Obituaries
Friday, April 11, 1997


Woodrow W. Barr, 52, of Kailua-Kona, a musician and author, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a U.S. Army veteran and leader of the Woody Barr Band. Born in Tarrytown, N.Y., he is survived by companion Kije Hazelwood; son Scott; daughter Kathleen “Kathi”; mother Alice; brothers Donald, Daniel, Robert and Bradley; sisters Mary Lou Pashko and Doreen and Laurie Anna Barr. Memorial celebration: 7 p.m. today at Lava Java, Alii Sunset Plaza, Kailua-Kona. Potluck gathering and jamming 5:30 p.m. April 22 at Old Kona Airport first pavilion. Casual attire.

John C. Braunagel, 42, of Honolulu, an employee of Outrigger Prince Kuhio Hotel, died April 3 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ruby K.; and brother Robert. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Stanley H.S. Chun, 67, of Honolulu, a federal government auditor, died Saturday. He was also a U.S. Air Force officer. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Ronald S.; daughter Sharon C. Wetterau; brother Albert; sisters Connie Seto, Rose Gomes, Esther Persons, Betty Leu, Ellen Lee and Stella Juan; half brother Clarence Lum; and half sister Jeanne Chan. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Martin L. Dana, a retired commander with the U.S. Navy and former commanding officer of Naval Ammunition Depot at Lualualei, died Sunday in San Antonio. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for service during the Marshall Island Campaign and was nominated for outstanding non-Hawaiian in 1988. Born in Kingstown, Ind., he is survived by wife Amilee A.; daughter Patricia L.; sons Richard S. and David R.; stepdaughter Janice L. Love; six grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Services held on the mainland. Donations suggested to Air Force Village II Health Care Center, 5100 John D. Ryan Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78245.

Raymond F. Gleba, 72, of Honolulu, a former employee of Pan American World Airways in Hawaii, died March 26. He served in Army Air Corps in World War II and also worked for Bendix Corporation and General Electric, Utica, N.Y. Born in Utica, he is survived by children Jeffrey T. and Judy L.; brother Stephen F. Gleba; and two grandchildren. Donations suggested to Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu 96814.

Tsutomu “Abo” Gushiken, 74, of Ewa Beach will be remembered in services 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Moritary. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Arthur A. Kadosaki, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Mililani High School teacher, died Tuesday in Straub Hospital. Born in Los Angeles, he is survived by wife Kazue. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Reverdy K. Kajiya, 43, of Kula, Hawaii died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by mother Jeanne T.; and brother Gaylord. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

Bernard L. Kee, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired bus driver with Honolulu Rapid Transit, died Sunday in Kailua. Born in Pukoa, Molokai, he is survived by wife Hazel E.; daughters Bernadette K. Thomas, Cynthia K. LaFreniere and Deborah K. Shapiro; brothers Paul Kee and Lee Wai; sister Mary Hong; and nine grandchildren. Services over ashes: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Ronald M. Knoll, 50, of Honolulu, president and owner of RMKC Inc., died March 31. Born in San Francisco, he is survived by wife Hanne; son Todd; daughter Amy; mother Dorothy; and brother Michael. Private services. Celebration: 4 p.m. today at Pacific Club. Donations suggested to the Dolphin Institute, 420 Ward Ave., Suite 220, Honolulu 96814.

Masaji “Shadow” Kurozumi, 81, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic supervisor with Hickam Air Force Base and a member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died last Friday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Kahana, he is survived by wife Toshiko; son Derek K.; daughters Joan M. Funamura and Joy C. Jose; mother Chiyono Okada; brothers Dennis K. and Albert T. Okada; sisters Jean Y. Yamaguchi and Sueko Okada; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Irma R.P. Lopes, 62, of Pearl City died April 2 in Pearl City. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Alexander K. “Sanka”; son Alexander K. Jr.; daughter Roselee L. Kalili; brothers Charles “Mano” Crowell and William “Chockie” Lee Jr.; sister Elizabeth “Pana” Crowell; and four grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 2:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Tatsuo Masuda, 91, of Waipahu, a retired waiter with Wailuku Grand Hotel and Halekulani Hotel, died April 3 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Namie, Fukushima-ken, Japan, he is survived by wife Setsuyo; brother Richard Komei; sons Richard J., Mel and Roy; and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Douglas F. “Pachule” Mercado, 60, of Hilo, a retired supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base commissary, died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Felicidad “Tillie”; sons Douglas F. Jr. and James; daughters Belinda C. Castro, Barbara Cuarisma and Vannessa Apele; brother Manuel “Sonny”; sister MaryAnn Nunes; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Burial: Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Beverly H. Suan, 53, of Honolulu died April 1 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughter Katherine K.; brothers David C.L. and Alfred C. Ah Loo; sisters Karen A. Armstrong, Becky L. Spillner and Annette M. Sanchez; and a granddaughter. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Masao Sumimoto, 88, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Honolulu, died March 30 in Portland. He was a retired construction foreman for Oahu Construction Co. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Susan; and a grandchild. Private services.

Barbara A. Yoshimura, 57, of Hilo, a deputy district superintendent of schools with Department of Education, died Sunday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Wailuku, she is survived by husband Philip I.; daughter Dayle E. Yokoyama; and mother Myrna Miyahira. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.




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