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Obituaries

Tuesday, September 20, 2005




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Eugenino Riotita Acedo
Sept. 9, 2005
Eugenino Riotita Acedo, 100, of Hilo, a retired mill worker for the former Laupahoehoe Sugar Co., died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Melba and son Eugene M. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hospice of Hilo Chapel, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: noon Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire.

Shizuko Aragaki
Aug. 20, 2005
Shizuko Aragaki, 90, of Lahaina, a retired Banyan Inn pantry worker, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Kaheka, Maui. She is survived by son Norman, daughter Karen, brother George Kohatsu and sisters Marion Kohatsu, Lillian Satoshige, Jane Ikeda and Toshie Nako. Private services.

Roberta Baehr
Sept. 17, 2005
Roberta "Bobbie" Baehr, 78, of Kahuku, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive secretary, died in Kahuku. She was born in California. She is survived by son Fred, daughters Poppy Vaioleti and Margaret Iola, sister Charlene Ebbs, 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kakela Beach Park in Hauula. Casual attire.

Janalle Balzan
Sept. 7, 2005
Janalle Balzan, 52, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in California. She is survived by son Thomas H.G. Reiher, daughters Janene E. and Jeanna L., brother Thomas Christian, sister Misty W. Whyer and parents Jean and Albert. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Kamaole Three Beach Park in Kihei, Maui. No flowers.

Nora Chiyoko Chibana
Sept. 7, 2005
Nora Chiyoko Chibana, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Times Super Market Ltd. cashier training supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harvey Y. and Leslie Y., daughter Karen K. Fuse, brother Ted Oshiro and sisters Mildred Kobashikawa, Ethel Isa and Patsy Afuso. Private services. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hawaii United Okinawa Association, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipahu, HI 96797; Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817; or Kuakini Foundation, 347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

Agup Ekmekcioglu
Sept. 15, 2005
Agup "Jack" Ekmekcioglu, 64, of Honolulu, a goldsmith, died at home. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He is survived by wife Anayit, son Civan, daughter Biyanka, sister Arpine Kalayjian and a grandchild. Private services.

Esther Tabisola Flaxman
Sept. 2, 2005
Esther Tabisola Flaxman, 60, of Orange, Calif., formerly of Waipahu, died in Orange. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband David B.; brothers Roger, Robert and Edward Tabisola; and sisters Mary Jane Vescaino, Angeline Bio, Christine Tabisola and Debra Welch. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Ave., Kaimuki. Casual attire.

Marilyn Venton Furr
Sept. 17, 2005
Marilyn Venton Furr, 67, of Kailua, a Honolulu Medical Group registered nurse, died. She was born in Saginaw, Mich. She is survived by husband Chuck, son David, daughter Janet Johnson, brother Duane Venton and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. today at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Kailua. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to be held in Minnesota. Casual attire.

Teruo Higuchi
Sept. 10, 2005
Teruo Higuchi, 76, of Hilo, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Amy; daughter Cindy Bonaffini; brothers Harold, Henry and Albert; and sisters Tsutaye Nonaka, Kaoru Mikami, Misao Chikuami, Setsuko Isa, Chizuru Sugawara and Carol Yano. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Gregory Muneo Hinaga
Sept. 7, 2005
Gregory Muneo Hinaga, 91, of Wailuku, a Standard Motors owner, died in Wailuku. He was born in Japan. He is survived by son Garrick and daughters Patricia Moniz, Ellen Saiki, Lucille Kiyotoki and Tess Irimata. Private services.

Arthur Masaru Ikene
July 17, 2005
Arthur Masaru Ikene, 75, of Honolulu, a Times Super Market Ltd. produce manager, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by brothers Hiroshi and Paul, and sisters Janet Ishikawa and Clara Benafield. Private services.

William Agdipa Inocelda Sr.
Aug. 27, 2005
William Agdipa Inocelda Sr., 71, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Navy Public Work Center employee, died at home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Herminia "Hermie"; sons William Jr., Andre and Mario; daughters Charmaine Caspillo, Debbie Bradbury, Wanda Isnec, Bridget Kim and Carla Pelen; brothers Domingo and Martin; sister Dora Soliva; 31 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard Rikio Kidani
Sept. 10, 2005
Richard Rikio Kidani, 60, of Mililani, an airline manager, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Abby, sons Reyn and Derek Yamamoto, and brother Bobby. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani High School football field. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii or American Cancer Society, Hawaii Chapter.

Juan Ogo Kiyoshi
Sept. 10, 2005
Juan Ogo Kiyoshi, 57, of Guam, a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Saipan. He is survived by daughter Tina Kiyoshi-Wagenman; mother Caridad; brothers Felipe, Joaquin and Antonio; sisters Susanna Bartley, Josephine Lizama, Juanita Gibson, Priscilla and Patricia Kiyoshi and Rose Greco; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Schofield Cemetery. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.

Helen K. Kosaka
Sept. 2, 2005
Helen K. Kosaka, 94, of Honolulu, a retired hairdresser, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by caregiver Evelyn and brother Michael Maeda. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Carl Tsuneo Mizusawa
Sept. 17, 2005
Carl Tsuneo Mizusawa, 60, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shop supervisor, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Michele M. Alueta, mother Jane, brother Ray, sisters Iris Chow and Janice Mizusawa, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shana Nakagawa
Sept. 9, 2005
Shana Nakagawa, infant daughter of Neal and Jen Nakagawa of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She is also survived by grandparents Isao and Fumie. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Sanford Lyle Obra
Sept. 13, 2005
Sanford Lyle "Sandy" Obra, 56, of Waipahu, a Pearl City High School teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Altonette Dee; daughters Monique M. and Leanne E. Obra, and Taralyn Obra-Cheek; parents Raymond and Bessie; brothers Kermit, Dexter and Lance "Butch"; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

Rose Yae Okamoto
Sept. 8, 2005
Rose Yae Okamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a former Rose's Barber Shop owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Paul, daughters Pauline Kuwahara and Susan Miyamoto, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Margaret Ah Sam Perreira
Sept. 10, 2005
Margaret Ah Sam Perreira, 94, of Waipahu, a licensed practical nurse, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born Honouliuli. She is survived by sister Leimomi Hee. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Winona Joyce Rosete
Sept. 13, 2005
Winona Joyce Rosete, 63, of Kahului, a retired state employee, died at home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Valentine "Tino" Sr.; sons Vance, Vince "Buddy," Valentine "Tino" Jr. and Vinton; daughter Venus Rosete-Hill Pollock; brother Calvin "Honeyboy" Smith; sisters Shirley "Nan" Souza, Barbara "Kini" Planesi, Phyllis "Lani" Rosete and Mickie Aikala; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual and aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Louis Silva-Sampaio Sr.
Sept. 15, 2005
Louis Silva-Sampaio Sr., 88, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a truck driver and retired city Refuse Department employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jeannette "Momi"; sons Louis Jr., Michael and Samuel; daughters Veronica Salas, Rosemary Saberon and Judy Kaeo; sisters Annie Martin and Helen Strobehn; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gaile A. Sykes
Sept. 14, 2005
Gaile A. Sykes, 67, of Honolulu, a retired McKinley High School teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in North Carolina. She is survived by mother Mildred L. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at McKinley High School, Hirata Hall. Casual attire.

Neil John Wallace
Sept. 6, 2005
Neil John Wallace, 61, of Kahului, a car salesman, died. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by mother Mary L. Wallace, brother Raliegh Burt and sister Carol Robertson. Private services.

Marcelino Negranza Zampaga
Aug. 20, 2005
Marcelino Negranza Zampaga, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Consolidated Theatres custodian, died in Nuuanu Hale Hospital. He was born in Luna, La Union, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliza C., sons Michael and Felix, daughter Priscila C., sister Celestina Navor, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual 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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