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Obituaries
Saturday, June 5, 2004


Herbert Ah Puck Sr.
May 13, 2004
Herbert Ah Puck Sr., 69, of Haleiwa, a retired Crawford's Convalescent Home maintenance supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Faith; son Herbert; daughters Daynette "Deedee" Morikawa, Dianne "Chico" Richey, Elaine "Queenie" Pazario and Alison K. "Al" Ah Puck; brother Ronald J. "Mia"; sister Momi Hee; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Patrick Yoshimasa Arakaki
June 2, 2004
Patrick Yoshimasa Arakaki, 75, of Honolulu, chief executive officer of Menehune Mac, Hawaiian Candies & Nuts Ltd., died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; son Neal; daughters Gale Taira and Susan Morita; brothers David and Eugene; sisters Shizuko Yamauchi, Nancy Goya and Violet Chena; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.

Teofila Romena Argel
May 21, 2004
Teofila Romena "Fely" Argel, 90, of Aiea, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in San Sebastian, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Josefina "Josie" Alcantara and Tina Argel, 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani Place. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gary Thomas Brothers
March 13, 2004
Gary Thomas Brothers, 52, of Kauai, a Rainbow Vacuum sales representative, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wilmington, Del. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Stephen Raymond Cadirao Sr.
May 28, 2004
Stephen Raymond Cadirao Sr., 66, of Waianae, a retired Amfac Lumber Yard supervisor, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Jacqueline J.; children Stephen R. Jr., Bruce N. and Jonathan A. Cadirao, Roseanna R. Pacheco and Madeline M. Maxwell; brothers Pacondo Cadirao and Alfred Suarez; sister Linda Ompad; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information provided for an obituary published yesterday.

Fusaye Fukunaga
May 7, 2004
Fusaye Fukunaga, 77, of Honolulu, a retired federal office worker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Richard and sisters Hisae Okamura and Bessie M. Suzuki. Private services.

Barbara Kathryn Rehkemper Hamilton
June 1, 2004
Barbara Kathryn Rehkemper Hamilton, 58, of Honolulu, a Rehkemper & Co. administrative assistant, died. She was born in Pana, Ill. She is survived by sons Chris and Shawn; parents Bob and Audrey; brothers Rob, Richard, Ron and Rand; and sisters Susan Kaikala and Betty "D.D." Hackley. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Gerard Lino Keahi
May 25, 2004
Gerard Lino Keahi, 56, of Makakilo, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gerard L. Jr.; daughter Jaimie L. Keahi-Pacatan; brother David "Honey Boy"; sisters Pualani "Babe" Jones, Charlene "Chickie" Kalama, Kathlene "Daling" Meyers and Janice "Nani" Kealoha; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Nanakuli. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Vernon Rosumi Kuwaye
May 26, 2004
Vernon Rosumi "Sumi" Kuwaye, 78, of California, a bakery shop owner, died in Azusa, Calif. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Dennis K., daughter Adelle Kuwaye McKinney and a grandchild. Services held in California.

George Perreira Lindo
May 12, 2004
George Perreira Lindo, 86, of Florence, Ore., formerly of Waianae, a U.S. Army veteran with the 298th Infantry Regiment during World War II and Naval Base Police Department employee at Pearl Harbor, died in Oregon. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael and Gary, daughters Nadine L. Woods and Nanette C. Lindo, brothers Jimmy and Henry, sisters Catherine Gonsalves and Pat Fox, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Leonora Cabudol Manzano
May 25, 2004
Leonora Cabudol Manzano, 86, of Quezon City, the Philippines, formerly of Kapolei, a retired hotel housekeeper, died in Quezon City. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Fernando, Rodrigo, Antero Jr. and Elpidio; daughter Flordelina Dela Rosa; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

John Phillip Meider
June 3, 2004
John Phillip Meider, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Realtor, Wal-Mart greeter and U.S. Army veteran during World War II, died at home. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by wife Milagros, son Philip, daughter Carol Stephens, sister Wilma Black and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hilo United Methodist Church, 374 Waianuenue Ave. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire.

Margaret Kiyoko Michihara
May 28, 2004
Margaret Kiyoko Michihara, 68, of Kailua, a gardener, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, a daughter, brother George "Tomotsu" Izumi, sisters Yvonne "Fumiko" Oshita and May "Hideko" Yanai, and a grandchild. Private services.

Laython Yoshio Moriguchi
May 24, 2004
Laython Yoshio Moriguchi, 41, of Kailua, a Madison Services maintenance worker, died in Kailua. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Araceli Cruz Moriguchi, parents Bert and Annette, brother Burke and sister Lori. Services: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

George Pagan Jr.
May 19, 2004
George Pagan Jr., 56, of Waianae, a Kmart sporting goods manager at Kapolei, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lelai L.; sons George III and Niko III; daughters Jenny, Tiare and Lisa Pagan, Stacy Lynch and Mellow Tyler; brother Richard; sisters Antoinette Keopuhiwa, Diane Nahooikaika, Deborah Tanaka and Beverly Pagan; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Lloyd Teruo Saito
May 10, 2004
Lloyd Teruo Saito, 60, of Honolulu, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by brothers Kiyoshi, Francis and James; and sisters Jane S. Yorimoto, Flora Hiromoto and Linda Saito. Private services.

Anna Lum Sen
May 23, 2004
Anna Lum Sen, 83, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Linda S. Ing, sister Betty Chock, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Kenneth Katsumi Shibao
June 2, 2004
Kenneth Katsumi Shibao, 49, of Kailua, a federal Department of Defense special agent for the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigation, died at home. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by wife Julie I., son Alan, daughter Jamie, mother Susan "Kazuko," brother Glenn and sister Amy. Services: noon tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Irene May Esber Takeuchi
May 21, 2004
Irene May Esber Takeuchi, 53, of Mililani, an office assistant for Sheet Metal Trust Fund Office, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Edward "Roman"; son Cameron Oshiro; daughter Marlo Oshiro; parents Andrew and Paulina Esber Sr.; brothers Vincent, Andrew, Anthony and Lawrence Esber; sisters Marilyn Sekiya, Christine Miyamoto and Geraldine Chinen; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yukiko Tabuchi Whitlock
May 29, 2004
Yukiko Tabuchi Whitlock, 77, of Mililani, a proprietor of a coin and stamp shop, died at home. She was born in Wakayama, Japan. She is survived by husband John, daughters Jennie Whitlock and Mary Look, and two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Wayne Masao Yoshimoto
May 25, 2004
Wayne Masao Yoshimoto, 50, of Honolulu, a city employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie, parents Masayoshi and Kimiko, and sisters Donna Yoshimoto and Darlene Chung. Services held.




You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:

http://www.hawaii.gov/hidocs/hpnews.html
The index goes back several decades.

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