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Obituaries

Thursday, December 30, 2004




Marcia Reiko Akamu
Dec. 19, 2004
Marcia Reiko Akamu, 55, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Peter L., son Bradley and mother Harriet Umeda. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Rosario Ragodos Arpon
Dec. 25, 2004
Rosario Ragodos Arpon, 41, of Ewa Beach died at home. She was born in Santa Maria, Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Carlito A.; son Christian R.; daughters Maryleah R., Naomi R. and Chanelle R.; father Alfredo G. Ragodos; brothers Ronilo and Darlito Ragodos; and sisters Flora S. Bumanglag, Dahlia Monell and Lirio Nagum. Rosary: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Dolores Laciste Ballesteros
Dec. 19, 2004
Dolores Laciste Ballesteros, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kalihi Waena Elementary School teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by three sons, four daughters, two brothers, a sister, 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kwai Sheu Chun
Dec. 14, 2004
Kwai Sheu Chun, 82, of Honolulu died. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by daughters Mabel Aihara, Shirley McNamara and Doris, Vilma and Elizabeth Chun; brother Bing Shu Zheng; sisters Ngan Sheu Chang and Bao Shao Zheng; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Antoinette Pearl Reynen Elbring
Dec. 20, 2004
Antoinette Pearl Reynen Elbring, 77, of Kahului, a retired registered nurse, died at home. She was born in Albert Lea, Minn. She is survived by sons Ray and Greg; hanai son Toby Lovato; daughter Julie Wood; hanai daughter Heidi-Rose Dick; brothers Albert, Willis and John Reynen; and sisters Betty Mondeel, Bernice Ferwerda, Marje Anderson and Jane Suntken. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to National Parkinson's Foundation.

Lourdes Dagdag Felizmena
Dec. 24, 2004
Lourdes Dagdag Felizmena, 80, of Waipahu died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Cabangan, Zambales, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Alexander D., Alfonso D., Arsenio D., Antonio D., Armando D. and Albert; daughters Ammie D. and Analyn D. Felizmena, Aurora D. Redondo, Alicia Dabay, Aida D. Balisacan and Alma Viray; brothers Felipe, Nicolas, Senesio, Edwardo and Esteban Dagdag Jr.; sisters Caridad Ines and Esperanza Villegas; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial to be held at Cabangan, Zambales, the Philippines. Casual attire.

Lyle Vincent Finley
Dec. 19, 2004
Lyle Vincent Finley, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a Del Taco Restaurants owner in California and U.S. Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Orange, Calif. He is survived by wife Anne, son Anton, daughter Susan H. Lambrecht, stepdaughter Denise Droze, three grandchildren and a step-grandchild. No services.

Toru H. Gyotoku
Dec. 3, 2004
Toru H. Gyotoku, 87, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Waikiki Hotel employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Betty Kawashima. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Francis Hospice.

Florence Hiroko Hirotsu
Dec. 13, 2004
Florence Hiroko Hirotsu, 70, of Kailua, a retired Woolworth's bookkeeper, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Charlene Hirotsu and Cheryl Medeiros, brother Stanley Oho, sister Beatrice Irish and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Sang Kam
Dec. 14, 2004
Edward Sang "Eddie" Kam, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Island Movers employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Vivian Sugino; brothers Alvin and William; sisters Violet Loo, Elsie Aweau and Lillian Calub; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bok Soon Kim
Dec. 28, 2004
Bok Soon Kim, 91, of Honolulu died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by son Man Kun, daughters Dong Kun Han and Linda Cho, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 9 a.m. today at St. Pius Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Judith Kiyoko Kodama
Dec. 21, 2004
Judith Kiyoko Kodama, 63, of Aiea, a retired Red Hill Elementary School cashier, died at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Stephen G.; sons Matthew and Reid; brothers Richard, Raymond and Larry Matsuda; and sisters Janet Shigemura, Eldiene Matsuda and Jane Kanno. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Tuesday.

Tami Marumoto Lee
Dec. 24, 2004
Tami Marumoto Lee, 78, of Honolulu, a JSR Equipment Inc. co-owner, died at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband John, sons Vernon and Richard, daughter Candace Kato, brothers Iwao and Yuichi Marumoto, sisters Hisayo Kaneyuki and Mitsuyo Fujinaka, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.

Boniface Chung Leong Sr.
Dec. 10, 2004
Boniface Chung "Barney" Leong Sr., 89, of Hilo, a Hopaco salesman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Boniface Jr., daughter Olympia Chun, companion Philomina "Mina" Eblacas, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 15 at St. Patrick's Church in Kaimuki. Additional information for an obituary printed Dec. 12.

Jesse Allen Linderman
Dec. 21, 2004
Jesse Allen Linderman, 33, of Honolulu died. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Terrie, son Cody, daughter Destiny, mother Karen Stigner, stepfather Douglas Kline and sisters Jennifer Voller, Rachel Kline and Gretchen Smith. Services to be held in Michigan.

Yoshio Miura
Dec. 21, 2004
Yoshio Miura, 88, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army supply officer, died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Paahau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel S., son Wayne and sister Dorothy Fuchigami. Private services.

Ichiro Mukai
Dec. 22, 2004
Ichiro Mukai, 77, of Hilo, a retired Arakaki Mechanical fabrication foreman and former Industrial Steel employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He also was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by wife Mildred "Millie"; sons Dwayne "Tang" and Bertram "Bert"; daughter Colette "Coco" Abe; brothers Tsugio and Earl; sisters Fukuyo Hata, Lorraine Sueoka, Hiroko Kujubu, Jane Hurtle, Frances Fernendez and Sarah Bernabe; and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edith Ochiyo Oshiro
Dec. 22, 2004
Edith Ochiyo Oshiro, 83, of Wahiawa died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by son Tim K.; daughters Thelma O. Sakane, Sandra A. Lee and Janice M. Nakamura; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Dorothy Kume Oyeda
Dec. 18, 2004
Dorothy Kume Oyeda, 86, of Aiea, a retired U.S. government budget analyst, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean; daughter Carol Ushiro; brother John Tsutsumi; sisters Rei Okumura, Lynda Nagano, Martha Takaki and Clara Takiguchi; and a grandchild. Private services.

Natalie Diana Pace
Dec. 24, 2004
Natalie Diana Pace, 74, of Lihue, self-employed in the fashion industry and a U.S. Army veteran, died at home. She was born in New York City. She is survived by son Brian Lansing and two grandchildren. Private services.

Anatalia Agpaoa Pascua
Dec. 18, 2004
Anatalia Agpaoa Pascua, 69, of Kunia died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Gamaliel A. and Rogelio, brothers, sisters and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Alejandra Lagua Pollard
Dec. 9, 2004
Alejandra Lagua Pollard, 68, of Quitman, Texas, formerly of Kahuku, died in Quitman. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Cemetery.

Raymondo Tangonan Remigio
Dec. 19, 2004
Raymondo Tangonan "Mondo" Remigio, 94, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Tarlac, the Philippines. He is survived by son Raymondo Jr.; daughters Marilyn "Donna" Remigio, Doris Aguilar and Daisy Ghormley; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Clemente Rebebes Remular
Dec. 18, 2004
Clemente Rebebes "Clemen" Remular, 65, of Ewa Beach, a retired Incentive Design Builders Inc. carpenter, died at home. He was born in Bantaoay, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Vicenta R.; son Marino; daughters Rose Manuel, Cora Magsanoc and Jenny Dalmacio; sisters Mary Filler, Rosalina Riodil, Carol Enyeart and Karen, Katrina and Kimberly Remular; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Wallace Kunitoshi Sakamoto
Dec. 18, 2004
Wallace Kunitoshi Sakamoto, 77, of Pearl City died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jason, daughters Ranie Mulligan and Jade DeBone, brother Larry, sister Eliese Muramoto and a grandchild. Private services.

Tsuyako Takahashi
Dec. 25, 2004
Tsuyako "Doris" Takahashi, 80, of Kahului, a licensed practical nurse at Hale Makua, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Shingo, sons Lei and Clyde, brother Tamotsu Kaga, sister Yoshie Kakuda, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Isao Terasako
Dec. 20, 2004
Isao Terasako, 69, of Wailuku, a maintenance man, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. He is survived by brothers Takeo and Shigeru, and sister Janet Vea. Private services.

Hazel Henrietta Thompson
Dec. 24, 2004
Hazel Henrietta Thompson, 77, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Manson, Iowa. She is survived by sons James R. and Paul, daughter Deborah Eliason, brothers Carl and Roy Johnson, and sister Florence Coleman. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

Barbara Kooi Ok Tumblison
Dec. 19, 2004
Barbara Kooi Ok Tumblison, 79, of Mililani died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Russell W. Lewis, brother Larry C.W. Kim and two grandchildren. Private services.

Elise Kaleialoha Vida
Dec. 28, 2004
Elise Kaleialoha Vida, 19, of Waikapu, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by parents Leslie Jr. and Michele, brother Leslie III, sister Nicole and grandparents Leslie Sr. and Ann Vida and Stanley Sr. and Aletheia Rodrigues. Services: 7:30 p.m. today at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Ellen Mitsuko Yabusaki
Dec. 13, 2004
Ellen Mitsuko Yabusaki, 80, of Wahiawa, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband George H.; son Keith Y.; brothers Mitsuru, Herbert T. and Edward T. Oda; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Harold Toshio Yamada
Dec. 27, 2004
Harold Toshio Yamada, 80, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Doi, Yamada and Shinsato and Princeville Co. attorney and U.S. Army veteran, died in the Regency at Puakea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sister Edith and brother Greg. No services.

David Awo Young Sr.
Dec. 24, 2004
David Awo Young Sr., 80, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjory "Nani," sons David A. Jr. and Guy A., daughter April I. Harris, sister Winona "Nona" Woolf and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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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