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Obituaries
Friday, August 27, 2004




Guy Kealoha Alcosiba
Aug. 21, 2004
Guy Kealoha "Lt." Alcosiba, 48, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a lieutenant adult corrections officer for the Department of Public Safety, Kulani Correctional Facility and Hawaii Community Correctional Center, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Donna A., son Eleu Yuen, daughters Sandy and Kristy Pacheco, mother Naomi K., father Anthony A. Sr., brothers Robert Marcos and Anthony A. Alcosiba Jr., sisters Gale Camacho and Alissa L. Alcosiba, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Signe Salo Anderson
Aug. 24, 2004
Signe Salo Anderson, 95, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Red Lodge, Mont. She is survived by son Albert Thompson, daughter Sally Schulman, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kingdom Hall in Kailua-Kona.

Marcela Bisarra
Aug. 23, 2004
Marcela Bisarra, 78, of Kekaha, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco; sons Alfred, Francisco Jr., Franklin, Salvador, Arsenio and Gavino; daughters Imelda "Amy" Fernandes, Reveline Dequist, Gloria Cortez and Rosemarie Rodriguez; brothers Quirino and Rodrigo Santiago; sisters Maria Galiza and Inocencia Pilla; 27 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. today at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Keoni Nathaniel Ballador Brick
Aug. 16, 2004
Keoni Nathaniel Ballador Brick, 13, of Kapolei, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Matthew B., mother Judith B.Y., brother Chance P. and grandparents Phil Ballador and George and Ponda Brick. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Clement Gregory Carvalho
Aug. 22, 2004
Clement Gregory "Clem" Carvalho, 71, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. truck control coordinator and Westinghouse Electrical Supply Co. salesman, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Priscilla; son Ted Stradtmann-Carvalho; brother William "Bill"; sisters Geraldine Shuman, Mary Jane Abbey and Patricia "Patsy" Silva; and two grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, section 5. Casual attire. No flowers.

Florence Tong Chang
Aug. 23, 2004
Florence Tong "Fookie" Chang, 97, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, a homemaker and retired beautician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Nanlyn Sue; sisters Ellen Tyau, Elsie Silva and Fannie Campbell; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hong Fong Chang
Aug. 15, 2004
Hong Fong Chang, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Land and Natural Resources employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Matilda, sons Darryl Chang and Gleason Chun, daughters Kuuleimomi Carpenter and Leanda Chun, brother Hong Fai, sister Fung Kai Okubo and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lucia Croes Daems
Aug. 19, 2004
Lucia Croes Daems, 90, of Kaneohe, died at home. She was born in Indonesia. She is survived by son Roney H., daughters Ilse Verbaarscott and Ingrid G. Sagon, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

Raymond R. Dias Jr.
Aug. 16, 2004
Raymond R. Dias Jr., 81, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard liquid fuel wharfman and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Robert D. Stide and Raymond R. Dias III; daughter Bruna M. Lam; sisters Mary Belaski, Katherine Green, Mary Smith, Margaret Medina and Elizabeth Brender; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Church, 85-786 Old Government Road. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

David W. Elwood
Aug. 23, 2004
David W. Elwood, 48, of Koloa, Kauai, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Yvonne, mother Louise Blaine, brother Jerry and sister Patricia Foraker. Services to be held at a later date.

Jane Michie Fujii
July 29, 2004
Jane Michie Fujii, 84, of Lynnwood, Wash., formerly of Waialua, died in Everett, Wash. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Gerald H.; daughters Carole K. Joy and Gwen M. Fujii-McLaughlin; sisters Yuriko Hiramoto, Hannah Craft, Rose Shimizu, Jean Moritsugu and Janet Abe; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Mitsuko Fujioka
Aug. 18, 2004
Mitsuko Fujioka, 90, of Lahaina, co-owner and operator of a retail store/service station, died in Hale Makua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Masami, son Richard, daughters Irene Sato and Paula Ono, sisters Satsue Hieda and Kiyoko Nakayama, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Elsa Elisabeth Gram
Aug. 15, 2004
Elsa Elisabeth Gram, 99, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Berlin. She is survived by son Peter A.M., daughters Astrid E. Trauth and Ingrid M. Gram, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lillian Takeyo Hamura
Aug. 18, 2004
Lillian Takeyo Hamura, 83, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Craig K. Hamura and Darryl H. Kahapea, sister Lorry Sugahara, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gregory Steven Hirano
Aug. 24, 2004
Gregory Steven Hirano, 39, of Hanamaulu, Hawaii, a Kauai Screen Prints painter, died at home. He was born in North Hollywood, Calif. He is survived by father Steven, mother Diana Kuramoto, half brother Norman Kuramoto Jr., sisters Teresa Peterson and Jennifer Cartwright, and grandparent Umeno. Private services.

Terumasa Igeta
Aug. 13, 2004
Terumasa "Blackie" Igeta, 85, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired crane operator and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by son Wayne Okino and caregiver Claude Onizuka. Private services.

Marion A. Jordan
July 28, 2004
Marion A. "Tony" Jordan, 67, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Niceville, Fla. He was born in Walnut Grove, Miss. He is survived by children Sandra Baijo, Toni Hall and Kerry, Bryan and Shannon Jordan; brothers Wayne, Paul, Eddie and John; sisters Effie M. Mitchum and Ruby N. Jordan; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Church in Honokaa. Call after 8:30 a.m.

Horace Keliiholokai Kahele III
Aug. 20, 2004
Horace Keliiholokai Kahele III, infant son of Horace Kahele Jr. and Leimomi Soberano, of Wahiawa, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by Michelle L. Lorenzo and John Pu and Lola and Horace Kahele Sr.; and great-grandparents Gordon and Mary Lorenzo. Private services.

Clinton Kalani Kaleiwahea
Aug. 19, 2004
Clinton Kalani "Clint" Kaleiwahea, 31, of Volcano, Hawaii, a rancher, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Heidi Washington; son Noa; daughter Destiny; parents Calvin H. and Marie P.; brothers Calvin T., Walton, Shane and Terrance Kaleiwahea and Gilbert Souza; sisters Lehualani, Michiko, Angie and Haunani; grandparent William E. Wehrsig; and numerous hanai brothers and hanai sisters. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.

Lloyd Hawkins Keoholauokapuli Keliikoa Sr.
August 23, 2004
Lloyd Hawkins Keoholauokapuli "Boogie" Keliikoa Sr., 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired Close Electric employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Antoinette "Annette"; son Lloyd "Son" Jr.; daughters Paulie Ann "Mohala," Melanie and Antoinette "Babe"; sister Paulie Ann; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Clarence Ichiro Kiyabu
Aug. 17, 2004
Clarence Ichiro Kiyabu, 89, of Honolulu, a retired federal civil service employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Charleen and Clarice Kamikawa, sisters Alice and Kikue, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Henry Cockett Knell
Aug. 8, 2004
Henry Cockett Knell, 82, of Honolulu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hannah; sons Keith, Harry, Raymond "Kimo" and Cy; daughters Donna and Kathi; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Haru Kurisu
Aug. 19, 2004
Haru Kurisu, 95, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Chico, Calif. She is survived by daughters Amy Higashi and Karen Moody, and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Patty Eiko Maenaka
Aug. 24, 2004
Patty Eiko Maenaka, 52, of Kihei, Maui, a former Electrical Express office manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by mother JoAnn and brother Michael. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow at the mortuary dining facility. Inurnment to be held at a later date in Idaho. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Ethel Yoshie Masada
Aug. 16, 2004
Ethel Yoshie Masada, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Libby and Dole pineapple companies employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Christian N., Steven T., Stanley M. and Glenn Y.; daughter Lorraine Nakaji; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Home Hospice.

Fuji Usui Matsuoka
Aug. 24, 2004
Fuji Usui Matsuoka, 87, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Sukenobu, daughters Reiko Nabeta and Kazue Nakatani, brother Shozo Usui, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow.

Michael Franklin O'Brien
Aug. 22, 2004
Michael Franklin O'Brien, 64, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Food Co. employee, died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Aaron, daughter Cristine and sister Mary Roth. Private services.

Evelyn Tehero Perez
Aug. 24, 2004
Evelyn Tehero Perez, 73, of Mililani, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Derrick and Roderrick, and three grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

William H. Pettus III
Aug. 24, 2004
William H. Pettus III, 62, of San Diego, a physical plant director for numerous hospitals, died. He was born in North Carolina. He is survived by wife Charlotte, son William H., daughter Wendi P. Phifer, mother Carolyn K., brother Dr. Thomas K., sister Jane P. Hughes and two grandchildren. Services to be held in San Diego.

Kent Elwood Smith
Aug. 18, 2004
Kent Elwood Smith, 66, of Kailua-Kona, an All-Trade Industrial Supplies owner and U.S. Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Kanakanak, Alaska. He is survived by wife Judith A. Smith, daughters Lana Wadley and Lori Smith, and brother Rock. Private services.

Alana V. Trombley
Aug. 23, 2004
Alana V. Trombley, 60, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and Hickam Air Force Base manager, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. Born in Plattsburg, N.Y. Private services.

Magdalena Valdez Valdez
Aug. 17, 2004
Magdalena Valdez Valdez, 71, of Waipahu, a retired federal government clerk typist at Camp Smith, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Maximo Jr., daughter Jeanniliza Policarpio, stepmother Andrea Ruiz; sisters Lorna Amphonrojnanan and Cherelina Valdez, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 229 Queen Emma Square. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Arthur Davies Woolaway
Aug. 21, 2004
Arthur Davies Woolaway, 92, of Dallas, a Maui Agriculture Co. irrigation supervisor, Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. field superintendent and Gray Line Hawaii Ltd. president and owner, died in Dallas. He also was a Alexander & Baldwin president's assistant. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne; children Stanley and Joy; stepchildren Dee Jay Mailer, Lori Halderman and Kristin Dunn; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Oahu Country Club. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation Men's Basketball Program, American Cancer Society Research or Punahou School.

Vivian Isaye Yamamoto
Aug. 15, 2004
Vivian Isaye Yamamoto, 90, of Aiea, a retired Kalihi Fishing Supply owner, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Mackay; daughters Naomi Yuen and Sara Saito; sisters Violet M. Noguchi, Mildred S. Yasuda and Phyllis F. Arizumi; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.




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

www.librarieshawaii.org
The index goes back several decades.

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