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Obituaries
Wednesday, May 12, 2004


William Jessen Baker
May 6, 2004
William Jessen Baker, 72, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by wife Binh T.; son David K.P.; daughter Christina Ellis; brothers Raymond Jr., David, Joe, Chris, Allen, Jim, John and Richard; and sisters June Robbins, Janet Watson, Althea Hertko, Mary McNamara, Ann Schlipp, Joyce Manzini and Elsie Allison. Services: 8:45 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Takayo Iguchi Chong
May 4, 2004
Takayo Iguchi Chong, 79, of Pearl City, a retired Bank of Hawaii operations manager at Pearl City branch, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by brother Moto Iguchi and sisters Yasuko Haji, Nora Emerson and Hideko and Michiko Iguchi. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pearl City Community Church, 933 Lehua Ave. Call after 8 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Leo Chung
April 10, 2004
Leo Chung, 85, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel test desk man, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances T., daughter Leona Borje-Yamada and a grandchild. Private services.

Edith Evangaline Deter
May 3, 2004
Edith Evangaline Deter, 83, of Waipahu, a retired social worker, died in Kupuna Wai Ola. She was born in Iowa. She is survived by husband Eugene, son Douglas, daughter Denise Paz, brother Raymond, sisters Darlene Lord and Eileen Wolver and two grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Henry Featheran
May 8, 2004
Henry "Boy" Featheran, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Fort Shafter electrician and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie "Puanani"; sons Henry "Hanky" Jr., Michael "Mike," Ryan, Randy "La" and Randall; daughters Brunhill "Ilima" Kahapea, Gwendolyn "Gwen" Leong, Alison "Kala" Aki, Janice "Nalani" DeCambra and Beryl "Berly" Brooks; sisters Eliza Olsen, Mary "Kaili" Smith, Antoinette "Tonio" Makanoa and Ida Woolsey; 30 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waikalua Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Diane Feliciano
May 5, 2004
Diane "Anna" Feliciano, 57, of Paia, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hauula. She is survived by son John; daughters Helen and Yolanda; parents Richard and Lucy Roller; brothers Ranold, Reggie and Ricky Roller; sisters Alisson Julino and Isabel Norega; and one grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Church in Paia. Additional information for an obituary printed Monday.

Helen Costa Freitas
May 8, 2004
Helen Costa Freitas, 82, of Koloa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koloa. She is survived by sons Damien Sr. and Leonard, daughter Arleen Whitten, brother Manuel Costa, sister Mercy Ignacio, 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

Dr. Yasuyuki Fukushima
April 14, 2004
Dr. Yasuyuki Fukushima, 85, of Honolulu, a retired surgeon and U.S. Army veteran who served in Korean War, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Eleanor H., son Harvey Y. Sr., daughter Dr. Mary Jane T. Yagi, brother Yasutaka, sisters Margaret Yanagi and Ruth Furukawa, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Geneva Mae Halverson
April 28, 2004
Geneva Mae Halverson, 81, of Waianae, formerly of Sacramento, Calif., a retired Denny's Restaurant waitress, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Baynard, Neb. She is survived by son Robert Kiehn, daughter Betty Lou Walton, brother George Hooker, sisters Lyla Dunn and Della Wilkinson, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Sacramento.

Tae Ok Han
May 7, 2004
Tae Ok Han, 85, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by sons Kyu Dong and Pil Dong; daughters Han Haeja Ko, Myung Ja Yi, Hae Young Akagi and Jennie H.C. Kang; sister Ok E. Kim; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Larry Ambrocio Hanog Sr.
May 7, 2004
Larry Ambrocio Hanog Sr., 77, of Lanai City, a Global Co. marine oiler, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Wallace, Warren, Kimo and Michael; daughter Jeda; brother John; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at ILWU Union Hall. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

David Achew Ing
May 2, 2004
David Achew Ing, 73, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Strather; daughters Avis Ing and Tracy Teruya; brothers Alexander and Joseph; sisters Rachel Ka'anehe, Clara St. Clair and Roselani Bonga; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Derrick Lorenzo Kanae
April 30, 2004
Derrick Lorenzo "Boy" Kanae, 45, of Honolulu, a Japan Foods employee, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Yancey K. Madamba and sisters Muriel "Carmen" Smith, Tina Rodrigues and Leimomi Victorino. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waihee Protestant Church, Kahekili Highway, Maui. Scattering of ashes: noon at Waihee Beach Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Lloyd Kahoalii Karratti
May 6, 2004
Lloyd Kahoalii "Bo" Karratti, 71, of Kailua, a retired state Honolulu Police Department investigator, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Liberta Du Pont-Karratti; children Lynn Lau, Lisa Boyd, Leinaala Wong, Allison Galdeira and David and Lance Karratti; brothers James Serra and John Karratti; and 16 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Charles Kupahu
April 22, 2004
Charles Kupahu, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Henrietta Spencer and Roselani Timtim, companion Juanita F. Lee, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Rosita Cariaga Lorenzo
May 8, 2004
Rosita Cariaga Lorenzo, 61, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Little Caesar's Restaurant cashier at Kmart, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, the Philippines. She is survived by son Raymond; daughter Leilani C. Pilapil; brothers Belling, Anding, Arling, Cardo, Rudy, Pedic, Inggo, Romeo and Danny Cariaga; sisters Luming Negranza, Soping Yuson, Lita Braza and Vangie Oficial; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Honalo, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jose Ocso Lumoya Jr.
April 26, 2004
Jose Ocso "Sonny" Lumoya Jr., 57, of Haleiwa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Raymond and Brian Agsalda, Ricky Buckhett, George Banis and Sonny Boy and Steven Lumoya; daughters Charmaine Arial and Gina Banis; parents Elisa and Tranquilino Agsalda; brother Abraham; half brother Johnny; stepbrothers Randy Banis and Jose Delizo; sister Winona; half sister Marianne Lumoya Tampon; stepsister Vicky Banis Redmon; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Takehiko Nagasako
May 4, 2004
Takehiko Nagasako, 86, of Lahaina, a retired Nagasako Co. president, died in Wailuku. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Tomie; sons Richard, Wallace and Miles; daughters Jean Akana, Anne Leong and Donna Watanabe; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission.

Raymond Kaneo Nakajo
May 6, 2004
Raymond Kaneo Nakajo, 56, of Aiea, an United Airlines flight attendant, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Keiko, companion Yodie, stepfather John Ozan, mother Barbara Ozan, brothers Glenn and Paul, and sister Holly Velando. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Fumiko Nakamura
May 8, 2004
Fumiko Nakamura, 87, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Masuo, sons Melvin and Victor, daughters Leatrice Chee and Beryl Muronaka, and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kamesuke Nakasone
May 1, 2004
Kamesuke Nakasone, 87, of Pukalani, Maui, owner of Nakasone Slaughterhouse, died in Wailuku. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Gladys Y., son Harry I., brother Genkichi, sister Mildred Toma, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard Edgar Neuberger
May 6, 2004
Richard Edgar Neuberger, 53, of Kapaa, Kauai, a self-employed carpenter, died at home. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by wife Tamara, son Kyle and daughter Lila. No services.

Blanche Kealoha Otsuji
May 3, 2004
Blanche Kealoha Otsuji, 83, of Pearl City, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Samuel, Raymond, Kenneth and Harold Viela; daughters Mary Ann Viela, Maylene Baseden, Nohealanai Otsuji; brother Thomas Abihai; sisters Mary Pablico and Beverly Moniz; 29 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after noon. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Waiehu Cemetery in Waiehu, Maui. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ethel Yoshiko Oyadomori
May 4, 2004
Ethel Yoshiko Oyadomori, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Family Market owner, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David; daughters Nancy N. Shigeoka, Ann Fukushima and Ruth Dupuis; brothers James, Robert and Raymond Nagahama; sisters Daisy Masuhara, Jane Tanida and Hazel Rabacal; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Tetsuo Oyama
April 29, 2004
Tetsuo Oyama, 53, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Yamaguchi-Ken, Japan. He is survived by father Kazuyoshi, mother Masaye and sisters Theresa A. Oyama, Julie Inouye and Sheri A. Kajioka. Private services.

Severino Corrales Salangsang
May 6, 2004
Severino Corrales Salangsang, 60, of Kahului, a Hale Makua helper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by brothers Amado, Eliseo and Honorio; and sisters Esperanza Berania, Sr. Therese M. Salangsang, Gloria Decano and Trinidad Cabacugan. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

William Correa Silva
May 8, 2004
William Correa Silva, 64, of Kahului, a former Department of Water Supply equipment operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by former wife Jeanette; son Billy Jr.; daughter Terry-Lyn; brothers Manuel "Tootsie" C. Jr., Robert "Bobby" and George "Wayne"; sisters Barbara Graham and Paulette Okita; and four grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rose K. Iaukea Simeona
May 4, 2004
Rose K. Iaukea "Loke" Simeona, 61, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center nurse's aide, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waiaka, Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Francis K. Sr.; sons Pedro A. Nisperos Jr. and Francis K. Simeona Jr.; daughters Maria M.S. Padelford and Gardenia P. Nisperos; stepdaughter Kealohaaina P.; brothers William, Jack, Abraham and David Iaukea; sisters Noralee "Wonderwoman" Lane, Agnes Tavares and Virginia Goodman; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.

David K. Spencer Jr.
May 1, 2004
David K. "Butchie" Spencer Jr., 59, of Kailua-Kona, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Ruth, brother Joseph and sister Star K. Private services. Condolences may be sent to the Spencer Family, c/o Dodo Mortuary Inc., 199 Wainaku St., Hilo, HI 96720.

Roxanna K.L. Stewart
April 8, 2004
Roxanna K.L. Stewart, 60, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Thomas B. and Constance H., brother Priam and sister Cassandra. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.

Ambrocio Butac Suguitan
May 1, 2004
Ambrocio Butac Suguitan, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Merchant Marine cook, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Tamdagan, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by brother Esteban and sisters Eulalia S. Villar, Flora Suguitan and Trinidad S. Tomas. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Tadayoshi Takara
May 7, 2004
Tadayoshi "Tack" Takara, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired EE Black heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris "Miyoko"; son Miles; daughters Lisa Kim Seu and Iris Okamura; brother Mitoshi; sisters Masue Watada, Tsutoe Taira and Jean "Sayo" Miyaji; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Takeshi Teruya
May 7, 2004
Takeshi "Boogie" Teruya, 71, of Wailuku, a business owner, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughters Lynn Teruya and Tammy Yonahara; brothers Fusho, Saburo and Ken; sisters Betty "Tsuruko" Tonaki, Frances Okamoto and Yuki Nishikuni; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Reception to follow. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshiharu Yamaguchi
May 2, 2004
Yoshiharu Yamaguchi, 91, of Wailuku, a carpenter for the carpenter union, died in Wailuku. He was born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sadako. Private services.

Alice Masue Yara
May 2, 2004
Alice Masue Yara, 59, of Honolulu, a Department of Education custodian, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Wallace, sons Dan and Kuma, daughters Arlene and Christy, brother Ben Himeda and sister Judy Takamoto. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Tommy Tomeo Yasui
April 8, 2004
Tommy Tomeo Yasui, 83, of Waipahu, a retired carpenter for the federal government, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John, Roy and Theodore; daughter Joanne Imada; brother Edward; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.




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 goes back several decades.

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