Lucille Katheryn Lemke Bevington
Feb. 20, 2006
Lucille Katheryn Lemke Bevington, 80, of Minnesota, formally of Hilo, an office data control and account clerk for the Orange County, Calif., assessor, died. She was born in Albany, Minn. She is survived by son John Henry Tahl; daughters Mary Louise Lovein and Virginia Anne Houk; brothers Jerome, Raymond and Don Lemke; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Donations suggested to Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Minnesota or Albany Hospice.
Feb. 11, 2006
Rose "Pohaku" Carter, 82, of Honolulu died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolii, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joseph Sr., Robert Sr., Alfred Sr. and George; daughter Rebecca Laybon; brothers Daniel and Felward Kahakelii; sisters Mercy August, Emma Kiyan and Helen Holt; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Mercado Coltes Jr.
Feb. 21, 2006
John Mercado "Lacho" Coltes Jr., 63, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by sons Ruben "Diablo," Anthony "Tony" and Michael "Moka"; daughter Johnette "Joanie"; brother Peter Ponce; sister Delores Manuel; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Petronilo Varquez Cuasito
Feb. 12, 2006
Petronilo Varquez "Pete" Cuasito, 77, of Waipahu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank parking attendant at the main branch, died in Kahuku Hospital. He was born in Calape, Bohol, Philippines. He is survived by wife Conchita B.; sons Rogelio F. Baclaan and William B., Ricardo B. and Ildefonso B. Cuasito; sisters Liling Onod and Gadiosa Nueva; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Amy Elizabeth Davis Dunn
Feb. 18, 2006
Amy Elizabeth Davis Dunn, 80, of Oahu, a retired civil service employee and Century 21 broker, died. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y. She is survived by son Patrick, daughters Cathryn Souza and Virginia Dunn, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Ronald Yasuo Fujiwara
Feb. 16, 2006
Ronald Yasuo Fujiwara, 61, of Honolulu, a maintenance company owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ryan and Brent, daughters Erin and Erica, brother Gordon and three grandchildren. Private services.
Choy Kyau Ho
Feb. 14, 2006
Choy Kyau Ho, 98, of Honolulu, an Army packing and crating carpenter and retired Hawaiian Packing and Crating Co. warehouse and crating superintendent, died. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by sons Ronald Tau Wo, Raymond Tau On and Timothy Tau Fong; daughter Nathalie Ho Hee; sister Stella Ho Lau; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Living Streams Christian Fellowship, 1419 10th Ave. Private graveside services. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thelma Tsutaye Iwamoto
Feb. 15, 2006
Thelma Tsutaye Iwamoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery pineapple packer, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoshio, son Francis, daughters Diana Ishihara and Gloria Hasegawa, and three grandchildren. Private services.
John Fukuo Kaneko
Feb. 11, 2006
John Fukuo Kaneko, 64, of Aiea died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Gary and Francis, and sister Peggy-Lou Nakahara. Private services.
Howard Lei Kapuniai
Feb. 21, 2006
Howard Lei Kapuniai, 70, of Honolulu, a retired alarm company branch manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Howard K., daughter Lei Mahoe, brothers James and Daniel, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kawaiaha'o Church. Call after 2 p.m. Additional services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Laupahoehoe Congregational Church. Call after 2 p.m.
Taufa Moa Mau
Feb. 20, 2006
Taufa Moa Mau, 80, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Manuleaivaha, Ilaisa, Rocky, Tevita Jr. and Kumaikuvalu Mau and Ika Moa; daughters Ana Taufoou, Ane Halahuni, Lesieli Koli and Falahola Filihia; 43 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua Second Ward, 439 Kailua Road. Additional services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Margaret Monahan Melim
Feb. 24, 2006
Margaret Monahan Melim, 79, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Berkeley, Calif. She is survived by son Allen W. Anderson Jr., daughters Kathleen Anderson and Elizabeth A. Clark, brother Dr. William W. Monahan Jr. and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Foster Botanical Garden. Donations suggested to Honolulu Botanical Gardens or Lyon Arboretum Association.
Feb. 24, 2006
Charles "Minoru" Minoda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Maluhia Long Term Health Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by stepson Robert Thomas; stepdaughter Edna Thomas; sisters Rita Leigh, Ellen Leonard and Myrtle Pointer; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Mark Tadao Okuhara
Feb. 10, 2006
Mark Tadao Okuhara, 46, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by father George M., mother Myrtle K. and sisters Monica K. Tomari and Teresa M. Okuhara-Onzuka. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Primitiva Villegas Pilotin
Jan. 29, 2006
Primitiva Villegas Pilotin, 88, of Ewa Beach died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Cesar, Jaime and Nestor; daughters Christina Pablico, Perry Abellon, Vickie Sabado, Virginia Rodillas and Norma Acerador; 39 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Feb. 23, 2006
Olen Smrcka, 83, of Plainville, Kan., an Army Medical Corps veteran who served during World War II and a retired Plainville High School teacher, died at home. He was born in Timken, Kan. He is survived by wife Dorothy; son Rod; daughters Virginia Koo, Julia Leiva and Mary High; brother Ervin; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services held in Plainville. Condolences may be sent to www.mooreoverlease.com.
Juliana Viloria Tabaniag
Feb. 21, 2006
Juliana Viloria Tabaniag, 75, of Lanai City died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Antonino and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Lanai Filipino Club House. Call after 2 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at Lanai Catholic Church. Burial: 11 a.m. at Lanai Cemetery.
Crisanta Dalere Tangonan
Feb. 5, 2006
Crisanta Dalere Tangonan, 86, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paninaan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Juan R.; sons Narciso, Lorenzo and Alberto; daughters Bartola and Loring Tangonan and Carmelita Acido; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. No flowers.
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.