Avelino Lorenzo Agustin
July 16, 2008
Avelino Lorenzo Agustin, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired farmer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pidig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by brother Russell. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information was given in an obituary printed Thursday.
Yvonne Au Hoy
July 30, 2008
Yvonne Au Hoy, 71, of Papa Bay, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George; sons Gary and Steve Sizar, Mike Au Hoy Sr. and Kipapa Kahelahela; sister Sylvia Neves; caregiver Mike Au Hoy Jr.; and numerous grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph Batalona Sr.
July 19, 2008
Joseph Batalona Sr., 86, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a retired Sugar Cane Industry Safety Committee employee, Akiona Construction highway construction laborer and musician, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Joseph, Joseph K. Jr. and David K.; daughters Velma K. Muraoka, Lorraine U. Shibata, Mathilda Noelani Mason, Kuualoha DelaRosa and Krisann M.T. Batalona; brother Jacob K.; sister Margie Leopolo; 30 grandchildren; and 56 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa ward. Call after 8 am. Saturday. Burial to follow.
Vicente D. Degamo
July 4, 2008
Vicente "Cente" D. Degamo, 81, of Waipahu, a retired federal government custodian, died at home. He was born in Subadi Norte, Burgos, and Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Marcela "Ansing"; sons Jose, Victor, Vicente and Manolo; daughters Rosalina, Anita, Josefina and Cristina; brother Fortunato; sisters Petra and Pacita; and 28 grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
July 19, 2008
Miriam Hausman, 90, of Ewa Beach, a retired accountant, died in Hawaii Medical Center-West. She was born in New York. She is survived by niece Barbara Hausman-Smith, nephew Paul and two grandnephews. Private services.
Lurline Leong Hisatake
July 29, 2008
Lurline Leong Hisatake, 83, of Pearl City died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by two sons and one daughter. Private services.
Terry Alan Kelbaugh
July 29, 2008
Terry Alan Kelbaugh, 52, of Kailua-Kona, an Emergency Medical Services chief pilot for the Hawaii County Fire Department at South Kohala Fire Station, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Modesto, Calif. He is survived by wife Joan Montgomery-Kelbaugh, son Travis, daughter Heather Nickless, parents Terry and Beverly, sister Lynda Kelbaugh and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Kona Airport Park Events Pavilion beach. Call after 3 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire.
Suk Cha Kim
July 28, 2008
Suk Cha Kim, 61, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Nam Won City, Korea. She is survived by son Daniel; daughter Young Mi; brother Yong Man Choi; sisters Ok Ja, Mal Ja and Pil Ok Choi; and two grandchildren. Private services.
John Toshio Sagami
July 13, 2008
John Toshio Sagami, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Army veteran and Department of Defense facility maintenance engineer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Hiroko, sons Bobby and Roy, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Carl Chotard Simms
July 26, 2008
Carl Chotard Simms, 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by friend Abel S. Lew. Private services.
July 23, 2008
Mitsuo Takayama, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired chief investigator for the state Office of Consumer Protection, died at home. He also was a Honolulu police officer and Honolulu Liquor Commission inspector. He was born in Wailua, Kauai. He is survived by wife Iris; son Ken Takayama; daughter Joyce Tom; stepsons Dr. Jon and Jay Yoshimura; brothers Fred and Hiroshi; sisters Rose Morinaga, Harumi Lavarias, Sadako Shintaku and Natsue Higuchi; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ruth Shizuko Tan
July 17, 2008
Ruth Shizuko Tan, 98, of Honolulu, a Banyan Inn owner in Lahaina, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Tsukie Fushikoshi and Lillian Misac Ikeda, brother Sueto Hayashida, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 24, 2008
Margaret Yuen, 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired employee of the Navy Exchange at Barbers Point, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Earl F.; sons Ernest, Baron and Nelson; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
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.