Melvin Julius Kaleomoana Apo
April 30, 2006
Melvin Julius Kaleomoana "Mona" Apo, 75, of Waianae, a retired Hawaii Meat Co. employee and Army parachutist, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Angelina H.; daughter Melvina Kanaha; stepsons Lawrence L., Matthew, Jona and Wade Mano; stepdaughters Darylene Alboro and Regina Martin; sisters Helen Bissen, Viola A. Hanaike, Bathsheba Stevens and Nadine Apo; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 10, 2006
Jan "Camel" Bond, 91, of Honolulu, a Library for the Blind volunteer reader, died. She was born in Springfield, Ill. She is survived by son Robin, daughters Eugenie Stowe and Bonnie Nam, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Nativity Church. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu 96821; or St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu 96817.
Allen H.K. Chang
May 1, 2006
Allen H.K. Chang, 86, of Kahuku, a retired firefighter and Army veteran, died in the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Aging. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Dr. Theodore, Calvin and Walter. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.
Lorne Herman Des Rochers
May 4, 2006
Lorne Herman "Des" Des Rochers, 76, of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii, a construction worker and proprietor of Aloha Garage Doors, died at home. He was born in British Columbia, Canada. He is survived by wife Diane, daughter Joanne, stepson Jason Halderson, four sisters and two grandchildren. No services. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society or Hospice of Hilo.
April 21, 2006
Alfred Dulay, 77, of San Francisco, formerly of Honolulu, a retired engineer, died in San Francisco. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother George and sister Gertrude Pizarro. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Eleanor Weber Douglas Frauenheim
April 30, 2006
Eleanor Weber Douglas Frauenheim, 87, of Kailua, a former Kauai Library and Kauai Inn employee and Hawaiian Telephone business office supervisor, died at home. She was born in Mana, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Adel Kunisawa and Suzie Oshiro, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. June 12 at Polihale State Park on Kauai. A lunch gathering will follow in Poipu; call Suzie at 262-6226. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 620, Honolulu 96809.
Sandra McCoy Greenwell
May 11, 2006
Sandra McCoy Greenwell, 60, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Altus, Okla. She is survived by husband Alan, daughter Anne Pitts, brother Kid-Steele McCoy and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua, Hawaii. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kona Adult Day Center, P.O. Box 1360, Kealakekua 96750; or Full Life, 79-7460 Mamalahoa Highway No. 212, Kealakekua 96750. Casual attire.
April 17, 2006
Takeshi Hayakawa, 80, of Glendale, Calif., a mechanical designer, died at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Hisashi, Osamu and Kazuo; and sisters Fusae and Nancy Hayakawa, Helen Hamasaki and Jane Okazaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.
May 5, 2006
Sumiko Hironaka, 90, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in North Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wallace T. and Stephen T., and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Bertha Tsutae Inouye
May 8, 2006
Bertha Tsutae Inouye, 90, of Honolulu died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by wife Noboru, daughter Suzanne Y. Ikeda, brother Kenneth Nunogawa, sister Betty Ogata and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
William Keapo-Lehua Kahao Jr.
May 9, 2006
William Keapo-Lehua Kahao Jr., 53, of Waianae, a Richard Lee Construction Co. and Trucking Service employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Brenda J.; daughters Jaylyn and Gina; son William K. III; mother Beatrice; brothers Wayne Hiwauli, and Daniel and Rodney Kahao; sister Laurie Kahao; and nine grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Leilani Margaret Itamura Kalaaukahi
May 9, 2006
Leilani Margaret Itamura Kalaaukahi, 72, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George Kalaaukahi and James Itamura, daughters LaVerne Potemra and Marian Racoma, brother Raymond Itamura, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Laurel Gwen Ann Kawahakui
April 28, 2006
Laurel Gwen Ann Kawahakui, 57, of Waialua died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Sterling; son Sterling J.; daughters Sheryl L.M. Almeida and Shianne L.E. Kawahakui; father Joseph Lunasco; stepmother Betty Lunasco; brother Bradford Lunasco; sisters Joanne Dzurik, Sharon Dolan and Pamela Theard; and five grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Gertrudis Jacinto Montano
April 24, 2006
Gertrudis Jacinto "Trudis" Montano, 59, of Ewa Beach, a Larry Jefts Farm employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Barangay 28, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Zacarias M.; son Oliver; daughters Monica Rumbaoa, and Norieta and Irwina Montano; brothers Lucio and Segundo Jacinto; sisters Januaria Dela Cruz, Agustina Miguel, Julie Manuel and Adriana Garma; and four grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines at a later date. Casual attire.
Edward Gene Naong
April 25, 2006
Edward Gene Naong, 42, of Mililani died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by father Edward T., mother Gloria Jumalon, sister Remy, half brother Aaron, half sister Naomi, stepmother Helen and grandparent Genoroso Jumalon. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Peter Kevin Richards
May 7, 2006
Peter Kevin Richards, 50, of Honolulu, a high school teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Ohio. He is survived by daughter Makana; brothers Paul, Perry and Patrick; and sister Sandy Harmon. Committal services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Bobbye Jean Smythe
May 10, 2006
Bobbye Jean Smythe, 72, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Baskin, La. She is survived by husband Timothy; son Timothy Jr.; daughters Debbie Aiu, Elissa Hollenbeck and Ilima Aiu; mother Virginia Smiley; sister Barbara Maibach; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Christopher Church, Kailua. Aloha attire.
Aileen Akiko Takasane
May 3, 2006
Aileen Akiko Takasane, 53, of Honolulu, a Gourmet Express cook, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Creggie, mother Clara S. and brother Dennis K. Private services.
Francisco Ramos Talino
April 14, 2006
Francisco Ramos Talino, 95, of Honolulu, a state Department of Health security guard, died in Malama Ohana. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nancy C. and stepdaughter Ali F. Hiu. Private services.
Carl W. Tapfer
May 8, 2006
Carl W. Tapfer, 83, of Aiea, a retired Air Force major, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Florence, son Christopher, daughter Carleen Jackson, stepdaughter Cynthia Whaley and Connie Tadeo, stepson Scott Farrier, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Timothy's Church, 98-939 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Richard P. Tolleson
May 8, 2006
Richard P. Tolleson, 76, of Honolulu, owner of Pacific Trading, died. He was born in Pomona, Calif. He is survived by son Richard H.; daughters Linda Saaga, Marianne Hansen, Helen Christensen and Sylvia Morris; brothers Charles, Edward and Fred; companion Donna Goodman; 23 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Laie Cemetery. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Brunch to follow at Kekela (Kokololio) Beach Park.
Barbara Lee Vendetti
May 9, 2006
Barbara Lee Vendetti, 72, of Wailuku, a seamstress, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Baltimore. She is survived by sons Thomas and Frank, brother Frank Beever, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Cecilia Ah Moy Len Wong
May 10, 2006
Cecilia Ah Moy Len Wong, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery packer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Richard, Wilfred, Robert and Stanley; daughter Shirley Chock; sister Katherine DeSilva; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Chester Yick Him Young
May 5, 2006
Chester Yick Him Young, 58, of Honolulu, owner of Nalu Kai Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ryan M., mother Aileen L.T., sisters Bernice Ortiz and Diana Kurano, and two grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Iolani School.
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.