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Obituaries
Wednesday, November 17, 2004


Donata Dotimas Alagano
Nov. 13, 2004
Donata Dotimas Alagano, 81, of Lanai City, a former Dole Pineapple Co. field worker on Lanai, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Cris; daughters Florida Batoon, Narcisa Molina, Dominga Dulay, Valerie Pascua and Myrna Tabios; brother Ciriaco Dotimas; 22 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: all night Friday at Lanai Filipino Club House. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church. Burial to follow at Lanai Community Cemetery.

Carl M. Apana
Nov. 11, 2004
Carl M. "Rusty" Apana, 77, of Kahului, a Scrap Metal Dealership owner and manager, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce; sons Roger, Edward, Mark and Neil; daughter Norine Miyazono; brothers James, Richard and Dennis; sisters Claire and Cindy Apana, Oni Jones and Alberta Bellamy; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

Pablo Agam Bayya
Oct. 21, 2004
Pablo Agam Bayya, 85, of Aiea, died in Seattle. He was born in Rancho, Santa, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Benita B.; daughters Caridad Bulseco, Benita G. Villaruz and Lucilla Garcia; brother Victor; sister Fermina Aquino; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Ronald Epenesela Beniamina
Nov. 11, 2004
Ronald Epenesela "Joe" Beniamina, 48, of Puuwai, Niihau, a ranch hand for Niihau Ranch, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puuwai. He is survived by wife Darline K.; sons Jacey K. Kanahele and Ronald E. Jr. and Jonathan K. Beniamina; daughters Jennalyn K., Roxanne K.N. and Rosanna K.; brothers John, Russell, James "Kimo" and Jim "Sela"; and sisters Angie Pahulehua, Ui Beniamina, Keala Kahale and Lehua Kanahele. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

Carol-Ann Kaiulani Lyman Beruan
Nov. 11, 2004
Carol-Ann Kaiulani Lyman Beruan, 55, of Kuulapu, Molokai, died in Molokai Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John W.; daughters Paula-Ann K., Renee C.K. and Patty D.K. Lyman, Donna L.P. Tangonan, Chanelle H.U. Beruan and Bernadette Pace; brothers Walter, John and Josiah Lyman; and 18 grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

William G. Bonachita
Nov. 11, 2004
William G. "Willy" Bonachita, 80, of Kaumakani, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. agriculturist, died at home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by brother Genaro "Kenneth," and sisters Vivian Tiwanak and Blanche Cristobal. Graveside services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

Beatrice Tabelisma Boteilho
Nov. 8, 2004
Beatrice Tabelisma "Betty" Boteilho, 71, of Kahului, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Terry and Robert Agarano; daughter Phyllis Miguel; brother Jerome Tabelisma Jr.; sisters Frances Rowe, Josephine Ribada, Ellie Samuelson and Carol Golding; half-sister Angie De Vera; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Nov. 27 at Christ the King Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Violet Mary Akau Bright
Nov. 14, 2004
Violet Mary Akau Bright, 86, of Kaneohe, a homemaker and Kilohana Gardens hostess, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charlie and Richard "Dickie"; daughters Cissy I. Towne, Patti A. Ramirez and Charmaine N. Bright; brothers Billy and Lionel Sequin; sister Mary-Jane "Girlie" Lum; 19 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St., Kaneohe. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Katharina Caldwell
Nov. 2, 2004
Katharina "Katie" Caldwell, 65, of Wahiawa, a Mon-Pen Co. apartment manager, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Yugoslavia. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Gregory and George Robert Martin III; daughters Anna, Christine, Katharina, Michel and Cheryl Martin and Cornelia Ward; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Wahiawa Assembly of God Church, 1487 Glen Ave. in Wahiawa. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Shigeru Hamada
Nov. 6, 2004
Shigeru Hamada, 85, of Aiea, a retired U.S. government clerk for the U.S. Army, died at home. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Jean M.; son Gary; daughters Payge Iwamoto, Raelene Hidano and Faye Akagi; brother Yoshimi Hamada; sister Lillian S. Oyama; and four grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Matsue Iwai
Nov. 8, 2004
Matsue Iwai, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Francis and sister Frances K. Sakamoto. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Limin Kung
Nov. 13, 2004
Limin Kung, 86, of Honolulu, an electrical and project engineer, died in Honolulu. He also was a medical equipment and supply business owner and introduced nuclear instruments for medical use. He was born in Beijing, China. He is survived by son Limin Jr., daughters Lani Kung-Paone and Linza Kung-Godfrey, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Scottish Rite Cathedral at 1611 Kewalo St. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Lodge Free and Accepted Masons Building Fund, 1227 Makiki St., Honolulu 96814. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Allen Clessen McKeague
Nov. 12, 2004
Allen Clessen McKeague, 68, of Waimanalo, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel linesman, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lorena McKeague-Paulino and Kimberly Hanzawa, brother Hank, sisters Henrietta Lee and Doreen Foo, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire.

Lloyd Isao Nakagawa
Nov. 7, 2004
Lloyd Isao Nakagawa, 89, of Wailua Houselots, Kauai, a County of Kauai fiscal officer for the Board of Water Supply, died at home. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by sons Alan and Robin; daughters Susan Kraus and Verna Nonaka; brothers Sadamu, Takeo and Yutaka; sisters Fusako Murai and Karen Leigh; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

Adeline Elizabeth Kaaipohuehue Navarro
Nov. 12, 2004
Adeline Elizabeth Kaaipohuehue "Addie" Navarro, 46, of Waianae, a Nanaikapono Elementary School employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gene H. Sr.; sons Gene H. Jr., Isaac W. and Kenneth A.; daughters Melisa K. and Annie M.K. Navarro and Hermine E.K. Kaikala; father Manuel S. Ferreira Jr.; brother Manuel A. Ferreira; sisters Francyln Arrameibide, Chrisliene French and Jacqueline Rosete; and 11 grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Hatsuyo Rose Nishiyama
Nov. 12, 2004
Hatsuyo Rose Nishiyama, 88, of Kula, Maui, a Kula flower grower, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Susumu; sons Ray and Edwin; daughter Laura Ujiie; brothers Masao, Jimmy and Ronald Kigawa; sisters Beatrice Tsukamoto, Betsy Ishida and Grace Murakami; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles David Olmstead
Oct. 23, 2004
Charles David Olmstead, 38, of Homburg, Germany, formerly of Honolulu, a U.S. Air Force exercise physiologist in Germany, died in Homburg. He also was a Young Men's Christian Association of Honolulu and Honolulu Club employee. He is survived by wife Marisa, son Connor, daughter Shelbi, parents Clifford and Leontine, brother Don and sister Cathy Woods. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Ministry Center, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Gladys Asako Ono
Nov. 14, 2004
Gladys Asako Ono, 81, of Waihee, Maui, a school cafeteria manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Merle Ideoka, brother Robert Takata, sisters Satsuki Ouchi and Miriam Fujita, and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Reception to follow burial at Nakamura Mortuary.

Benito Rebullo Pelayre
Nov. 14, 2004
Benito Rebullo Pelayre, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state Department Airport Division employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurelia, sons William and Gregory, daughter Janet Svare and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Leanora Michelle Rainbow
Nov. 11, 2004
Leanora Michelle "Lea" Rainbow, 65, of Waimea, Hawaii, a massage therapist and certified nurse assistant, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by companion Kalima Kaohelaulii, sons Royce Dulmage and Cyrus Mead, daughter Eleaza "Maile" Calista Mead, father of children Parker Mead and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kawaihae Canoe Club. Aloha attire.

Donald Takumi Sakamoto
Nov. 7, 2004
Donald Takumi Sakamoto, 71, of Mililani, formerly of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Navy Public Works Center planner and estimator at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Florence S.; son Ryan T.; daughters Rene R. Clymer, Doreen K. Mosaphir and Wendy E. Ching; brother Samuel; sisters Eleanor Shimabukuro and Maxine Yam; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kwong Yin Siu
Sept. 16, 2004
Kwong Yin Siu, 84, of Hono-lulu, a retired R.M. Towill Co. civil engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kazuko Takai; brothers Alfred, Robert, Arthur and James; and sister Beatrice S. Chock. Private services.

T. Rose Takasaki
Nov. 4, 2004
T. Rose Takasaki, 83, of Hono-lulu, a retired former state Department of Education teacher for Manoa Elementary School, Laupahoehoe and Hilo Intermediate School, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard S., brother Charles Hara and sister Jane Mitsuda. Private services.

Kiyoshi Takeuchi
Nov. 7, 2004
Kiyoshi Takeuchi, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Halfhill Electric Co. electrician, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hilea-Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Elmer Y.; daughters Katrine C. Martin and Lorraine L. Takasawa; brothers Jerry N. and James M.; sisters Agnes T. Ariyoshi, Harumi Ikeda and Satsue Yoshishige; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edith Yukie Tsuhako
Nov. 9, 2004
Edith Yukie Tsuhako, 70, of Makawao, Maui, a Family Barbershop owner and barber, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Makawao. She is survived by husband Rikio, sons Rance and Ken, daughters Lee Ann Kapaku and Lori Tsuhako, sisters Rachael Shiroma and Dora Arisue, and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow at mortuary.

Eleuterio Valdez
Nov. 9, 2004
Eleuterio Valdez, 78, of Puhi, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation truck driver, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Vilma; son Alvin; brothers Larry Galanta and Magdaleno, Benjamin and Cenon Valdez; and sisters Catalina Toquero, Marina Valdez, Herminia Dagsi and Lucilla Lemi. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

The Rev. Gabriel Vanden Broucke
Nov. 8, 2004
The Rev. Gabriel Vanden Broucke, 82, of Kaimuki, a Congregation of Sacred Hearts priest, died in St. Patrick Monastery. He was born in Ledebert Gent, Belgium. He is survived by sisters Paula Blomme and Lucy and Annie Vanden Broucke. Mass: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Patrick Church. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Chock Tong Wong
Nov. 11, 2004
Chock Tong Wong, also known as C.T. Wong, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty Bank president, died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Margaret P.; son Lorrie; daughters Verna Lee and Sandra and Wendy Chun; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery.

Otsuru Yamasaki
Nov. 6, 2004
Otsuru Yamasaki, 83, of Eleele, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wailua, Kauai. She is survived by husband Yoshito; son Clyde; daughter Claudia Otsuka; brothers Lincoln and Henry Takahashi; sisters Ruth Yoshizawa, Nancy Matsuda and Diane Uyeno; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Ruth Kamiko Yamauchi
Nov. 11, 2004
Ruth Kamiko Yamauchi, 89, of Lawai, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Shoki; son Roy; daughters Marjorie Yamauchi, June Lee and Carolyn Ikegami; brothers Takeo, Yutaka, Herbert and George Hirakawa; sisters Betty Higa and Asayo Nishihara; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kalaheo Missionary Church. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Norman Hideyuki Yokota
Nov. 2, 2004
Norman Hideyuki Yokota, 63, of Honolulu, a retired contractor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Lillian E.; sons Darryl, Kevin and Jason; brothers Warren, Dennis, Allan and Gerald; sister Carol; and four grandchildren. 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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