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Obituaries

Wednesday, September 28, 2005




Miriam Leilani Ah Yuen
Sept. 24, 2005
Miriam Leilani Ah Yuen, 62, of Honolulu, a retired Verizon Hawaii customer service representative, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick; children Keith "Kalani," Arnold "Arnie," Nahe and Moana; mother Genoa "Aunty Genoa" Keawe; brothers Gary Aiko, Ka'eo Pa'alua and Eric "Kaleo" Keawe; and seven grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Koolau Golf Club Ballrooms. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Steve Shigeo Araki
Sept. 5, 2005
Steve Shigeo Araki, 44, of Tarrant, Texas, a Wal-Mart baker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Styler and Tyler, father Edwin M., mother Ann H., brother Darren and caregiver Hazel. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Edward C. Beggs
Sept. 21, 2005
Edward C. "Mickey" Beggs, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Pan American Airlines passenger service supervisor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Vincennes, Ind. He is survived by daughters Brenda A. Arkangel, Beverly A. Borges and Heather A. Beggs; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Punahou Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private scattering of ashes.

Leonsia Emia Berasis
Sept. 1, 2005
Leonsia Emia "Lynn" Berasis, 70, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Richard L. and Earl D.; daughters Donna B. Paulino and Carla V. Kishimoto; brothers Mercades "Cading," Manuel "Manoy" and Leoncho "Leo" Emia; sisters Juanita "Nita" Coronel and Felicia "Peling" Hancsak; caregiver Jamie Y.M.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. tomorrow and 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ricardo Aguada Calla Sr.
Sept. 12, 2005
Ricardo Aguada Calla Sr., 82, of Virginia, a retired groundskeeper, died in Virginia. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lorenza, son Ricardo Jr., daughters Fraulein Zarate and Venus Calla-Gampong, brother Filomino, sisters Martha Sales and Catalina Estrada, and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

Bernard Bung Yun Ching
Sept. 21, 2005
Bernard Bung Yun Ching, 78, of Kaneohe, a U.S. Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Matilda "Maxine," sons Damien K.W.K. and Darrit K.W.T., daughter Star-nani Peralta, brother Alvan, sister Lynette Ono, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Ann Catholic Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Alice Kalaikuikamaile Coleman
Sept. 21, 2005
Alice Kalaikuikamaile Coleman, 92, of Hauula, a retired federal worker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: noon Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Reuben Dombrigues
Aug. 28, 2005
Reuben Dombrigues, 50, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., a U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Florida. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Susan, son Ryan, parents Roman Sr. and Maria, brother Roman Jr. and sisters Rosemary Cabras, Zenia Walker, Rosalinda Baptista and June Gomez. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ka Hale Hoano Hou O Ke Akua Church on Oahu. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Additional services: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 7 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church in Lanai City. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at the church. Aloha or casual attire. Loose flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Sept. 1.

Benedict E. Furtado
Sept. 22, 2005
Benedict E. Furtado, 71, of Wailuku, died in Kauai Veteran's Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elsie S., daughter Lori, sisters Alice Kubota and Marie Kitchens, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Gladys Kiyoko Goya
Sept. 22, 2005
Gladys Kiyoko Goya, 82, of Kaimuki, a retired KC Drive Inn waitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David, daughters Lois Higa and Kathryn "Katy" Kalawe, and seven grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James Hasegawa
Sept. 24, 2005
James "Jimmy" Hasegawa, 68, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a state refuge technician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hanapepe. He is survived by children Clay and Clyde Igarashi, Tammy Steinbauer, Tamisa A'awapuhi, Samenta Jacinto, Tamio Hasegawa, Michael Ignacio and Duke and Maile Taniguchi; brothers Kunio, Masao and Paul; sister Beatrice Kanda; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Salt Pond pavilion. Casual attire.

Elenor Teruko Kaneshiro
Sept. 17, 2005
Elenor Teruko Kaneshiro, 73, of Kaneohe, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by mother Mildred Y. and sister Alma K. Maeda. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Thomas Kuaaialii Kawaihoa
Sept. 14, 2005
Thomas Kuaaialii "Sonny" Kawaihoa, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, equipment operator II and retired Honolulu Fire Department captain, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Leif and Bruce, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church in Napoopoo, Hawaii. Call after 5:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Luncheon to follow at church hall. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Gordon Lindo
Sept. 2, 2005
Gordon Lindo, 77, of Honolulu, a retired radio broadcaster, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Gilbert C. and companion Debbie Oki. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

David Livingston
Sept. 24, 2005
David Livingston, 92, of Nahant, Mass., a banker in Boston and U.S. Marine Corps captain who served in World War II, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Virginia; children Susan, John, Dave, Julia and Dunbar Livingston, Ann Gregg and Tricia Aldrich; brother Stanley; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. No services.

Angel Macaraeg Jr.
Aug. 28, 2005
Angel "Junior" Macaraeg Jr., 58, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born on Maui. He is survived by son Mark, daughter Marissa, mother Fely T. Madamba, sisters Rose M. May and Gwendolyn Jacks, and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 South Kukui St. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Deborah Kaohinani Mahelona
Sept. 1, 2005
Deborah Kaohinani Mahelona, 51, of Waianae, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Michael G. Ecija, son Gerard K. Mahelona-Ecija, daughters Ashlee K. Mahelona and Janice K. Mahelona-Ecija, mother Leinohea, brother Abraham Jr., sisters Camilynn Saba and Kaanuhea Mahelona, and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire.

David Kalua Malama
Sept. 24, 2005
David Kalua Malama, 53, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Tiare Kauhi; sons Henry and David; daughters Davlyn and Davina Malama and Tatiana Malama-Murphy; brothers Samuel L.H., Stanley K. and Timothy; sisters Marion Kealaula, Henrietta Buan and Priscilla Kaopio; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Kaahumanu Cemetery.

Solomona Saipele Matagi
Sept. 21, 2005
Solomona Saipele Matagi, 53, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. Navy skippers mate first class, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Saolotoga; sons Al and Angel Savea; daughters Toalua Tuiasosopo and Theresa Matagi; brothers Saipele, Samuelu and Silafai; sister Ruth Matagi-Tofiga; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua second ward, 1723 Beckley St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Florence Yoshimi Matsuo
Sept. 21, 2005
Florence Yoshimi Matsuo, 87, of Hilo, a seamstress, died at home. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Harry S.; daughters Gaylien Fujioka, Lynette Yanagihara and Charlene Komeiji; brothers Harold, Richard and Charles Saito; sisters Jane Arakawa and Katherine Saito; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Myrtle Haruko Mulleitner
Sept. 19, 2005
Myrtle Haruko Mulleitner, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Queen Kapiolani Hotel food waitress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons George B. Jr., Michael "Wayne" and Leroy J.; daughter Marsha N. Flazer; brothers Herbert, Yoshinobu, Hitoshi, David and Richard Asato; 13 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Edwin Isaburo Nakashima
Sept. 25, 2005
Edwin Isaburo "Jojo" Nakashima, 83, of Kahului, a Kaunoa Center coordinator and member of the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Helen, sons Dean and Alan, daughters Doreen Crawford and Alison Tiwanak, brother David, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.

Live Milimilinakalaweloilehua Hanaike Niheu
Sept. 25, 2005
Live Milimilinakalaweloilehua Hanaike Niheu, 78, of Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Gay and Robinson truck driver/cowboy, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kalaekii, Niihau. He is survived by wife Rebecca K.; daughters Lei Chavies, Ala Nizo, Pam Kamakele, Moki Niheu-Yong and Mill Niheu; hanai brother Palenapa Kaohelaulii; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at Waimea United Church. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire.

Arthur Pacheco Jr.
Sept. 21, 2005
Arthur "Art" Pacheco Jr., 47, of Hilo, formerly of Kailua, an Electrical Local Union 1186 heavy equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Arthur "Guy" III and Joseph "Joey," daughter Barbara Ann, brother Rodney and sisters Kathy Pacheco and Sharon Keliikoa. Scattering of ashes to be held on Friday at Kailua Beach.

Elizabeth Winona Iwalani Parages
Sept. 14, 2005
Elizabeth Winona Iwalani Parages, 66, of Waianae, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Joseph B., sons Rickie J. and Glenn C., daughter Jolyn K. Kim Han, brother Robert Naki, sister Carol, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual and Aloha attire.

Aileen Waiolama Perez
Sept. 14, 2005
Aileen Waiolama Perez, also known as "Blossom" and "Fatso," 75, of Kunia, a retired Iolani Palace employee, died at home. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by children Van, George Jr., Sharleen and Moses Kahumoku and Maile Perez and Ramona Moreira; companion Eva Kekoa; brother Benjamin "Sonny" Waiolama; sister Margaret "Tinny" Kili; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

William Punsalan
Sept. 20, 2005
William "Willie" Punsalan, 71, of Hilo, formerly of Honomu, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honomu. He is survived by brother Joseph and sister Katherine Malagday. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard Edward Spielmaker
Sept. 21, 2005
Richard Edward Spielmaker, 60, of Koloa, Kauai, a painter, died at home. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by caregiver Sharlene Ford, daughter Laurie Castonguay, brother Bill, sisters Marilyn and Suzie, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Brennecke's Beach. Casual attire.

Marcelina Razo Sumiki
Sept. 25, 2005
Marcelina Razo "Lina" Sumiki, 56, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Finance Factors customer service representative, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Baguio City, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Walter; daughter Julie Hoshmand; brothers Claudio, Joel, Daniel, Robert, Johnny and Simplicio Razo; and sisters Jean Torio and Erlinda Marzan. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Eugene Ventura Jr.
Sept. 10, 2005
Eugene "Chico" Ventura Jr., 65, of Waialua, died at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by brothers Robert "Bob" and Edwin "Eddie" Ventura and Lorenzo, Stephen, James "Jimmy," Richard "Dickie" and Urbano "Bano" Simbre and Pansing "Abe" Lopez; and sisters Elizabeth "Saling" Jardin, Jane S. Ringor, Leonita "Leo" Simbre Jeffries, Shirley S. Medeiros and Beatrice Simbre. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ralph Johnson Voigt
Sept. 20, 2005
Ralph Johnson Voigt, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Narragansett Electric Co. sales representative, died in Honolulu. He was born in Easthampton, Mass. He is survived by sons Ralph J. Jr. and Dr. Richard G., daughter Janet M. Bukes and two grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date in Rhode Island. Donations suggested to American Red Cross. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Saturday.


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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