Hermin C. Ayson
Feb. 12, 2007
Hermin C. "Iniong Slim" Ayson, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging finishing mason, died in Vigan City, Philippines. He was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Helen; daughters Stephanie Ayson and Veronica Caballero; sisters Florencia Javier, Eusebia Matro and Felecitas Ayson; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Burial held in San Esteban, Philippines.
Manuela Dadiz Butay
April 10, 2007
Manuela Dadiz Butay, 67, of Waipahu, a Gateway Hotel and Parkside Hotel employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Carmelo Jr., Emerson, Marcelino, Efren, Jesus and Melchor; daughters Marieta Fernando and Angelita Butay; brother Rosario Dadiz; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
May 1, 2007
Albert Camacho, 92, of Honolulu, a retired captain federal fighter and state security officer, died at home. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by sons John and Charles Churchill; sisters Bertha Johnston, Hazel A. Jerome, Grace Kelii and Florence Coolbeth; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Theodore Nickelsen Chapman
May 2, 2007
Theodore Nickelsen "Teddy" Chapman, 46, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed tropical fish collector, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai sons David Andrade, John Winkler and Marcus and Brendan Quintal; daughter Jennifer; hanai daughter Christina Winkler; fiancee Sandra Andrade; and sisters Carol Price and Christine Akina. Services: 5 p.m. May 25 at Honokohau Harbor Point. Scattering of ashes to follow. Light dinner and refreshments will be served. Casual attire.
Robert Dennis Corgan
April 25, 2007
Robert Dennis Corgan, 86, of Bend, Ore., a Honolulu Star-Bulletin advertising department commercial artist, Honolulu ad agency account executive and U.S. Air Force fighter pilot who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by brother Charles F. Jr., daughter Leslie L. Wright and three grandchildren. Celebration of life held in Bend.
Lillian Lydia Galera
April 27, 2007
Lillian Lydia Galera, 69, of Honolulu, a retired bartender, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lemberg, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is survived by husband Thomas, brothers William and Paul Rucker, and sister Marlene Frick. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
John Michael Gault
May 6, 2007
John Michael Gault, 52, of Kailua-Kona died in Leeward Integrated Health Services. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Khanitta "Pook," sons Richard and Justin M. Gault, parents Richard and Mildred, and sisters Jeannie Morris and Sherry Thompson. Services pending.
Aileen Dorothy Haupu
May 2, 2007
Aileen Dorothy Haupu, 72, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Charslene Kanoa, James Young, Isaac Haupu and Lindsay K. Salis; sisters Sheila Kaeo, Marietta Webb and Alice and Kathleen; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
Cecilia Keala Kaupu
May 5, 2007
Cecilia Keala Kaupu, 90, of Kapaakea, Molokai, died in Kaunakakai. She was born in Honokohau, Maui. She is survived by son Edwin, daughters Ruby Hirata and Lillian Agenfeld, sister Gertrude Apio, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. today at Kalaiakamanu Hou Church in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery.
Wendell Kaleimomi Mahi Jr.
May 9, 2007
Wendell Kaleimomi Mahi Jr., 50, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Shirley L. Hall, brothers Samson Mahi and Gerald Hall, and sisters Yolanda TerHark and Doreen Tani. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Pearl City Community Church. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.
May 8, 2007
Hiroshi Nakata, 59, of Honolulu, a self-employed worker doing business as Nakata International, died at home. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Yoko, son Grant, daughter Michele, stepchildren Yuka Uesato and Tetsuji Kamiyama, father Hirohisa, mother Kiyo, brother Takeshi, sisters Keiko Komatsu and Hisako Hayashi, and a step-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. today at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Hilde M. Nii
Feb. 19, 2007
Hilde M. Nii, 77, of Honolulu, a department manager, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Germany. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.
Andrew Masao Nobu
April 25, 2007
Andrew Masao Nobu, 96, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. machinist, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Rosabel, son Andy, daughters Jeanne Ogimoto and Pauline Yoshida, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 5, 2007
Emiko Okinaka, 82, of Wailuku, a registered nurse, died. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by husband Yasuo, sons Calvin and John, brother Toshio Fujimoto and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Gilberto Vivit Riglos
May 6, 2007
Gilberto Vivit Riglos, 45, of Wailuku, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel beach attendant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Soledad; sons Kevin and Leighton; daughter Khristine; brothers Juanito, Efren, Godofredo, Bernardo, George and Marcelino; sister Tessie Hernandez; and a grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Lunch to follow at the residence.
Chester Vernon Scupholm
April 21, 2007
Chester Vernon Scupholm, 85, of Kailua, a retired federal worker, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Burr Oak, Mich. He is survived by wife Ruth and hanai daughter Barbara Rapisora. Private services.
Hing Ming Soong
May 1, 2007
Hing Ming Soong, 89, of Honolulu died. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by sons Ming Teh and Mingguang, four daughters and seven grandchildren. No services.
Richard Hidenori Tanaka
April 19, 2007
Richard Hidenori Tanaka, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Roxanne Aipoalani and Debra Tanaka; brothers Paul, Bernard and Stanley; sister Bessie Kamiya; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45-10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Gustav Peter Tiedemann
April 30, 2007
Gustav Peter Tiedemann, 74, of Kapolei, a retired National Association of Letter Carriers state vice president and Handi-Van customer service representative, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Lotopa, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Connie G.; son Gustav "Sonny Boy" Jr.; daughters Debra Knight, Daphne "Lynn" Gonsalves, Dawn Nakoa, Drinda Kaya and Diana "Lupe" Okamura; brothers Christopher Tiedemann and August "Tupe" and Edward Su'a; sisters Helen Delvers and Otilla Lelafu; and 11 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dorothy Sadako Umezu
May 6, 2007
Dorothy Sadako Umezu, 79, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired Life Care Center licensed practical nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Marie Onouye, Kim Lawson and Lorraine Tanaka. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Dale M. Watanabe
May 1, 2007
Dale M. Watanabe, 53, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepson Robert Char Jr., daughters Chezere and Kristen, stepdaughter Dana Mau, father Masakatsu and five grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:45 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Clifford A. Wormcke
May 2, 2007
Clifford A. "Cliff" Wormcke, 46, of Honolulu, a U.S. Navy diver and resort diver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lima, Peru. He is survived by sisters Elsie C. Wormcke Lujan and Susan Bischoff. Private services.
Cathy Lynn Zane
April 16, 2007
Cathy Lynn Zane, 53, of Honolulu, a Queen's Medical Center registered nurse, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Allen, mother Betty, brother Robert, sister Susan Teruya and hanai sister Judy Trubiana. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
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.