Wilbur B. Barnes Jr., 74, of Honolulu, an electronic technician, died last Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Washington, D.C., he is survived by wife Florence and brothers William, Bruce and Richard. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.
Laura Lee Blue-Boillard, 43, of Wayne, Mich., died Monday in Michigan. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Ernest, children Stacy and Sheriann, father Leonard Omayas, and granddaughter Mariah. Services on the mainland.
Mabel Y.L. Chang, 78, of Honolulu died last Saturday in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Harvey D., daughter Lorna M. Pacheco, sisters Helen Chun-Hoon and Rosie Kam, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth L. Chesser, 73, of Laurel, Miss., formerly of Hawaii, a retired registered nurse, died June 3 at home. Born in Cumberland, Md., she is survived by children Rachel Chesser Shearon, Samuel Lowell and Carl Low Chesser and Sarah Chesser Young; and nine grandchildren. Services on the mainland. Burial: 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Frank Hyong Chon, 50, of Fairbanks, Alaska, a maintenanceman for government housing, died Sept. 4 in Fairbanks. Born in Pusan, Korea, he is survived by wife Chris Kim; children Jaemin, Michelle, Susan and Samuel; mother Oksun Kong; and brothers and sisters Graham, James and Jeany Jun, Hyong Ae, Young Ja and Young Hee. Services on the mainland.
Fitisemanu III Fitisemanu, 51, of Kaneohe, a state adult corrections officer, died Wednesday in Straub Hospital. Born in Western Samoa, he is survived by wife Charmaine H.; son Kevin Crismon; daughters Leah Higashide and Karyn and Blair Fitisemanu; father Talavou; mother Malupeaua; brothers Wendell, Nuanua, Faafetai and Aloiafi; and sisters Fetuaro, Elisapeta, Meta, Victoria and Alisa. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Call from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Ellen E.T. Kamala, 54, of Makaweli, Kauai, will be remembered in a visitation 8 to 11 a.m. Monday at Garden Island Mortuary. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.
Matsusuke Taro Kiyabu, 88, of Honolulu, a retired heavy equipment operator for Hawaii Bitumuls, died Sept. 4 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Yoshie; son James T.; daughters Irene Y. Kiyabu, Lucy M. Ige, Mae H. and Geraldine M. Shimabukuro and Kathleen Y. Tamasaka; stepson Roger Y. Matsuda; brother Kiyoshi; sisters Fuji Kina and Yasuko Yogi; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
William E. Le Grande, 74, a retired lieutenant commander and naval aviator in the U.S. Navy, died Sunday at home. Born in Des Moines, Idaho, he is survived by wife Ranita; sons John, Douglas and William S.; and three grandchildren. No services. Private scattering of ashes at sea.
Dennis K. Lewis, 52, of Mililani, a truck driver for Del Monte, died Aug. 31. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Patrick Low, George and Paul Marigmen and Lester Lewis; and sisters Loretta Schwartz, Carlatta Janik, Carolyn Sanchez and Beverly Lewis. Private services.
Warren K.K. Lowe, 51, of Laie, a bishop for the BYU-Hawaii Campus Sixth Ward, died Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was also an accountant for Ke Ola Mamo. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jo Ann; daughters Kristine Kaui, Wendi, Kami, Emiko and Rachel Lowe and Julia Siataga; parents Samuel K. and Daphne; brother Samuel E.K.; sisters Hannah Kamauoha and Gwen Lowe; great-grandmother Katherine; and a granddaughter. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Stake Center, 55-415 Iosepa St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Harriet C.S. Lum, 81, of Honolulu died Aug. 31 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Michael and Milton; daughter Georgianna; brother Raymond Chun; sisters Eloise Wong and Janet Lam; and a granddaughter. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Myrtle M. Mokiao, 78, of Waianae died Sept. 2 in Waianae. Born in Hana, Maui, she is survived by sons Eddie Keaunui and Clarence Jr., Paul, Robert and Zachary Mokiao; daughters Gwen Kilakalua, Ruth Hinol, Lei Ramos, Yvonne Cook and Myrtle Mokiao; sister Mary Chow; hanai brother Andrew Apuna; hanai children Lindsey Kalani, Airleen Lucero, Keonaona Kim, Merrie Aipolani, Jan Forrester and other hanai children; 32 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Samuel K. Naone, 75, of Kahului and formerly of Honolulu died last Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Samuel and Tom R. Alana; daughters Sharon Balturado and Gwyneth Bueno; brothers Solomon, Abraham and Artemus; sisters Jesse Cavaco, Ke Johnson and Abby Kahalewa; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauna Kea Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Reception: mortuary. Casual or aloha attire.
Quy Thi Nguyen, 87, of Honolulu will be remembered in buddhist services 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow. She died in Straub Hospital after an apartment fire Aug. 14. Born in Vietnam, she is survived by sons Tai, Tinh, Bi, Long and Dau; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Richard W. Ripple, 85, of Honolulu, a retired colonel in the U.S. Army, died Wednesday in Honolulu. Born in Denver, he is survived by wife Louise; son Richard W. Jr.; daughters Louise Yuhas, Daphine Araujo and Carol Ripple; sister Elinor Freeman; and seven grandchildren. Donations suggested to the Association of Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.
Barbara Anne Rodrigues, 57, of Aiea died Sunday in Straub Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, she is survived by parents Victoria Pagan and Eusebio Manuel, sister Anthonette Inocencio, and brother Brian Manuel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Malmorina R. Millie Snyder, 71, of Honolulu will also be remembered in services 7 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday provided by the mortuary.
Anthony R. Andy Vierra, 55, of Honolulu, drilling with Water Wells International, died Tuesday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Genevieve; daughter Joann; sons Ernest and Robert; brother Alvin; sisters Helen and Audrey Gonsalves and Antoinette Tsusaki; and six grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Casual attire.
Herbert L. Waialeale, 69, of Honolulu died Thursday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mildred; sons Richard and Clarence; daughters Joann Rodrigues and Nani Kemp; brothers Albert, Thomas and Alexander; sisters Mary Houpo, Winifred Gilley, Betty Larkins and Ruth Luttrell; and four grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Mabel N. Yamasaki, 78, of Honolulu died Sept. 3 at home. Born in Waikane, she is survived by husband Iwao; daughters Bonnie Onomura, Kay Tanaka and Sandra Shimabukuro; brothers Takeo and George Takara; sister Jean Teruya; and five grandchildren. Private services.