Franklin K. Baker Jr.
Dec. 19, 2005
Franklin K. Baker Jr., 91, of Waimanalo, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Maui. He is survived by sons Kanaina and Eugene, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Joshua Kahaleao Feiteira
Dec. 18, 2005
Joshua Kahaleao Feiteira, 30, of Kula, Maui, an Extreme Plastering owner, died in Kihei, Maui. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Tianalee, daughter Steisha, sons Justyn and Jaryn Kuhaulua-Feiteira, parents Sharon Rarick, brother Zack Rarick, sister Alana Rarick, and grandmother Loretta. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Joseph Francis Hall
Dec. 18, 2005
Joseph Francis Hall, 88, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired hospital administrator, died. He was born in Haverhill, Mass. He is survived by wife Gladys, son Kenneth E., daughter Kathy Yap, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 23, 2005
Tatsuo "Bobby" Ikemoto, 74, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired Meadow Gold Dairy delivery man, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kazuko H.; sons Russell T. and Lance M.; daughters Kathryn M. and Brenda N.; and sisters Yoshiko Shigematsu, Shizue Matsusaka, Jean Lovell and Lillian Idouchi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
Anthony Leopoldo Jr.
Dec. 13, 2005
Anthony "Tony" Leopoldo Jr., 63, of Mililani, a former Pacific Beach Hotel employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Denise; sons James, Phillip and Peter Leopoldo and Eric Llanes; daughters Stephanie Kido, Cammie Velci, Yvette Gomard and Nikki Cooper; brothers Victor and Glen Leopoldo, and Willi, Phillip, Gilbert and Alfred Detol; sisters Antoinette "Neddie" Walamau'nunuha, Caroline Johnson and Doreen Detol; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 95-1039 Meheula Parkway, Mililani. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 14, 2005
Shinichi Matsuda, 95, of Kahuku, a retired Kahuku Sugar Plantation irrigation supervisor and Matsuda Kahuku Watermelons owner, died in Kahuku. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Torie; daughters Florence Tanigawa, Shirley Iwahiro, Jane Yamasaki, Maureen Takeuchi and Karen Jones; son Melvin; and brothers Kaoru, Stanley and Shigetaro. Private services.
William Paakaula Kalawaianui
Dec. 16, 2005
William Paakaula Kalawaianui, also known as William K. Nakoa, 92, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Waimea-Kohala Airport employee and retired rancher, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Joseph W., Randolph B. and Harry Nakoa; and daughters Margaret "Peggy" Nakoa, June Nakoa Bell, Pualani Nakoa Jackson and Lani Nakoa Vance. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the Waimea Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
Oct. 31, 2005
Helene Nuesca, 61, of Alahola, Kauai, a Lihue Airport security guard, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Danette Nuesca and Eleanor Rita; brothers Herman, Harold, Hiram, Robert, Thompson and Arthur Puahi; sisters Shirley Morales, Betty Robello, Janet Lono, Dorothy McLuth, Alice Fuller, Francis Puahi, Sharon Salvador, and Dalphine Victor; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 7 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Additional visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Jan. 6 at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Louis Nuesca Jr.
Dec. 3, 2005
Louis Nuesca Jr., 62, of Anahola, Kauai, a Wilcox Memorial Hospital security guard, died in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Maui. He is survived by son Robert; daughters Danette Nuesca and Eleanor Rita; sisters Eleanor Robello, Pheby Jones, Pat Lacey, Helen Cheeks, Maggie Jennings; brother Alexander; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 7 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Additional visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Jan. 6 at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Dec. 11, 2005
Demetrio "Demy" Perez, 76, of Mililani, a retired Pacific Fleet supervisory general engineer at Pearl Harbor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Pili, Camarines Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicidad "Fely" B., son Robin, daughters Christine Barut and Michele Shibuya, and brothers Manuel and Ireneo. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 23, 2005
Pedro Sapinoso, 83, of Kaumakani, Kauai, died in Hale Kupuna. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora and son Peter. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Eleele Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery. Casual attire.
Gladys Akiko Shiroma
Dec. 17, 2005
Gladys Akiko Shiroma, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired school teacher, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilfred; son Ross; daughters Glenda Molina, Leigh-Ann Gorai, Alison Adams and Wendy Smits; brother Harold Yonashiro; sisters Barbara Okutsu and Mavis Miyashiro; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Dec. 18, 2005
Masataka Shoma, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Okazaki and Sugai Plasterers employee, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edith M., sons Darryl and Leighton, daughter Terrene, and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Hiroyuki Sugita
Dec. 16, 2005
Robert Hiroyuki Sugita, 73, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Misako; sons Paul, Roy and Daniel; sisters Tsuruko Watanabe and Mitsuko Uesugi; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.
Laura Lorriana Rabago Yoneda
Dec. 20, 2005
Laura Lorriana Rabago Yoneda, 57, of Hilo, a former Hilo Quality Cleaners sales driver and Jilly's Snack Shop food prep cook, died at home. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Larry L. Perry; son Randall; daughters Gwen Zaragoza, Lori K. Yoneda and Laura Galicia; brothers Samuel, Morris and Francisco Rabago; sisters Maryann Napirski, Nancy Gabriel, Viola Santos and Lydia Quebral; and eight grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
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