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Obituaries
Sunday, August 29, 2004




Ernesto Subia Butac
Aug. 18, 2004
Ernesto Subia Butac, 49, of Wahiawa, a Maui Pine employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Francisca T.; sons Sonny, Christopher, Wilfred, Jeffrey and Ericson; daughters Thelma, Sheryl, Lilibeth and Lhyca Joy; mother Flora; sisters Feliza and Cirila Acob; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. No flowers.

Caridad Cambel Colis
Aug. 11, 2004
Caridad Cambel Colis, 82, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by son Nelson Cordero; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

William Milton Fautt
Aug. 23, 2004
William Milton Fautt, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired roofer, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia, son William Jr., daughter Gail, brother Henry Thomas, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Violet Kalaulani Francisco
Aug. 15, 2004
Violet Kalaulani Francisco, 78, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a retired Laupahoehoe librarian, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe. She is survived by son Kaihikapu R., daughters Sharman K. Haunga and Natalie K. Francisco, brother Ernest Akao, sister Maryann Kalehua, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.

Garret Lee Froemsdorf
Aug. 24, 2004
Garret Lee Froemsdorf, 17, of Waialua, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Bruce and Connie, sister Amy and grandparents Jewell Froemsdorf and John and Marie "Rose" Moneyhun. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church. Call after 4 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Ronald McDonald House, 535 Alabama Ave., Memphis, TN 38105; or Ronald McDonald House, 1970 Judd Hillside Road, Honolulu 96822.

Kama Gaza
Aug. 21, 2004
Kama Gaza, 98, of Waianae, a retired vegetable farmer, died at home. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Richard and Kenneth, and daughters Cynthia Lai, Julia Yamamoto and Frances Yamaki. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lavon Irene Gomes
Aug. 15, 2004
Lavon Irene Gomes, 71, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiiana and Prince Kuhio Restaurant hostess and bartender, died in Kailua. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Allen C.; sons Allen Jr., Burton and Danny; daughters Vicki and Terri; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Stanley Shigeo Goshi
Aug. 26, 2004
Stanley Shigeo Goshi, 71, of Wailuku, a civil engineer and administrator for the state and Maui County, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Emiko; son Russell; daughters Arlene Torricer, Melanie Shinyama, Sharon Westfall and Sandra Kobayashi; mother Haruko; brothers Calvin, Randal and Clifford; sisters Jane Sato and Elaine Goshi; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wailuku Hongwanji. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Andrew Ae Hansen
Aug. 20, 2004
Andrew Ae Hansen, 20, of Honolulu, a Starbucks assistant manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Thailand. He is survived by mother Patricia K. and sister Marielle K. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Malotumau Ilalio
Aug. 24, 2004
Malotumau "Tuamaota" Ilalio, 63, of Kaneohe, a retired Royal Construction laborer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Vaoita; son Jacob N.; daughters Masina Misilagi, Kolotita Ilalio and Eseta Tofi; brothers Muliagatele "Sanele," Paulo, Sitagata "Paletasala," Lino III and Lafaele; sisters Susana Ilalio-Samate, Matalena Ilalio-Samoa Arona, Elena Ilalio-Isaia, Ana Tavale-Luatuanu'u, Sofia Ilalio-Timoti and Akenese Ilalio; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Windward Samoan Congregation Christian Church, 41-665 Kumuhau St., Waimanalo. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Eunice Kamanu
Aug. 14, 2004
Eunice "Momi" Kamanu, 64, of Waimanalo, a retired Waimano Home and Honokaa Hospital licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by brothers Eugene and Harvey, and sisters Jane Kamanu, Lurline Badeaux and Patricia Kaleohano. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Minoru Kayatani
Aug. 11, 2004
Minoru Kayatani, 84, of Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii, retired Kohala Service Station owner and World War II U.S. Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kapaau. He is survived by sisters Ayame White and Hanayo Kimoto. Private services.

Isaac Kealoha
Aug. 13, 2004
Isaac Kealoha, also known as Gordon John Martin, 49, of Waimanalo, a laborer, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rhoda "Louise Martin"; sons David, John and Solomon Martin; daughter Malia Puha; brothers George "Didi" and Gregory "Tony" Martin; sisters Danette "Sweetheart" Galdeira, Debbie Paris, Darlene Johns and Drusilla "Juju" Johansen; and seven grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

Bob Matsunobu Kozuki
Aug. 26, 2004
Bob Matsunobu Kozuki, 78, of California, formerly of Honolulu, a retired landscape contractor, died. He was born in Parlier, Calif. He is survived by wife Keiko; daughters Susan Sanders, Vickie Kozuki-Ah You and Kathie Ray; and sisters Marlene Hirata and Nancy Ota. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Beatrice Umeyo Kuwana
Aug. 20, 2004
Beatrice Umeyo Kuwana, 75, of Aiea, a retired Windward Community College secretary, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Keith T. and Steven K., daughters Lani N. Harrington and Lynn T. Yamamoto, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Daniel Sau Dong Lai Sr.
Aug. 16, 2004
Daniel Sau Dong Lai Sr., 87, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Daniel Jr. and Andrew; daughters Roberta Cazimero and Kathleen Smith; brothers Stanley, Robert and Benny; sisters Margaret Onaga, Ruth Winchester and Virginia McCabe; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 1:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

Mulimauga Malufau
Aug. 21, 2004
Mulimauga Malufau, 78, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Faleniu, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Feso, Saili, Siaosi and Peniamina; daughters Talia, Maleta, and Filemu Malufau, Eseta Crosley, Meafou Ata, Ao Airam and Malia Motuga; brothers Malufau, Matafua and Talafua; sisters Siloi Tu'usao Pulalasi, Ta'amilo Iuta, Tau Simi and Seitasi Ah Kiu; 29 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.

Guillermo Bergonia Manzano
Aug. 12, 2004
Guillermo Bergonia Manzano, 93, of Waipahu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base maintenance helper, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Santa Maria, Rosales, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by stepsons Conrad and Constancio Dela Cuesta, Henry and Teodolfo Tangjian, and Primo Jr. and Lucio Amba; stepdaughter Nancy L. Ribucan; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Gary Frank McCane
Aug. 15, 2004
Gary Frank McCane, 72, of Laie, a SleepLand employee, died in Laie. He was born in Endicott, N.Y. He is survived by wife Janice, daughter Sharla and brothers Ronald and Kevin. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at 55-385 Kamehameha Highway in Laie. Resting of ashes at sea to follow.

Nobuo Nagami
Aug. 20, 2004
Nobuo Nagami, 81, of Hilo. a retired Hilo Iron Works welder, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Hideo and Masao, and sisters Takie and Tammy. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Gregory Tilton Ng
Aug. 22, 2004
Gregory "Beggy" Tilton Ng, 58, of Kailua, a retired Hokulani resident manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Gregory Jr., Ronald and Tyler; daughter Nani Guting; brothers Philip "Kaanana," Castle "Kalelo" and Leroy; sister Claire Kekahuna; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua 3rd Ward, corner of Keolu and Kanapuu drives. Call after 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

Hisako Hattori Nomura
Aug. 26, 2004
Hisako Hattori Nomura, 77, of Waipahu, a retired Liberty House seamstress, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Nagoya, Japan. She is survived by husband Tsutomu; daughters Jane Okuno and Linda Nomura-Yokoyama; brothers Kazumi, Toshi, Hideyuki and Teruo; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Alice Puluelo Naipo Park
Aug. 18, 2004
Alice Puluelo Naipo Park, 79, of Kailua, Puamana Hula Studio kumu hula and Kainalu Elementary School kupuna, died in Hauula. She was born in Hoea, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Thomas; sons Robert, Russell, Radford and Kaulana; hanai sons Henry "John" Naipo, Joey Kumukoa and Alex Monios; daughters Puamana "Kimmie" Park, Soonie "Mikiala" Park-Ledbetter and Soo Whan "Pumehana" Featheran; brothers the Rev. George "Kahulanui" and Rodgers "Lena" Naipo; sister Leinaala Naipo-Akamine; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 4 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire.

Shirley Mae Sillers
Aug. 17, 2004
Shirley Mae Sillers, 74, of Wailuku, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lewiston, Idaho. She is survived by sons David and Jack Orme, daughter Cindy Pidcock, brother Jack Forrester and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Alice Mutsuyo Suzuki
Aug. 25, 2004
Alice Mutsuyo Suzuki, 83, of Kula, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Takashi, son Russell, daughter Lorraine Shinmoto, sister Margaret Fujio, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Union Church. Call after 4 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

James Tagupa
Aug. 27, 2004
James "Jim" Tagupa, 66, of Kailua, Oahu Express Ltd. owner and chief executive officer, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nevilla L.; daughter Erin; brothers Alfred, Peter, Francis and David; sisters Rose Tseu, Louise Ford, Tiva Gonsalves, May Blackman and Leilani Johnson; and three grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private graveside services.

Eric Wegner
Aug. 10, 2004
Eric Wegner, 58, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by daughter Meaghan Whitney and brother Chris. Services: 3 p.m. today at Coconut Island in Hilo. Casual attire.

Jessie Bacon Wilpolt
Aug. 13, 2004
Jessie Bacon Wilpolt, 54, of Wahiawa, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by children Mark, Elvis, Lina, and James Wilpolt, and Jessica Galletes; mother Lina Skelton; brothers Raymond and Ronald Peters; sisters Elsie Tuinei, Betty Omura, Failani Peters and Carol Valdez; and three grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Haleiwa Boat Harbor.

Norman Sidney Kilauea Wilson
Aug. 21, 2004
Norman Sidney Kilauea Wilson, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired Honolulu Fire Department assistant chief, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; sons Kilauea, Maunakea and Halemaumau; daughters Haleakala Sakata and Maunaloa Mitravich; mother Sui Lan; brother Lymey; sister Maluhia Sorgent; and nine grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Catholic Church, 41-1323 Kalanianaole Highway, Waimanalo. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Makapuu Bay. Casual attire.

Donald Woodrum Jr.
Aug. 16, 2004
Donald Woodrum Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a Woodrum and Staff Ltd. Advertising Agency proprietor and U.S. Navy World War II and Korean War veteran, died at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Dorothea. Private services.




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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