Kenneth Papa Yu Hung Ching
Oct. 5, 2006
Kenneth Papa Yu Hung Ching, 90, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Inter-Island Resort chef and former Kona Inn employee and Army sergeant with the 298th Infantry Regiment, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by stepsons David and Harry Yonemura Jr.; stepdaughters Margret Okobayashi, Melvin Calipano and Jane Carter; sister Choy Lewis; hanai sisters Julia Yonemura, Sharon Waahila and Sarah Ah You; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.
Louis Earl Eaton Jr.
Sept. 27, 2006
Louis Earl "Butch" Eaton Jr., 57, of Mountain View, Hilo, a security guard, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by companion Tammy Kahalekai, son Freddy Keahi, daughter Toni, mother Pearl, brothers Henry and Dennis, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: noon Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Sept. 27, 2006
Frances "Fran" Haraguchi, 71, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Clyde; son Bill Matsumoto; daughters Debra Kameoka, Donna Honda and Lisa Matsumoto; sisters Geraldine Griffin, Patricia Tantog, Karen Medina and Irene Ito; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Laura K.H. Lee
Oct. 7, 2006
Laura K.H. Lee, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Regional Finance Center employee at Pearl Harbor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael; brothers Francis, Howard, Carlton and James; sister Betty K.B. Wong; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Joseph A. Lopez Jr.
Oct. 3, 2006
Joseph A. Lopez Jr., 67, of Lihue, a Lihue Airport security guard, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eden S.; sons Joseph A. III and Randy Lopez and James Hosaka; daughter Nancy Hosaka; brother Michael; sisters Lorraine Wetmore and Josephine Andrade; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.
Oct. 3, 2006
Ayako Makiya, 83, of Kailua, a retired Fort Shafter pantry worker, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Thomas K., daughter Karen Horiuchi, sister Flora Coelho, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire.
Milagrina Sosa Mamuad
Sept. 17, 2006
Milagrina Sosa "Mila" Mamuad, 53, of Wahiawa, a Helemano Plantation and former Wahiawa General Hospital employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Ernesto; son Edwin; daughter Edenrose; brothers Samuel, Felix and Rizal Sosa; sisters Delina Parado, Imelda Lumabao and Rizalina Nicolas; and a grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Wapio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Louise Mendes Medeiros
Oct. 6, 2006
Louise Mendes Medeiros, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Bay Hotel housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Marlene Miprano, Doreen Johnson and Charlene Medeiros; sister Bernice; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Marylenn Marylou Naptale
Oct. 1, 2006
Marylenn Marylou Naptale, 55, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in the Marshall Islands. She was born in the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Joseph and Tammy, daughter Remote Ned, brothers Til-John and Harris Kaiko, and 15 grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. today at Ballard Family Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. at Makawao Cemetery. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
George Choong Chung Oh
Oct. 8, 2006
George Choong Chung Oh, 83, of Honolulu, a former Korean consul general of Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Jean Y.; son John; brother Ki C.; and sisters Pil W. Han, Duk C. Kim and Hae C. Lee. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Korean Christian Church in Liliha. Call after 10 a.m.
Janice Eleanor Park
Sept. 24, 2006
Janice Eleanor Park, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser Medical Center registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Philomath, Ore. She is survived by son Norman, and sisters Joyce Kudrna and Jeanie Jones. Services: 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Andrew's Cathedral. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Jahred Castillo Pasamonte
Oct. 4, 2006
Jahred Castillo Pasamonte, infant son of Jerry and Mayrose Pasamonte, of Ewa Beach, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Jeremi C., and grandparents Benito and Rosita Castillo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services and burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire.
Ruth Kaipo Naki Siarot
Sept. 27, 2006
Ruth Kaipo Naki Siarot, 60, of Molokai, formerly of Nanakuli, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul and Brian Cullen and Rudy Siarot; daughter Melveen Rita Naki-Cullen; brothers Stanley Perry and Samuel Naki; sisters Edith Fretias, Dorothy Chong, Mary Sue Kane, Daisy May Numazu, Erma Kuenzli and Edith Sensano; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Zabland Beach Park in Nanakuli. Scattering to follow.
Oct. 7, 2006
Masanobu "Joe" Sugihara, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a W.H. Shipman Ranch handyman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Naoko N., daughters Elaine Oda and Lorraine Hirano, sister Miyoko Yamasaki and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Steven Michael Thurston
Oct. 8, 2006
Steven Michael Thurston, 53, of Kihei, Maui, a William and Associates promotional salesman, died at home. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by sons Michael and Nicholas Pepeion, daughters Deena Trackovich and Cassandra Thurston, parents Stanley and Luella, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Menehune Shores.
Adaline Kauilani Uhrle
Sept. 16, 2006
Adaline Kauilani Uhrle, 63, of Waianae, a Kuakini Medical Center practical nurse, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Edward K. Uhrle and Louie B. Cordeiro; and sisters Rose M. Arista, Laverne Pemberton, Mae Cordeiro, Theresa A. Maxwell and Juliana B. "Tootsie" Ka'apuwai. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. 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.