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Obituaries

Sunday, January 16, 2005




Guadalupe Marie Adarna
Jan. 14, 2005
Guadalupe Marie Adarna, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gerald C., Elwin L., Wallace I. and Wallace I. Jr.; daughters Geri A. Maggay and Carol M. Anzai; brother Peter Torres; sisters Margaret Lovell and Rose Rosario; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Generoso Bonoan Cayetano
Jan. 1, 2005
Generoso Bonoan Cayetano, 83, of Makakilo, a musician with Ilocos Norte Stompers Group in the Philippines, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes D.; sons William, Nelson, Danilo, Florencio and Craig; daughter Susan Locquiao; brother Florencio Lazo; sisters Estrella Lavandelo, Lohing and Lydia Lazo and Nelly Bareng; and 14 grandchildren. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Walter Dudley Child Jr.
Dec. 19, 2004
Walter Dudley Child Jr., 73, of Honolulu and Kamuela, Hawaii, an Inter-Island Resorts president, will be remembered in a celebration of life from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Kona Inn. He died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Lou; son Walter III; hanai son Gordon MacGregor; daughters Debbie Child-Lawrence, Cheri Atkins, Sandi Cales and Pam Child; sister Lois Kodres; and 10 grandchildren. No flowers. Donations suggested to Parkinson's or Alzheimer's Research foundations.

Albert Shigetake Ikeda
Jan. 6, 2005
Albert Shigetake Ikeda, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Lockheed Aerospace electronic engineer and Avtronics Enterprises owner, died in Maluhia Hospital. He also was a 401 Infantry Battalion staff sergeant who served in World War II. He was born in Glasgow, Mont. He is survived by wife Toshi "Jean"; sons Albert W. and Roger A.; daughters Lucinda A. Molloy, Jennifer S. Hausler and Diane G. Fujio; brother Dr. Theodore; sisters Dorothy Ito and Sue Tong; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Jiro Inafuku
Jan. 11, 2005
Jiro Inafuku, 83, of Aiea, a retired Commercial Sheetmetal welder, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Shizue "Annie"; sons William and Howard; daughters Trudy Chai, Adrienne Inafuku, Jan Carlson and Susan Chang; sisters Yoshiko Takushi, Mineko Shiroma, Kikue "Kay" Nakasone, Gertrude Yogi, Evelyn Perry, Sumiko Inafuku and Carol Yamaki; and 11 grand- children. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Frank Kahana Jr.
Jan. 7, 2005
Frank Kahana Jr., 80, of Waianae, a retired Matson Terminal security guard, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Paul, Robert and Rodney; daughters Bernadette Santiago and Noreen Kahana; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private inurnment.

Caroline Keaupuni Kekoa
Dec. 26, 2004
Caroline Keaupuni "Carrie" Kekoa, 94, of Kaneohe, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James K. Nuhi Jr., hanai daughter Hyenie Weed-Sato, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Francis Kekoa
Dec. 31, 2004
Francis "Sam" Kekoa, 59, of Kailua, a Wackenhut security guard, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wanda N.; sons Russell A.K., Raymond L.K. and Reynold K. Pahukoa; daughters Ronnie E.N.P. Inagaki and Esther M., Rachael P. and Rochelle W.K. Pahukoa; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

West Sylvester Pohukaina Keliikipi
Jan. 4, 2005
West Sylvester Pohukaina Keliikipi, 69, of Waianae, a retired Hickam Air Force Base motor pool employee and Linaka's Lunch Wagon owner and operator, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda L.L.; sons West S.P. Jr., Kevin K. and Sam K.; stepsons Jerome W. and Kalani W. Yocum; daughters Julie Apel and Josephine P.; stepdaughter Linda M. Gentry; brother Jacob K.; sisters Marion B. and Josephine; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Interment: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Herman Kanani Mahu Jr.
Dec. 14, 2004
Herman Kanani "Black" Mahu Jr., 53, of Pahala, Hawaii, a self-employed welder and fisherman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by stepson Keoni Kailiawa; brothers James "Ochie" Sr., Derwood and Wade; and sisters Sandra Dias and Toby Mahu. Celebration of life: noon tomorrow at Punaluu Black Sand Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Wednesday.

Fumie Ono
Jan. 14, 2005
Fumie Ono, 84, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Onomea Federal Credit Union office clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Noritoshi; sons Wayne, Malcolm and Glen; brothers Samuel and Ronald Goto; sister Mieko Tomoyasu; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Patricia Ann Perry
Jan. 10, 2005
Patricia Ann Perry, 62, of Haiku, Maui, a state social worker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Paul; daughter Rachel Kemfort; brothers Alvin, Frank and Joseph Estrella; sisters Theresa Plunkett, Mary A. Mora-Luera, Grace Ono and Flora Melendez; and three grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Makawao Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Leonora Eala Ramirez
Dec. 29, 2004
Leonora Eala Ramirez, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Elnora R. Bello and Emely R. Eala, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Hermoso Ulep Tabios
Dec. 22, 2004
Hermoso Ulep Tabios, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Construction Co. laborer, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria, daughters Eileen T. Barreno and Elizabeth T. Medrano, brothers Ted and Teddy, sister Feliza Dumlao and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Paul Michael Tan Jr.
Jan. 5, 2005
Paul Michael "Ikaika" Tan Jr., 17, of Kapolei, died on Oahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancée Nicole S.L.M. Tamashiro, daughter Riley S. K., parents Paul M. Sr. and Eileen K., sister Chaelynn K.N. and grandparents Walter and Patricia Davis and Anthony and Francine Tan. Program: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 4:45 p.m. Jersey attire for football players.

William George Van Allen
Nov. 6, 2004
William George Van Allen, 90, of Reno, Nev., a retired U.S. Army colonel who served in World War II and the Korean War, died in Reno. He also was a Bishop Estate project coordinator for Kamehameha Schools and director of all land management. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J. He is survived by wife Nancy; children Susan B. Slawson and Thomas and David Boyle; and sister Charlotte Johnston. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, 1822 Keeaumoku St. Aloha attire. Reception to follow in church hall. Additional information for an obituary printed Nov. 12.

Benjamin Dacanay Visaya
Jan. 12, 2005
Benjamin Dacanay "Benny" Visaya, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Holmes and Narvar employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by son Zachary; daughter Sandra Evans; hanai daughters Michelle Oda and Annette Hallums; brothers Jose Yadao and Edward, Robert and Stanley; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Seichi Yagi
Jan. 13, 2005
Edward Seichi Yagi, 88, of Hilo, a County of Hawaii mechanic and World War II veteran with the 442nd Regimental combat team, Company C, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by sons Sidney and Nolan, daughter Sharlene Koga, brother Shigeru, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4:30 p.m.

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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