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Obituaries

Friday, July 15, 2005






John Horace Aikele
June 26, 2005
John Horace Aikele, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, Bureau of Reclamation engineer technician and retired civil service employee, died at home. He was born in Montrose, Colo. He is survived by wife Beverly, sons Peter Kaanapu and Jonathan Aikele, daughters Ginger Kaanapu and Sandra Mayberry, 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

Robert Bobby Archuletta
July 9, 2005
Robert Bobby Archuletta, 64, of Grants Pass, Ore., HC & D/Ameron Corp., Transit Mix and LTM employee, died. He also was a Laidlaw Inc. school bus driver and U.S. Navy veteran. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lola; children Eric, Robert, Nadine and Raymond; two sisters; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held in Grants Pass.

Etsuko Asahina
July 4, 2005
Etsuko Asahina, 82, of Aiea, a retired Shirokiya Ltd. salesclerk, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Daniel M. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Ricardo Alcosiba Canencia Sr.
July 8, 2005
Ricardo Alcosiba "Ricky" Canencia Sr., 73, of Waipahu, a retired Hale Niu Bowling Shirt salesman, died in Waialua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Ricardo Jr., Bucci, Robin, Robert, Russell and Randy; daughters Jaylene Ordonez, Deedee Fernandez, Regina Makue and Roslyn Canencia; brothers Robert Canincia and Alfredo Sr. and Emilio Canencia; sister Gloria Amba; 42 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

Matthew B. Chimka
July 6, 2005
Matthew B. Chimka, 91, of Honolulu, a retired International Harvester general foreman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Pulaski, Wis. He is survived by wife Margaret P., son Ronald T., daughter Sandra L. Yeh and three grandchildren. Private services.

Bok Sun Cho
July 12, 2005
Bok Sun Cho, 93, of Honolulu died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughters Hee Suk Lee, Hee Cha O, Hee Young Kim and Hee Chong Kim; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Jarvis Harry Henry Claussen
July 11, 2005
Jarvis Harry Henry "Jerry" Claussen, 71, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. Navy senior chief, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Davenport, Iowa. He is survived by wife Juanita M.; sons Dennis, Duane, Mike and Matt; brother Henry; sisters Betty Tschillard and Joyce Snicker; and eight grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St., Aiea. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Faamita Eperone Gurr
July 9, 2005
Faamita Eperone Gurr, infant son of Eddie Gurr and Lou Liilii of Ewa Beach, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Okesene Liilii and E.J. and Leone Gurr, sisters Patrisha and Leykisha Liilii, and grandparents Gau and Fale'u Liilii and Asopae'pae and Laisene Gurr. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mauga Olive Samoan Assembly of God Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Miyoji Ishii
July 8, 2005
Miyoji "Robert" Ishii, 86, of Honolulu, a retired painting contractor, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Daniel "Dan," sister Florence Morikawa and two grandchildren. Private services.

Clara T. Kadooka
July 8, 2005
Clara T. Kadooka, 91, of Kailua, a state cafeteria worker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Richard J., daughters Betty S. Nakamura and Marjorie E. Doi, sister Edna Kodama and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Kimiyo Kaya
July 5, 2005
Kimiyo Kaya, 99, of Lanai died in Lanai Community Hospital. She was born in Yamaguchi Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Shizuo "Douglas," daughters Matsuko Matsumoto and Helen S. Takenouchi, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Lanai Hongwanji Mission, Lanai City. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edwin Leroy Miller
July 10, 2005
Edwin Leroy Miller, 76, of Waikiki, formerly of Ann Arbor, Mich., a University of Hawaii at Manoa Business School and Pacific Asian Marketing Institute professor, died at home. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Frances, son Erich, daughters Rebecca and Jane, and five grandchildren. Services to be held in Ann Arbor.

Elaine Toyo Okubo
July 10, 2005
Elaine Toyo Okubo, 89, of Aiea, a retired Kapiolani Repair Shop office manager, died in Aiea. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by husband William T.; sons Wayne T. and William M.; daughters Judy K. Onishi, Katherine A. Ng and Phyllis M. Oyama; brothers Francis, Lawrence, Kenneth and Norman Asato; and sister Loretta Yoshimoto; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Private inurnment to be held at a later date.

Arthur Felix Pa'ahana Sr.
July 11, 2005
Arthur Felix Pa'ahana Sr., 79, of Lahaina, a Royal Lahaina Hotel maintenance worker, died on Honoapiilani Highway. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; son Arthur; daughters Sheila, Gail and Brenda Pa'ahana, Napua Schattenburg and June Steele; brother Moki; sister Emma Andrews; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 23 at Maria Lanakila. Call after 9 a.m.

Victoria Kealaonapuaikealoha Pojas
July 9, 2005
Victoria Kealaonapuaikealoha Pojas, 18, of Mililani, a Tony Group Autoplex employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Victor "Poki" and Lorena; sister Jessica; companion Chevez Dias; grandparents Rosendo and Itsue Pojas, Rinehart and Frances Naehu and Henry G.K. Lee; and great-grandparent Elsie Coito Kaaa. Services: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francisco Quiocho Sr.
July 5, 2005
Francisco "Cisco" Quiocho Sr., 58, of Hilo, a Hawaii Transfer employee in Honolulu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Eleanor "Ellen"; son Francisco "Cisco" Jr.; daughters Malia Estioko and Dawn Q. Palmerston and Misty and Sommer Quiocho; brothers Cosmedin Sr. and Antonio Sr.; sister Ruby Gabison; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire.

Carmen I.C. Rojas-Nguyen
July 11, 2005
Carmen I.C. Rojas-Nguyen, 35, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Health Center customer service agent, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Guam. She is survived by parents Peter S.N. and Carmen C. Rojas, and sisters Coleen "Buffy" Telei and Carlyn "Buddy" and Connilyn "Bunny." Mass: noon Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hatsuko I. Sato
July 7, 2005
Hatsuko I. Sato, 98, of Kailua died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William O. and Thomas T.; daughters Hazel S. Hiura, Judy H. Omiya and Florence M. Kawamata; brother Tsutomu Ishii; sisters Haruko Ogami, Masako Tanaka, Toyoko Sakauye and Kimie Ishii; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Marjorie Ann Zoll
July 12, 2005
Marjorie Ann Zoll, 82, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Kapuna Wai Ola. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by daughters Faith Ann Heath, Hope D. Gilbert and Judith K. Long; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

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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