Albert Isamu Abe
Oct. 19, 2007
Albert Isamu Abe, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiko; children June Motokawa and Robert, Sandra, Kenneth, James and Almara Abe; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Gregory W. Busher
Oct. 21, 2007
Gregory W. Busher, 93, of Kailua, a retired Pacific Ocean Division Corps of Engineers employee, died. He was born in Wisconsin. He is survived by son David, daughter Carol, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. today at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Amy Bo Jan Chung
Oct. 27, 2007
Amy Bo Jan Chung, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Centralized Processing Center librarian technician, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis, Steven and Harrison; daughter Barbara Ho; brothers Michael and Frank Chun; sister Genevieve Choy; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Stanley Hideo Hamamoto
Oct. 25, 2007
Stanley Hideo Hamamoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Eye Glass Shop optician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Rose M., daughter Marsha Ono, brother Masami Kasadate, sister Ethel Suekini and a grandchild. Private services.
Ronald Wah Ung Ho
Nov. 1, 2007
Ronald Wah Ung Ho, 53, of Honolulu, a portrait artist, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Charles and sister Jennie Waller. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jeffrey Allan Hunt
Oct. 30, 2007
Jeffrey Allan Hunt, 42, of Wailuku, a Maui Police Department detective, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amby C.; son Kyle J.; daughters Autumn C.K., Saige E.P. and Jayde M.P.; mother Darl J. Hahn; brothers Anthony, Christopher and Daniel; and grandparent Stella Hahn. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Reception to follow at Tod Wong's residence, 330 Mokuahi St., Makawao. Casual attire. Additional information provided for an obituary published Sunday.
Melvin K. Kelsom Sr.
Nov. 1, 2007
Melvin K. Kelsom Sr., 63, of Hilo, an employee of the former Miko Meats, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Melvin K. Jr., Warren and Evan; daughters Erin Perry and Eden Kelsom; half sisters Roxane Miksch and Joanne Bergsten; hanai sisters Leonetta Viloria, Midge Eli and Elizabeth Holbron; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park, Papaikou. Aloha attire.Martha Sachiko Nishimi
Oct. 18, 2007
Martha Sachiko Nishimi, 83, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Phyllis Mukai and a grandchild. Private services.
Alyce N. O'Rourke
Oct. 27, 2007
Alyce N. O'Rourke, also known as Mrs. Walter J. O'Rourke, 92, of Honolulu, a self-employed real estate broker in Los Angeles, died in Honolulu. She was born in Malone, N.Y. She is survived by son Brian J., daughter Terri M., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Chapel, Aina Haina. Scattering of ashes off Waikiki to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Dorothy Ann Park
Oct. 31, 2007
Dorothy Ann Park, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital nursing administrator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyo. She is survived by husband Charles C.R., daughters Judith and Patricia, and brothers William and David Chung. Private services.
Clement Edward Parker
Oct. 20, 2007
Clement Edward "Yama" Parker, 76, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Charles, Steven and Derrick; and daughter Pamela. Private services.
Elmer H. Ratzlaff
Oct. 29, 2007
Elmer H. Ratzlaff, 72, of Kihei, Maui, a Kihei Clinic and Wailea Medical Services physician, died at home. He was born in Canada. He is survived by wife Sylvia, daughters Tracy Pollock and Carmen Bringeland, brothers Lawrence and Donald, sisters Verna Cadwallader and Blanche Cromwell, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena. Flowers welcome.
Humie Ikemoto Tanaka
Oct. 29, 2007
Humie Ikemoto Tanaka, 86, of Kahului, a retired Alexander & Baldwin Co. clerk, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Byron and Lance; brothers Thomas and Wilfred Ikemoto; sisters Ruth Shigenaga, Judy Takayama, and Jeanette and Jane Iwasa; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Abdias Coloma Ulep
Oct. 9, 2007
Abdias Coloma Ulep, 86, of Waianae died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in San Nicholas, Philippines. He is survived by wife Jane C.; sons Gerald L., Darold J. and Ernesto Ulep, and Harold Timbreza; daughters Caroline Cronin, Rebecca De Corte, Priscilla Ruiz and Blanca Castro; sister Rosario; 28 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Gordon Yoshio Lani Yabui
Oct. 23, 2007
Gordon Yoshio Lani Yabui, 68, of Honolulu, a retired electrician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Mark and Bryant, and sister May Yoshioka. Private services.
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.