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Obituaries
Sunday, November 21, 2004


Lorrence Arenson
Nov. 14, 2004
Lorrence "Larry" Arenson, 77, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Erma, daughters Gail Sandford and Rhonda Arenson, brothers Edward and Richard, sister Donna Orchard and four grandchildren. Private services.

Anne Catherine Dineen
Nov. 16, 2004
Anne Catherine Dineen, 62, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y. She is survived by son Scott Pauli and two grandchildren. Private services.

Michael Sebastian Foster
Nov. 17, 2004
Michael Sebastian Foster, 71, of Pago Pago, American Samoa, a retired PRI mechanic, died. He was born in Pago Pago. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Michael Jr. and Lorenzo; daughters Christina, June, Evelyn H. and Aialani; and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Burial to be held in Pago Pago.

Richard Haruyuki Fukagawa
Nov. 16, 2004
Richard Haruyuki Fukagawa, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired Bank of America vice president, died. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian; daughters Lorri J. Masuda, Louise A. Yasuda and Lourna M. Murakami; sisters Michie Nakashima, Sachiko Oda, Gerry Nakamura and Betty Sato; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert Goossen
Nov. 16, 2004
Robert "Bob" Goossen, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander and commercial airlines pilot, died. He also was an industrial and commercial real estate businessman and former Association of Naval Aviation regional vice president. He was born in York, Neb. He is s urvived by daughter Wendy and two grandchildren. Private services.

Gwendolyn Louise Hess
Nov. 5, 2004
Gwendolyn Louise Hess, infant daughter of Garth and Amanda Hess, of Mililani, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Melissa and Robert Kinniburgh, David Hess and Laura Lorenz; and great-grandparents Mildred and Christian Haack, Tasha and Stephen Halpert, John Lorenz and Ruth Hess. Private services.

Charles Steven Iwata Jr.
Nov. 18, 2004
Charles Steven Iwata Jr., 42, of Wailuku, a Maui Fire Department captain, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Jordan I. and Davin N.; mother Winona; sisters Charlene K. Steuri, Sandy I. Canha, Janice M. Ponce and Teri I. Ferreira; and companion Janet. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: noon Wednesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Barbara Kalahiki
Nov. 18, 2004
Barbara "Bobbie" Kalahiki, 68, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Carl Richards; hanai son Chad DeLima; daughter Donna Enos; hanai daughter Lovey Silva; brother Edwin P. Aguiar; sisters Jan Vierra, Midge Kahalewai, Thelma Kahakaua and Carol Crall; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, section five. Casual attire. No flowers.

Misao Kau-Aki
Nov. 13, 2004
Misao Kau-Aki, also known as Jane Kau-Aki, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Young Laundry and Dry Cleaning employee, died at Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Happy; sons Ronald, Harold and Leonard; daughters Jane-Momi Lau and Patricia-Ulu Cockett; brothers Seiyu and Masato Nakaza; sisters Shirley Yamashiro and Sadako Lum; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Ward, 46-117 Halaulani St. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Kimokeo King-Nacis
Nov. 9, 2004
Kimokeo King-Nacis, infant son of Timothy Nacis and Cherise King, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He is also survived by brothers Kalani and Keanu Lewi; sister Kaiulani Kiko-King; grandparents Tony and Cindy Nacis and Kimo and Paulette King; and great-grandparents Gladys Nacis, Robert and Gerrie Sato and Sarah Kahele; and great-great-grandparent Mae Awa. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Rodney Toshio Kiyabu
Oct. 25, 2004
Rodney Toshio Kiyabu, 61, of Littleton, Mass., formerly of Honolulu, a retired M/A-Com Co. electronics technician in Massachusetts, died in Littleton. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth L., sons Robin A. and Cary R., and sisters Myrtle Y. Fukumoto, Jean S. Kiyabu and Audrey S. Tokuda. Private inurnment pending in Hawaii.

Alice Tayako Lau
Nov. 9, 2004
Alice Tayako Lau, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Mun Chong, daughters Audrey Karr and Gaylene Berssenbrugge, stepdaughters Aletheia Palakiko and Donna Carvalho, brothers Hitoshi and Tamotsu Iwanaga, sister Irene Okumura, 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great- great-grandchildren. Private services.

Wen Chu Liang
Nov. 12, 2004
Wen Chu Liang, 64, of Honolulu, a construction laborer, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Jie Ping Huang; son Hai Yuan; daughters Ling Su, May Ling, Ling Qian and Yu Jun Liang; brother Wen Guo; sisters Yue Yun, Yue Hao and Yue Hua Liang; and eight grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

George Lopez
Nov. 5, 2004
George Lopez, 86, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and Royal Hawaiian Band member, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vernalee, sons George II and William E., daughter Dawn Aolani Cone and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

Avenell Kanoelani Orlofsky
Nov. 13, 2004
Avenell Kanoelani "Abel" Orlofsky, 57, of Waipahu, a retired Pauahi Management Corp. office clerk for Bishop Estate, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Sy Howard; son Harold W.K. Maeha; daughter Kennedean Schmidt; brother Samuel K. Maeha; sisters Caroline L. Carter, Diane P. Tomlinson and Gwen K. Maxwell; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date.

Charles Perkin Sham
Nov. 15, 2004
Charles Perkin "Charlie" Sham, 60, of Aiea, a retired baker for Orowheat/Holsum Bakery, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen P., sons Keawe C. and Kahakauwila J., and one grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Kiyoshi Takeuchi
Nov. 7, 2004
Kiyoshi Takeuchi, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Halfhill Electric Co. electrician and member of 442nd Infantry Regimental Company F, 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. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

Juanita Hubayan Tayao
Nov. 18, 2004
Juanita Hubayan "Joy" Tayao, 68, of Ewa Beach, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Eduardo, sons Eduardo "Junior" Jr. and Joel, daughter May Kaneshiro, mother Remedios Hubayan, brother Antonio Hubayan, sister Betty Delos Santos and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Lorenzo Martinez Usam Sr.
Nov. 17, 2004
Lorenzo Martinez Usam Sr., 76, of Honolulu, a retired Cutter Ford salesman, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Tagolo-an, Misamis Oriental, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad R.; sons Samuel R. Sr., Herson R., Mike R., Orbin R. and Lorenzo R. Jr.; daughter Lynith Lee; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kalihi Baptist Church, 1888 Owawa St. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Estrella Esplanada Varona
Nov. 15, 2004
Estrella Esplanada Varona, 82, of Aiea, died at home. She was born in Burauen, Leyte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Fernando Jr. and Rolando; daughters Sonia McClain, Ethel Varona, Edna Darling and Annie Mack; brother Pio Esplanada; sisters Herminia Coral, Pelagia Rabacal, Lucy Leona and Virgie Arcebido; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pearlridge Ward, 99-641 Pohue St., Aiea. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.




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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