Saturday, December 4, 2004

Jerrick James Amaki
Nov. 28, 2004
Jerrick James Amaki, 19, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a Petro Construction Inc. carpenter, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Donald Amaki and Aurea E. Jones; brothers Garrick Amaki, Ricardo Estacio and Kenrick Jones; sister Abigail Jones; and grandparents Harumi Amaki and Abigail Estacio. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Norberta Galicinao Ballesteros
Nov. 26, 2004
Norberta Galicinao Ballesteros, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Santos I.; son Bill; daughters Ofelia Balicao and Iluminada Artienda; brothers Jovencio and Felix Galicinao; sisters Caridad Vea, Aurora Agonoy and Lilia Enrico; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: noon today at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Thursday.

Alfred Raymond Beckett
Dec. 1, 2004
Alfred Raymond Beckett, 73, of Lanai City, a Daughters of Hawaii construction engineer and consultant, died in St. Francis-Liliha Hospice. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Jane, son Russell, daughters Leann Hull and Alison Gethard, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Albert Gody
Nov. 13, 2004
Albert Gody, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by daughter Cusette Paro, companion Henrietta and a grandchild. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Koken Higa
Oct. 29, 2004
Koken Higa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration electronics engineer, died. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Winifred S., daughters Jo-Anne Higa-Ebba and Sheilah K. Higa, brother Harry K. and sisters Gladys H. Barror, Mildred S. Ige, Ellen T. Oda, Theodora Y. Nakagawa, Sister Marie Bernadette and Sister Mary Louis. Private services.

Eugene Hong Yop Kim
Dec. 1, 2004
Eugene Hong Yop Kim, 82, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Yon Hee, sons John K. and David K., daughters Kyu H. Suh and Sunnie K. Kim, sister Hee Lan Kim and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Misao Kim
Nov. 20, 2004
Misao "Agnes" Kim, 87, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sisters Ellen Santos, Nancy Johnson and Kay Shimabukuro. Private services.

Simeon M. Lorenzo Sr.
Nov. 29, 2004
Simeon M. Lorenzo Sr., 70, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Angela; sons Simeon Jr., Sonny and Rey; daughters Evelyn Lasquite and Jeanette; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.

Stephen L. Mahelona
Nov. 20, 2004
Stephen L. "Duke" Mahelona, 54, of Anahola, Kauai, formerly of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Barking Sands electrical engineer, firefighter and landscaper, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Melanie A. Roose; brothers Louis, Charles, John and Allen; and sisters Vivian Alameda, Gwen Bargamento, Barbara Leota and Merriel Yonahara. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Valeriano Manibog
Nov. 17, 2004
Valeriano "Baling" Manibog, 92, of Waipahu, a retired Toledo Dairy employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by nephews Reuben and Edwin Pagba, and nieces Norma Sumile, Shirlene Delgado and Lorraine Villanueva. Eulogy: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mamoru Oda
Nov. 4, 2004
Mamoru Oda, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Libby/Dole Cannery machinist, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sons Richard, James, William and Walter; daughter Lillian Tamura; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gertrude Helen Horswill Saunders
Nov. 27, 2004
Gertrude Helen Horswill Saunders, 79, of Honolulu, died in Arcadia Retirement Home. She was born in Orofino, Idaho. She is survived by son William W. Jr., daughters Diana G. and Elizabeth A., and six grandchildren. Services pending.

Akinobu Terada
Nov. 24, 2004
Akinobu Terada, 93, of Honolulu, a retired bartender, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shizuko A.; daughters Lurline Matsumoto, Karen Kawasaki, Geraldine Terada and Marcia Hakikawa; brother Yoshio; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ellen Ho Wong
Nov. 19, 2004
Ellen Ho Wong, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Yau Loy and Frederick; daughters Margaret E. Yee, Miriam Lee, Mew Lin Ching and Clara Wong; 25 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kenneth Kazumi Yamanaka
Dec. 1, 2004
Kenneth Kazumi "Kats" Yamanaka, 79, of Wailuku, a County of Maui Finance Department employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Waihee, Maui. He is survived by wife Winifred T., son Keith, daughter Sandra Koga, brother Ralph, sister Mildred Ikeda and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Reception to follow. No flowers.

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