Jordaen Haruo Alisna
July 23, 2007
Jordaen Haruo Alisna, infant son of James and Nicole Alisna Jr., of Wailua Houselots, died. He is also survived by grandparents Janice Doi, Clayton Kuriki, Sandy and Tom Gonsalves and James and Lianne Alisna; and great-grandparents Stanley and Catherine Doi and Albert and Jane Kuriki, Jessie Sam-Fong, Tom and Linda Rapozo, and Domingo and Lourdes Alisna; and great-great-grandparents Tillie Medeiros and Kiyoko Doi. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Marion Sumie Ambo
July 15, 2007
Marion Sumie Ambo, 84, of Aiea, a Tekvar office supplies sales representative, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Dale K. Kono, brother Larry Tomita, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Esperanza Ordonez Costello
July 26, 2007
Esperanza Ordonez Costello, 88, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfredo Jr. and Viven; daughters Sister Francine, Gloria Costello-Perez and Mary-Anne Thomas; stepmother Basilia Ordonez; brother Bernard Ordonez; sisters Teofista Caday, Louisa Arquero, Carole Domingo, Florence Rafanan, Evangeline Roller and Eugenia Ordonez; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Cecelia De Souza
July 24, 2007
Cecelia De Souza, 88, of Honolulu, formerly of New Port Richey, Fla., died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by sons Michael and Kevin, daughters Patricia and Kacee, and a grandchild. Services to be held out of state.
Evelyn Mitsue Oyakawa Estrada
July 28, 2007
Evelyn Mitsue Oyakawa Estrada, 84, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Coco Palms housekeeper, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Clarence and Michael Cardinez; daughters Frances Bunao, Caroline Gonsalves, Lydia Castillo and Alicia Estrada; sister Naeko Palbo; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
July 1, 2007
Unni Hamre, 75, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for a fabrications company in Norway, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Norway. She is survived by son Tor, daughters Nina Fasi and Linda Hamre, sisters Frida Gustavson and Elen Mekki, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Waikiki Yacht Club. Scattering of ashes at a later date.
Carole Lewitt Hochfelsen
July 25, 2007
Carole Lewitt Hochfelsen, 74, of Aiea died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Steven and Alan, stepson Mike Tallackson, stepdaughters Kelly McGregor and Stephanie Melendez, companion John Tallackson and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Gathering at residence following burial.
Bobby Ray Jeffries
July 22, 2007
Bobby Ray "Bob" Jeffries, 61, of Honolulu, formerly of Slidell, La., a retired Stennis Space Center manager in Mississippi, Global Associates employee at Kwajalien, Marshall Islands, and Vietnam War veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Memphis, Texas. He is survived by wife Priscilla; son Gavin; daughter Brianna; brothers John, Jerry, Buddy and Danny; and sister Debbie. Private services.
Shirley Ann Johannes
July 11, 2007
Shirley Ann Johannes, 60, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Gulfport, Miss. She is survived by brothers Gene, David L. and Glenn White. Private services.
Mildred Asako Kurima
July 18, 2007
Mildred Asako Kurima, 92, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed beautician, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sister Rene M. Miyamoto, caregiver/grandson Aaron Kouchi and wife Susan, a grandchild and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Luz Madrigal Lanot
July 20, 2007
Luz Madrigal Lanot, 85, of Honolulu, a public school teacher and postal manager in the Philippines, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Boac, Marinduque, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Leonides O.; daughters Heide Madrigal, Loida, Leila, Liza, Leovi Vizcarra, Lorelie Holley and Lhenny Viloria; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Church in Salt Lake. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private burial.
Josephine Fukumi Lebel
July 23, 2007
Josephine Fukumi Lebel, 81, of Hilo died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert and Alec; daughters Arlene Rosehill and Annette Newman; brother James Kubo; sisters Amy Ross, Midori Shimabukuro and Judy Fukuda; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Gilbert Mata Jr.
June 16, 2007
Gilbert Mata Jr., 43, of Wahiawa, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 64 painter, Affordable Painting and Carpeting owner and Shinco Management and American Carpet One employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Renee R., stepsons Brandon and Bryson Sevilla, stepdaughter Jenna Silva, mother Estrella "Lani" Ua; stepfather Carlos F. Savella, brothers Kalbert Kauo and Roy Ua Jr., and sisters Marvalin Lewis, Estrella Vega, Laura Holston, Lurlene Ua, Evalina Pena and Kehau Kaio. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
July 21, 2007
Yaeko Matsushige, 84, of Honolulu, a dressmaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Jeanne Miyasaki and four grandchildren. Private services.
Bernice Annie Ngirasmau
July 22, 2007
Bernice Annie Ngirasmau, 60, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Roberts Hawaii school bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Basilio, daughter Elizabeth, brother Simeon K., sister Pearl L. Solomon and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Frank Tomomi Nishimiya
July 25, 2007
Frank Tomomi "Tomo" Nishimiya, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Hickam Air Force Base aircraft mechanic, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy M.; son Daryl M.; daughters Sandra T. Yonemura, Iris E. Chow and Arlene K. Nishimiya; brothers George K. and Mervin T.; sisters Mary M. Shinsato and Jane E. Englar; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Vina Margraete Lauae Pulawa Rivera
July 21, 2007
Vina Margraete Lauae Pulawa Rivera, 69, of Kaneohe, a retired medical records clerk, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jamie M. Tengan, Daniel L., Maniel K. and Fred K. Hernandez, and Delroy K. and Albert S. Rivera Jr.; brothers Wilford K., Lawrence L., Herbert S. and Steven Pulawa; sisters Victoria L.P.K. Reis, Joyce K.P.K. Ah Mook Sang, La-Venda J.L.P. Saberon, Maydell L.P. Osterloh, Roberta P.P. Westbrooks and Marian P.K. Fifitanuia; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 45-150 Waikalua Road, Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m.
July 29, 2007
Kikuno Shiba, 95, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker and former Paauilo Kongoji Mission minister, died at home. She was born in Uwajima, Japan. She is survived by sons Kunihiko and Kenji, daughters Amy Abe and Ann Lee, sister, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Paauilo Kongoji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No donations.
Kevin Charles Whipple
March 28, 2007
Kevin Charles Whipple, 36, of Wahiawa, a woodworker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He is survived by mother Elizabeth, brothers Jesse and Jeremy, and sister Krystalyn. Private services.
Daniel Tokuo Yamashita
July 21, 2007
Daniel Tokuo Yamashita, 85, of Honolulu, formerly of Kaneohe, a former partner for Bonded Realty and U.S. Army veteran who served in Company I, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, during World War II, died. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary M., sons Bryan M. and Scott A., daughter Amy M. and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Roosevelt Bo Tun Yee
July 14, 2007
Roosevelt Bo Tun Yee, 74, of Makakilo, an employee of Castle & Cooke and Matson and retired from Young Brothers in Hong Kong, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Klara; son Curtis; sisters Mildred Tong, Waldene Chiang and Nora and Venus Young; and two grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Jude Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Makakilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
The Rev. Paul Zegers
July 25, 2007
The Rev. Paul Zegers, 84, of Honolulu, a Catholic priest, died at home. He was born in Martenslinde, Belgium. He is survived by sister Maria Thoelen. Mass: 7 p.m. today at St. Patrick Church. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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.