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Obituaries

Thursday, June 9, 2005




» Tadashi Sato / 1923-2005
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Leonora Gerella Abella
June 1, 2005
Leonora Gerella Abella, 83, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Abucay, Bataan, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Robert, Severiano, Cornelio, Jose, Zosimo and Primitivo; daughters Aldetrudes Olaes, Filomena Kalauwa, Estelita Espina, Corazon Guillermo, Maria D. Datu and Maria T. Harrell; 44 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Christina Agustin
May 26, 2005
Christina Agustin, 66, of Kahului, a Maui Land and Pineapple Co. platform operator, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Arsenio; mother Agnes K. Rico; daughter Tiana Agustine; brothers Robert, Ronald and Myles Rico and James Sahagun; sisters Isabella Puha, Martha Tabisola, Anita Acpal and Tanya Cress; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.

Aurea Barruga Apostol
June 2, 2005
Aurea Barruga Apostol, 95, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Baldias, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Arsenio, daughter Raquel A. Luna, seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Yasuki Arakaki
June 2, 2005
Yasuki Arakaki, 88, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired County of Hawaii deputy county clerk and safety director for the former Puna Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Garfield and Carey, brothers Charles and Tommy, sisters Sueko Arakaki and Katsuko Matsuo, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Puna Hongwanji Mission in Keaau. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hideo Asato
June 3, 2005
Hideo Asato, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired carpenter, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Maui. He is survived by wife Alice M.; son Nelson N.; brothers Yoshio, Sumito, Masaru and Akio; and sisters Alice Yamaguchi and Esther Hashimoto. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Glenn Lealand Austin
April 26, 2005
Glenn Lealand Austin, 84, of Kihei, Maui, a retired chef, died. He was born in Colorado. He is survived by wife Nellie "Niau," sons Lloyd and Leonard, stepsons Eric Rozet and Jason Swann, daughter Glenda Blair, stepdaughter Shelby Swann, brother Sam, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Pookela Church in Makawao. Scattering of ashes: 7 a.m. Saturday at South Kihei Road, across from Keolahou Congregational Hawaiian Church. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

David Oshiro Campbell
June 1, 2005
David Oshiro Campbell, 57, of Wailuku, a Kealoha Construction drywall taper, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Grace and sister Katherine. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Walton Edgar Carpenter Jr.
May 4, 2005
Walton Edgar Carpenter Jr., 84, of Honolulu died in Hale Ola Kino. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Marion and brother Jack. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Waiokeola Congregational Church on Kilauea Ave. Casual attire.

Clarence Sang Ching
May 31, 2005
Clarence Sang Ching, 77, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Tim, daughters Robin Oka and Fawn Yamada, brothers Robert and Walter, sisters Blanche and Mildred Lau, and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Ave. Casual attire. No flowers.

Mary Louise Cloyd
May 28, 2005
Mary Louise "Mimi" Cloyd, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airlines employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by brother John V. Murrin and sister Judi Marcosky. Services: noon Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.

Ruth Ann Condello
May 29, 2005
Ruth Ann Condello, 73, of Kunia, a retired Seattle University administrative assistant, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Pell City, Ala. She is survived by husband Frank, sons Michael "John" and Frank II, sister Joann McAlpine and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Honolulu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

May Melapa Corr
June 4, 2005
May Melapa Corr, 87, of Lihue, a custodian, died at home. She was born in Hanapepe Valley, Kauai. She is survived by children Barbara Valesquez and Charles, Richard and John Corr, Colleen Okamoto and Aletha Matsusaka; hanai children Wilfred Kuali'i, George Makanui, Lorraine Makanui-Hemming and Bernard Makanui; 44 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalaheo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Herbert Cuison
May 14, 2005
Herbert "Lobo" Cuison, also known as Herbert "Lobo" Cuizon, 66, of Waianae, formerly of Kalihi, a retired Mid-Pac Lumber employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Julieta Villaruel, Patricia Napalapalai, Evelyn Jensven and Laura Flanigan; and brothers Manuel Cuizon and Felipe "Lippy" Cuison. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.

Ann Cumming
May 28, 2005
Ann Cumming, 91, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Sanitorium nursing supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by sons Mike and John, daughter Betty Peschke and four grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Ghost Church. Call after 9 a.m. Reception: 11 a.m. at church. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations suggested to Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Kula. Casual attire.

Duane Mitsuo Doi
May 27, 2005
Duane Mitsuo Doi, 53, of Aiea died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Jamie A. and Jaclyn K., mother Florence Harue Onogi Doi, hanai father Wilbert Sakata, sister Donette R. Kido and hanai family Ben Tolentino, Jorene and Guy Solusod and Mike and Mele Stigger. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Florencio Antonio Domingo
May 28, 2005
Florencio Antonio Domingo, 85, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired nursery worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosalina, sons Franklin and Rodrigo "Rudy," daughters Nida Hendricks and Lolita Padasdao, 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Keaau Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Gayme Salvador Dumlao Sr.
May 20, 2005
Gayme Salvador Dumlao Sr., 65, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin circulation district manager, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Gayme Jr. and Derek; daughters Germaine Dumlao, Terrilynn Tate and Rona Lee Ramirez; companion Lalaine Colliado; brother Benjamin; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Call after 10:45 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Bernice Erminger
May 28, 2005
Bernice Erminger, 74, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons Hugh B. III and Dennis M., daughter Suzanne L. Ellis, brothers Frank and William Tavares, sister Betty A. Shinotsuka and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Howard Randall Fernandez
May 24, 2005
Howard Randall Fernandez, 49, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by father William, mother Evelyn A. and brother Duane W. Private services.

Diana Hiroko Fujimoto
June 2, 2005
Diana Hiroko "Didi" Fujimoto, 62, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Gary, sons Shawn and Dale, daughter Kimberly Polkinhorn and brothers Alvin, Rudy and Stanley Kainuma. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

Reyle Sagsagat Gacula
May 24, 2005
Reyle Sagsagat Gacula, 62, of Mililani, an Earl Scheib Auto Body Shop employee, died at home. He was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Consolacion "Connie"; daughter Reyna; parents Regino and Margarita; brothers Hercules, John, Fidel and Val; and sisters Clevelina Barit, Dinah Conner, Conzesa Espiritu and Marina Agustin. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Glenn Alan Gaspar
June 1, 2005
Glenn Alan Gaspar, 43, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Hanapepe Pop Warner Association football coach, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rhonda L.; son Alan-Michael; stepchildren Sunshine Kuhlmann and Maile, C.J., Janis and John-Vincent Palacio; hanai son Po'okela Chang-Wo; parents Alfredo and MaryEllen; brothers Gary, Gregg, Guy and Grant; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. tomorrow at family residence, 3562 Aui St., Hanapepe. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Ioanis Moses Hadley
June 4, 2005
Ioanis Moses Hadley, 54, of Paia, Maui, a Maui Land and Pineapple Co. field worker, died in Paia. He was born in Micronesia. He is survived by wife Nancy J.; sons Ioakim Rosario, Axton I. Sailas and Michael and Wesley Araneta; hanai sons Justin Reiken and Ritwo Solomon; daughters Adelihna Charley and JeanMarie Martin; hanai mother Akina Norman; brother Carsom Seymour; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow in Micronesia. Silk or artificial flowers welcome.

Sadako Hinochi
June 5, 2005
Sadako Hinochi, 92, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Dorothy Nakatani, Elaine Abe, Doris Higa, Frances Masatsugu and Karen and Faye Hinochi; brothers Tadashi and Joseph Yamaji; sisters Helen and Thelma Sakamoto; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Fe Canonigo Iburan
June 2, 2005
Fe Canonigo Iburan, 69, of Honolulu, a Joe Kim's Kim Chee employee and retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brothers Eulogio and Purisimo Canonigo. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

James Hachiro Ishizaki
May 25, 2005
James Hachiro Ishizaki, 91, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed mechanic doing business as Jimmy's Auto Repair Shop, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice H.; daughters Aileen Yim and Cynthia Kameda; sisters Hazel Hamura, Yasuko Fujimoto and Sueko Nishimura; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jeanne Lorraine Yoko Iwata
June 1, 2005
Jeanne Lorraine Yoko Iwata, 63, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Miyazaki-Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Toyomi, sons Eric S. and Jeffrey Eslinger, daughter Kathleen M. Irwin, brother Kazuyoshi Sakai, sister Kazuko and two grandchildren. Private services.

Alice Marie Jessee
May 31, 2005
Alice Marie Jessee, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Jon J. Jessee, 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Frederick Kenison Sr.
May 28, 2005
Frederick Kenison Sr., also known as Frederick Kenison Kailikea, 83, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired system engineering supervisor for the former GTE Hawaiian Tel and Verizon, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laie. He is survived by sons Woodsworth H., William, Frederick Jr., Glenn and Damien; daughter Rita DeSilva; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire.

Walter Hisaaki Kiyabu
May 25, 2005
Walter Hisaaki Kiyabu, 78, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pauline U.; daughters Nanea M. Hoffman and Moani Ann Luckett; brothers Melvin, Frank and Herbert; sister Julie Mickelsen; and a grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kikuko Kusumoto
May 28, 2005
Kikuko Kusumoto, 96, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Florence Maruyama, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Nancy Bon Im Lee
May 26, 2005
Nancy Bon Im Lee, 80, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, a retired military pay supervisor for 15th Air Base Wing, Hickam Air Force Base, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Robert; son Dennis; brothers Robert, Frank, Dennis and Ronald; and sister Elsie Tsuhako. Private services.

Claire L. Maertens
June 3, 2005
Claire L. Maertens, 83, of Kailua, a preschool teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Albany, Calif. She is survived by son Peter, daughter Dorothy Kiaaina, sisters Marian O'Neill and Maryann Bergondy, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.

Sione Toahelotu Manuopangai
June 2, 2005
Sione Toahelotu Manuopangai, 52, of Wahiawa, a retired Masons Union employee, died at home. He was born in Felemea, Tonga. He is survived by wife Halakiumata; mother Seini; brothers Mosese, Tevita, Semisi, Solomone, Halahuni and Sika; and sisters Mele Lola, Ana Mohulamu, Kilisitina Moale, Ofa Ki Nz and Nau Sulia. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in Tonga.

Cecil Guy Marshall
May 30, 2005
Cecil Guy Marshall, 92, of Honolulu, a former U.S. Intelligence Division Internal Revenue Services special agent and retired businessman, died at home. Services: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Ohana Waikiki West Hotel, Conference Room, 2330 Kuhio Ave. Call after 4 p.m.

Rodney Patrick Meyer
May 30, 2005
Rodney Patrick Meyer, 53, of Waialua died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy J.; daughter Christina M. Pajarillo; brothers Dennis, Clifford, Robert and Kenneth; sisters Barbara J. and Ann M.; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

D.L. Mikaelian
May 21, 2005
D.L. "Mick" Mikaelian, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Aetna Insurance Co. insurance and estate planner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bulgaria. He is survived by sisters Anna, Toby and Daisy. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive, Kailua. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hemophilia Foundation of Hawaii, 1164 Bishop St. No. 1501, Honolulu 96813.

Leon Byron Mullaney
May 31, 2005
Leon Byron Mullaney, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Lewers and Cooke watchman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by hanai children Bertha Lau-Holbron, Leonie Randall, Liko Smith and Tiara and Byron-Leo Holbron. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Rainbow Bay Marina Cabana A, next to Arizona Memorial. Casual attire.

Harumi Naito
May 19, 2005
Harumi "James" Naito, 82, of Honolulu, a retired dairy maintenance man, died in Island Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Paul and Harold, and sisters Toshiko Yagi, Carol Hirazumi, Bessie Genishi, Jean Hirazumi, Harriet Brown, May Maruyama and Alice Naito. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 3 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. Additional information for an obituary printed Tuesday.

Yoshie Okimoto
May 29, 2005
Yoshie Okimoto, 92, of Honolulu, a former Oki's Delicatessen owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hideko, son Calvert T., two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Misao Oshiro
May 27, 2005
Misao Oshiro, 90, of Aiea, a retired hairdresser, died in a private care home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sister Ethel T. Minei. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Curry O'Sullivan
June 2, 2005
William Curry O'Sullivan, 60, of San Francisco, a Sharp Park Restaurant bartender, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by daughters Christine J. O'Sullivan and Janine Stelling. Private services.

Hisayoshi Oyama
June 4, 2005
Hisayoshi Oyama, 75, of Kailua, a retired Oyama's Appliances owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by wife Patricia K., son Derek H., daughters Debra C. Oshima and Deanne S. Takeno, brothers Tatsuyoshi Oyama and Arthur Fujita, and six grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Nancy Momiyo Oyama
May 24, 2005
Nancy Momiyo Oyama, 84, of Ewa Beach died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Jan T., Francis H. and Curtis K.; brother Dennis Furoyama; sister Clara Fujita; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Braulio Alvis Paradeza
May 13, 2005
Braulio Alvis Paradeza, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired mason, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefina; sons Benjamin, Freddie and Cesar; daughters Jovita Esmerlada and Aurelia Paradeza; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Gerald Robert Parker
May 25, 2005
Gerald Robert "Jerry" Parker, 67, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a former civilian employee for the U.S. Navy and Control Data Corp. employee, died in Walnut Creek. He also was a former Chevron Corp. systems analyst. He was born in Battle Creek, Mich. He is survived by sons Charles "Chuck" D. and Anthony "Tony" W., brother Roy A., sisters Sandra J. Camburn and Linda L. Spars, and three grandchildren. Scattering of ashes to be held in California.

Dorothy Emily Pupek
June 2, 2005
Dorothy Emily Pupek, 63, of Lawai, Kauai, a hairdresser and homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Boston. She is survived by husband Alexander; sons John and Michael; daughter Michelle Lennehan; sisters Sister Viola Marie, Jean Doyle and Mary Thurston; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Ruth Charlene Rockwell
June 2, 2005
Ruth Charlene Rockwell, 89, of Paia, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Denver. She is survived daughters Eileen and Ann, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Paia Park, Baby Park, next to Paia Youth and Cultural Center, 28 Hana Highway, Paia. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Paia Youth and Cultural Center, P.O. Box 790999, Paia, HI 96779.

Felicia Cagata Santa Ana
May 28, 2005
Felicia Cagata Santa Ana, 78, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaii Medical Service Association telephone operator, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Glenn Larrua; daughters Lucille Enomoto and Beverly AuYoung and Cathy and Christine Santa Ana; sisters Hilda Cagata and Pat Valentin; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Carolina Malacas Sonido
June 6, 2005
Carolina Malacas Sonido, 80, of Lanai City died in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born in Maui. She is survived by brothers Jose and Henry Pascua Sr., and sister Rosalinda Degamo. Services: 6:30 p.m. today at Filipino Clubhouse on Lanai. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Hearts Church in Lanai. Burial: 11 a.m. at Lanai Community Cemetery.

Lottie Akiko Sonoda
May 23, 2005
Lottie Akiko Sonoda, 94, of Honolulu, a proprietor, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Honaunau, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard, daughters Doris Inamine and Rosalie Toguchi, sister Bessie Naruto, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Micheline Oi Ling Chang Steacy
Feb. 8, 2005
Micheline Oi Ling Chang Steacy, 53, of San Francisco died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Patrick; sons Anthony and Michael; daughter Micaela; father Anthony Y.M. Chang; mother Clara Y.K. Chang; brothers Dr. Wesley, Dr. Willis and Dr. Rupert Chang; and sister Dr. Maureen Chang. Services: 7 p.m. June 17 at Newman Center at the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus.

Michiko Suyenaga
June 4, 2005
Michiko Suyenaga, 87, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Wayne; daughters Ruth, Joan and Dawn; brother James Shimokawa; sisters Atsuko Hasegawa, Yuri Tsunehiro, Sumi Brandon and June and Hideko Shimokawa; and seven grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Harris United Methodist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Mid-Pacific Institute or Church of the Holy Nativity.

Mary-Glennie Ululani Andrews Tagupa
May 25, 2005
Mary-Glennie Ululani Andrews Tagupa, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Linapuni Elementary School teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred, son James R., daughter Mary-Glennie Marriott, sister Gyneve M. Wong, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Henry Shizuo Tahara
June 2, 2005
Henry Shizuo Tahara, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Raytheon Corp. power plant engineer on Johnston Island, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by brother Thomas T. and sisters Amy Tagomori, Sally Leonida and Lily Thompson. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Nancy Nagie Tanaka
May 31, 2005
Nancy Nagie Tanaka, 66, of Waipahu, a retired state library assistant, died at home. She was born in Maalaea, Maui. She is survived by husband Raymond M., son Keith M., daughters Lisa N. Nishihara and Rachele M. Tanaka, brother Takuzo Ageno and two grandchildren. Private services.

Mark Thomas Tavares
June 4, 2005
Mark Thomas Tavares, 53, of Kula, Maui, a private contractor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen L., son Emery K.A., daughter Tasha M. Tavares-Makuakane, parents William and Martha, brothers James and Paul, sisters Marybeth Costales and Susan Tavares-Kenney, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Thursday at First Assembly of God. Call after 10 a.m. Reception to follow at church hall. Inurnment to follow at Pookela Church Cemetery.

Wayne John Udeck
May 12, 2005
Wayne John Udeck, 58, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Dearborn, Mich. He is survived by sister Joyce Vella. No services.

Hilario Arconado Ursua
June 4, 2005
Hilario Arconado Ursua, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Wailana Coffee Shop chef, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Hilario "Bino," Randy, Larrio, Felix and Hernando "Allen" Ursua and Duke, Rodney and Ross Giron and Nalei F. Piko; daughters Mercedes Langweiler and Felisa Ursua; brother Manual; sister Marie Baquiro; 39 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9-noon Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

George Tadashi Wakabayashi
May 24, 2005
George Tadashi Wakabayashi, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Bitumuls Co. employee, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Melvin and Dennis; daughters Roxanne Uyema, Patricia Higa and Sharon Tamaru; brothers Masato and Yoshitaka; sister Dorothy Nitta; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Leong Yin Yee
June 3, 2005
Leong Yin Yee, 91, of Honolulu, a Yee's Welding Equipment Repairs Inc. owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith; daughters Leona Bangerter, Alanna Ching, Dayna Yee and Bonni Reichelt; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Moses Yim
Dec. 14, 2004
Moses Yim, 90, of Honolulu, a retired yardman, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Kauai. He is survived by hanai children John W. Jr. and Marvin K. Devereux and Diane Devereux-Ackerson; and six hanai grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery.

John Juan Yuson
Dec. 14, 1999
John Juan Yuson, 67, of Kapolei, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Yuson Hawaiian Kenpo professor, died. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Morris and Mike Yuson and Vern Blevins; daughters Bernalda Amaral and Doriann Ikeda; brother Ray; sisters Pat Walander, Sally Jensen, Lolina Ponce and Fely Rellin; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services held. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Feb. 7, 2000.


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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