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Obituaries

Saturday, September 10, 2005




Edward Joseph Avilla Sr.
Sept. 5, 2005
Edward Joseph "Ben" Avilla Sr., 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Waimano Home Training School and Hospital equipment operator, died in Castle Medical Center. He also was the 1947 lightweight amateur boxing champion of Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene D.; sons Randy, Davey and Robert Avilla and Leroy and John Miranda Jr.; daughters Terry and Donna Avilla and Frances Doaks; brother Lawrence "Splint"; sister Mary "Kiki" Camara; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Robert Eugene Blaum
Sept. 1, 2005
Robert Eugene "Saul" Blaum, 80, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy and Hawaiian Tug and Barge chief engineer and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist mate, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington Court House, Ohio. He is survived by wife Marguerite O.; son Charles; daughters Claudia Welch, Debra Mahi and Billie Kam; brother Donald; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Submarine Naval Chapel, Pearl Harbor. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Arturo G. Camacho
Sept. 7, 2005
Arturo G. Camacho, 72, of Kailua, a retired wholesale jewelry salesman, died at home. He was born in Mexico. He is survived by sons Rene R., David J. and Gabriel A.; daughters Sara A. Nahalei and Lourdes; brother Juan; sister Letty; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment.

Donald William Crogan
Sept. 6, 2005
Donald William Crogan, 86, of Honolulu, a retired anesthetist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hayward, Calif. He is survived by sons Dean and Dann; daughters Donna Palmertan, Denise Huggins and Diane Morita; sister Dorothy Dubour; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Stephens Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment in Washington. Aloha attire.

Louis Walter DeReis
Sept. 1, 2005
Louis Walter DeReis, 90, of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee, died in Oahu Care Facility. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by stepdaughters Beatrice Wolfe, Catherine Osborn and Vivian McFadden; daughter Joan Shaw; sisters Rose DeLuz and Julia Moniz; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

Richard S. Gaudia
Aug. 30, 2005
Richard S. Gaudia, 58, of Kaneohe, a U.S. Army combat veteran and Kilohana Apartments maintenance manager, died in Honolulu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by sons Gerald "Kimo," Ryan "Kai" and Richard "Keoni"; daughters Brandy Faria-Gaudia and Alexis; hanai son Danny Alconcel; brother Reuben; sisters Olga Farias, Olivia Aquino, Olinda Kamakahi, Odella Nakanelua and Francine Pestana; and 15 grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Tsuneo Hosokawa
Aug. 19, 2005
Tsuneo Hosokawa, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Rattan Art Gallery furniture maker, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Charles M., two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Longfellow Ching-Kung Hsu
Aug. 16, 2005
Longfellow Ching-Kung Hsu, 74, of Honolulu died. He was born in Taiwan. He is survived by wife Rumy Yen; daughters Cindy Mok, Ellen Fukushima and Julie Lau; brother Ching Wen; sisters Li Kui and Li Hwa; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Leonard L. Keahi
Aug. 28, 2005
Leonard L. Keahi, 58, of Le Mars, Iowa, Well's Dairy employee, died. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Norma, sons Chris and Tony, daughter Leanda Keahi-Bevans, brother Alexander, sisters Margaret Keahi-Leary and Martha Nakagawa, and a grandchild. Condolences can be viewed online at www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Frances Yun Mui Lachel
Sept. 6, 2005
Frances Yun Mui Lachel, 78, of Honolulu died. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Leonard F.; sons Maurice P., Alan R., Jon P., Dale L. and Cary L.; brothers Howard and Richard Kam; sisters Helen Liu and Carole Lee; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Walter Sau Yun Lai
Sept. 6, 2005
Walter Sau Yun Lai, 76, of Honolulu, a retired college professor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl; son Christopher; daughters Lori Kwock, Rhonda Loo and Jade; brothers Henry and Richard; sisters Alma and Ruby Young, Mabel Lau and Mildred Endrina; and a grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Eulogy: 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Bruce Lee Mathieu
Sept. 6, 2005
Bruce Lee Mathieu, 55, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Minneapolis. He is survived by wife Mary, son Joshua and mother Vione. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

David Livingstone Moffat
Aug. 26, 2005
David Livingstone Moffat, 77, of Honolulu, a U.S. Air Force veteran and private investor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Scranton, Pa. He is survived by wife Yumiko, sons Charles and David II, daughter Laura "Dutchy" Moffat-Cintron, brothers Stanley and Charles, sisters Jane Mueller and Margaret Young, and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church, Atherton Chapel. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Disabled American Veterans, National Service Office, VARO E-Wing, RM 1-C103, 459 Patterson Road, Honolulu 96819.

Fa'alele Mulipola
Aug. 29, 2005
Fa'alele Mulipola, 94, of Honolulu died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Vaa M. and Vaoiva Vavae and Peni Tasi V. Tata; daughters Luaipouomalo Masaga and Pepe Malepeai; and brothers Kalauta and Taotasi. Private services.

Juliett Ling Nickerson
Sept. 5, 2005
Juliett Ling Nickerson, 69, of Honolulu, formerly of Taiwan, died at home. She was born in China. She is survived by son William B. and two grandchildren. Private services.

Isao Onoye
Aug. 16, 2005
Isao Onoye, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Shimaya Shoten warehouse supervisor, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kagawa, Japan. He is survived by nieces and nephews. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Ruby Hankins Parrilla
Sept. 1, 2005
Ruby Hankins Parrilla, 92, of Waianae, a retired Del Monte Co. supervisor, died at home. She was born in Kaupo, Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Mason and Weldron Rosa, daughters Shirley Spoon and Adrianne Mahuka, brother Eddie Kalaola, sister Ethel Fontanilla, 23 grandchildren, 90 great-grandchildren and 40 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dorothy Carol Ring
Sept. 3, 2005
Dorothy Carol Ring, 93, of Honolulu, a Star of the Sea Catholic Church parishioner, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in New York City. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4469 Malia St., Honolulu. Scattering of ashes to follow at the Elks Club. No flowers.

Alejandro Oreales Sabado
Aug. 29, 2005
Alejandro Oreales "Alex" Sabado, 84, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Luna, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Apolonia "Polly"; son Florentino; daughters Segundina Villa, Juana Guzman, Esther Nuesca and Lorenza Tabaniag; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral at St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

James C. Sadler
Sept. 2, 2005
James C. Sadler, 85, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and professor emeritus, died. He was born in Silver Point, Tenn. He is survived by wife Nannelle "Nancy," sons Jay and Glen, and daughters Tish Farish and Michelle. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Thursday.

William Waterbury Stearns
Aug. 26, 2005
William Waterbury "Bill" Stearns, 83, of Kapoho, Hawaii, a retired pilot and former president and operations manager of Murrayair in Hilo, died at home. He also was the director and former president of Farm Credit Services of Hawaii. He was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He is survived by sons Mike and Tommy, daughter Dana S. Clohan, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Protestant Church, 1350 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.

Kiyoshi Suyeyoshi
Sept. 3, 2005
Kiyoshi "George" Suyeyoshi, 79, of Waianae, a heavy equipment operator for the federal government, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Stanley, Steven and Larry; daughter Janet Isa; brothers Paul, James, Larry, Harry and Robert; sisters Charlotte and Betsy; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

Fusako Kikuchi Tanaka
Aug. 25, 2005
Fusako Kikuchi Tanaka, 79, of Mililani, a retired Shirokiya salesclerk, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Chiba, Japan. She is survived by son Ben Matsudaira, daughter Ruth Asai, brother Yoichi Kikuchi and five grandchildren. Private services.

Tomiko Usui
Aug. 31, 2005
Tomiko Usui, 91, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Modern Cleaners Co. clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Jean Iwata; brother George Fujiyoshi; sisters Fumie Higaki, Kazue Hart, Matsuko Yamauchi, Shizuko Imura, Hisae Mah and Toshie Iha; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Yoshiko Yamauchi
Sept. 7, 2005
Yoshiko Yamauchi, 93, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Richard Z. and Thomas I.; daughters Helen S. Yanamura, Dorothy H. Nada and Doris M. Ching; brothers Wilfred S. and James S. Teruya; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers or wreaths.

Mary Dang Tam Yin
Aug. 27, 2005
Mary Dang Tam Yin, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband George, daughters Sandra Lum and Valerie Manabe, sister Audrey Kong and two grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.


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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