elaine Casem, Anabel Coghlan and Catherine Harlan; mother Laurencia Cacho; brothers Bernardo B., Leonido B., Teofelo B., Bertoldo B., Benedicto B. and Vergilio B. Cacho; sisters Violeta Gealone, Emerlita Paredes, Remedios Padre and Berlina S. and Purificasions Cacho; and a grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Lourdes, Honokaa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kwai Sin Char
March 16, 2004
Kwai Sin Char, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal government clerk-typist, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Kwai Lau Goo, Irene Tyau and Grace Wong. Private services.

Alva Frias Jr.
March 23, 2004
Alva Frias Jr., 61, of Kahului, a retired Air National Guard veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Keith, Brandon, Scott and Brian; daughters Renee and Caitlin; father Alva Sr.; mother Elizabeth Terry; brother Louis; sisters Linda Frias, Sandy Padaken, Bonnie Figueroa, Piilani Walker, Kuulei Liggett and Nalani Mahelona; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Helen Hatsumi Fujimoto
March 24, 2004
Helen Hatsumi Fujimoto, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Douglas J., daughters Harriet Hori and Jean Taniguchi, brother Robert Mishima, sister Alice Nagao, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Laurens Sheldon Grube
March 17, 2004
Laurens Sheldon Grube, 68, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Paulette, sons John K. and Laurens K.S., stepson Michael Anderson, daughters Larrilynn P.Y. and Dawn Marie K., hanai daughter Melani Dasalla-Anderson, brothers Rufus and Charles, sister Dorothy Kennel and numerous grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.

Leonard Foster Hildreth
March 17, 2004
Leonard Foster Hildreth, 79, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank employee, died in Hale Nani Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian H., son Charles A. Miller Jr., brothers Robert and Bert Corniel, sisters Ruth E. Souza and Drusilla Burt, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Alina Kauinohea Kanahele
March 22, 2004
Alina Kauinohea Kanahele, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Niihau. She is survived by husband Malaki Sr.; sons Malaki Jr., Kaohu, Kalana and Kuuwehi; hanai sons Kuualoha Kaulia and Dillion Kanahele; daughters Lama Kaohelaulii, Minoaka Kanahele and Pupu Duarte; hanai daughter Iwalani L.; sister Emela Shintani; 30 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

Thomas J. Kruse
March 6, 2004
Thomas J. Kruse, 44, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Great Falls, Mont. He is survived by mother Patty, brothers Doug and Steve, sister Christine and companion Norman Fronda. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Church of the Crossroads.

Barbara Ann Mallouk
March 22, 2004
Barbara Ann Mallouk, 65, of Honolulu, a Creative Art Flowers Inc. owner, died at home. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by son Sean W. McLaughlin, daughter Erin M. Duer, mother Helen Kipper, brother William "Buck" Kipper and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11-noon tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary.

Alihandra Salac Manzano
March 12, 2004
Alihandra Salac "Sadie" Manzano, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor CPO Club waitress, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Siccor, the Philippines. She is survived by son Edward, daughter Lenora Escobido, brothers Guillermo and Alex Salac, sister Irene Rocelo and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Robert Sadao Mark
March 13, 2004
Robert Sadao Mark, 63, of Honolulu, a former Hilton Hawaiian Village human resources director, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Lois and Lori, father Gilbert, mother Ruth Murata, brother Gary and companion Nicky Criscola. Private services.

Fuamoli Va'a Matetu
March 21, 2004
Fuamoli Va'a Matetu, 72, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Swains Island, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Alatasi Jr. and Asafo Alatasi, daughter Selepa Alatasi, brother Vevesi Filipo, sisters Mina Jennings and Lina Va'a, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Wilfred Heen Mau
March 19, 2004
Wilfred Heen Mau, 69, of Aiea, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michiko "Michi"; daughters Valerie N. Dias and Joanne and Cora Lynn Mau; brothers Albert T., William H. and Gilbert K.S.; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Salvador Martir Patricio
March 20, 2004
Salvador Martir Patricio, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state carpenter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Lydia; sons Reuben Abellana and Randy, Ronald and Ron Patricio; daughters Hermalinda Sulu, Roberta Kalua'u, Linda Jarry and Sally Ann Ueshiro; brothers Robert and Andy; 25 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Sebrino Tolores Renio
March 10, 2004
Sebrino Tolores Renio, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Fort Shafter signal man, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary, son William, daughter Billie Sojot, brother Inocencio "Garry," half brother Juanillo Cristobal, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Dick Seiya Saito
March 12, 2004
Dick Seiya Saito, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dicks Lagoon Chevron Station owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by wife Matsuko; sons Selwin, Russ, Sterling and Ryland; sisters Pauline Uda, Marian Everpowski and Toshiko Rowe; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Peter N. Segawa
March 16, 2004
Peter N. Segawa, 92, of Kaneohe, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Beatrice; sons Lory and Jayson; daughters Mary Nakagawa, Lynn Kamiya and Dale Segawa; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Aifua Folafolanga Tanuvasa
March 16, 2004
Aifua Folafolanga "Fola" Tanuvasa, 42, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Daina L. Meheula; sons Cody and Keanu; brothers Watson, Onosai, Reno and Sam; and sisters Sama Liufau, Kamako Fa'amatau, Nani White and Malo Auelua. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward, 1723 Beckley St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Theresa Ann Tengan
March 22, 2004
Theresa Ann Tengan, 43, of Paia, Maui, a Valley Isle Motors Ltd. title clerk, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Rikizo Jr.; parents Archie "Ray" and Germaine Eagan; stepson Rikizo III; stepdaughter Kahokulani Kahaleauki; sisters Ethel M. Eagan, Helene Gabaldon and Kathy St. Martin; and five grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

Masami Yamamoto
March 20, 2004
Masami Yamamoto, 77, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a Laupahoehoe Sugar heavy equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Misako Tsuchida, Marlene Sasaki and Amy Ching. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 12:30 p.m. Aloha 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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